West Indies vs Australia: aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh smash Windies bowlers in fourth T20I WI vs AUS
Mitchell Marsh and Aaron Finch  |  Photo Credits: Twitter
- 4th T20 International match between West Indies and Australia
- Mitchell Marsh and Aaron Finch made a stormy batting
- Marsh and Finch put on a century partnership of 114 runs for the second wicket in the fourth T20
Saint LuciaThe fourth match of the series of five T20 International matches is being played between West Indies and Australia on Thursday. Australia’s two stalwarts captain Aaron Finch (53) and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh (75) won the fans’ praise for playing brilliant innings in the fourth T20 International.
Both the batsmen together thrashed the West Indies bowlers and played shots in every corner of the field, taking Australia to a big score. Australia scored 189 runs in the stipulated 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. In reply, West Indies team could score 185 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. In this way the Kangaroo team won the match by 4 runs and tasted their first victory in the current series.
Let us inform that in St Lucia, Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat first. Matthew Wade (5) returned to the dugout in the second over after being caught by wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran off Oshane Thomas. From here Finch-Marsh took over the Australian innings. The specialty of Finch and Marsh was that both were attacking the ball well. The West Indies team was unable to stop both the batsmen from scoring runs.
Aaron Finch (53) and Mitchell Marsh (75) put on a century partnership for the second wicket. Together they added 114 runs. Together they hit 9 sixes. Walsh broke the partnership with a clean bowling to Finch. The Kangaroo captain scored his 15th T20 International fifty in just 37 balls with the help of 5 fours and three sixes.
Mitchell Marsh’s stormy innings
Mitchell Marsh’s aggressive innings continued even after the dismissal of captain Aaron Finch. However, he did not get good support from the other end. Alex Carey (0), Moises Henriques (6), Ashton Turner (6) were dismissed early. Mitchell Marsh scored 75 runs in just 44 balls with the help of 4 fours and 6 sixes. This was the third fifty of his T20 International career and the best score of his career. Allen ended Marsh’s innings by being caught out by Pooran.
After the dismissal of Mitchell Marsh, Dan Christian (22 *) scored a quick run in the last over to take Australia to a huge score. Cristian scored 22 not out in 14 balls with the help of two fours and a six.
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