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  • Australia 2/ 153 (18.1)
  • West Indies 7/ 150 (20.0)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 8.42
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
GJ Bailey*211720123.53
MEK Hussey594542131.11
This Partnership:45 Runs From 33 Balls (R/R: 8.18)

BowlersOMRWEcon
DJG Sammy*2.1022010.15
SP Narine4.002105.25

Last 5 overs:
Latest Commentary (View More)

19th Over
That wraps up the live coverage of the 1st T20 International, the teams move on to Barbados for the 2nd match taking place on Friday (5am AEDT Saturday morning).
Shane Watson is the easy choice for Man of the Match for his hard hitting 69 off 43 balls, and economical bowling spell of 1/16 off his 4 overs.
A comfortable win for Australia in the 1st T20I in St Lucia, a solid bowling performance kept the West Indies to an attainable target and the top order delivered the goods to secure an 8 wicket win with 11 balls to spare.
Over 18.1: Sammy to Bailey, FOUR, pulls over mid wicket and the skipper finishes it off in style!
18th Over
Over 17.6: Narine to MEK Hussey, FOUR, spins away outside off stump and he plays a delicate glide past the keeper and it races to the rope on this very fast outfield. AUS 2/149 (MEK Hussey 59, Bailey 17)
Over 17.5: Narine to Bailey, one run, gets across the crease and smashes a sweep shot hard and flat to deep backward square
Over 17.4: Narine to MEK Hussey, one run, pushes to point for an easy single
Over 17.3: Narine to Bailey, one run, forces a pull shot off a length ball out to long on
Over 17.2: Narine to Bailey, no run, forward and defends
Over 17.1: Narine to MEK Hussey, one run, nudges a quick single to short third man
17th Over
Over 16.6: Smith to Bailey, two runs, slogs it away through square leg, Pollard fields with his foot on the boundary rope. AUS 2/141 (MEK Hussey 53, Bailey 15)
Over 16.5: Smith to Bailey, FOUR, clears the front leg and smashes it flat over mid wicket, one bounce to the vacant boundary
Over 16.4: Smith to MEK Hussey, one run, driven firmly to long off
Over 16.3: Smith to MEK Hussey, no run, DROPPED, skips down the track and drives straight to Sammy at cover who drops it from above his head
Over 16.2: Smith to MEK Hussey, FOUR, gets some width and places the ball beautifully backward of point and beats the sweeper to the rope, 50 for Hussey
Over 16.1: Smith to Bailey, one run, slogs hard and drags a bottom edge to mid wicket
16th Over
Over 15.6: DJ Bravo to Bailey, one run, guides the ball down to third man. AUS 2/129 (MEK Hussey 48, Bailey 8)
Over 15.5: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, one run, given width outside off stump and strikes it nicely to deep point
Over 15.4: DJ Bravo to Bailey, one run, jams down to a yorker and digs it out along the ground to mid on
Over 15.3: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, one run, full length and he hits it hard along the ground to wide long on
Over 15.2: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, no run, defends a slower ball back down the pitch
Over 15.1: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, SIX, on a fullish length and he flat-bats the ball hard and straight for six, long on is wide and can't get around
15th Over
Over 14.6: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, works to the leg side for another easy single. AUS 2/119 (MEK Hussey 40, Bailey 6)
Over 14.5: Mathurin to Bailey, one run, nudges to backward point
Over 14.4: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, tucked off his hip, another easy single
Over 14.3: Mathurin to Bailey, one run, cuts to the fielder at deep point
Over 14.2: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, pulls a short length ball to deep square
Over 14.1: Mathurin to Bailey, one run, turns it off his hip to deep backward square
14th Over
Over 13.6: DJ Bravo to Bailey, one run, glides to short third man and they set off straight away for a quick single. AUS 2/113 (MEK Hussey 37, Bailey 3)
Over 13.5: DJ Bravo to Bailey, no run, works the ball straight to mid wicket
Over 13.4: DJ Bravo to Bailey, no run, slower ball draws him into a slog over the leg side, beats the edge and just misses off stump
Over 13.3: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, one run, drops the ball behind point and they race through for a single
Over 13.2: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, no run, flicks it beautifully off his pads and Mathurin at mid wicket dives full length and saves a certain boundary
Over 13.1: DJ Bravo to Bailey, one run, glances the ball off his pads to backward square leg
13th Over
