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New Zealand vs Australia 2nd T20I: Aussies just lose out to Kiwis in high scoring thriller

New Zealand vs Australia 2nd T20I: Aussies just lose out to Kiwis in high scoring thriller
New Zealand vs Australia 2nd T20I: Aussies just lose out to Kiwis in high scoring thriller
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New Zealand won by just 4 runs against Australia in the 2nd T20I at the University Oval, Dunedin,in what was a enthralling, high scoring match.

 

Match Summary

New Zealand vs Australia, 2nd T20I, Australia tour of New Zealand

New Zealand 219/7 (20 ov)

Australia 215/8 (20 ov)

Result - New Zealand won by 4 runs

Scorecard

 

 


Match Highlights

New Zealand were put into bat by Australia and Martin Guptill 97, Kane Williamson 53 and Jimmy Neesham 45 all contributed significantly to their huge total of 219/7. Kane Richardson 3-43 was the pick of the Aussie bowlers.

In reply, the Australians were just squeezed out of amazing run chase, losing out by just 4 runs - Josh Philippe 45 (32), Marcus Stoinis 78 (37) and Daniel Sams 41 (15) towards the end were the stars with the bat. Mitchell Santner 4-31 was the pick of the bowlers for the Kiwis



How the match unfolded

Australia won the toss & elected to field

New Zealand Innings - Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Tim Seifert - 3.1 ov), 2-151 (Martin Guptill - 14.4 ov), 3-173 (Kane Williamson - 15.5 ov), 4-190 (Glenn Phillips - 17.3 ov), 5-198 (Devon Conway - 18.4 ov), 6-199 (Mitchell Santner - 18.6 ov), 7-213 (Tim Southee - 19.5 ov)

 

Australia Innings – Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Matthew Wade - 3.3 ov), 2-70 (Aaron Finch - 7.6 ov), 3-87 (Glenn Maxwell - 10.1 ov), 4-112 (Josh Philippe - 12.3 ov), 5-113 (Ashton Agar - 12.5 ov), 6-113 (Mitchell Marsh - 12.6 ov), 7-205 (Daniel Sams - 19.1 ov), 8-211 (Marcus Stoinis - 19.5 ov)

 

Playing XIs

New Zealand - Tim Seifert (WK), Kane Williamson (C), Glenn Phillips, Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Kyle Jamieson, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult

 

Australia - Matthew Wade (WK), Aaron Finch (C), Josh Philippe, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Daniel Sams, Jhye Richardson, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson

 

 

Match Details

Date - 2021-02-25 01:00 AM

Venue - University Oval, Dunedin, Dunedin

Toss - Australia won the toss & elected to field

Umpires - Chris Gaffaney, Shaun Haig

Tv Umpires -  Chris Brown

Match Referee -  Jeff Crowe


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