Australia registered one other dominant win within the second ODI match in opposition to West Indies to seal the three-match collection on Sunday, February 4. The skilled all-rounder Sean Abbott shone with each bat and ball to assist Australia document a 83-run win whereas defending 258 runs at Sydney Cricket Floor.
After an embarrassing efficiency in Melbourne, West Indies bowlers have been spectacular at SCG from the very first over. Australia misplaced their half workforce earlier than reaching 100 however Abbott smashed 69 batting at no.8 to assist the hosts publish a difficult whole of 258/9.
Shai Hope received the toss and elected to bowl first with each groups making two adjustments every to their taking part in XIs from the opening match. Thrilling prospects Jake Fraser-McGurk and Will Sutherland made their ODI debuts for Australia whereas Alzarri Joseph and Kjorn Ottley got here in for the Caribbean facet.
Fraser-McGurk kicked off his profession with one 4 and a six within the very first over however misplaced his wicket to Alzarri Josep on the fifth supply of the match. West Indies pacers have been glorious with a brand new ball with essential wickets of Josh Inglis and Steve Smith.
Cameron Inexperienced and Marnus Labuschagne added 39 runs for the fourth wicket to search out some momentum however spinner Gudakesh Motie bowled a sensational spell to maintain the hosts beneath stress. Abbott’s 69 off 63 and 41 runs from Mattew Brief took Australia to a combating whole.
Motie took three wickets for 28 for West Indies whereas the pacers Alzarri and Romario Shepherd bagged two every.
Australian bowlers additionally managed to select early wickets to stability the sport. Aaron Hardie gave the hosts a breakthrough with Alick Athanaze’s wicket within the fourth over and star pacer Josh Hazlewood eliminated Justin Greaves within the following over to place Australia in a driving seat. Abbott then dismissed the returning Kjorn Ottley on eight runs to maintain Australia forward within the sport.
Shai Hope and Keacy Karty managed to stability the sport with a 54-run partnership for the fourth wicket. However the departure of Hope on 29 within the twenty third over pushed the Caribbean facet to a collapse. Abbott and Hazlewood took three wickets every and the debutant Sutherland bagged two for 28 to place West Indies’ resistance to finish on 175 in 43.3 overs. Abbott claimed the Participant of the Match for his 40/3 figures and his good 69-run knock.
Australia Taking part in XI: Jake Fraser-McGurk, Josh Inglis (wk), Cameron Inexperienced, Steven Smith (c), Marnus Labuschagne, Matthew Brief, Aaron Hardie, Sean Abbott, Will Sutherland, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
West Indies Taking part in XI: Alick Athanaze, Justin Greaves, Kjorn Ottley, Shai Hope (c & wk), Keacy Carty, Roston Chase, Matthew Forde, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Oshane Thomas