In the final of the T20 World Cup 2021, Australia won the first title by defeating New Zealand by 8 wickets. In the final being played in Dubai, Australia captain Aaron Finch has decided to field first after winning the toss. The Kiwis scored 172 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
Australia won the T20 World Cup Champion title
Australian captain Aaron Finch decided to field first after winning the toss. In pursuit of the target, captain Aaron Finch lost the wicket for just 5 runs, but opener David Warner played an aggressive game and played an innings of 53 runs off 38 balls which included 4 fours and 3 sixes. Mitchell Marsh also took the Kiwi bowlers by surprise and played an innings of 70 off 46 balls and took the team close to victory.
His innings included 5 fours and 4 sixes. Trent Bolt took both the wickets for Australia from New Zealand. Earlier, openers Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell from the Kiwis started the innings confidently. The Kiwis’ captain Ken Williamson played aggressively and scored 85 off 48 balls, including 10 fours and 3 sixes in his innings.
|New Zealand squad||Australia squad|
|Kane Williamson (c)||Aaron Finch (c)|
|Todd Astle||Pat Cummins (VC)|
|Trent Boult||Mitchell Marsh|
|Mark Chapman||Adam Zampa|
|Devon Conway||Kane Richardson|
|Lockie Ferguson||Josh Inglis|
|Martin Guptill||Josh Hazlewood|
|Kyle Jamieson||Ashton Agar|
|Jimmy Neesham||Glenn Maxwell|
|Glenn Phillips||Mitchell Starc|
|Daryl Mitchell||Steve Smith|
|Mitchell Santner||Marcus Stoinis|
|Tim Seifert (wk)||Mitchell Swepson|
|Ish Sodhi||Matthew Wade|
|Tim Southee||David Warner|
|Adam Milne (injury cover)|
Mitchell Starc proved to be the most precious bowler for Australia. He scored 60 runs in just 4 overs, Josh Hazelwood took 3 wickets and Adam Zampa took one wicket. We congratulate Australia for winning the T20 World Cup !!