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13:12

Click here to read our match report as New Zealand register their second win of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 after defeating Australia by 8 run.

13:12

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13:01

Winning captain Kane Williamson (New Zealand)

"We were fortunate to get two wickets which were similar. We adopted similar tactics. It was a pretty tough total to chase on this track. I think it's important to try and read the conditions and then select the side accordingly. Now it is important that we gel well as a group, it's a small transition period. We need to look at the task at hand and perform as best as we can. It's about commitment when you are trying to defend low scores. We take one game at a time and move on."

13:01

Losing captain Steven Smith (Australia)

"I thought 150 was about par. Their spinners bowled well and we didn't respond well. We lost wickets in clumps, which you can't do in T20 cricket. We didn't apply ourselves. Probably should have got the ones and twos. We've got to move on from this. We've got the talent, but we've got a lot of work to do. We need to find a way to have some success in those middle overs."

12:44

New Zealand bowler Mitchell McClenaghan

It is nice to perform like that, but the effort was collective. The spinners bowled well. We take a lot of confidence from the first two wins and we need to win more to advance. We had to get off to a good start, our spinners brought us back. Australia never give up.

12:39

Over 20: Australia 134 for 9: Peter Nevill 7 (2), Adam Zampa 2 (1)

And that will be all. New Zealand win by eight runs to all but progress into the knockout stages.

12:37

WICKET!!! Nathan Coulter-Nile b Anderson 1

12:35

WICKET!!! JP Faulkner c Guptill b Anderson 2

12:34

Over 19: Australia 124 for 7: Mitchell McClenaghan 0 (0), James Faulkner 2 (3)

Two wickets from the over while giving away only three runs in the over. Is this the end for Australia? They need 19 runs from the last over. Here goes.

12:32

WICKET!!! AC Agar c Taylor b McClenaghan 9

12:28

WICKET!! MR Marsh c Milne b McClenaghan 24

12:26

Over 18: Australia 121 for 5: AC Agar 9 (6), Mitchell Marsh 24 (22)

Another brilliant over from Sodhi to end his spell. Only five runs from it.

12:23

Over 17: Australia 116 for 5: AC Agar 7 (4), Mitchell Marsh 21 (18)

Two sixes in the over, one each by Agar and Marsh has brought Australia back in the game. They require 27 runs from a remaining 18 balls.

12:21

Over 16: Australia 101 for 5: AC Agar 0 (2), Mitchell Marsh 13 (14)

A brilliant over by Sodhi. An important wicket of Glenn Maxwell while giving away only a single run. Is this the over that wins the match for the Kiwis?

12:18

Wicket!! GJ Maxwell c Williamson b Sodhi 22

12:17

Over 15: Australia 100 for 4: Glenn Maxwell 22 (22), Mitchell Marsh 12 (11)

A huge hit into the stands by Marsh as Maxwell dealt in singles

12:16

Over 14: Australia 89 for 4: Glenn Maxwell 18 (18), Mitchell Marsh 5 (9)

A quite end to the over with only four coming from it.

12:13

Over 13: Australia 85 for 4: Glenn Maxwell 16 (15), Mitchell Marsh 3 (5)

Australia, befuddled by the concession of four quick wickets have got back into the groove with Glenn Maxwell hitting Adam Milne for two consecutive fours after he started the over with a wide. Maxwell settled for a single in the fourth ball of the over before being faced with another wide. Three singles marked a productive end to the over where 14 runs came off it.

12:02

Over 12: Australia 71 for 4: Glenn Maxwell 6 (11), Mitchell Marsh 2 (4)

Australia, befuddled by the concession of four quick wickets have got back into the groove with Glenn Maxwell hitting Adam Milne for two consecutive fours after he started the over with a wide. Maxwell settled for a single in the fourth ball of the over before being faced with another wide. Three singles marked a productive end to the over where 14 runs came off it.

11:58

Over 11: Australia 68 for 4: Glenn Maxwell 4 (7), Mitchell Marsh 1 (2)

Santner to continue with the ball. Warne is on strike. WICKET...!!! Warner also gives away his wicket by giving a catch to Guptill. Mitchell Marsh replaces him in the middle. Starts with a dot ball, followed by a single, which helps him get off the mark. Maxwell ends the over with a single to short third man.

11:55

WICKET...!!! David Warner 6 (11) c Guptill b Santner

11:54

Over 10: Sodhi has been introduced by the skipper as they look to intensify the pressure on the Aussies, who are suddenly looking uncomfortable. Sodhi and Santner will be key for the Kiwis.

Maxwell has joined Warner in the middle. Dangerous duo, who can change the game in an instant

Four runs of the over. David Warner 6 (10), Glen Maxwell 3 (4)

11:51

The second run on the last ball was quite unnecessary and the batsmen on form has been dismissed.