Australia started the ODI series quite well against West Indies after recent loss in T20I by 1-4. Alex Carey lead the Australia team for ODI series as they played first match at Kensington Oval in Barbados.
Australia started well as they won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener Josh Phillipe and Ben McDermott had good partnership in the starting. Mitchell March looked in good shape after the loss of both openers. But March and Henriques couldn’t stay on pitch for long.
Carey and Ashton Turner brought Australia back in match as they scored 104 runs partnership. Carey scored 87-ball 67 and Turner made 49 runs. The Aussies ended with 252 in 49 overs.
West Indies Chase & Starc Brilliance
West Indies had a poor start as Mitchell Starc took early wicket of Lewis ans Mohammad. Pollard took charge of match as he made 56 off 57 balls in partnership with Joseph.
But Starc took 5 wickets as West Indies lost the first ODI by 133 runs. He was also named the man of the match.
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Starc in the start of 2nd innings, took early wicket of Lewis. In his second over, he bowled Mohammed with a beautiful delivery.
On the first ball of his 2nd over, Mitchell Starc bowled to Mohammed who scored just 2 runs from 6 balls. The ball had good pace and with a bit of swing sent the off stump of Mohammed cartwheeling and 2nd wicket for Starc in the first ODI match.
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