Australia crowned as T20 World Champions 2021

November 14, 2021 at 10:46 PM


Most successful cricketing nation Australia got hold of their missing silverware, the T20 World Championship as they beat New Zealand convincingly in the T20 World Cup finals held today.

Invited to bat, New Zealand scored a challenging 172/4. Skipper Kane Williamson top-scored for the BlackCaps with his 85-run knock while opener Martin Guptill contributed 28 runs.

Pacer Josh Hazlewood (3/16) took three out of four wickets while leg-spinner Adam Zampa (1/26) accounted for one batsman.

Chasing the target, Australia got come easily just losing 2 wickets and 7 balls to spare. Michelle Marsh scored a match winning 77 runs and David Warner scored 53 runs.