Australia were at the receiving end of jokes and pokes after folding up for 151 in 33.2 overs, but they nearly derailed the New Zealand chase, summoning their famed ‘mongrel’ (fighting spirit). This low-scoring contest was made memorable by Mitchell Starc’s six-wicket haul. He ended up on the losing side, but made sure this is a match for the ages. Here are the key match plays at Eden Park.
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Boult was adjudged the player of the match, but Starc’s spell of 6/28 and Williamson’s knock will be talked about for a long time to come.