By CricketCountry Staff
St Lucia: Mar 23, 2012
Kieron Pollard unfurled a whirlwind century as West Indies posted a massive score of 294 against Australia in the fourth ODI at St Lucia.
The all-rounder hit a 70-ball 102 which included five fours and eight sixes. Adrian Barath (41), Andre Russell (34), Darren Sammy (31) batted well to guide the hosts to a competitive score.
West Indies, put into bat, got off to a steady start as opener put on a half-century run stand before losing three quick wickets to be reeling at 106 for 4.
Pollard and Dwayne Bravo put on 40-run partnership for the fifth wicket to steady the ship.
But once Bravo departed, Pollard and Russell put on a quickfire 94 in 10 overs at 8.81 runs per over to help West Indies go past 200.
Skipper Sammy provide the final burst as home to etched closer to 300.
Shane Watson was the most economical bowler for Australia with figures of two for 55.
Brief Scores: West Indies 294 for 7 in 50 overs (Kieron Pollard 102, Adrian Barath 41, Andre Russell 34; Clint McKay 1 for 57, Shane Watson 2 for 55) vs Australia