Dubai. Australia has won the title of T20 World Cup. The team defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets in the final (T20 World Cup 2021). The team captured the tournament title for the first time. In the match (Australia vs New Zealand), New Zealand scored 172 runs for 4 wickets while playing first. Kane Williamson scored 85 runs. In reply, Australia achieved the target for 2 wickets in 18.5 overs. Mitchell Marsh played a brilliant innings of 77 runs. Apart from this, David Warner also scored 53 runs. Australia is the sixth country to win the T20 World Cup. Earlier, West Indies, India, Pakistan, England and Sri Lanka had captured the title.
The start of Australia, chasing the target, was not good. Captain Aaron Finch was dismissed by Trent Boult after scoring just 5 runs. After the first wicket fell for 15 runs, Mitchell Marsh and David Warner laid the foundation of victory by adding 92 runs for the second wicket. Warner scored 53 runs off 38 balls. He hit 4 fours and 3 sixes.
Marsh scored 00 from the boundary
This is the second half-century of Mitchell Marsh in the current T20 World Cup. Earlier, he had scored 53 runs against West Indies. Against New Zealand, he scored an unbeaten 77 off 50 balls. Hit 6 fours and 4 sixes. That is, he scored 48 runs from the boundary itself. This is the sixth fifty of his T20 International career. Glenn Maxwell also remained unbeaten on 28.
Williamson took the score past 170 with a half-century
After losing the toss, New Zealand’s team could not get off to a good start. Daryl Mitchell (11) was dismissed by fast bowler Jose Hazlewood. Martin Guptill (28), known for his fast batting, did not appear in color. He faced 35 balls and hit 3 fours. That is, his strike rate was 80. It cannot be considered good as an opener in T20. Captain Kane Williamson scored 85 runs to take the score past 170 runs
Scored the first half-century of the tournament
Kane Williamson did not score a single half-century in the tournament before the final. But he played a brilliant innings in the final. He faced 48 balls. Hit 10 fours and 3 sixes. He made 58 runs from the boundary. After 10 overs, New Zealand’s score was 57 runs for one wicket. The team made a good score by scoring 115 runs in the last 10 overs. Fast bowler Jos Hazlewood performed brilliantly for Australia. He gave only 16 runs in 4 overs and also took 3 wickets. On the other hand, Mitchell Starc proved to be very expensive. He gave 60 runs in 4 overs.