Will India lose at Adelaide? This is what HISTORY says

Looks like luck is also with captain Rohit Sharma today. In all the T20s played in Adelaide, the captain who won the toss lost the match.

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New Delhi: The second semi-final match is being played between India and England at the Adelaide Oval. England captain Jos Buttler has won the toss and decided to bowl first. Indian team will go to bat first. With the loss of the toss, Team India crossed the first hurdle on this ground.

The team that wins toss, loses the match at Oval

Looks like luck is also with captain Rohit Sharma today. Actually, in all the T20s played in Adelaide, the captain who won the toss lost the match. So far 11 T20 matches have been played at the Adelaide Oval.

Out of these, the team winning the toss has not won even once on this ground. India have played two matches here and have won both. In both those matches, the Indian captain lost the toss.

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History of India at Adelaide Oval

India has played two T20 matches here – against Australia in 2016 and against Bangladesh in 2022. In both, India lost the toss and won the match. In 2016, India played the first T20 at this ground in Australia. At the time Indian captain was Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He lost the toss and the Indian team won the match by 37 runs.

At the same time, India played the second match against Bangladesh in this World Cup. In this match, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and won the match by five runs. By winning this match, the Indian team would like to reach the final of the T20 World Cup for the third time. Virat Kohli bats well in Adelaide. He has scored 907 runs at this ground at an average of 75.58.

In T20 itself, he has scored 154 runs in two innings at this ground. During this his strike rate has also been 155.55. Kohli has played two innings in Adelaide. During this his score has been 64 and 90 not out.

The background of India vs England 

The second semi-final match is being played between India and England at the Adelaide Oval. England captain Jos Buttler has won the toss and decided to bowl first. Indian team will go to bat first. With the loss of the toss, Team India crossed the first hurdle on this ground. Looks like luck is also with captain Rohit Sharma today.

Actually, in all the T20s played in Adelaide, the captain who won the toss lost the match. So far 11 T20 matches have been played at the Adelaide Oval. Out of these, the team winning the toss has not won even once on this ground. India have played two matches here and have won both. In both those matches, the Indian captain lost the toss. India has played two T20 matches here – against Australia in 2016 and against Bangladesh in 2022. In both, India lost the toss and won the match.

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India played first T20 in 2016 at Adelaide

In 2016, India played the first T20 at this ground in Australia. Then the Indian captain was Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He lost the toss and the Indian team won the match by 37 runs. At the same time, India played the second match against Bangladesh in this World Cup. In this match, Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and won the match by five runs.

By winning this match, the Indian team would like to reach the final of the T20 World Cup for the third time. Virat Kohli bats well in Adelaide. He has scored 907 runs at this ground at an average of 75.58. In T20 itself, he has scored 154 runs in two innings at this ground. During this his strike rate has also been 155.55. Kohli has played two innings in Adelaide. During this his score has been 64 and 90 not out.

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