West Indies dished out an all-round performance to beat Australia by three wickets in a Group B match of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Saturday.
Kimberley: West Indies dished out an all-round performance to beat Australia by three wickets in a Group B match of the ICC U-19 World Cup on Saturday.
Opting to bowl, West Indies shot out Australia for a paltry 179 in 35.4 overs and then chased down the target with three wickets in hand, in the 46th over.
Right-arm fast bowlers Jayden Seales (4/49) and Matthew Forde (3/24) did the bulk of the damage.
Opening the batting, Jake Fraser-McGurk (84) top-scored for Australia, while wicket-keeper Patrick Rowe made 40.
Nyeem Young made a 69-ball 61 as West Indies completed the job in their opening match which was reduced to 49-overs-a-side affair.
In a rain-curtailed match in Potchefstroom, Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by nine wickets via the Duckworth-Lewis method in Group C, while UAE beat Canada by eight wickets in Group A at Bloemfontein.
The match between New Zealand and debutants Japan was washed out in Potchefstroom.
New Zealand were 195 for two in 28.5 overs when the heavens opened up.
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England ended the second day on 264-6, just 65 runs behind.
Kiwi all-rounder Daryl Mitchell also became the first New Zealand batter to score three successive centuries against England in a Test series
Williamson has been left out along with other senior players such as Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Devon Conway with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) citing "player wellbeing" as the reason behind their exclusion