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New Zealand vs Australia, Final at Auckland, , Feb 21 2018 - Full Scorecard

Final (N), Auckland, February 21, 2018, Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series
(14.4/14.4 ov, T:103) 121/3

Australia won by 19 runs (DLS method)

Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
233 runs • 3 wkts
New Zealand Innings
Australia Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand  (20 ovs maximum)
c Warner b Stanlake21152021140.00
c Agar b Richardson29142532207.14
b Agar991410100.00
lbw b Agar89121088.88
not out 43386121113.15
c Maxwell b Agar1061010166.66
c †Carey b Tye013000.00
b Stoinis3880037.50
c Maxwell b Richardson53510166.66
b Tye1316250181.25
not out 11200100.00
Extras(lb 3, w 5)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.50, 96 Mins)150/9
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Martin Guptill, 4.3 ov), 2-59 (Colin Munro, 5.2 ov), 3-72 (Kane Williamson, 7.4 ov), 4-73 (Mark Chapman, 7.6 ov), 5-91 (Colin de Grandhomme, 9.5 ov), 6-93 (Mitchell Santner, 10.2 ov), 7-101 (Tim Seifert, 12.4 ov), 8-110 (Tim Southee, 13.4 ov), 9-148 (Ish Sodhi, 19.4 ov)
4.3 to MJ Guptill, got him, toe-ended to mid-off! Backed away to try and thrash down the ground, completely mistimed and Warner revs the chainsaw in celebration. Stanlake with the breakthrough, Guptill goes (relatively) cheaply this time. 48/1
5.2 to C Munro, straight up this time, and taken at mid-on! Munro holes out, Agar pouching it safely as Richardson gives it the double-fist pump. Maybe a bit of pace off there... NZ momentum well and truly checked now. 59/2
13.4 to TG Southee, slower ball, Southee heaves to leg - picks out deep midwicket! Another dumb slog without the air and it plops into the hands of Maxwell running in, took it low, took it well. 110/8
10.2 to MJ Santner, short and leg side, flies through as Santner pulls - was there glove on it? Yes! Tye banged in a fast bumper, Australia celebrated immediately and up went the finger. Oh dear. 93/6
19.4 to IS Sodhi, castled! Sodhi makes room and heaves across the line, Tye hits the top of middle! Sodhi runs straight off, he's done his job. 148/9
7.4 to KS Williamson, timber! Tossed up by Agar, gets him trying to come down the ground, nowhere near the pitch and an ugly swipe leaves Williamson stranded, the ball thudding into off stump! Nicely bowled, this wasn't a dart - gave it some air and duped the batsman. 72/3
7.6 to MS Chapman, tossed up and Chapman attempts to sweep, hit on the front pad - and given! After a moment's discussion, he decides to review, however... Looked pretty good to me, but maybe going on with the angle from round the wicket? No bat involved, it pitched in line and ball-tracking says it would have smashed off stump! Good decision from Wayne Knights and Agar has his second. 73/4
9.5 to C de Grandhomme, baits the hook, De Grandhomme bites... picks out cow corner! No great connection and there's a man out there waiting, the safe hands of Glenn Maxwell and Agar has a third wicket! Really not though through, that shot... NZ five down. 91/5
12.4 to TL Seifert, bowled 'im! Slips in the yorker again, seemed to go under the bat - in fact, Seifert just played the wrong line - and the ball thudded into the base of off stump. Good bowling, Australia applying the chokehold here. 101/7
Australia  (T: 103 runs from 14.4 ovs)
b Sodhi25233620108.69
c Chapman b Munro50303063166.66
st †Seifert b Santner25110040.00
not out 20182401111.11
not out 18131801138.46
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1)6
TOTAL14.4 Ov (RR: 8.25, 61 Mins)121/3
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (D'Arcy Short, 7.6 ov), 2-78 (David Warner, 9.2 ov), 3-84 (Ashton Agar, 10.3 ov)
9.2 to DA Warner, bowled him! That's a timely breakthrough, Warner made room to carve a short ball through the covers, but misjudged the pace and back goes his off stump!. 78/2
10.3 to AC Agar, a frantic swipe at a wide delivery, and this time the keeper makes no mistake! Reached well, whipped off the bails, and Agar is leaving before the third umpire has confirmed his fate. Now then .... 84/3
7.6 to DJM Short, in the slot for a slog, but Short gets right underneath his shot, comes off the toe, spirals into the sky, and plops into the hands of long on!. 72/1
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  • New Zealand innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 63 runs, 2 wickets)
  • New Zealand: 50 runs in 4.5 overs (29 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 7.6: Review by New Zealand (Batting), Umpire - WR Knights, Batsman - MS Chapman (Struck down)
  • New Zealand: 100 runs in 11.6 overs (72 balls), Extras 5
  • New Zealand: 150 runs in 19.6 overs (120 balls), Extras 8
  • Innings Break: New Zealand - 150/9 in 20.0 overs (LRPL Taylor 43, TA Boult 1)
  • Australia innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 55 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 5.3 overs (33 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (DA Warner 11, DJM Short 41, Ex 0)
  • Rain: Australia - 55/0 in 6.0 overs (DA Warner 13, DJM Short 41)
  • DJM Short: 50 off 28 balls (6 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 5
  • Rain: Australia - 121/3 in 14.4 overs (GJ Maxwell 20, AJ Finch 18)
Eden Park, Auckland
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Series resultAustralia won the 2017/18 Trans-Tasman Twenty20 Tri-Series
Match numberT20I no. 653
Hours of play (local time)19.00 start, First Session 19.00-20.20, Interval 20.20-20.40, Second Session 20.40-22.00
Match days21 February 2018 - night (20-over match)
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