Highlights, West Indies vs Australia, 1st ODI at Barbados, Full Cricket Rating: Guests win by 133 runs
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Alex Carey will captain Australia within the first one-day worldwide towards the West Indies, Cricket Australia introduced Tuesday, after Aaron Finch was dominated out via damage.
Finch re-aggravated a proper knee damage throughout final week’s fifth Twenty20 towards the West Indies and Cricket Australia stated his availability for the second and third ODIs can be assessed every day.
All three matches are being performed in Barbados, beginning on Wednesday.
Carey, 29, will develop into Australia’s twenty sixth ODI captain and takes the mantle within the absence of standard vice-captain Pat Cummins, who’s sitting out the West Indies tour together with a bunch of senior gamers together with Steve Smith and David Warner.
“I’m deeply honoured to have the ability to lead the staff whereas Aaron recovers,” stated Carey, who has beforehand captained Australia A, the Adelaide Strikers and South Australia.
“To captain Australia is among the biggest privileges in sport and an honour I’m extraordinarily grateful to obtain. Finchy is our captain and we’ll welcome him again with open arms when he’s absolutely match, so for now I hope I can fill the position to his extraordinarily excessive requirements.”
Australia misplaced the Twenty20 sequence to the West Indies 4-1 and with a number of stars lacking, Carey will lead an inexperienced ODI staff during which Josh Philippe, Ben McDermott and Riley Meredith are within the combine to make their debuts.
Carey’s management potential was recognised at an early age, though not in cricket.
A gifted junior Australian Guidelines footballer, he was the primary official skipper of the Australian Soccer League’s latest staff, the Higher Western Sydney Giants, albeit once they have been nonetheless solely a part of Victoria’s Underneath-18 competitors.
When later informed he had been lower from the squad as a result of an absence of pace, he switched his focus to cricket and inside two years had made his debut for South Australia.
The left-hander has been a mainstay of the Australian ODI facet since his debut towards England in 2018 and is seen as a robust contender to take over the gloves from Tim Paine when the Take a look at keeper retires.
WI XI: Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Mohammed, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein
AUS XI: Ben McDermott, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Moises Henriques, Alex Carey (c & wk), Ashton Turner, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Wes Agar, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
With inputs from AFP
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