West Indies won a memorable Test match at the Gabba, but in the ODI series against Australia, they lost all three games 0-3. Australia won the first two matches and dominated the series. The Windies couldn’t secure a win in the last ODI either, making the overall result disappointing.
Australia won the last ODI at Manuka Oval in Canberra in just 7 overs, making history with a quick victory. West Indies batted first and scored only 86 runs before getting all out. Australia chased the target in 6.5 overs with 8 wickets in hand. Two new players, Xavier Bartlett and Jake Fraser McGurk, made their debut in this series and performed well where they played a crucial role as all-rounders.
Australia won all the games against West Indies, even though several senior players didn’t play. Xavier Bartlett not only clinched the Player of the Match but also secured the Player of the Series award. Australia played like T-10, achieving their biggest ODI victory in their 1000th match. Australia had 259 balls left when they won the recent match, surpassing their previous record from September 2004 when they beat the USA with 253 balls to spare. In that game, Australia chased down 66 runs in just 7.5 overs.