Australia beat ODI second from West Indies by four victories; The third game of Monday’s series is now decisive; Aaron Finch has undergone knee surgery after flying home, but the “optimistic” Australian cricket captain will qualify for the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman later this year.
Last updated: 25/07/21 8:24 am
The West Indians equaled their ODI series in Australia with a four-game winning streak in Saturday’s second game in Barbados, where Jason Holder and Nicolas Puran hit for half a century.
The second ODI was supposed to be held on Thursday, but was postponed after a positive case of Covid-19 for a member of the West Indies camp West Indies.
The series resumed 48 hours later than planned and it was the West Indies who came out on top as they gathered from the 133-lap defeat at Duckworth-Lewis-Stern in the opening game.
West India shared Australia for 187 in a 47.1 overtime – sailor Alzari Joseph (3-39) and spinner Akal Hussain (3-30) with six wickets, but then in a hunt with Darren Bravo (0), Evin fell to 72-5. Lewis (1) and Kiron Pollard (2) came out on top cheaply.
However, Puran (59 of 75 goals) and Jason Holder (52 of 69 goals) shared sixth place with 93 and although Holder was sent off with the required 23 rounds, Puran West saw India alongside Joseph (5no). , to ensure Monday’s final match will be decisive.
Australia also relied on their bottom order after slipping to 45-6, with No. 7 Matthew Wade (36) with bowlers Mitchell Stark (19), Adam Zampa (36) and Wes Agar (41) – Zampa and If It supported 59 for the ninth rod.
Josh Philip was in Australia’s top six with 16 points.
Australian cricket finch will make the “optimistic” World Cup
The defeat in the second ODI was one of two blows for Australia on Saturday and it was also announced that Captain Aaron Finch will fly home due to a knee injury.
Finch has lost his first two ODIs against India and will now miss the third as well as the fifth T20 game in Bangladesh in August.
The bat is likely to be operated on after 14 days of quarantine and could face a race to qualify for the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman in October and November – although the Australian cricketer is “optimistic” about the 34-year-old. makes it a race.
A statement from CA said: “Voters and the Australian Cricket Medical Group are optimistic that Finch will recover during the ICC T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, which starts in mid-October.”
Finch said, “I was very disappointed to leave the house.
“It was considered the best way to practice, not from a trip to Bangladesh where I couldn’t play and lose the recovered time.
“If necessary, I will have surgery and start the recovery process before the World Cup.”
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