Bridgetown: australia (Photo) The point guard demolished the West Indies batting team to claim a complete 133 point victory over the DLS method on the first rain-affected One-Day International of a three-game series against the West Indies at Kensington Oval in Barbados Tuesday.
After substitute captain Alex Carey led forward with a best-scoring 67 to take his team to 252 for nine batters first, only his Caribbean counterpart Kieron Pollard (56) held on against the fastest bowlers in the tourists while the local team was routed. for 123 off 26.2 overs in response.
Set a revised goal of 257 in a game reduced to 49 tag overs, the West Indies were reduced to 27 for six with Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood sharing the wickets. It took Mitchell Marsh to end a 67-point stand between Pollard and Alzarri Joseph, opening the door for Starc to finish the job with a five-for-48 run.
It came after leg spinner Hayden Walsh led the West Indies bowling effort with numbers five for 39, triggering a late slip when he broke a 104-point fifth-wicket partnership between Carey and Ashton Turner. (49). – AFP