Australia became T20 champion for the first time beating New Zealand by 8 wickets

Australia defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the title match of the T20 World Cup 2021.

Australia became T20 champion for the first time beating New Zealand by 8 wickets

Australia became T20 champion for the first time beating New Zealand by 8 wickets

Australia defeated New Zealand by eight wickets in the title match of the T20 World Cup 2021. Batting first after losing the toss in Dubai, New Zealand scored 172 runs in 20 overs for the loss of four wickets. Australia won the match by scoring 173 runs.

Australia became the new T20 champion

In the final of the T20 World Cup 2021, Australia defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets and won the World Cup trophy. This is Australia's first T20 title. Prior to this, he has won the ODI World Cup five times and two Champions Trophies. Australia defeated the New Zealand team playing the final for the first time in a one-sided match.

The coin also supported Australia captain Aaron Finch and he won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first after losing the toss, New Zealand scored 172 runs for the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. No batsman left for the team except captain Kane Williamson. Williamson scored 85 runs in 48 balls.

- Williamson scored the 14th century of T20 International career and the first half-century in this tournament.

- Williamson's 85 was the biggest innings of any captain in the final of the T20 World Cup.

- Mitchell Starc spent 60 runs in his four overs without taking any wicket. He was the most expensive bowler in the history of the T20 World Cup final.

- New Zealand's score of 172 was the highest score of any T20 World Cup final.

At first, Australia had a poor start. Captain Aaron Finch was dismissed by Trent Boult after scoring five runs. However, after this David Warner and Mitchell Marsh took charge and put on a 92-run partnership for the second wicket off 59 balls. Warner scored the 21st fifty of his T20 career. He completed his half-century in the final with a six. He was dismissed after scoring 53 runs in 38 balls but had done his job.

Warner was clean bowled by Trent Boult. After this Mitchell Marsh stuck and he scored his sixth fifty of his T20 International career. Like Warner, he also completed his fifty with a six. He hit a fifty off 31 balls, which is the fastest fifty of any World Cup final. Earlier this record was in the name of Kane Williamson. He also scored fifty off 32 balls against Australia in 2021 final.

Marsh shared an unbeaten 63-run partnership with Maxwell for the third wicket and made the team champions. Marsh remained unbeaten on 77 off 50 balls and Maxwell on 28 off 18 balls. Boult took two wickets for New Zealand.

- David Warner scored his 21st fifty of his T20 International career.

- Warner scored 289 runs in this World Cup. This was the best performance by an Australian player in the T20 World Cup.

- Marsh hit a 31-ball fifty, which was the fastest half-century of the T20 World Cup final.