Aaron Finch played 79 innings, Australia defeated New Zealand, made this special record: The fourth match of the series of five T20 matches between Australia and New Zealand was played in Wellington. In this match, Australia has defeated New Zealand by 50 runs and made the series 2-2. Batting first after winning the toss, the Australian team scored 156 runs, losing six wickets in the prescribed 20 overs. The New Zealand team, chasing the target, were all out for 106 runs in 18.5 overs. The hero of the match was Finch, who scored an unbeaten 79 off 55 balls. Finch hit five fours and four sixes in his innings.
Finch became the first Australian player to hit 100 sixes in T20 cricket
In this match, Australian captain Finch hit four sixes in Kyle Jameson’s over. With this, Finch became the first Australian player to hit more than 100 sixes in T20 Internationals. He now has 103 sixes in 70 T20 matches. The record of hitting the most sixes in T20 cricket is in the name of New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, who has taken the ball across the boundary 135 times. So far only six batsmen have done this feat in T20 cricket. Apart from this, Finch has now reached number six in terms of scoring the most runs. During this innings, he gave up the chase to David Warner (2265) and Ayan Morgan (2278). Finch has also become the Australian batsman to have scored the most runs in T20 cricket.
Kyle Jameson gave 49 runs
New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jameson proved to be extremely expensive. He spent 49 runs in four overs. Jameson was bought by Virat Kohli’s team Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL Auction 2021 last month for Rs 15 crore. Jameson bowled 15 overs in the last four T20 matches and has given 175 runs. His economy rate is 11.66 and he has been successful in taking just one wicket.