Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights: Warner stunning as Australia won by 11 runs


Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights: Warner’s quick 70 run with Adam Zampa’s crucial three wicket, Australia beat West Indies by 11 runs at Oval. Brandon King and Johnson Charles also played a wonderful innings for West Indies.

Match – 1st T20I, AUS vs WI, West Indies tour of Australia, 2024

Venue – Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Date – 9 February 2024, Friday

Time – 1:30 PM

Toss – West Indies won the toss and opted to field first


West Indies (Playing XI):

Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran(w), Shai Hope, Sherfane Rutherford, Rovman Powell(c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph

Australia (Playing XI):

David Warner, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh(c), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade(w), Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff, Josh Hazlewood

Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights

Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights
Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights: The Australian team enjoyed the match after taking a wicket.

Australia Innings

David Warner and Josh Inglis got Australia off to a solid start. Inglis contributed 39 runs before being dismissed by Jason Holder. Warner, on the other hand, played aggressively and showcased an impressive performance. After Inglis’s departure, Mitchell Marsh partnered with Warner, but their collaboration was broken when Alzarri Joseph removed Marsh.

Warner reached his fifty in just 22 balls before falling victim to Joseph. West Indies continued to apply pressure by swiftly taking the wickets of Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell. In the middle order, Tim David and Matthew Wade made crucial contributions. David remained unbeaten on 37 runs off 17 balls, while Wade was dismissed by Russell after scoring 21 runs in the final over. Russell then dismissed Sean Abbott on the consecutive ball.

Warner’s strong finish, coupled with the partnership between David and Wade, bolstered Australia’s total to 213/7. Russell concluded the innings by claiming the last two wickets, finishing with figures of 3/42. Alzarri Joseph took two wickets, while Romario Shepherd and Jason Holder each secured one wicket.

Australia Scorecard

Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights

Australia vs West Indies 1st T20 Highlights

West Indies Innings

Chasing 214 for victory, the West Indies made an excellent start. Brandon King and Johnson Charles were hitting boundaries all around the ground until Zampa dismissed Charles in the 9th over, ending their 89-run opening partnership.

Although Brandon King reached his fifty, he couldn’t it into a big innings, fall victim to Marcus Stoinis. Despite several middle-order batsmen Rovman Powell, Shai Hope, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, and Romario Shepherd getting starts, all of them failed to capitalize, ultimately costing the West Indies.

Some hope came as Jason Holder managed to score some quick runs, but in the end, it wasn’t enough for the West. The West Indies put in a commendable effort but fell short by 11 runs. West Indies scored a total of 202/8.

Adam Zampa’s wonderful innings took three wickets. Marcus Stoinis claimed two wickets while Jason Behrendorff, Glenn Maxwell, and Sean Abbott each secured one wicket.

West Indies Scorecard


West Indies Squad:

Johnson Charles, Brandon King, Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran(w), Rovman Powell(c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Gudakesh Motie, Roston Chase, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas, Alzarri Joseph

Australia Squad:

David Warner, Mitchell Marsh(c), Josh Inglis(w), Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Hardie, Tim David, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Behrendorff, Spencer Johnson, Adam Zampa, Sean Abbott, Josh Hazlewood

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