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Elyse Villani (R) and Rachael Haynes had been there on the finish as Australia beat New Zealand with seven balls in Brisbane. (AAP: Darren England)
Part centuries from Alyssa Healy and Elyse Villani have propelled Australia to a T20 sequence successful victory in Brisbane.
The reigning international champions coasted previous New Zealand’s inadequate Eight-145 at All Border Box with seven balls to spare on Monday.
Villani sealed the six-wicket triumph by way of achieving 50 from 39 deliveries together with her 5th boundary.
Healy brought about the chase from the outset with a 10-boundary 57 from 41 deliveries after opening spouse Beth Mooney departed for a 3rd ball duck.
Healy’s attack additionally enabled her to go the 1000-run milestone in T20 internationals.
Australia received the sequence opener in Sydney by way of the similar margin and now search a blank sweep at Canberra’s Manuka Oval on Friday.
New Zealand threatened to publish a extra really extensive goal when former captain Suzie Bates clobbered 77 from 52 balls but if she was once stuck on the wicket off the bowling of Ellyse Perry to finish the 15th over, the guests faltered.
The White Ferns may just handiest muster 24 from their final 5 overs towards some sensible bowling, with participant of the fit Megan Schutt main the assault with Three-15.
Delissa Kimmince made amends for losing Bates on seven by way of recording economical figures of 1-17 from her 4 over allocation.
Australia’s chase was once at ease despite the fact that there was once a component of controversy to Ashleigh Gardner’s dismissal for 16 when the ranking was once 37.
Gardner was once adjudged run out by means of Sophie Devine’s throw regardless that replays instructed the bails had been dislodged by way of wicketkeeper Katey Martin’s hip.