Australia v New Zealand: David Warner century helps hosts to win ODI series

David Warner
David Warner has hit centuries against India (one), South Africa (three), Sri Lanka (one) and New Zealand (one) in 2016
Second one-day international
Australia 378-5 (50 overs): Warner 119, M Marsh 76, Smith 72, Southee 2-63
New Zealand 262 (47.2 overs): Williamson 81, Neesham 74, Cumins 4-41
Australia won by 116 runs

Opener David Warner struck a sixth one-day international century of the year as Australia beat New Zealand by 116 runs to clinch the series in Canberra.

Warner hit 119 off 115 balls with 14 fours and a six, while Mitchell Marsh contributed 76 as the hosts made 378-5 from their 50 overs.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson top scored in the chase with 81, but Pat Cummins's 4-41 helped Australia win.

Number one ranked Australia lead the three-match series 2-0.

Only Indians Sachin Tendulkar (nine in 1998) and Sourav Ganguly (seven in 2000) have hit more one-day international hundreds in one year than Warner.

"It's the format that I perhaps thought wasn't my greatest but this year's been fantastic and I've got to keep going as well as I can," said Warner.

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