Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc shine as Australia beat West Indies by 15 runs to register second win in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

 Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Starc shine as Australia beat West Indies by 15 runs to register second win in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Australia clinched second win of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 by beating West Indies by 15 runs in Match 10, courtesy of bowlers who stood up and late middle-order which took them to a total the bowlers could defend. AFP

West Indies' Sheldon Cottrell (CR) celebrates with teammates as Australia's Usman Khawaja (CL) walks off after losing his wicket for 13 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Australia and West Indies at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England, on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Sheldon Cottrell and company started off the match remarkably for West Indies as they removed top four of Australia in under first eight overs of the match. AFP

Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - Australia v West Indies - Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Britain - June 6, 2019 Australia's Nathan Coulter-Nile in action Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers - RC122E625700

Steve Smith occupied one end and played a good knock of 73 off 103 balls. He made small partnerships with Marcus Stoinis and Alex Carey before Nathan Coulter-Nile came in and did the unthinkable, smashing 92 off 60 balls to take Australia to 288/10. AFP

Australian fielders run to celebrate with Australia's Mitchell Starc (C) after he takes the wicket of West Indies' captain Jason Holder during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Australia and West Indies at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England, on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Australia started off in an emphatic fashion with Pat Cummins removing Evin Lewis in just the second over. He bowled with a lot of discipline and pace. But the pick of the bowlers was Mitchell Starc, who ended up with a five-wicket haul in the match, including the wicket of Chris Gayle. AFP

West Indies' Shai Hope plays a shot during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Australia and West Indies at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England, on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

West Indies' Shai Hope was the best Windies batsman on display for the Caribbeans. He stroked 68 off 105 balls and wanted to be there till the end but his effort was cut short by Cummins. AFP

West Indies' captain Jason Holder walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for 51 during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between Australia and West Indies at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England, on June 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

West Indies' captain Jason Holder kept Windies in hunt with the knock of 57-ball 51. But after he fell, Windies lost all the hopes of winning the match, with asking rate touching the skies and just two wickets in hand. AFP

Updated Date: Jun 07, 2019 23:54:17 IST