T20 INTERNATIONAL LIVE: Australia vs New Zealand from Allan Border Field
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Australia have won the second T20 International at Allan Border Field, defeating New Zealand comfortably by seven wickets.
Elyse Villani brought up her half century on the last ball, while Alyssa Healy 57 off 41 in a starring role.
The series wrap up in Canberra on Friday night.
2,246 in the house at Allan Border Field this afternoon.
Suzie Bates’ magnificent knock of 77 off 52 balls has put New Zealand in a competitive position at the innings break.
The Silver Ferns posted a total of 8/145 after 20 overs.
Megan Schutt was the pick of the bowlers, taking 3/15 off her four overs.
Australia did well to stifle New Zealand’s momentum in the back end of the innings and they’ll be confident of going 2-0 up in the series in a matter of hours time.
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Australia have won the toss and elected to bowl in Brisbane this afternoon.
Both teams are unchanged.
THE BUILD UP
Australia and New Zealand back up for the second of three T20 at Allan Border Field this afternoon after the home side went 1-0 up in the series after a six-wicket win on Saturday night.
Rachel Haynes (69*) and Meg Lanning (56*) sealed the victory for the Australian Women’s Cricket Team at North Sydney Oval on Saturday night in a thrilling encounter.
Will the Aussies clinch the series or will the Silver Ferns win and push this series to a live decider in Canberra on Friday night?
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