Australia wrapped up the one day series against New zealad with one day to spare. This made the last ODI between the two teams lackluster. Brilliant ODI hundred from Steve smith in ODi one is the reason for victory in first ODI. The spectacular hundred from David Warner in second ODi has warped the series for Australia.
Kangaroos won by 116 runs
Kiwis skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and wasn’t hesitant to bowl on a batting paradise. Soon his choice was proved wrong.Aussies only made one change to their side from previous game. Leggie Adam Zampa was rested and Faulkner replaced him. team was given a splendid start from David Warner and Finch(19), Who was dismissed bit early. Smith and David Warner scored one more century partnership. David Warner scored century in 101 balls. This is his tenth ODi hundred. He soon fell prey of Kane Williamson brilliance in field. Steve smith scored 72 and dismayed soon after Warner departed .At the End of forty over mark, Australia are comfortably place at 252/2. A solid platform was laid for middle order to take-off. If Australia scored above 300, Marsh and Travis head are responsible for it. Mitchell marsh was unstoppable last night. Travis head scored quick fire 57 in just 32 balls.
Chasing a herculean task, Kiwis never looked in pursuit. Martin Gptil(45) gave a solid start to the innings. Run Rate dipped soon openers were Dismissed. Kane Williamson and Jimmie Neesham built healthy partnership, but couldn’t keep run rate under check. New Zealand never looked in shape to achieve it. Kane Williamson, Who is playing 100th ODI, scored 82 runs while chasing. Neesham(72) scored a half century in 125 run partnership with kane Williamson. Pat Cummins has picked up a four wicket hall for 41 runs. Hazelwood and Stark picked up two wickets each. Australia won the second ODI with 16 balls to spare.