Australia lift maiden T20 World Cup 2021

by eight wickets

T20 World Cup 2021 Final Australia beat New Zealand by 8 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday to win their maiden title.

Marsh fine batting performance to put Australia in complete control in the chase against New Zealand. Trent Boult once again provided New Zealand a much-needed breakthrough, removing the dangerous David Warner for 53 (38). Warner and Mitchell Marsh had put Australia on top, smashing the Blackcaps to all parts of the ground. The duo had gotten together after captain Aaron Finch was dismissed early by Trent Boult. Despite losing their skipper, the Australian Warner and Marsh attacked the New Zealand bowlers.

Earlier, Kane Williamson smashed a brilliant 48-ball 85 as New Zealand managed to reach a total of 172/4 from their quota of 20 overs. For Australia, Josh Hazlewood was the pick of the bowlers with 3 for 16 while Adam Zampa returned figures of 1/26. Initially, Australia won the toss and skipper Aaron Finch elected to bowl against New Zealand in the T20 World Cup final at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.


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