Australia defeated New Zealand at home, won the third T20 with a clean sweep.

New Zealand vs Australia 3rd T20 match: Australia has won its third consecutive T20 and clean sweeped host New Zealand 3-0. In the third match played in Auckland, Australia defeated the Kiwi team by 27 runs under Duckworth Lewis. Rain in Auckland spoiled the fun of the fans for some time, but they got to see the complete match. However, due to rain both the teams could not play the entire over.

New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl. Australia, who came to bat first, did not have a good start. The Kangaroo team got its first blow in the form of Steve Smith (04) on the third ball of the second over. Then Travis Head and Matthew Short took the game forward. Then after the short, Maxwell came to the crease. After this, Travis returned to the pavilion in the 10th over and then rain intervened in the next over and Australia could not come back to bat again. However, even before the 11th over, rain had created problems.

Due to rain, Australia could play only 10.4 overs and during this time they had put 118/4 on the board. Then after the rain, New Zealand came out to bat and were given a target of 126 runs in 10 overs, chasing which they could only score 98/3 runs.

New Zealand needed a good start

Chasing the target of 126 runs in 10 overs, New Zealand got its first blow on the fourth ball of the second over in the form of Will Young, who returned to the pavilion after scoring 14 runs in 7 balls with the help of 2 fours and 1 six. Then Tim Seifert (02) was out in the third over. In this way the Kiwi team lost 2 wickets on the score of 29 runs. Then the team recovered for some time and in the sixth over, Finn Allen was dismissed by Adam Zampa. Allen scored 13 runs in 9 balls with the help of 1 six.

After this, Glenn Phillips and Mark Champman, who were present at the crease for batting, made a partnership of 47* (29 balls) for the fourth wicket, but both the batsmen could not take the team across the victory line.

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