Aus vs NZ: Australia defeat New Zealand by 8 wickets to lift T20 trophy for 1st time in history

Aus vs NZ: Australia defeat New Zealand by 8 wickets to lift T20 trophy for 1st time in history

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In the men’s T20 World Cup final in Dubai on Sunday, Australia defeated New Zealand by eight wickets. This is the first time in the history of the Australian team that it has raised the T20 World Cup trophy.

Australian batter Mitchell Marsh was declared the Player of the Match for his unbeaten 77. 

Meanwhile, the Player of the Tournament was awarded to Aussie opening batter, David Warner. 

Australia had won the toss and decided to field first.

The two teams have only met once in the history of the T20 World Cup, when New Zealand defeated Australia by 8 points in India.

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