New Delhi: The Australian team won the T20 World Cup 2021. Australia beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the final. But before that Australia defeated Pakistan in a thrilling match in the semi-finals. The hero of the match against Pakistan was Australia’s wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade. But Wade has taken a big decision after the World Cup.
Wade will retire soon
Australia batsman and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade on Thursday revealed that he will retire after the T20 World Cup next year. He also told about this, ‘Due to the injury, he was almost ruled out of the T20 World Cup final against New Zealand. Wade said, ‘This will be my next inspiration. Hopefully in that World Cup also we will win and defend the title, after which I will be able to retire. Wade is expected to continue playing domestic cricket for Tasmania and the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League (BBL).
Hero was made against Pakistan
Wade was the hero in the second semi-final win against Pakistan, scoring 41 runs in 17 balls. His effort also included a hat-trick of sixes against Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi, which helped his team win the match. Wade was not required to bat in the final of the T20 World Cup as Australia clinched their maiden T20I title by winning eight wickets in Dubai.
Australia won the T20 World Cup for the first time
Mitchell Marsh’s unbeaten 77 off 50 balls and David Warner’s half-century helped five-time world champions Australia beat New Zealand by eight wickets on Sunday to win the T20 World Cup for the first time. The New Zealand team, sent to bat first, scored 172 for four with the help of captain Kane Williamson’s innings of 85 runs in 48 balls. In reply, the ‘players of the big matches’ Warner (53 runs in 38 balls) and Marsh gave the team victory by losing just two wickets with seven balls to spare.