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New Zealand vs Australia, 4th T20I: Australia level series 2-2 with emphatic win

Finch celebrates catching Jimmy Neesham
Finch celebrates catching Jimmy Neesham
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Australia levelled the five match T20I series against New Zealand series 2-2, with an emphatic 50 run win, at the Sky Stadium, Wellington today.

 

Match Summary

New Zealand 106/10 (18.5 ov)

Australia 156/6 (20 ov)

Result - Australia won by 50 runs

Scorecard

 

 

Match Day Highlights

Australia won the toss and decided to bat in what turned out to be a low scoring match - Aaron Finch (79*) top scored for Australia with Ish Sodhi 3-32 topping the wicket taking for New Zealand.

Fall of Wickets -  1-18 (Matthew Wade - 2.3 ov), 2-42 (Josh Philippe - 6.6 ov), 3-68 (Glenn Maxwell - 9.4 ov), 4-93 (Marcus Stoinis - 12.6 ov), 5-97 (Ashton Agar - 13.6 ov), 6-114 (Mitchell Marsh - 16.3 ov)

In reply, New Zealand were undone again by the Aussie spinners Agar, Maxwell and Zampa who took 2 wickets a-piece and Kane Richardson who took 3-19.

Fall of Wickets:  1-21 (Martin Guptill - 4.2 ov), 2-34 (Tim Seifert - 7.5 ov), 3-36 (Kane Williamson - 8.4 ov), 4-41 (Glenn Phillips - 9.6 ov), 5-48 (Jimmy Neesham - 11.3 ov), 6-57 (Mitchell Santner - 12.6 ov), 7-64 (Tim Southee - 13.5 ov), 8-80 (Devon Conway - 15.4 ov), 9-82 (Ish Sodhi - 16.2 ov), 10-106 (Kyle Jamieson - 18.5 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), Josh Philippe, Aaron Finch (C), Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Ashton Agar, Daniel Sams, Jhye Richardson, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson

 

Match Details

Start Time: 06:00

Toss: Australia won the toss and decided to bat

Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington

Officials: Christopher Brown, Wayne Knights, Christopher Gaffaney, Shaun Haig, Jeffrey Crowe

 

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