Australia tour of West Indies, 1st ODI: West Indies v Australia at Kingstown, Mar 16, 2012
Australia won by 64 runs
16 March 2012 (50-over match)
2.1

Roach to Warner, no run, Warner gets a terrific ball first up, pitching on a good length and seaming across the left-hander at serious pace. Warner pushed at it from the crease and was beaten

2.2

Roach to Warner, 1 run, straighter line, on the pads, and Warner works it behind square

Australia 19/0   DA Warner 1* (2b)
3.2

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, another ball kicks off a good length, Warner stays in his crease and defends on the leg side

3.3

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, Warner plays back to one that was too full to play back to, he prods and gets beaten as the ball seams across him

3.4

DJ Bravo to Warner, 1 run, Warner gets squared up as he tries to defend and the thick outside edge goes towards third man

Australia 22/0   DA Warner 2* (5b)
4.1

Roach to Warner, no run, Warner drives at a fullish ball from his crease and the fielder at cover can't make a clean stop after diving to his right

4.2

Roach to Warner, no run, another full ball angling across Warner, who drives hard but to the man at cover

4.3

Roach to Warner, 1 run, the length is a bit shorter and Warner pushes off the back foot, playing the ball towards third man

4.6

Roach to Warner, no run, Warner gets behind the line of a length ball and defends towards the bowler

Australia 25/0   DA Warner 3* (9b)
5.2

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, Warner goes back to a good length delivery and blocks

5.3

DJ Bravo to Warner, 2 runs, short of a length outside off, Warner goes back and punches the ball through cover point

5.4

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, played off the back foot towards cover

5.5

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, Warner has width to work with but he cuts the ball into the ground and to the fielder at point

5.6

DJ Bravo to Warner, 1 run, played off the back foot into the gap at midwicket, just a tap, not a powerful shot

Australia 29/0   DA Warner 6* (14b)
6.1

Roach to Warner, no run, Warner's tried to pull a short of a length ball from outside off stump. He makes contact, but it isn't good contact, and doesn't beat midwicket

6.2

Roach to Warner, no run, driven off the front foot but to the man at cover

6.3

Roach to Warner, no run, played with absolutely no feet movement towards mid-on, Warner's struggling for fluency against Roach

6.4

Roach to Warner, 2 runs, short of a length on the pads, now he can work the ball off the back foot through square

6.5

Roach to Warner, no run, a full toss and Warner can't put it away, hitting it from his crease to cover

6.6

Roach to Warner, no run, Warner jumps back to play a good length ball towards midwicket. Roach's pace and length is keeping Warner away from the front foot

Australia 31/0   DA Warner 8* (20b)
8.1

Russell to Warner, FOUR, Warner stays back to the relatively slower pace and uses the width outside off to punch through point and release some pressure

8.2

Russell to Warner, 1 wide, a wide down leg side, the third of the innings

8.2

Russell to Warner, 2 runs, Warner stays back to a length ball and whips it off his pads through midwicket

8.3

Russell to Warner, no run, defended from the crease on the leg side

8.4

Russell to Warner, FOUR, short of a length and straight, Warner jumps back and simply swats it with power through midwicket

8.5

Russell to Warner, FOUR, Warner continues the merry-making after Roach's removal from the attack, he stays back and flays his bat at a length ball angling into him, the fielder at cover dives to take some pace off the ball, but it still reaches the boundary

8.6

Russell to Warner, 1 run, pulled off the back foot towards fine leg

Australia 47/1   DA Warner 23* (26b 3x4)
9.1

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, Warner tries to pull again but doesn't make proper contact. It wasn't short enough

9.2

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, length ball outside off, Warner stays in his crease and cuts towards point

9.3

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, fuller length but wide outside off, Warner stays back and throws his bat at it, bottom-edging the ball into the ground towards the keeper

9.4

DJ Bravo to Warner, FOUR, too short, the ball sat up for Warner and he dismissed it to the midwicket boundary with a powerful pull, hit flat over the in field

9.5

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, fuller length and Warner drives from his crease to mid-off

9.6

DJ Bravo to Warner, no run, huge appeal for lbw, but the umpire says not out. That definitely hit the batsmen plumb in front but it might have pitched outside leg. West Indies have no reviews left. Warner played back to a full ball, moving across his crease to whip on the leg side. The impact was not high as well, but the ball pitched outside leg stump.

