West Indies’ military of hard-hitters determined to offer Australia a style of their very own medication within the T20 collection finale in Perth because the Males in Maroon notched up their highest rating towards the 2021 T20 champions within the format on Tuesday, February 13. West Indies had been at risk of getting skittled out cheaply after Australia had them on the mat with 79/5 earlier than Andre Russell and Sherfane Rutherford in a terrific exhibition of fearless hitting and optimistic intent not solely took their group out of hazard however ended up breaking information and organising an enormous rating of 220 runs for Australia to chase and win the collection 3-0.
The duo was extreme on the leg-spinner Adam Zampa who had a forgettable outing having leaked 65 runs in his 4 overs. Regardless of their facet being half down, Russell and Rutherford saved belting Australian bowlers out of the bottom with critical brute energy and power. Each Russell and Rutherford registered their career-best scores in T20Is for West Indies and earlier than the innings ended broke a world report for the best sixth wicket partnership within the format.
Russell and Rutherford mixed for a 139-run partnership off simply 66 balls, breaking Tony Ura and Norman Vanua’s report for Papua New Guinea, who had stitched a 115-run partnership for the sixth wicket. 139 can also be the third highest partnership for West Indies for any wicket.
Highest group complete for West Indies towards Australia in T20Is
220/6 – Perth, 2024
207/9 – Adelaide, 2024
205/4 – Colombo (RPS), 2012
Highest partnership for sixth wicket in T20Is
139 – Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford (WI vs AUS), Perth 2024
115 – Tony Ura, Norman Vanua (PNG vs SGP), Singapore 2022
101* – Cameron White, Michael Hussey (AUS vs SL), Barbados 2010
Highest partnership for West Indies in T20Is
152 – Marlon Samuels, Chris Gayle vs South Africa (Johannesburg, 2015)
145 – Chris Gayle, Devon Smith vs South Africa (Johannesburg, 2007)
139 – Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford vs Australia (Perth, 2024)
Australia started nicely in an enormous run-chase of 221 runs with David Warner main from the entrance. Nevertheless, the duty continues to be an enormous one forward for the hosts.