Alex Carey against West Indies| New Australian ODI captain | WI vs AUS: Alex Carey smashes 67 runs on his captaincy debut in WI vs AUS 1st ODI at Bridgetown, Australia
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- Australia vs West Indies – 1st ODI – Bridgetown
- Alex Carey scored a brilliant half-century in his first match as captain
- Carey made a century partnership with Turner, took over his team
New Delhi. West Indies vs Australia: After the T20 series, the ODI series between West Indies and Australia started in Bridgetown. In the first match of the series, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. His first four batsmen could not make big scores but after the injury of Aaron Finch, Alex Carey, who came to captain in his place as captain, played a brilliant innings in his first match as captain and handled the team responsibly.
Batting first, Australia’s team lost its 3 wickets within 99 runs. Josh Philippe 39, Mitchell Marsh 20 and Moises Henriques scored 7 and returned to the pavilion within a hundred runs. Shortly after that Ben McDermott was also dismissed after scoring 28 runs. Australia had lost four wickets and their team was starting to appear in trouble.
Then the acting captain Alex Carey came on the pitch, but he batted with responsibility like any regular captain. Carey scored 67 runs in 87 balls which included 2 sixes and 5 sixes. Apart from this, he also made a century partnership with Ashton Turner for the fifth wicket. Turner scored 49 runs. There was a partnership of 104 runs between the two which took over Australia’s innings.
Matthew Wade (3), Starc (8), Wes Agar (9) cheaply returned to the pavilion in the last over. While Adam Zampa (12 not out) somehow added a few runs in the end. Australia scored 252 for 9 in 49 overs when rain stopped the game.
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