By CricketCountry Staff
Kingstown: Mar 20, 2012
Michael Hussey and George Bailey scored gritty half-centuries as Australia were bowled out for 220 against the West Indies in the third ODI at Kingstown on Tuesday.
Australia, electing to bat, got off to a steady start as openers Shane Watson and David Warner looked set for a big score.
But an unfortunate mix up between the two saw Watson get run-out by Andre Russell.
Departure of the skipper saw Australia suffer a mini collapse as they lost two quick wickets.
George Bailey and Michael Hussey then put up a century run stand to revive the Australia innings.
Darren Sammy brought in spinners to put on the pressure and the play worked as the Australia lost the wicket of Michael Hussey and David Hussey in quick succession.
After that it was all downhill for the visitors as they lost their last wickets for just 18 runs.
Michael Hussey top scored with 67 for Australia.
West Indies won the second ODI to level the five match series.
Brief Scores: Australia 220 all-out in 49.5 overs (Michael Hussey 67, George Bailey 59; Sunil Narine 3 for 32, Marlon Samuels 2 for 39) vs West Indies