Six of the best for Agar as Australia down Black Caps

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Ashton Agar celebrates with his Australia team-mates. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
Ashton Agar celebrates with his Australia team-mates. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Spinner Ashton Agar produced the best bowling performance in Australia's Twenty20 international history in a 64-run win over New Zealand in Wellington on Wednesday.

Agar's match-turning six for 30, including three in one over, derailed a New Zealand fightback as Australia avoided a series loss in the third Twenty20 international.

Under-fire skipper Aaron Finch hit 69, his best T20 international score for more than two years, and Glenn Maxwell smashed 70 from 31 balls.

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