NZ bat first in T20 opener with Smith-less Australia

By Ben McKay
Updated February 21 2024 - 5:40pm, first published 3:32am
Steve Smith has been left out of Australia's side for the opening T20I in New Zealand. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)
Steve Smith has been left out of Australia's side for the opening T20I in New Zealand. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)

Hosts New Zealand have won the toss and will bat in the opening T20 of a three-game series against trans-Tasman rivals Australia.

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