Glenn Maxwell scored a blistering 70 as Australia defeated New Zealand by 64 runs in the third t-20 international at Wellington on Wednesday.
The Black Caps made one change with Mark Chapman replacing all-rounder Mitchell Santner, while the visitors handed debutant Riley Meredith his first game, with the Hurricanes pacer replacing Daniel Sams.
After being sent in by New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, Australian opener Matthew Wade was caught by Martin Guptill at slips off Trent Boult for 5.
Aaron Finch along with Josh Philippe added 83 runs for the second wicket, before the latter fell to Ish Sodhi for a quickfire 43.
Skipper Finch was then involved in yet another stand with Maxwell. The former looked good in his innings of 69, before being caught by Kyle Jamieson off Sodhi for a well made 69. Continue reading “Australia vs New Zealand Third T-20 Match Report 2021”
Devon Conway scored a brilliant unbeaten 99, as New New Zealand defeated Australia by 53 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the 5-match series on Monday.
After being asked to bat by Australian skipper Aaron Finch, New Zealand lost openers Martin Guptill and Tim Siefert to Daniel Sams and Jhye Richardson cheaply.
In the 4th over, Sams provided another crucial breakthrough by dismissing skipper Kane Williamson for 12 to leave the hosts were reeling at 19/3.
The pair of Conway and Glenn Phillips then resurrected the innings with a valuable 74 run stand for the fourth wicket, before the latter was caught at cover by Mitchell Marsh off the bowling of Marcus Stoinis for a breezy 30.
The 29 year old left Conway then added 47 runs for the fifth wicket with James Neesham before the Wellington all-rounder, bought by Mumbai Indians in the recent IPL auction, fell to Jhye Richardson for a quickfire 15 ball 26.
Johannesburg-born Conway remained unbeaten on 99 to take New Zealand to a competitive 184/5 at the end of their allotted 20 overs.
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Rishabh Pant scored a masterful unbeaten 89 as India pulled off a thrilling three wicket win over Australia in the fourth test at Gabba to win the series 2-1 and retain the Border Gavaskar Trophy on Tuesday. It was the highest ever successful fourth innings chase in Brisbane and marked Australia’s first test defeat at the venue since 1988.
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Mohammed Siraj claimed his maiden five wicket haul, as the hosts posted 294 runs in their second innings, giving the visitors a target of 328 at the end of Day 4 of the fourth test at Gabba on Monday. Continue reading “India vs Australia Fourth Test Day 4 Brisbane Match Report 2021”
Debutant Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur scored respective half centuries, as India clawed their way back into the contest from a tight situation at the end of Day 3 of the fourth Test against Australia at The Gabba on Sunday. Continue reading “India vs Australia Fourth Test Day 3 Brisbane Match Report 2021”
Rain interrupted the final session of play with India at 62/2 in response to Australia’s score of 369 at the end of the second day` of the fourth Test at Gabba on Saturday. Continue reading “India vs Australia Fourth Test Day 2 Brisbane Match Report 2021”