BBL 2024 Final: Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) T20 Records & Stats- Total Matches, Avg Score, Highest Score and More

All the T20 Records and Stats for the Sydney Cricket Ground, commonly known as SCG in Australia

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The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) stands in the Moore Park suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This versatile stadium hosts Test, One Day International, and Twenty20 cricket matches, along with Australian rules football. Occasionally, it accommodates rugby league, rugby union, and association football events. Serving as the home ground for the New South Wales Blues cricket team, the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, and the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League, it is owned and managed by Venues NSW, a government agency overseeing Stadium Australia and the Sydney Football Stadium as well.

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) T20 Records & Stats

The Sydney Cricket Ground, located in Sydney, Australia, has been the venue for 18 T20 International matches spanning from January 9, 2007, to November 9, 2022. Among these, the home side emerged victorious in 7 contests (38.89%), while the touring side clinched 4 wins (22.22%), and neutral teams celebrated success in 6 matches (33.33%). In battles between bat and ball, teams batting first secured triumphs in 10 games (55.56%), while those chasing down targets emerged victorious in 7 (38.89%). Winning the toss played a notable role, with the home side winning 8 matches (44.44%) when calling correctly and the touring side claiming victory in 9 (50.00%) instances. Notably, there were no tied matches, but one encounter concluded with no result (5.56%).

Individual brilliance and standout performances marked the T20 history at the SCG. S R Watson’s unbeaten 124 against India on January 31, 2016, remains the highest individual innings, while A Nortje’s impressive 4/10 against Bangladesh on October 27, 2022, stands as the best bowling performance. The highest team innings record belongs to Australia, scoring 221/5 against England on January 9, 2007, while Bangladesh recorded the lowest team innings with 101 against South Africa on October 27, 2022. India’s chase of 200/3 against Australia on January 31, 2016, stands as the highest successful run chase. On average, the matches witnessed 25.13 runs per wicket, 8.19 runs per over, and the typical score when batting first was 168.

First T20 Match09/01/2007
Last T20 Match09/11/2022
Matches Played18
Matches Won by Home Side7 (38.89%)
Matches Won by Touring Side4 (22.22%)
Matches Won by Neutral Side6 (33.33%)
Matches Won Batting First10 (55.56%)
Matches Won Batting Second7 (38.89%)
Matches Won Winning Toss8 (44.44%)
Matches Won Losing Toss9 (50.00%)
Matches Tied0 (0.00%)
Matches with No Result1 (5.56%)
Highest Individual Innings124*S R Watson (Australia)31/01/2016 v India
Best Bowling4/10A Nortje (South Africa)27/10/2022 v Bangladesh
Highest Team Innings221/5 (Australia)09/01/2007 v England
Lowest Team Innings101 (Bangladesh)27/10/2022 v South Africa
Highest Run Chase Achieved200/3 (India)31/01/2016 v Australia
Average Runs per Wicket25.13
Average Runs per Over8.19
Average Score Batting First168

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) T20 Internationals Matches Records and Stats

In the history of T20 International matches at the Sydney Cricket Ground, a total of 18 contests took place. The inaugural match on January 9, 2007, saw Australia defeating England by 77 runs. Notable encounters include Australia’s narrow 1-run victory against New Zealand on February 15, 2009, and their convincing 8-wicket win against the West Indies on February 23, 2010.

However, there were instances of defeat for Australia, notably on January 31, 2016, when India won by 7 wickets. Australia bounced back in subsequent matches, securing wins against New Zealand on February 3, 2018, and India on December 8, 2020, with a 12-run triumph.

Some matches had unexpected outcomes, such as the encounter on November 3, 2019, between Australia and Pakistan, which ended with no result. The most thrilling match occurred on February 13, 2022, when Australia and Sri Lanka went into a super over after tying, ultimately won by Australia.

However, challenges persisted for Australia, and on October 22, 2022, New Zealand dominated with an 89-run victory. Bangladesh faced a formidable defeat at the hands of South Africa on October 27, 2022, with South Africa winning by 104 runs. India secured a notable 56-run win against the Netherlands on the same day.

The latter part of October and early November 2022 witnessed diverse outcomes, with New Zealand defeating Sri Lanka by 65 runs on October 29, and Pakistan securing a 33-run victory against South Africa on November 3. England won a closely contested match against Sri Lanka on November 5, with a 4-wicket triumph.

The series concluded on November 9, 2022, with Pakistan emerging victorious against New Zealand by 7 wickets. These matches at the Sydney Cricket Ground showcase the dynamic and unpredictable nature of T20 International cricket.

