Healy half century sees Australia complete series clean sweep
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Australia has easily won tonight’s third and final T20 against New Zealand, cruising to an nine-wicket victory at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
Led by Alyssa Healy’s 67, the Aussies never looked like losing.
The home side wins the series 3-0.
2,358 attended the game in Canberra.
Australia is in the box seat to make it three wins from three this series after bowing New Zealand out for 103.
The highlight of the innings was without doubt Rachael Haynes’ stunning one-handed catch in the deep for a golden duck.
The White Ferns struggled all innings, with four players departing for either a duck or golden duck.
Spinner Sophie Molineux was the pick of the bowlers, taking an impressive 3/11 off four overs.
Click PLAY to hear Bruce Eva, Sarah Aley and Ian Chappell wrap up the first innings
Australia has won the toss and elected to bowl tonight.
THE BUILD UP
Cricket arrives in Canberra for the first time this season as Australia and New Zealand clash in game three of the T20 International Series at Manuka Oval.
The home side won convincingly by six wickets in Brisbane on Monday afternoon to go 2-0 up and clinch the best-of-three series.
But what will tonight have in store? Australia could hand an international debut to quick Tayla Vlaeminck, while the White Ferns may consider changes for the final game of the series.
It’s set to be an action-packed night in Canberra so join Bruce Eva, Ian Chappell and Sarah Aley for all the action on Macquarie Sports Radio’s Summer of Cricket.