AUS vs. NZ 3rd T20I: Australia stormed into New Zealand's home ground and thoroughly outclassed them,

AUS vs. NZ 3rd T20I: Australia stormed into New Zealand's home ground and thoroughly outclassed them, securing a clean sweep with a 27-run victory in the third T20 match.


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Australia vs. New Zealand  NZ vs. AUS 3rd T20I: Australia clinched their third consecutive victory against host New Zealand, completing a clean sweep with a 3-0 series win. In the third encounter played in Auckland, Australia defeated the Kiwi team by 27 runs under the leadership of Dawid Malan. Rain caused some interruptions in Auckland, but fans were fortunate enough to witness a complete match. However, both teams couldn't play out the full overs due to rain.  New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl. Australia's start with the bat wasn't ideal. The Kangaroos lost their first wicket in the third over itself as Steve Smith departed for four runs. Then, Travis Head and Matthew Short steadied the innings. After Short, Glenn Maxwell took the crease. However, before the completion of the 10th over, rain intervened, and Australia couldn't resume



 batting. Although rain had caused issues even before the 11th over,.  Due to the rain, Australia could only play 10.4 overs and managed to score 118/4 on the board. After a rain interruption, New Zealand came out to bat, given a target of 126 runs in 10 overs. They could only reach 98/3 in pursuit of the target.  New Zealand needed a strong start but couldn't deliver. They lost their first wicket in the fourth over as Will Young departed, scoring 14 runs off seven balls with the help of two fours and one six. Then, in the third over, Tim Seifert got out for two runs. Consequently, the Kiwi team lost two wickets for 29 runs. They stabilized for a while, but in the sixth over, Finn Allen was dismissed by Adam Zampa. Allen contributed 13 runs off nine balls with one six.  After that, Glenn Phillips and Mark Chapman partnered for the fourth wicket, sharing 47 runs off 29 balls, but both batsmen couldn't take the team beyond the victory line.

 

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