NZ vs AUS [WATCH]: Tim David finishes off in style for Australia

In a thrilling display of cricketing prowess, Australia clinched a sensational victory by six wickets in the first T20I of their ongoing tour to New Zealand. The high-voltage last ball battle at Sky Stadium in Wellington kept fans on the edge of their seats, witnessing a masterful performance by the explosive Aussie batter, Tim David.

With sheer determination and remarkable skill, the crackerjack emerged as the hero of the match, delivering an onslaught of explosive batting that propelled the visitors to a memorable win.

Tim David last over heroics

In a riveting climax veteran Kiwi seamer, Tim Southee, found himself at the center of a high-stakes battle alongside David and Mitchell Marsh at the crease with 16 runs needed off the final over. Displaying his seasoned skills, the right-arm seamer launched a relentless attack on the Aussie batters, conceding a mere 4 runs in the first 3 balls.

However, excitement escalated when David stepped up to the challenge, smashing the fourth delivery out of the park with a powerful stroke. A double on the fifth ball reduced the required runs to a four off one ball. Undeterred, Southee strategically targeted the leg side, but David exhibited nerves of steel, finding the boundary and securing the much-needed victory for his side.

Despite Glenn Phillips‘ valiant attempt to prevent the ball from reaching the fence, his efforts were in vain, and the exhilarating finale underscored the unpredictable and electrifying nature of T20 cricket.

Here’s the video:

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Rampant batting show of Australia

In the daunting pursuit of a formidable target of 216 runs, the Australian batters exhibited unwavering determination and remarkable skill. Captain Marsh led from the front with a top-notch innings, scoring 72 runs in just 44 balls, showcasing his prowess under pressure. Complementing Marsh’s efforts, David Warner delivered a quickfire performance, smashing 32 runs in a mere 20 balls.

However, the true game-changer emerged in the form of David, whose stellar knock of 31 runs in just 10 balls proved to be the decisive factor, sealing a remarkable victory for Australia.

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