Australia 51/1   DA Warner 27* (32b 4x4)
10.6

Sammy to Warner, no run, the slower ball around off stump, Warner drives from his crease and Pollard swoops on the ball at point

Australia 52/1   DA Warner 27* (33b 4x4)
13.1

Narine to Warner, 1 run, Narine gives width outside off, Warner goes back to cut towards deep point

Australia 62/1   DA Warner 28* (34b 4x4)
14.1

Sammy to Warner, no run, Warner stays back to a good length ball and punches towards cover

14.2

Sammy to Warner, no run, a full ball in the blockhole, it was also the slower ball, Warner dug it out on the off side

14.3

Sammy to Warner, no run, short of a length outside off, Warner slaps at it but can't beat Pollard at point

14.4

Sammy to Warner, 1 run, swatted towards deep square leg for a single

14.6

Sammy to Warner, no run, another slower ball, all around 104 kph, Warner plays towards cover

Australia 68/1   DA Warner 29* (39b 4x4)
15.6

Narine to Warner, no run, Warner stays back to one that pitches in line with the stumps and spins sharply across him, he gets beaten

Australia 70/1   DA Warner 29* (40b 4x4)
16.6

Sammy to Warner, no run, that's in the air but short of the fielder diving forward at cover. Warner stayed in his crease and pushed too early at a short of a length slower ball, the ball lobbed off the bat face but dropped a foot in front of the fielder

Australia 73/1   DA Warner 29* (41b 4x4)
17.5

Narine to Warner, no run, Warner cuts off the back foot but can't beat backward point

17.6

Narine to Warner, no run, Warner moves forward and opens the face to guide the ball to backward point

Australia 74/1   DA Warner 29* (43b 4x4)
18.6

Sammy to Warner, 1 run, Warner moves back and hits the ball through point

Australia 76/1   DA Warner 30* (44b 4x4)
19.1

Narine to Warner, 1 run, Warner goes back and cuts the ball with the spin towards deep point where Russell is quick to cover ground and prevent the second

19.3

Narine to Warner, 1 run, tossed up on middle stump, Warner strides forward and drives to long off

Australia 79/1   DA Warner 32* (46b 4x4)
20.1

Sammy to Warner, 1 run, short and wide, but doesn't time the cut shot into the covers

20.4

Sammy to Warner, no run, beaten outside off as he tries to guide down to third man, a slower ball that gripped a little on the surface

20.5

Sammy to Warner, FOUR, dragged down short and this time Warner latches on as he pulls it from outside off over deep midwicket

20.6

Sammy to Warner, 1 run, now he cuts through point out to the sweeper

Australia 86/1   DA Warner 38* (50b 5x4)
21.1

Samuels to Warner, 1 run, waits on the back foot, opens the face and places into square on the off side

Australia 87/1   DA Warner 39* (51b 5x4)
22.3

Sammy to Warner, 1 run, worked through the off side out to the cover sweeper

22.6

Sammy to Warner, no run, onto the front foot, drives with an open face and has to stop the shot a little so it doesn't go in the air to cover

Australia 91/1   DA Warner 40* (53b 5x4)
23.5

Samuels to Warner, no run, full at middle stump and pushed back to the bowler

23.6

Samuels to Warner, OUT, gone! Superb catch from Pollard and two in the over for Samuels. Warner punched it off the back foot and Pollard flung himself low to his left at cover to grab it inches from the turf. Anything in the air near Pollard is always dangerous, he's an incredible fielder.

DA Warner c Pollard b Samuels 40 (103m 55b 5x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Australia 92/3   DA Warner 40 (55b 5x4)
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