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Warner's String Of Failure & Bad Luck Continues, Guptill Takes A One Handed Blinder To Dismiss Warner For Golden Duck

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam
October 18, 2021 • 22:56 PM View: 971

Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss & elected to field first against New Zealand in the T20 World Cup warm-up match. This match is being played at Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi.

New Zealand with the help of their batters were able to post 158/7 against Australia in the warm-up match of T20 World Cup 2021. For NZ, captain Williamson scored 37 off 30 with 5 fours and was the highest scorer. Neesham and Guptill also crossed the 30-run mark. Daryl Mitchell also scored 30 off 22 with 4 fours & 1 six before getting out retired hurt. 


For Australia, Kane Richardson picked up 3 wickets, while Adam Zampa picked up 2 wickets. Starc and Agar picked up 1 scalp each.

However, in the first ball of Australian innings, Warner charged down the track, looked to drive and got an edge for the fielder to take a stunner. However, The flying Kiwi - Guptill - took a blinder flying to his left and taking a one-handed beaut.
With this, David Warner's bad run continues after he failed to perform in the first phase of IPL and was removed from SRH captaincy. He didn't get to play a single game in the second leg. 

Also Read: T20 World Cup 2021

While writing thi spiece, Australia are at 139/6, requiring 20 from 8 balls. Agar and Starc are at the crease struggling to win the match for their team and have some momentum moving into the main tournament. 

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