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Australia Tour of New Zealand: First T20 Highlights 

The first t20 match of Australia tour of New Zealand concluded on Wednesday. New Zealand lost the first t20 by six wickets in their home. 

First t20 Highlights 

New Zealand Innings 

The first t20 of Australia tour of New Zealand took place on Wednesday in Wellington’s Sky Stadium. Mitchell Santner, captain of the New Zealand cricket team, won the toss and decided to bat first. 

With the half-centuries by Conway and Rachin Ravindra, New Zealand set a huge target for guests, Australia. The opening pair of Finn Allen and Conway gave a good start to their team and built a strong partnership of 61 runs. Finn Allen departed to the dressing room after scoring fast 32 runs on just 17 balls. 

After Allen, Ravindra and Conway took charge and took their team over the score of 150 runs. They built a strong partnership of over 100 runs and secured their fifties as well. Rachin played a 68-run knock, while Conway scored 63 runs. Chapman and Glenn Phillips also contributed with 18 and 19 runs. 

For Australia, Starc, Cummins, and Mitchell Marsh got one wicket each.

Australia Innings 

Australia did not get a satisfactory start in reply to New Zealand‘s 215 runs. They lost their first wicket in the form of Travis Head in the fourth over. Travis was playing on 24 runs when Southee sent him back to the pavilion. 

His opening partner, David Warner, also could not take his innings to a good conclusion and lost his wicket after scoring 32 runs. 

Mitchell Marsh proved to be a savior for Australia. He played a useful innings of 72 runs and contributed significantly to Australia’s victory. Mitchel hit seven big sixes and two fours in his innings. Glenn Maxwell also played an important fast 25 runs inning for his team.

Tim Southee took a maximum of 4 wickets for New Zealand. In the end, Australia won the first t20 in the Australia tour of New Zealand with six wickets. 

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