Over 12.6: Mathurin to Bailey, one run, gets back and works a single to the leg side. AUS 2/110 (MEK Hussey 36, Bailey 1)
Over 12.5: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, works a single to square leg
Over 12.4: Mathurin to Watson, no run, OUT, short length ball, he tries to pull and skies it off the top edge to Pollard at deep mid wicket. AUS 2/108
Over 12.3: Mathurin to Watson, SIX, full length ball and these boundaries are just too small for Watson, he gets down and slog sweeps it high over deep square leg
Over 12.2: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, short length ball turned off his hip to deep square leg
Over 12.1: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, two runs, top edges a reverse sweep away over gully
12th Over
Over 11.6: Pollard to Watson, SIX, swings through the line and lofts it high over mid wicket and sails over this small boundary yet again. AUS 1/99 (Watson 63, MEK Hussey 32)
Over 11.5: Pollard to Watson, no run, better line and length, he defends back down the wicket
Over 11.4: Pollard to Watson, FOUR, drops way too short and he pulls it hard and flat over square leg, that was there to hit and he put it away
Over 11.3: Pollard to Watson, FOUR, leans back and plays a quality late cut past short third man, 50 for Watson
Over 11.2: Pollard to MEK Hussey, one run, drops the ball to backward point for a quick single
Over 11.1: Pollard to Watson, one run, works the ball off his pads down to fine leg
11th Over
Over 10.6: DJ Bravo to Watson, one run, works another full ball to deep forward square leg. AUS 1/83 (Watson 48, MEK Hussey 31)
Over 10.5: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, one run, goes back and nudges it fine of backward point
Over 10.4: DJ Bravo to Watson, one run, steps across and whips it firmly to the fielder at deep mid wicket
Over 10.3: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, one run, drives smartly along the ground to long on
Over 10.2: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, two runs, glides the ball fine outside off and third man has to dive to save the boundary
Over 10.1: DJ Bravo to MEK Hussey, two runs, slashes over gully and fielded on the third man boundary
10th Over
Over 9.6: Narine to Watson, no run, forward and defends with the front pad, half shout for LBW by Narine. AUS 1/75 (Watson 46, MEK Hussey 25)
Over 9.5: Narine to Watson, no run, tries to pull off a short length, edges on to his pad and it drops at his feet
Over 9.4: Narine to MEK Hussey, one run, nudges wide of cover for a single
Over 9.3: Narine to MEK Hussey, no run, pushes back to the bowler
Over 9.2: Narine to Watson, one run, attempts to slog sweep and drags a bottom edge to deep square leg
Over 9.1: Narine to MEK Hussey, one run, driven to long off
9th Over
Over 8.6: Sammy to Watson, no run, cut firmly to the backward point fielder. AUS 1/72 (Watson 45, MEK Hussey 23)
Over 8.5: Sammy to MEK Hussey, one run, mistimes a cut shot to the cover point gap
Over 8.4: Sammy to MEK Hussey, no run, cracks a full ball straight to cover
Over 8.3: Sammy to MEK Hussey, FOUR, plays a quality cut past backward point for four more
Over 8.2: Sammy to MEK Hussey, SIX, full outside off and he leans back and lofts the ball sweetly over long off, clears the rope easily!
Over 8.1: Sammy to Watson, one run, mistimed off the inside edge to vacant square leg
8th Over
Over 7.6: Narine to Watson, one run, nudges it wide of mid wicket for a single. AUS 1/60 (Watson 44, MEK Hussey 12)
Over 7.5: Narine to Watson, no run, works to the mid wicket fielder
Over 7.4: Narine to Watson, no run, back and pulls hard and straight, Narine fields on the bounce
Over 7.3: Narine to Watson, no run, defended towards mid wicket
Over 7.2: Narine to MEK Hussey, one run, swept out to deep backward square
Over 7.1: Narine to MEK Hussey, no run, edges on to his pads and rolls to the off side
7th Over
Over 6.6: Sammy to Watson, no run, strokes the ball firmly to cover. AUS 1/58 (Watson 43, MEK Hussey 11)
Over 6.5: Sammy to Watson, FOUR, cuts hard and sends it to the rope backward of deep point
Over 6.4: Sammy to MEK Hussey, one run, cuts a short length ball out to deep point
Over 6.3: Sammy to Watson, one run, works the ball away to square leg off middle stump
Over 6.2: Sammy to Watson, no run, attempted late cut and some extra bounce beats the outside edge
Over 6.1: Sammy to Watson, no run, back of a length and he defends watchfully to the off side
6th Over
Over 5.6: Santokie to MEK Hussey, FOUR, full on leg stump and easily flicked away to vacant fine leg. AUS 1/52 (Watson 38, MEK Hussey 10)
Over 5.5: Santokie to MEK Hussey, no run, cuts straight to backward point
Over 5.4: Santokie to Watson, one run, dabs the ball to short third man for a single
