New Zealand beat Australia by 53 runs in the first T20 match thanks to a brilliant innings of Devon Conway (59 balls, 99 * runs, 10 fours and 3 sixes). With this, they have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match T20 series.
Batting first after losing the toss in the first T20 match played at Christchurch, New Zealand scored 184 runs at the loss of five wickets. In response, the Australian team was reduced to 131 runs and lost the match. For Kiwi team, Ish Sodhi took the maximum of four wickets for 28 runs.
The start of the Kangaroo team, which chased down New Zealand’s target of 184, was disappointing. Half of Australia’s team had returned to the pavilion on the score of 56 runs. Mitchell Marsh contributed 45 runs for the visiting team. At the same time, Devon Conway was voted Man of the Match for his outstanding performance in the match.
This is how the last six T20’s records have been
This is Australia’s first defeat in the last six matches in New Zealand. Earlier in New Zealand, the Kangaroo team has won four matches, while one match was tied between the two teams. Let us know that the second T20 between the two teams will be played on 25 February. Let me tell you that without Steve Smith, David Warner, the Australian team is playing in New Zealand.