After stormy innings of all-rounder Glenn Maxwell (70) and captain Aaron Finch (69), Australia defeated New Zealand by 64 runs in the third T20 match played today based on Ashton Agar's Katina bowling.
This is Australia's first win in a five-match series. With the help of Glenn Maxwell's half-century innings, Australia managed to score a mammoth 208 for four in the allotted twenty overs in the match.
In reply, Ashton Eggar (six wickets for 30 runs) in front of the bowling bowling, the hosts could score only 144 runs in 17.1 overs. Martin Guptill scored 43 runs for New Zealand. Agar bowled the best in T20 cricket for Australia.
Earlier, for Australia, Glenn Maxwell played a stormy innings of 70 runs from only 31 balls. In this innings, he has hit eight fours and five sixes. Captain Aaron Finch also played a stormy innings of 69 off 44 balls. Finch hit eight fours and two sixes in his innings. Josh Filipsi contributed 43 runs.