Australia Demolishes Feeble West Indies in Swift ODI Triumph


In a swift ODI showdown, Australia dismantled a hapless West Indies within 6.5 overs, sealing an eight-wicket victory in Canberra, led by Jake Fraser-McGurk’s explosive 41 off just 18 balls.

Australia’s dominance was evident throughout the series, claiming victories in Melbourne and Sydney, securing the series win while the West Indies fought for pride.

Under humid conditions, the West Indies faltered, collapsing to a mere 86 all out in the 25th over against an Australian attack sans Hazlewood, Cummins, and Starc.

Responding with swiftness, Australia chased down the target with an astounding 259 balls to spare, marking their shortest successful run chase in the format, a testament to the Caribbean side’s collapse.

Captain Steve Smith praised the team’s performance, particularly the bowlers’ precision and effectiveness.

Fraser-McGurk’s electrifying innings showcased his immense talent, embellishing the match with five fours and three sixes before his dismissal.

Australia’s batting prowess shone as Josh Inglis and Smith ensured a comfortable victory.

Xavier Bartlett and Lance Morris led Australia’s bowling attack, with Bartlett’s 4-21 complementing his debut performance in Melbourne.

West Indies captain Shai Hope lamented their batting frailty throughout the series, highlighting the need for introspection and adaptation.

Despite brief resistance from Athanaze, the West Indies’ innings crumbled under Australian pressure, culminating in a comprehensive defeat.

Australia’s clinical display underscored their dominance, leaving the West Indies grappling with a series of missed opportunities and tactical shortcomings.

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