Australia cricket team
- New Zealand 184-5; Australia 131 (off 17.3 overs)
- Black Caps win by 53 runs at Hagley Oval in Christchurch
Australian Associated Press
Mon 22 Feb 2021 04.38 EST
After a fast start, Australia floundered in their T20 series opener against New Zealand, falling 53 runs short in their chase in Christchurch. Devon Conway was the hero for the hosts, posting an unbeaten 99 off 59 balls, narrowly missing the chance for a last-ball hundred as New Zealand posted 184-5.
In reply, the visitors…