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Australia beat Windies by eight wickets

February 2, 2024

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Australia defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the day-night opening One-Day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.


WEST INDIES 231 off 48.4 overs (Keacy Carty 88, Roston Chase 59; Xavier Bartlett 4-17, Cameron Green 2-40)

AUSTRALIA 232 for two off 38.3 overs (Steve Smith 79 not out, Cameron Green 77 not out, Josh Inglis 65)

Here is the scoreboard of that opening One-Day International between Australia and West Indies:


A Athanaze c wkp Inglis b Bartlett 5

J Greaves b Bartlett 1

K Carty run out 88

*+S Hope c Short b Bartlett 12

K Hodge c sub (M Harvey) b Green 11

R Chase b Zampa 59

H Walsh c Labuschagne b Abbott 20

R Shepherd lbw b Green 0

M Forde c Hardie b Abbott 19

G Motie c Labuschagne b Bartlett 3

O Thomas not out 2

Extras (lb5, w5, nb1) 11

TOTAL (all out, 48.4 overs) 231

Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Greaves), 2-17 (Athanaze), 3-37 (Hope), 4-59 (Hodge), 5-169 (Chase), 6-193 (Carty), 7-194 (Shepherd), 8-222 (Forde), 9-226 (Motie), 10-231 (Walsh) 

Bowling: Morris 10-2-59-0 (w1, nb1), Bartlett 9-1-17-4 (w2), Abbott 9.4-0-42-2 (w1), Green 8-0-40-2 (w1), Zampa 10-0-56-1, Short 2-0-12-0


T Head c wkp Hope b Forde 4

+J Inglis c Athanaze b Motie 65

C Green not out 77

*S Smith not out 79

Extras (lb1, w6) 7

TOTAL (2 wkts, 38.3 overs) 232

Did not bat: M Labuschagne, M Short, A Hardie, S Abbott, X Bartlett, L Morris, A Zampa 

Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Head), 2-83 (Inglis)

Bowling: Forde 4-0-37-1, Thomas 5-0-40-0, Motie 10-0-58-1 (w2), Shepherd 4-0-14-0, Walsh 7.3-0-41-0 (w1), Chase 6-0-31-0 (w2), Hodge 2-0-10-0

Result: Australia won by eight wickets.

Series: Australia lead three-match series 1-0.

Man-of-the-Match: Xavier Bartlett.

Toss: Australia.

Umpires: Sam Nogajski, Sharfuddoula; TV – Adrian Holdstock.

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