Australia clinched a deserving 34-run win within the second T20I in opposition to West Indies to win the collection on Sunday, February 11. It was one other high-scoring fest at Adelaide Oval because the Caribbean facet scored 207 whereas chasing a mammoth complete of 241.
West Indies remained decided within the powerful chase with the Rovman Powell and Andre Russell producing spectacular knocks. The sport ended with some controversy when Alzarri Joseph survived a weird run out within the nineteenth over, which additionally triggered some heated reactions from Australian gamers.
Alzarri’s cowl drive was effectively collected by Mitchell Marsh at mid-off with the latter delivering a fast throw in direction of non-striker’s finish. The bowler Spencer Johnson collected the ball and took off the bails with Alzarri effectively exterior the crease.
However, surprisingly, there was no response from the fielders whereas Spencer, who had his again at Alzarri whereas rooting off the stumps, walked again to his bowling mark to prepare for the subsequent supply.
An argument erupted when the reply on the large display screen confirmed Alzarri being exterior the crease. Australian gamers began celebrating their win however umpire Gerard Abood denied the run-out dismissal. Abood was surrounded by Australian gamers however he stood agency on his resolution by saying ‘there was no enchantment’.
In accordance with ICC legislation, the enchantment have to be made earlier than the bowler begins his or her run-up for the subsequent ship, so, Abood was proper along with his resolution.
Nonetheless, it did not value Australia a lot as they restricted West Indies to 207/9 to clinch the collection win. Glenn Maxwell turned out a hero by smashing 120* off simply 55 balls, his fifth T20I century whereas Australia registered their highest complete at residence within the shortest format.
Australia Enjoying XI: David Warner, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh (c), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), Adam Zampa, Spencer Johnson, Jason Behrendorff, Josh Hazlewood
West Indies Enjoying XI: Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shai Hope, Rovman Powell (c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph