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Australia won by 9 wkts | Australia Vs West Indies Live Score, 1st ODI

That ends the coverage. Let's hope we get a better contest on Sunday when these two sides meet here again. Bye bye!
Clarke: 'It's nice to be in the other side. We have not made big scores in recent times so it's nice to be at the other side. These are great conditions for Test cricket actually. Conditions were fantastic for bowling, it had pace and bounce and Starc did very well. We were chasing a low total so we took a gamble by sending Glenn Maxwell as an opener. If he bats like this, he can open in every format! The next match on Sunday will be much tougher.'
Sammy: 'It did not go as planned. They hit us hard, we have to hit them harder in the next game. We have to adjust to the wicket quickly. The team backed itself to bat first, unfortunately we couldn't bat well. We have to come back strongly.'
Starc: 'It was nice to bowl and get some early wickets. It's always nice when the ball swings and it's better when I can bowl it with pace. I always try to run in smooth and bowl with pace. I enjoyed the wicket of Sarwan, wish I could do that often.'
Mitchell Starc is the Man of the Match
A complete hammering. West Indies just didn't turn up today. Only 33.1 overs were bowled today, which is less than a complete T20 game! This should completely demoralise the visitors. They were bowled out for just 70 in under 24 overs and Australia had no problems getting to the target. Glenn Maxwell had some fun in the middle and slogged his way to a half century, but the star of the day is undoubtedly Starc. His 5 for 20 completely blew away West Indies.
End of over 10, 1 runs (. 1 )
AUS: 71/1
Usman Khawaja - 8(15) This over: 1 runs
Glenn Maxwell - 51(37) This over: 0 runs
Jason Holder
(4.2 - 0 - 18 - 1)
9.2 Jason Holder to Usman Khawaja 1
1 run, that ends the game. A forward defence to cover and a quick single. Australia make it 1-0 with an easy win
9.1 Jason Holder to Usman Khawaja 0
no run, short of length and outside off, Khawaja lets it go
End of over 9, 10 runs (1 . 4 wd 4 . . )
AUS: 70/1
Glenn Maxwell - 51(37) This over: 8 runs
Usman Khawaja - 7(13) This over: 1 runs
Sunil Narine
(3.0 - 0 - 24 - 0)
8.6 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 0
no run, flighted delivery on the off, Maxwell gets forward and misses as he tries to defend
8.5 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 0
no run, and now Maxwell plays a solid backfoot defence, after slogging across all the innings!
8.4 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 4
FOUR, FIFTY for Glenn Maxwell. An entertaining knock this. Flat and short outside off, Maxwell stays back and slaps it wide of backward point, scores level
50 runs for Glenn Maxwell
8.4 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 1wd
wide, flat and turning in down the leg side, given wide
50 runs for Glenn Maxwell
8.3 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 4
FOUR, flighted delivery outside off, Maxwell goes over cover and gets another boundary, just a couple of bounces before it rolls to the deep extra cover fence
8.2 Sunil Narine to Glenn Maxwell 0
no run, a leg spinner, Maxwell looks to reverse sweep but misses it
8.1 Sunil Narine to Usman Khawaja 1
1 run, flat and outside off, Khawaja makes room and cuts it to backward point for a single

Match details

Toss : West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first

Umpires : Asad Rauf (Pak) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)

TV umpire : Nigel Llong (Eng)

Match referee : Ranjan Madugalle (SL)

Teams

Australia : Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Usman Khawaja, Michael Clarke(c), George Bailey, Matthew Wade(wk), Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Clint McKay.

West Indies : Chris Gayle, Kieran Powell, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Devon Thomas(wk), Darren Sammy(c), Sunil Narine, Jason Holder, Kemar Roach.

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