Australia have blown West Indies within the third ODI to have an effect on their nineteenth whitewash in bilateral ODI sequence comprising three or extra matches. After successful the primary two matches comfortably, the hosts arugably put of their greatest present within the useless rubber not giving the Caribbeans a sniff proper via the sport dismissing them for simply 86 runs.
The chase was even faster from Australia as they gunned down the paltry whole in simply 6.5 overs making it their largest victory by balls remaining in ODI historical past. They gained this match with 259 balls in hand bettering their 2004 effort when Australia had crushed USA with 253 balls remaining in September 2004 in Southampton. Curiously, they have been chasing the 66-run goal then and took 7.5 overs to gun it down and on the Manuka Oval in Canberra, the Aussies chased down 87 runs in simply 6.5 overs to create an all-time document of their ODI historical past.
Australia’s victory within the third ODI can be the seventh quickest in ODI historical past (together with 60-over ODI matches) with the quickest being on the identify of England who chased 46 runs in 13.5 overs (277 balls in hand) in June 1979 when 60-over ODIs have been performed. If solely 50-over One-Day matches are thought-about, then Sri Lanka personal the document having chased down 39 runs in simply 4.2 overs (274 balls in hand).
Largest victories in ODIs (by balls remaining)
|Victory margin (by balls remaining)
|277 balls (in 60-over ODI)
What occurred within the match?
So far as the third ODI is worried, after opting to bowl, Australia stored selecting wickets at common intervals. After selecting up 4 wickets on debut, Xavier Bartlett returned to choose as many scalps on this recreation as effectively ending with figures of 4/21. Lance Morris additionally chipped in to choose two wickets as West Indies have been bundled out for 86 runs in 24.1 overs with solely three of their batters reaching double figures. In response, Australia openers Jake Fraser-McGurk (41 off 18) and Josh Inglis (35* off 16) made positive they completed it off in lower than seven overs to create an all-time document.