West Indies in Australia ODI Series - 1st ODI

Australia v West Indies

Australia won by 113 runs

8.1

Smith to Marsh, no run, lands it outside off and he's happy to let it go

8.2

Smith to Marsh, no run, stays beside the line and cuts to point

8.3

Smith to Marsh, no run, cuts again but finds point

8.4

Smith to Marsh, no run, chops it down to point again, like an action replay

8.5

Smith to Marsh, no run, default mode, no I'm not pressing the rewind button, chops it down to point again

8.6

Smith to Marsh, FOUR, breaks the monotony with a firm drive off the front foot wide of mid-off, full outside off and spanked away

Australia 42/0   DR Smith 1-0-4-0

10.1

Smith to Marsh, no run

10.2

Smith to Marsh, no run, gets beside the line and softly taps it to the off side

10.3

Smith to Marsh, OUT, careless shot really, Smith teases him with a wide delivery on a fullish length outside off, Marsh stays at the crease and chases it, drives away from the body and gets a thick edge, very straightforward take for Ramdin

SE Marsh c †Ramdin b Smith 20 (42m 34b 3x4 0x6) SR: 58.82

10.4

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, angles it on the pads and he clips it to midwicket, Simmons fumbles

10.5

Smith to Watson, no run, full on middle and leg and defended back to the bowler

10.6

Smith to Watson, 1 run, slower ball outside off and he dabs it just wide of point

Australia 52/1   DR Smith 2-0-6-1

12.1

Smith to Ponting, no run, gets across his stumps and taps him down to midwicket

12.2

Smith to Ponting, no run, firmly driven but well stopped by short cover, the West Indian fielding has been impressive save for one misfield at midwicket

12.3

Smith to Ponting, no run, forward and pushed down to short cover

12.4

Smith to Ponting, SIX, exquisite! Ponting comes down the pitch early and Smith pitches it up for his liking, lofts him elegantly just over the long-off rope, that's 2000 runs at the MCG for Ponting

12.5

Smith to Ponting, 2 leg byes, on the pads and he clips him away down to fine leg, 2 leg byes

12.6

Smith to Ponting, no run, gets beside the line and steers him to the off side

Australia 62/1   DR Smith 3-0-12-1

14.1

Smith to Watson, 1 run, on the backfoot, he stays back and punches it down to mid-on and sets off for a quick single

14.2

Smith to Ponting, no run, stays beside the line and taps it to the off side

14.3

Smith to Ponting, 2 runs, slower ball outside off and he bends down and carves it over backward point, seemed like he would spoon it straight to the fielder

14.4

Smith to Ponting, no run, good length outside off, Ponting gets on the front foot and defends

14.5

Smith to Ponting, no run, full outside off and pushed to short cover

14.6

Smith to Ponting, no run, pulls to short midwicket and mistimes the shot

Australia 68/1   DR Smith 4-0-15-1

16.1

Smith to Ponting, 2 runs, full on the pads and worked down to mid-on

16.2

Smith to Ponting, 2 runs, full on the pads and clipped down to deep square leg

16.3

Smith to Ponting, no run, stays beside the line and defends to the off side

16.4

Smith to Ponting, no run, pushes it down to point

16.5

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, full on the pads and pushed down to mid-on

16.6

Smith to Watson, 5 wides, poor delivery, down the leg side and it beats everyone, including short fine leg

16.6

Smith to Watson, 1 run, drops it short and he plays a short arm pull down to deep midwicket

Australia 81/1   DR Smith 5-0-26-1

18.1

Smith to Watson, no run, on the off stump and coming back in. Watson closes the face of the bat and pushes it to the leg side

18.2

Smith to Watson, 1 run, fuller outside the off stump. Watson drives and a misfield by Gayle at cover allows them a single

18.3

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, good length delivery on the middle and leg as Ponting pushes it to long-on for a single

18.4

Smith to Watson, 2 runs, brute strength there as Watson picks a fuller delivery on the off stump and lofts it over the infield on the leg side

18.5

Smith to Watson, 1 run, on the middle stump. Watson punches it to long-on to give Ponting the strike

18.6

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, outside the off stump. Ponting opens the face of the bat and runs it to sweeper on the off side for a single

Australia 90/1   DR Smith 6-0-32-1

20.1

Smith to Watson, 1 run, not quite short enough to pull and so he mistimes it down to deep square

20.2

Smith to Ponting, no run

20.3

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, full on the off stump and driven down to mid-off

20.4

Smith to Watson, 1 run, full on the pads and he pushes it down to deep square leg

20.5

Smith to Ponting, 1 run, full and driven down to extra cover

20.6

Smith to Watson, 1 run, full on the pads and clips him down to midwicket

Australia 99/1   DR Smith 7-0-37-1

42.1

Smith to Haddin, 1 leg bye, tucks it to square leg off his pads

42.2

Smith to Hussey, 1 run, outside off and he angles it down to third man

42.3

Smith to Haddin, no run

42.4

Smith to Haddin, 2 runs, slower ball and he shovels it down the pitch and the ball rolls to long-on

42.5

Smith to Haddin, 1 run, aims for the yorker length and he jams it out to long-off

42.6

Smith to Hussey, 1 run, full on the pads and he squirts it to point

Australia 206/5   DR Smith 8-0-42-1
Series Results
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Feb 19, 2010
Australia won by 125 runs
Australia v West Indies at Brisbane - Feb 14, 2010
Australia won by 50 runs
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Feb 12, 2010
No result
Australia v West Indies at Adelaide - Feb 9, 2010
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 141 balls remaining)
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Feb 7, 2010
Australia won by 113 runs
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Feb 7, 2010

Chris Gayle skies an attempted pull, Australia v West Indies, 1st ODI, Melbourne, February 7, 2010

Chris Gayle skies an attempted pull

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Feb 7, 2010

Nathan Hauritz lets it rip, Australia v West Indies, 1st ODI, MCG, February 7, 2010

Nathan Hauritz lets it rip

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