New Zealand v Australia: Conway hits 99 not out as hosts win first T20

Devon Conway

Devon Conway hit 10 fours and three sixes
New Zealand 184-5: Conway 99 (59),
Australia 131 (17.3 overs): M Marsh 45 (33), Sodhi 4-28
New Zealand won by 53 runs

Devon Conway’s unbeaten 99 off 59 balls helped New Zealand thrash Australia by 53 runs in the opening Twenty20.

Playing only his sixth T20 international, left-handed Conway helped the hosts recover from 19-3 to post 184-5 in Christchurch.

Australia slumped to 19-4 as Tim Southee and Trent Boult shared four wickets in the first…