Australia in West Indies ODI Series - 4th ODI

West Indies v Australia

West Indies won by 42 runs

1.1

Hilfenhaus to Barath, 1 wide, he too starts with a wide down leg side

1.1

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, pitches on a good length around off and the ball jags away from the right-hander, Barath watches it closely and shoulders arms

1.2

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, the ball leaves the right-hander off the pitch once again, good carry through to Wade

1.3

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, played back to the bowler

1.4

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, played off the back foot towards the leg side

1.5

Hilfenhaus to Barath, FOUR, width outside off stump and Barath stays in his crease and plays a flowing back-foot drive through cover, superbly timed

1.6

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, the ball pitches on a good length and seams and bounces sharply away from the right-hander, Barath gets squared up on the back foot and is beaten

West Indies 8/0   AB Barath 4* (6b 1x4)

2.6

Lee to Barath, 1 wide, that's full and wide down leg side, Wade leaps and makes a one-handed save

2.6

Lee to Barath, no run, full ball outside off stump, Charles strides forward and shoulders arms, once again the carry to Wade is good

West Indies 10/0   AB Barath 4* (7b 1x4)

4.1

Lee to Barath, FOUR, Barath goes after a ball that is on the fuller side outside off, he opens the face as he plays a powerful square drive and places it through point

4.2

Lee to Barath, FOUR, full length on a straighter line, Barath stays in his crease and flicks through midwicket, mid-on chases but can't prevent the boundary

4.3

Lee to Barath, FOUR, a third consecutive boundary! Barath drives again, he was aiming for cover but sliced it in the air between two men in the point region, he went hard at the ball so it raced to the boundary

4.4

Lee to Barath, no run, a slower ball on a good length, Barath gets behind the line and blocks

4.5

Lee to Barath, 1 run, played firmly towards square leg for a single

West Indies 23/0   AB Barath 17* (12b 4x4)

5.1

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, Barath jumps back and across to defend a length ball that pitches around middle and off and begins to move away from the right-hander

5.2

Hilfenhaus to Barath, FOUR, short ball down leg side, Barath moves across and hooks, hitting the ball past Wade, just helping it along to the fine-leg boundary really

5.3

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, played crisply towards cover point, the ball is hitting the middle of Barath's bat, not so much for Charles

5.4

Hilfenhaus to Barath, 1 run, Barath moves across and closes his bat's face to play the fuller ball towards square

5.6

Hilfenhaus to Barath, 1 run, played off the back foot towards cover, where Michael Hussey fumbles to allow a single. That ball went straight to Hussey, a rare mistake from him

West Indies 30/0   AB Barath 23* (17b 5x4)

6.1

Lee to Barath, no run, good length and straight, defended towards the bowler

6.2

Lee to Barath, no run, short of a length outside off stump, Barath chooses to let it go

6.3

Lee to Barath, FOUR, full ball on leg and middle, Barath stays in his crease and hits it off his pads in the air but to mid-on's left, well timed again

6.4

Lee to Barath, FOUR, short and wide outside off, Barath reaches out for the ball and carves it over the in field at point with a powerful cut

6.5

Lee to Barath, no run, good length and quick outside off stump, bounced sharply as well, Barath pushes from his crease away from his body and is beaten

6.6

Lee to Barath, no run, driven to mid-off from the crease

West Indies 38/0   AB Barath 31* (23b 7x4)

7.2

Hilfenhaus to Barath, 2 runs, he's mis-timed this pull, it was not short enough and Barath ended up lobbing it over midwicket

7.3

Hilfenhaus to Barath, 1 wide, that's bowled down leg side

7.3

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, good length and straight, Barath defends from his crease on the off side

7.4

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, played off the pads towards square leg

7.5

Hilfenhaus to Barath, no run, good length on middle and off, Barath once again moves across and defends with a straight bat

7.6

Hilfenhaus to Barath, FOUR, shot, Barath's simply lined up a full ball from Hilfenhaus and biffed it in the air past the bowler. The timing is splendid again. You can do that on this pitch, hit through the line. Barath plonked his foot forward and swung hard

West Indies 46/0   AB Barath 37* (28b 8x4)

8.5

McKay to Barath, FOUR, Barath shows how it's done! He moves forward and towards the off, to get closer to the length ball, and simply drives through the line, hitting the ball in the air over cover

8.6

McKay to Barath, no run, good length but wider outside off, Barath lets it go

West Indies 51/0   AB Barath 41* (30b 9x4)

10.1

McKay to Barath, OUT, caught behind! McKay, like he so often does, has picked up the wicket. The ball pitched on a good length just outside off and seamed away from the right-hander. It bounced a bit more as well. Barath stayed in his crease and prodded away from his body, getting a thick edge to Wade

AB Barath c †Wade b McKay 41 (44m 31b 9x4 0x6) SR: 132.25

West Indies 56/1   AB Barath 41 (31b 9x4)
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Australia won by 30 runs
West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet - Mar 23, 2012
West Indies won by 42 runs
West Indies v Australia at Kingstown - Mar 20, 2012
Match tied
West Indies v Australia at Kingstown - Mar 18, 2012
West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v Australia at Kingstown - Mar 16, 2012
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Mar 23, 2012

Brett Lee attacks during his half-century, West Indies v Australia, 4th ODI, Gros Islet, March 23, 2012

Brett Lee attacks during his half-century

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Mar 23, 2012

Matthew Wade smells leather, West Indies v Australia, 4th ODI, Gros Islet, March 23, 2012

Matthew Wade smells leather

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