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Cricket fraternity erupts as Australia seals the T20 World Cup 2021 with comprehensive win over New Zealand


Australia scripted history on Sunday evening in Dubai to become the new T20 World Cup champions after registering a comprehensive 8-wicket win over New Zealand in the summit clash.

The Aussies clinched the T20 World Cup title for the first time since the tournament’s inception in 2007.

Chasing 173 for victory in the high-voltage clash, David Warner and Mitchell Marsh powered Australia to a historic win with magnificent half-centuries. Aaron Finch & Co. chased down the set target with seven balls to spare and stamped their authority over the Black Caps.

Marsh remained unbeaten on 77 as his astonishing knock was laced with 4 sixes and 6 four. While Warner got out on 53 after smashing 3 sixes and 4 fours.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson earlier led by example with a whirlwind 85 off 48 balls to power his side to 172/4 at the Dubai International Stadium.

Brief Scores:

  • New Zealand: 172/4 in 20 overs. (Kane Williamson 85, Josh Hazlewood 3-16, Adam Zampa 1-26)
  • Australia: 173/2 in 18.5 overs. (Mitchell Marsh 77 not out, David Warner 53; Trent Boult 2-18)

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