T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

Runs on the board in a big final is a cliche in cricket.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

But in the last four World Cup finals, across both white-ball formats, the chasing teams have emerged victorious.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

In this World Cup too, the chasing teams won both semi-finals with an over to spare.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

This season in Dubai, the numbers are heavily skewed in the favour of chasing teams.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

In the last 17 night T20s in Dubai, the chasing team has won on 16 occasions.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

The only time the team batting first won was in the final of IPL 2021 when Chennai Super Kings defended 192 against Kolkata Knight Riders.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

So what does the team batting first on Sunday need to do? They need to reach the magic number of 180.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

Since 2018, there have been 20 instances in Dubai when the teams batting first have posted 180 or more across all T20s - they won 19 of those times, while the other game was a tie.

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T20 WC 2021 Final : AUS vs NZ

So the team batting first needs to aim for a total of at least 180 if the pitch looks good for batting.

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