Australia first bundled New Zealand for 128 in 19.2 overs, with the innings punctuated by one other contentious White Ferns dismissal after which chased down the goal with greater than three overs to spare.
Proper-arm medium pacer Delissa Kimmince (three/21) and leg-spinner Georgia Wareham (three/26) had been decide of the bowlers for the hosts who had been requested to bowl first by Kiwis skipper Sophie Devine on a carrying Allan Border Subject pitch.
Nevertheless, other than Suzie Bates (22) and Amy Satterthwaite (30), not one of the New Zealand batters may keep lengthy on the crease and struggled to attain runs.
Chasing the goal, Alyssa Healy — who earlier within the first innings went previous MS Dhoni to take over file for optimum dismissals in T20Is — gave a strong begin to the Aussies together with Beth Mooney. The pair added 51 runs in four.three overs earlier than Healy bought out after scoring 33 runs off simply 17 balls, which included 5 4s and a six. Quickly Mooney additionally went again to the pavilion after contributing with 24 runs.
Nevertheless, skipper Meg Lanning (26*) and Rachel Haynes (40*) did not permit any additional wickets to fall and noticed the hosts go throughout the road in 16.four overs.
Australia, who had gained the primary match by 17 runs on Saturday, will now goal for a clear sweep once they tackle the guests within the closing T20I on the identical venue on Wednesday, earlier than competing in a three-match ODI sequence.
Transient scores: New Zealand 128 all out (Amy Satterthwaite 30; Delissa Kimmince three/21) misplaced to Australia 129/2 (Rachel Haynes 40*; Amelia Kerr 1/19) by eight wickets.