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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry, Brown shine as Australia trounce New Zealand to fire title warning
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry, Brown shine as Australia trounce New Zealand to fire title warning

Australia recovered from a shaky start to demolish New Zealand by 141 runs in Wellington Sunday and underscore their status as Women's Cricket World Cup favourites.

On this day in 2018: Australia pull off world-record T20I chase against New Zealand
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On this day in 2018: Australia pull off world-record T20I chase against New Zealand

The Black Caps posted 243/6 in their quota of 20 overs and in reply the Australians scored 245/5 with more than an over to spare.

T20 World Cup 2021: 'Bit frustrating but you win some and lose some', says New Zealand's Kane Williamson
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T20 World Cup 2021: 'Bit frustrating but you win some and lose some', says New Zealand's Kane Williamson

Having lost the 2015 and 2019 ODI World Cup finals to Australia and England, the World Test champions lost another white-ball final, this time to Aaron Finch's men in the global T20 meet

T20 World Cup 2021: Mitchell Marsh thanks selectors for 'amazing six weeks'
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T20 World Cup 2021: Mitchell Marsh thanks selectors for 'amazing six weeks'

Often criticised throughout his injury-plagued career for not living up to his immense talent, Marsh on Sunday hogged the limelight with an unbeaten 50-ball innings which steered Australia to an eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the finals.

T20 World Cup 2021: To be able to put up with critics for so long shows Marsh's quality as human being, says Finch
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T20 World Cup 2021: To be able to put up with critics for so long shows Marsh's quality as human being, says Finch

On Sunday, after the all-rounder played a starring role in Australia's maiden T20 World Cup triumph with a brilliant unbeaten 50-ball 77, his skipper Aaron Finch said Marsh copped unnecessary criticism all though his career and still kept his chin up

T20 World Cup 2021: Who said what during the four-week tournament
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T20 World Cup 2021: Who said what during the four-week tournament

A look at some memorable quotes from players and coaches alike during the tournament

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia skipper Aaron Finch admits toss was a 'big factor' behind win, calls it 'fate'
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia skipper Aaron Finch admits toss was a 'big factor' behind win, calls it 'fate'

The flip of the coin weighed heavily in the tournament with teams chasing having a clear advantage due to the night-time dew in the United Arab Emirates

T20 World Cup 2021: Can’t believe David Warner was written off, it’s like poking a bear, says Finch
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T20 World Cup 2021: Can’t believe David Warner was written off, it’s like poking a bear, says Finch

Warner scored 289 runs in the tournament after being unceremoniously dumped by his IPL side Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Mitchell Marsh, David Warner lead Australia to their first T20 World Cup title with win over New Zealand
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Mitchell Marsh, David Warner lead Australia to their first T20 World Cup title with win over New Zealand

New Zealand lost the all-important toss and scored 172-4. Skipper Kane Williamson, dropped on 21, led the way by scoring 85 off 48 balls. Josh Hazlewood finished with 3-16.

T20 World Cup 2021: Three memorable Australia vs New Zealand clashes
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T20 World Cup 2021: Three memorable Australia vs New Zealand clashes

In these three clashes, New Zealand has beaten Australia twice - by five and one wickets in 1974 and 2015, respectively

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia look towards Adam Zampa's rewarding wrist in final
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia look towards Adam Zampa's rewarding wrist in final

The 29-year-old wrist spinner is the tournament's second highest wicket taker. His 12 victims in six games have come at an average of 10.91 and an impressive economy rate of just 5.69

Australia's T20I tour of New Zealand hit by community coronavirus outbreak
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Australia's T20I tour of New Zealand hit by community coronavirus outbreak

A New Zealand Cricket spokesman said the third match in the current T20 series, to be played in Wellington on Wednesday, will go ahead but without spectators.

Coronavirus pandemic: Athletes 'don't necessarily need a crowd' to be spurred on, says cricketing great Ian Chappell
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Coronavirus pandemic: Athletes 'don't necessarily need a crowd' to be spurred on, says cricketing great Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell also spoke about the positive side of watching a cricket match without cheering fans

Coronavirus pandemic: In an empty stadium, Australia vs New Zealand ODI resembles match in the park on a Sunday
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Coronavirus pandemic: In an empty stadium, Australia vs New Zealand ODI resembles match in the park on a Sunday

As the match drew on, it became clear that the crowd adds much more to the spectacle of the game on TV than I had ever realised

Australia vs New Zealand: David Warner, bowlers headline hosts' clinical win in first ODI in spectator-less Sydney Cricket Ground
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Australia vs New Zealand: David Warner, bowlers headline hosts' clinical win in first ODI in spectator-less Sydney Cricket Ground

Australia beat New Zealand by 71 runs in the first one-day international in front of 48,000 empty seats at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday as precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus hit home Down Under.

Coronavirus pandemic: Australia pacer Kane Richardson's COVID-19 tests return negative, joins teammates in Sydney
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Coronavirus pandemic: Australia pacer Kane Richardson's COVID-19 tests return negative, joins teammates in Sydney

Richardson's coronavirus test returned negative and he was on his way to the Sydney cricket ground where the first ODI against New Zealand is taking place.

Australia vs New Zealand: Aussie pacer Kane Richardson tested for coronavirus after illness complaint, results awaited
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Australia vs New Zealand: Aussie pacer Kane Richardson tested for coronavirus after illness complaint, results awaited

Richardson, who returned with Australian team from South Africa earlier this week, informed the medical staff of a sore throat on Thursday and was tested for the virus, though the results of the test are awaited.