Team India has to play the home T20 International series against Australia from 20 September to 25 September. The first match of the series is scheduled to be played on 20 September at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali, Chandigarh. Virat Kohli’s bat has run fiercely on this ground in all three formats of cricket. Virat has scored hundreds on this ground in One Day Internationals, while in T20 Internationals, he scored a memorable 82 not out on this ground. During the 2016 T20 World Cup, a match was played between India and Australia on this ground, which Virat won on his own.
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Virat has played a total of 13 matches on this ground in all three formats and during this time he has scored 707 runs at this ground at an average of 64.27. Virat played a not out innings of 154 runs against New Zealand in One Day International at this ground in 2016. Here Virat has played two T20 International matches, in which he did not even get a chance to bat.
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The last T20 International match between the two teams was played at this ground in 2016, when Australia had set a target of 161 runs. India had lost three wickets for 49 runs. Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan were dismissed after scoring 12 and 13 runs in the order. At the same time, Suresh Raina also returned to the pavilion for just 10 runs. After this, Virat, first with Yuvraj Singh and then captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, had led India to victory. Virat had faced 51 balls and hit nine fours and two sixes.