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Australia won by 17 runs | Australia Vs West Indies Live Score, 5th ODI

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West Indies will be really disappointed with the way the series panned out. The injury to Gayle did not help their cause either. Australia showed their characteristic ruthlessness and pressed hard for the 5-0 victory margin. They will be buoyant before they head out to a tougher tour of India.
Watson: 'Adam Voges was absolutely amazing. Haddin did well and gave us the momentum. I knew the way we bowled and the way West Indies play, they will take some risks. I'm looking forward to whatever games we can play. Really looking forward to get on the plane to India.'
Voges: 'It's great to be back in the side. Tonight was a dead rubber but when you're a fringe player there is no such thing. I went well during the Big Bash and kicked off from then. New players bring fresh energy. It was great for the likes of Haddin and Shaun Marsh to get a chance today too.'
A comfortable victory for Australia in the end. Their batsmen set it up led by the Man of the Match, Adam Voges. The chase was never going to be easy but West Indies began in earnest. Until the halfway point they were well and truly in the game. Johnson Charles' streaky 100 and Pollard's watchful innings gave them hope but neither could last till the end.
End of over 50, 6 runs (6 W . . W )
WI: 257/10
Tino Best - 0(3) This over: 0 runs
Kemar Roach - 2(4) This over: 6 runs
Clint McKay
(10.2 - 0 - 52 - 3)
49.5 Clint McKay to Tino Best W
out Caught by (sub)Coulter-Nile!! Clint McKay gets his 3rd wicket. Australia complete the whitewash. 5-0 it is. Best smashed a slower one straight into the hands of deep mid wicket. Coulter-Nile watched it closely and took it with ease. Best c (sub)Coulter-Nile b Clint McKay 0(3)
3 wickets for Clint McKay. Clint McKay is on a roll.
10 wickets down for WI. Out batsman is Tino Best. It is all over for WI.
49.4 Clint McKay to Tino Best 0
no run, slower one and well outside off, Best swings very hard again but makes no connection
49.3 Clint McKay to Tino Best 0
no run, slower cutter again, Best swings wildly and it hits the bottom of the bat
Tino Best, right handed bat, comes to the crease
49.2 Clint McKay to Darren Sammy W
out Caught by Haddin!! Another slower one from Clint McKay. Sammy tries to smash it hard on the onside but gets a thick edge that lobs up to the keeper. Sammy trudges off really slowly and disappointed. Sammy c Haddin b Clint McKay 23(18) [4s-2 6s-1]
49.1 Clint McKay to Darren Sammy 6
SIX, Sammy is not going down without a fight. The slower one now. Sammy was waiting for it and muscles it hard, flat and well over the man at long off
Clint McKay [9.0-0-46-1] is back into the attack
End of over 49, 5 runs (. 1 1b 1 2 . )
WI: 251/8
Kemar Roach - 2(4) This over: 2 runs
Darren Sammy - 17(16) This over: 2 runs
James Faulkner
(10.0 - 0 - 47 - 1)
48.6 James Faulkner to Kemar Roach 0
no run, the slower one now, Roach swings very hard but fails to connect
48.5 James Faulkner to Kemar Roach 2
2 runs, full and on the middle and leg, Roach swings it down to deep mid wicket for a couple
48.4 James Faulkner to Darren Sammy 1
1 run, very full and outside off, Sammy drills it hard and down to long off

Match details

Toss : West Indies won the toss and elected to field

Man of the Series : Mitchell Starc

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

TV umpire : Nigel Llong (Eng)

Match referee : Ranjan Madugalle (SL)

Teams

Australia : Shane Watson(c), Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Shaun Marsh, Adam Voges, Brad Haddin(wk), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Ben Cutting, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty.

West Indies : Kieran Powell, Johnson Charles, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Narsingh Deonarine, Devon Thomas(wk), Darren Sammy(c), Sunil Narine, Tino Best, Kemar Roach.

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