Dubai, 14/10:March 29, 2015… This is the date when the team of Australia and New Zealand (Australia vs New Zealand) met face to face in the final of the ODI World Cup. Australia won the title by defeating New Zealand. However, after this the Australian team could not win any title. New Zealand’s team reached the final of the ODI World Cup for the second time in a row in 2019, where England snatched the title from them. After defeating the English team in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2021, the Kiwi team has settled its account, now it is the turn to equalize with Australia. New Zealand’s team reached the final of the T20 World Cup for the first time. Although the Australian team has not been able to win the T20 World Cup title till date. Both will be desperate for the first title.
New Zealand’s team has been performing well in ICC events for some time now. The 2015 ODI World Cup Final, 2019 ODI Cup Final, World Test Championship title are the achievements of the Kiwi team. Talking about the match between the two in T20, Australia has dominated, but New Zealand had won the only win over Australia in the 2016 World Cup.
Strong batting in knockout
In the group stage, the Kane Williamson-led New Zealand team bowled the best, but in the semi-finals, the Kiwis presented their brilliant batting against the English team, considered strong contenders for the title. Martin Guptill has a very good record in T20Is against Australia and his opening partner Daryl Mitchell will also play in the final after playing the best innings of his career. The middle order is handled by Jimmy Neesham. Although the Kiwis have suffered a setback when the injured Devon Conway is out of the team, Tim Seifert will play his place. The experienced fast bowling duo of Tim Southee and Trent Boult have been able to rein in the powerplays against Australian openers Aaron Finch and David Warner.