Dubai: Australia have won the first 6 and 10 overs of the T20 World Cup final by winning the toss. New Zealand also failed to score runs at 6 runs per over.

Electing to bat first, New Zealand had scored 23 runs in the first three overs without losing a wicket. But after this, the hero of the last semi-final, Darrell Mitchell, lost his wicket on Hazlewood’s delivery after scoring just 11 runs.

After this, Kane Williamson, who came to the crease, increased the pace of runs with Martin Guptill. But both took too long. When Williamson left two fours off Marsh’s two balls, New Zealand did not appear in the mood to increase the run-rate.

After the powerplay, New Zealand was playing Glenn Maxwell as if he was Adam Zampa.

This night could be very difficult for New Zealand and their fans as Australia won the toss and took the first bowling due to dew. New Zealand are not looking to score big at the moment.

One change has been made in the New Zealand team. Tim Seifert replaced the injured Devon Conway in the squad. At the same time, Australia is playing with the playing XI (XI) of the previous match.

It is noteworthy that both the teams have not won this title till date. While Australia is playing the final of this tournament for the second time, New Zealand has reached the final for the first time. Earlier, Australia had reached the final of the 2010 edition, in which they had to face defeat against England. Despite being the most successful team in ICC tournaments, Australia has not been able to end the T20 World Cup title drought till date, but this time they are just one step away from ending it.

On the other hand there is New Zealand which has reached the final for the first time. Earlier, he had reached the semi-finals in the 2007 and 2016 editions, but lost to Pakistan and England respectively. New Zealand, however, has emerged as a strong team in the last few years, playing cricket in a consistent manner.

Especially talking about the current year, in this he defeated the strong team India and won the ICC World Test Championship title. He has also retained the spirit he got from winning the first ICC title in the ongoing T20 World Cup. His campaign so far has been fantastic and now he is just one win away from another ICC title i.e. T20 World Cup title.

Both the teams have looked in good form in the T20 World Cup. Both Australia and New Zealand have reached the final after beating one-time T20 World Cup winners England and Pakistan respectively, who were considered the favorites of the tournament. For Australia, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, while Captain Kane Williamson, Darryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Ish Sodhi and Mitchell Santner are in good form in the New Zealand team. are in.

The two teams are as follows:

Australia : Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.

New Zealand : Ken Williamson (captain), Martin Guptill, Tim Seifert (wicketkeeper), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Sentner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, Trent Bolt.

Akash Gokhe

By Akash Gokhe

Akash is the Founder and Writer of the Sports Platform website. He conceived the idea of starting a Sports Platform website to channelize his love, passion, and emotions for the game of cricket and to connect other like-minded people on the platform.

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