Australia complete series win over West Indies

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    Australia have continued their dominance over West Indies in ODIs after wrapping up another series win with a 6-wicket victory tonight.

    With the series tied at 1-1, West Indies won the toss and chose to bat chasing their first ODI series win over Australia since 1995.

    However, very early on in the affair at Kensington Oval in Barbados, the hosts found themselves in trouble.

    West Indies were bowled out for just 152 in 45.1 overs despite a fighting 55 from Evin Lewis who completed his innings after being taken off field temporarily as he was struck on his helmet.

    Player of the Series, Mitchell Starc, led the bowling with three wickets for 43 runs while Player of the Match Ashton Agar took 2/31 in 10 overs.

    Australia’s batting wasn’t challenged often with only two of their five partnerships producing less than 20 runs.

    Matthew Wade who scored 51 from 52 balls led the attack as Australia got to 153/4 in just 30.3 overs with Agar not out on 19 runs.

    For West Indies, there was a wicket a-piece for Sheldon Cottrell, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph and Hayden Walsh.

    Kieron Pollard opted to bowl off spin instead of his usual medium pace but went wicketless for 12 runs in his two overs.

    Pollard, after the match, said they have accepted that they have not batted well and called it embarrassing, especially after the success of the T20I leg of the tour which West Indies won 4-1.