Australia becomes T20 World Champion

Kathmandu: Australia have won the ICC T20 World Cup for the first time.

Australia defeated neighboring New Zealand by eight wickets in the final on Sunday to become the champions.

Australia, who have won the ODI World Cup five times, won the title for the second time in the final. Australia had earlier lost to England in the 2010 final.

Reaching the final of the T20 World Cup for the first time, New Zealand was limited to runners-up. New Zealand, who reached the final of the 2015 ODI World Cup, lost to Australia.