Kane Williamson and Aaron Finch before the match.(@BLACKCAPS)
Kane Williamson and Aaron Finch before the match.(@BLACKCAPS)

New Zealand beat Australia by 53 runs: Highlights

Catch all the highlights of Australia vs New Zealand 1st T20I through our commentary page.
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 03:17 PM IST

The first T20I between Australia and New Zealand saw Devon Conway emerging firing on all cylinders as he smashed 99 runs in 59 balls to help his team to 184/5 in 20 overs after being asked to bat first by the visiting captain Aaron Finch. In reply, Kiwi pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee rattled Australia top-order, before Mitchell Marsh put a figthback with 33-ball 45. But Marsh was dismissed by seamer Kyle Jamieson ending Australia's hopes. Ish Sodhi took care of the tail, picking up 4 wickets as Australia were bundled out for 131 losing the match by 53 runs.

Australia vs New Zealand scorecard:

Playing XI:

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Philippe, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Sams, Ashton Agar, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Devon Conway, Glenn Philipps, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Kyle Jamieson, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult

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