Australia beat New Zealand at home to win the third T20 with a clean sweep.

Australia won its third consecutive T20 title, flawlessly defeating hosts New Zealand 3-0. In the third match in Auckland, Australia defeated the Duckworth Lewis-led New Zealand team by 27 runs. Rain in Auckland spoiled the fans’ fun for some time, but they were able to watch the entire game. However, due to rain, both teams were unable to play the entire over.

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl. Australia, who came to bat first, did not get off to a good start. The Kangaroo team received their first blow in the form of Steve Smith (04) on the third ball of the second over. Then Travis Head and Matthew Short moved the game forward. Then, after the short circuit, Maxwell came to the goal area. After that, Travis returned to the pavilion in the 10th over and then rain came in the next over and Australia could not return to bat. However, the rain had already caused problems before the 11th.

Due to the rain, Australia were only able to play 10.4 overs and had 118/4 on the board in that time. Then, after the rain, New Zealand came to bat and were given the target of 126 runs in 10 overs, although they could only score 98/3 runs in the chase.

Chasing the target of 126 runs in 10 overs, New Zealand got their first blow on the fourth ball of the second over in the form of Will Young, who returned to the pavilion after scoring 14 runs in 7 balls with the help of 2 fours and 14 runs in 7 balls 1 six. Then Tim Seifert (02) was out in the third over. In this way, the New Zealand team lost two wickets for 29 runs. Then the team recovered for some time and in the sixth over Finn Allen was dismissed by Adam Zampa. Allen scored 13 runs in 9 balls with the help of 1 six.

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Thereafter, Glenn Phillips and Mark Champman, who were present at the crease while batting, scored a combination of 47* (29 balls) for the fourth wicket but both batsmen could not take the team over the winning line.

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