New Zealand beat Australia in 5th T20I, win series 3-2
A blistering knock by opener Martin Guptill (71) powered New Zealand to a seven-wicket victory over Australia in the 5th T20I. With this, the hosts sealed the five-match T20I series 3-2. Guptill was named the Player the Match for his vital knock, while leg-spinner Ish Sodhi turned out to be the Player of the Series. It was a historic event for NZ as they produced their maiden T20I series victory (bilateral) against Australia.