Match No.TeamOpponentResult
1AustraliaEnglandAustralia won by 77 runs
2AustraliaNew ZealandAustralia won by 1 run
3AustraliaWest IndiesAustralia won by 8 wickets
4AustraliaIndiaIndia won by 7 wickets
5AustraliaNew ZealandAustralia won by 7 wickets
6AustraliaIndiaIndia won by 6 wickets
7AustraliaPakistanNo result
8AustraliaIndiaIndia won by 6 wickets
9AustraliaIndiaAustralia won by 12 runs
10AustraliaSri LankaAustralia won by 20 runs
11AustraliaSri LankaAustralia won in super over after scores were tied
12AustraliaNew ZealandNew Zealand won by 89 runs
13BangladeshSouth AfricaSouth Africa won by 104 runs
14IndiaNetherlandsIndia won by 56 runs
15New ZealandSri LankaNew Zealand won by 65 runs
16PakistanSouth AfricaPakistan won by 33 runs
17EnglandSri LankaEngland won by 4 wickets
18New ZealandPakistanPakistan won by 7 wickets

Sydney Cricket Stadium (SCG) T20 Records- Most Runs

The Sydney Cricket Ground has witnessed outstanding performances by top batsmen in T20 Internationals, with a focus on aggregate runs. Leading this list is Virat Kohli from India, who, in 5 matches, amassed an impressive 298 runs with an average of 99.33 and a strikingly high strike rate of 144.66. Notably, Kohli recorded four half-centuries in this period.

Following closely is Australia’s Shane Watson, who played 2 matches, scored an unbeaten century (124*), and accumulated 186 runs at a remarkable strike rate of 178.85. Watson’s consistent performances place him among the top batsmen.

Glenn Maxwell, also from Australia, secures the third position with 182 runs in 8 matches, showcasing a mix of power-hitting with a strike rate of 138.93. His innings included a half-century.

Other notable performers include Sri Lanka’s Pathum Nissanka, Australia’s Matthew Wade, and India’s Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, each contributing significantly to their team’s totals.

The list is further enriched by power-hitters such as New Zealand’s Glenn Phillips, Pakistan’s Babar Azam, and South Africa’s Rassie van der Dussen, each making impactful contributions to their respective teams.

These batsmen have not only showcased their skill in accumulating runs but also demonstrated the ability to accelerate the scoring with impressive strike rates, making their mark in the T20 International records at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

V Kohli*India5298
S R WatsonAustralia2186
G J Maxwell*Australia8182
P Nissanka*Sri Lanka4176
M S Wade*Australia5157
S Dhawan*India4147
R G Sharma*India3128
G D Phillips*New Zealand3122
Babar Azam*Pakistan3118
R R Rossouw*South Africa2116

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) T20 Records- Most Wickets

The Sydney Cricket Ground has seen remarkable bowling performances in T20 Internationals, particularly in terms of aggregate wickets. Topping the list is New Zealand’s Trent Boult, who has claimed an impressive 10 wickets in 4 matches. With an exceptional best bowling figure of 4/13, Boult has showcased his ability to consistently pick up wickets with an outstanding average of 8.40 and an economical bowling rate of 5.60 runs per over.

Australia’s Adam Zampa holds the second position, having taken 9 wickets in 8 matches. Zampa’s best figures include 3/18, and he maintains a decent average of 23.67, coupled with a strike rate of 19.33 and an economy rate of 7.34.

Josh Hazlewood, also from Australia, follows closely with 9 wickets in 3 matches, featuring a stellar best bowling performance of 4/12. Hazlewood impresses with an average of 8.33, a remarkable strike rate of 8.00, and an economy rate of 6.25.

Anrich Nortje from South Africa secured the fourth position, having taken 8 wickets in 2 matches, including a remarkable 4/10. Nortje boasts an outstanding average of 6.38, a rapid strike rate of 5.63, and an economy rate of 6.80.

Other notable bowlers on the list include Sri Lanka’s PWH de Silva, Australia’s AJ Tye, and New Zealand’s MJ Santner and TG Southee, each making significant contributions to their team’s bowling prowess at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi and India’s Krunal Pandya also feature in the top bowlers’ list, showcasing their effectiveness with the ball in T20 Internationals on this ground.

T A Boult*New Zealand410
A Zampa*Australia89
J R Hazlewood*Australia39
A Nortje*South Africa28
P W H de Silva*Sri Lanka48
A J Tye*Australia57
M J Santner*New Zealand46
T G Southee*New Zealand56
Shaheen Shah Afridi*Pakistan25
K H Pandya*India14


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