|Fourth Twenty20, Sky Stadium, Wellington|
|Australia 156-6 (20 overs): Finch 79* (55), Sodhi 3-32, Boult 2-27|
|New Zealand 106 all out (18.5 overs): Jamieson 30 (18), K Richardson 3-19|
|Australia won by 50 runs; series level at 2-2|
Australia successfully defended 156-6 to set up a decider in the five-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand.
They lost regular wickets on a tricky pitch with captain Aaron Finch top-scoring with an unbeaten 79 off 55 balls – including taking Kyle Jamieson for 26 off the final over.
New Zealand were restricted to 107 in reply, with Kane Richardson taking 3-19 and three others taking two apiece.
The final game is at 23:00 GMT on Saturday.
The Australia innings was underpinned by Finch but he struggled for timing on a pitch that was two-paced and offered…