West Indies vs Australia 5th ODI Winner Result, Highlights and Scorecard- West Indies subdued Australian cricket team in 5th ODI played on Monday. This match in Tri Nation series has been easily romped by the hosts with stylish approach of Marlon Samuels who rendered major role in curbing the victory for the team. His unbeaten 92 runs’ storm enhanced the run rate of WI in terminating overs and acquired magnetizing subjugation over the antagonistic team.
West Indies vs Australia 5th ODI Result, Winner, Man of the Match
WI bagged victory in 5th one day international match played against Australia and ranked 2nd in the points table of this series. South Africa is lying at third position and the men in yellow are enjoying the top rank with two losses and same number of victories. None other the versatile batsman Samuels got rewarded with the title ‘Man of the Match’ for his outstanding performance.
West Indies vs Australia 2016 5th ODI Highlights
West Indies surmounted the toss and also the match. After opting to impose bowling attack first, Aussies’ opener Aron Finch unfortunately lost his wicket with no runs in hands. On other side, his opening partner Usman Khawaja didn’t succumb to the pacers and spinners, but missed his century by 2 runs. Further efforts taken by skipper and George Baily took the team score to a good three digit figure of 265 runs.
Hosts who stepped into the ground to grab this challenging target commenced their inning with sufficient opening foundation. A fine team work of almost six batsmen harnessed the confidence as well as run rate of the team. Australian bowlers endeavored hard to entangle the opponents, but the firmly determined Marlon kept on struggling till the last ball and made his national team win the match by 4 wickets and 26 balls remaining.
Marlon Samuel 92 from 87 balls Video
Brilliant storm of 92 runs from just 87 balls included 8 fours and 4 sixes. To watch how cleverly the man with all rounder skills cleared the boundaries through aerial as well as land route, just have a look on the video of his inning purveyed here. Enjoy the enticing shots hit by this muscular man who got the ‘Man of the Match’ title.