Australia beats New Zealand to win first T20 WC

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Australia won their maiden T20 World Cup title as they defeated New Zealand in the final by 8 wickets.

Australia won the toss and skipper Aaron Finch elected to bowl against New Zealand in the T20 World Cup final at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.

Kane Williamson smashed a brilliant 48-ball 85 as New Zealand managed to reach a total of 172/4 from their quota of 20 overs.

Chasing a target of 173, Australia won the game with 7 balls to spare.