NZ vs AUS Stats : New Zealand will take on Australia in the third T20I match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Wednesday, 3 March. New Zealand lead 2-0 in the series and they will look to clinch the series while Australia who is on back foot will be eyeing a come back to stay alive in the series and they need to play good cricket to return to winning ways. New Zealand’s batting as well as bowling has been good so far. Opener Martin Guptill is also back among runs with a brilliant knock of 97 in the last match and wicket keeper Tim Seifert too will look to bounce back after couple of failures. On the other hand, Australia’s captain Aaron Finch is struggling for form from a long time and he is under severe pressure to deliver in this do or die contest and the likes of Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh too need to step up and in bowling they need to bowl better in death overs as in both games they have struggled in death overs most.
New Zealand vs Australia Statistical Preview of the Third T20I : A list of all the major stats and records ahead of the Third T20I between New Zealand and Australia in Christchurch –
4 – New Zealand have won 4 T20I matches against Australia and if they win this match then it will be their first ever T20I series win over Australia.
NZ vs AUS in T20I cricket :
T20I matches – 11
New Zealand won – 4
Australia won – 7
1 – Australia have won only 1 of their last 5 T20I matches. Their this only win came against India last December.
8 – New Zealand have won 8 out of 12 T20I matches they played at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
New Zealand T20I record at Westpac Stadium, Wellington :
Matches – 12
Won – 8
Lost – 3
Tied + Lost – 1
8 – Mitchell Santner has taken 8 wickets at 17.37 in 5 T20Is against Australia. Ish Sodhi too has 8 wickets from 6 T20Is against them.
14 – Tim Southee has taken 14 wickets at 12.64 in 7 T20I matches he has played at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
100 – Aaron Finch needs to hit 3 more sixes to complete 100 sixes in T20I cricket.
17.83 – Kane Williamson’s batting average against Australia in T20Is. He has scored only 101 runs in 6 innings against them.
132 – Martin Guptill has hit 132 sixes in T20I cricket – the most by any batsman in this format.