Over 5.3: Santokie to Watson, SIX, reaches out and slogs over the leg side, and sends it over the rope at deep mid wicket!
Over 5.2: Santokie to Watson, no run, jams down on a yorker and hits it straight, the ball hits the non-strikers stumps
Over 5.1: Santokie to Watson, SIX, full length just outside off stump and Watson strides forward and lofts it easily over the long on boundary
5th Over
Over 4.6: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, no run, off the pads as he tries to nudge to the leg side. AUS 1/35 (Watson 25, MEK Hussey 6)
Over 4.5: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, wide, slides one down the leg side
Over 4.5: Mathurin to Watson, one run, short length and forces a pull shot to long on
Over 4.4: Mathurin to Watson, no run, darted in to leg and struck on the pad, rolls back down the wicket
Over 4.3: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, pulls it out to deep square leg
Over 4.2: Mathurin to Watson, leg bye, attempts to sweep and goes off the body towards gully
Over 4.1: Mathurin to Watson, SIX, darted on to a length and he hoists it way over the mid wicket boundary!
Over 4.1: Mathurin to Watson, no ball, late cut to short third man, criminal no-ball from the spinner and a free hit coming up!
4th Over
Over 3.6: Narine to MEK Hussey, no run, gets a bottom edge into the turf, bounces up and flicks keeper Baugh's helmet and drops just behind him. AUS 1/24 (Watson 18, MEK Hussey 5)
Over 3.5: Narine to Watson, one run, hits to mid wicket and takes a very quick single
Over 3.4: Narine to Watson, no run, APPEAL, goes back to cut, play and miss. Baugh takes off the bails and appeals as Watson overbalances, but replay shows his back foot grounded.
Over 3.3: Narine to Watson, FOUR, slog sweeps hard and flat through mid wicket, gets it wide of the sweeper
Over 3.2: Narine to MEK Hussey, three runs, goes back and cuts well in front of point, chased down just short of the rope
Over 3.1: Narine to MEK Hussey, no run, cuts into the turf and straight to point
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Santokie to Watson, SIX, swings it in to middle stump and Watson plays a glorious flick shot and sends it way over the square leg boundary. AUS 1/16 (Watson 13, MEK Hussey 2)
Over 2.5: Santokie to Watson, no run, drives again and plays it uppishly to point, lands just short of the fielder
Over 2.4: Santokie to Watson, two runs, drives wide of third man off a thick outside edge
Over 2.3: Santokie to MEK Hussey, one run, strokes a nice drive wide of the fielder at mid off
Over 2.2: Santokie to MEK Hussey, no run, defends a slower ball to short cover
Over 2.1: Santokie to MEK Hussey, no run, attempts to cut a short wide ball, beats the edge and Baugh takes it smartly up at the stumps
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Mathurin to MEK Hussey, one run, pulled along the ground to deep square leg. AUS 1/7 (Watson 5, MEK Hussey 1)
Over 1.5: Mathurin to Watson, one run, pulls a short ball along the ground to deep mid wicket
Over 1.4: Mathurin to Watson, no run, mistimed drive back to the bowler
Over 1.3: Mathurin to Watson, FOUR, cuts a ball with width hard through backward point
Over 1.2: Mathurin to Watson, no run, darted in and defends off the back foot
Over 1.1: Mathurin to Watson, no run, forward and defends
1st Over
Over 0.6: Santokie to MEK Hussey, no run, full outswinger kept out to the off side. AUS 1/1 (Watson 0, MEK Hussey 0)
Over 0.5: Santokie to MEK Hussey, wide, pushes it full and way down the leg side
Over 0.5: Santokie to Warner, no run, OUT, full on off stump, he tries to whip to leg and plays all around it, clean bowled! Great start for the West Indies. AUS 1/0
Over 0.4: Santokie to Warner, no run, slower ball and he checks the big shot, and plays it back to the bowler again
Over 0.3: Santokie to Warner, no run, looks to punch off the back foot and mistimes it back to the bowler
Over 0.2: Santokie to Warner, no run, clips a full ball off his toes straight to mid wicket
Over 0.1: Santokie to Warner, no run, defended back to the bowler

West Indies: Johnson Charles, Dwayne Smith, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Nkrumah Bonner, Kieron Pollard, Carlton Baugh (wk), Darren Sammy (c), Garey Mathurin, Sunil Narine, Krishmar Santokie

Australia: David Warner, Shane Watson, Matthew Wade (wk), Michael Hussey, David Hussey, George Bailey (c), Dan Christian, Brett Lee, James Pattinson, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty


Umpires: Brathwaite, GO (WIN), Nero, PJ (WIN)
Third Umpire: Duguid, N (WIN)
Match Refree: Pycroft, AJ (ZIM)

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