New Zealand vs Australia: Australia beat New Zealand by 5 wickets, chase down record-breaking 244https://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/new-zealand-vs-australia-live-cricket-score-updates-tri-series-5th-t20-auckland-5066090/

New Zealand vs Australia: Australia beat New Zealand by 5 wickets, chase down record-breaking 244

Australia defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets to continue their winning run in the tri-series and created history in the process.

New Zealand beat England by 12 runs.
Kane Williamson did not get off to a start. (Blackcaps/Twitter)

Chasing the massive total of 244, David Warner and Darcy Short came out all guns blazing in the middle and started raining boundaries. All the seamers Tim Southee, Ben Wheeler and Trent Boult struggled to control the run flow and found no helps from their fielders, who dropped catches and made plenty of misfields. Warner went on to slam his fifty in just 20 balls before he was dismissed by Ish Sodhi for 59. Darcy Short slammed his fifty after which Chris Lynn departed on 18. Glenn Maxwell hammered 31 runs in 14 balls before he was dismissed by Tim Southee. Short was dismissed by Trent Boult on 76. Aaron Finch hammered 36* runs in 14 balls to create history and defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets. It is the highest total ever chased in T20I in history.

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