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Cricket Highlights, 26 Jul: WI vs AUS (3rd ODI)

The 3rd and final ODI of the 3-match series between Australia and West Indies rolled on the field today. Let’s have a glimpse at the article to know about the interesting happenings of the game.

WI vs AUS (3rd ODI)

West Indies were bowled out for 152 in the first innings of the 3rd ODI of the 3-match series on Monday night. In reply, Australia conquered the match in 30.3 overs with 6 wickets in hand. With this triumph, the visitors have won the series 2-1 as well.

As West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first, the left-arm opener, Evin Lewis scored some runs for the team to defend. In the fourth over of the innings, with a leading-edge, the ball hit his helmet. As a result, he got hurt and went to the pavilion.

After that, the hosts lost 5 wickets to collect only 71 runs. Shai Hope (14), Darren Bravo (18), Shimron Hetmyer (6), Nicholas Pooran (3), and captain Pollard (11) were disappointing and returned to the dressing room cheaply. Opener Lewis came to the wicket again after the fifth wicket was gone in the 23rd over of the innings. In the end, he played a great inning of unbeaten 55 off 66 balls and took the team to 152 runs.

Mitchell Starc has taken the maximum number of 3 wickets for Australia. Ashton Agar, Josh Hazlewood, and Adam Zampa took 2 wickets each.

Two Aussie openers, Moises Henriques (1) and Josh Philippe (10) failed after coming down to chase the small target. Captain Alex Carey was dismissed for 35 and Mitchell Marsh for 29. However, Matthew Wade led the team to victory scoring 51 runs with an unbeaten fifty.

Ashton Agar was named as the player of the match due to his unbeaten 19 runs after taking two wickets with the ball. Mitchell Starc has been awarded as the best player of the series.

Scoreboard:
West Indies 152/10 (45.1)
Australia – 153/4 (30.3)
Result – Australia won by 6 wickets
Player of the Match – Ashton Agar
Player of the Series – Mitchell Starc

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