• Mitchell Marsh celebrates with Adam Zampa, Glenn M  

    NZ vs AUS Final Highlights Match in pictures: Australia beat New Zealand to lift maiden T20 WC title

    Sports | Nov 14, 2021, 11:31 PM IST

    Marsh, who took 50 balls for his knock, also ensured that Justin Langer got some breathing space ahead of the big Ashes after a tumultuous year at the helm. And for all the sceptics, who believe T20 cricket only needs short-format specialists, Australia won their first title with five Test specialists -- three pacers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood -- along with Warner and Steve Smith in the side. After five ODI World Cup titles, Australia finally exorcised the ghosts and in the most professional manner under a cool but under-rated skipper Aaron Finch.