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New Zealand vs Australia, 3rd T20I: Agar on form as Australia bounce back

Agar on form as Australia bounce back
Agar on form as Australia bounce back
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Thanks to a well batted innings from Aaron Finch (69) and Glenn Maxwell (70) plus some heroics from Ashton Agar (6/30) Australia were able to take a comfortable win over New Zealand, in the 3rd T20I at the Westpac Stadium today.

Match Summary

New Zealand 144/10 (17.1 ov)

Australia 208/4 (20 ov)

Result - Australia won by 64 runs.

Scorecard

Match Day Highlights

Australia started well, with Aaron Finch (69) and Glenn Maxwell (70) scoring well and fast. None of the New Zealand bowlers ever really started, Ish Sodhi (2/32) being the pick of them.

Despite a good start from Martin Guptill (43) New Zealand were skittled at the hands of Ashton Agar (6/30) and Australia got away with a comfortable 64 run win..

Match Analysis

New Zealand - Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Tim Seifert - 1.6 ov), 2-48 (Kane Williamson - 4.4 ov), 3-80 (Martin Guptill - 8.4 ov), 4-109 (Glenn Phillips - 12.1 ov), 5-109 (Devon Conway - 12.3 ov), 6-110 (Jimmy Neesham - 12.5 ov), 7-116 (Tim Southee - 14.1 ov), 8-138 (Mark Chapman - 16.2 ov), 9-144 (Kyle Jamieson - 16.6 ov), 10-144 (Ish Sodhi - 17.1 ov)

Australia - Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Matthew Wade - 1.3 ov), 2-89 (Josh Philippe - 9.6 ov), 3-153 (Aaron Finch - 15.5 ov), 4-194 (Glenn Maxwell - 17.6 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), Josh Philippe, Aaron Finch (C), Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Daniel Sams, Jhye Richardson, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson

Date 2021-03-03 06:00:00

Venue Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Wellington

Toss New Zealand won the toss & elected to field

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