Australia in West Indies ODI Series - 4th ODI

West Indies v Australia

West Indies won by 42 runs

36.1

Lee to Russell, no run, Lee tests the batsman with the quick bouncer, Russell has to duck in a hurry

36.2

Lee to Russell, no run, short of a length at the body, Russell stays in his crease and plays towards midwicket

36.3

Lee to Russell, no run, good length and straight, Russell gets behind the line and defends

36.4

Lee to Russell, no run, length delivery just outside off, played from the crease towards point

36.5

Lee to Russell, no run, short ball that rises rapidly outside off stump, Russell fends at it, trying to steer to third man, but is beaten

36.6

Lee to Russell, 1 run, driven from the crease towards mid-off, the shot is mis-timed and the fielder is on the edge of the circle, so a single is available

West Indies 147/5   AD Russell 1* (6b)

37.1

Watson to Russell, no run, he was nearly bowled there, Russell backed away to cut a length ball outside off and was beaten close to off stump

37.2

Watson to Russell, 1 run, pushed from the crease with an angled bat to play the ball to third man

37.5

Watson to Russell, no run, Russel swings at a good length ball out side off and is beaten

37.6

Watson to Russell, no run, defended on the back foot towards the bowler, Watson is bowling an impeccable line and length

West Indies 149/5   AD Russell 2* (10b)

38.3

Lee to Russell, FOUR, he's carted that for four over point! Russell cleared his front foot out of the way towards leg side, and was facing the short ball outside off square on, he flayed his bat, freeing his powerful arms and using the width on offer, slashing the ball for a one-bounce four, that almost carried for six

38.4

Lee to Russell, 1 run, played towards midwicket for a single

West Indies 157/5   AD Russell 7* (12b 1x4)

39.3

Watson to Russell, FOUR, Russel stays in his crease, gets down low and opens the face of his bat to steer the full ball from outside off between backward point and short third man

39.4

Watson to Russell, 1 run, and Russell gives the fielder at third man work to do by cutting a length ball

West Indies 173/5   AD Russell 12* (14b 2x4)

40.1

Doherty to Russell, FOUR, Russell gets down on one knee and sweeps powerfully into the gap on the square leg boundary

40.2

Doherty to Russell, 2 runs, played off the back foot and he's placed it behind point, the fielder has some chasing to do

40.3

Doherty to Russell, 1 run, bowled quickly into the right-hander, dabbed off the pads towards square leg

40.5

Doherty to Russell, no run, a full toss and Russell will feel he missed out, he hit it back to the bowler

40.6

Doherty to Russell, 1 run, pushed from the crease into the gap at cover

West Indies 186/5   AD Russell 20* (19b 3x4)

41.1

McKay to Russell, 1 run, short of a length ball, the batsman stays back and swivels to pull the ball along the ground to deep square leg

41.3

McKay to Russell, 1 run, a slower short ball, Russell pulls but can't beat Doherty at short fine leg

41.5

McKay to Russell, 1 leg bye, dabbed off the back foot towards square leg

West Indies 191/5   AD Russell 22* (22b 3x4)

42.4

Doherty to Russell, 1 run, fired into the blockhole, the batsman digs it out towards cover

West Indies 196/5   AD Russell 23* (23b 3x4)

43.3

McKay to Russell, 1 run, a slower ball and the batsman pulls to early, mis-timing it on the off side when he was trying to hit towards leg

43.5

McKay to Russell, 1 run, full and straight, Russell drives straight past the bowler, David Hussey runs to his right from long-off to cut off the ball

West Indies 209/5   AD Russell 25* (25b 3x4)

44.1

Watson to Russell, 1 run, played through square leg

44.4

Watson to Russell, 1 run, Russel clears his front foot and slogs through square leg

West Indies 224/5   AD Russell 27* (27b 3x4)

45.1

McKay to Russell, 1 wide, the slower ball but it is too wide outside off stump

45.1

McKay to Russell, 1 run, dabbed off the back foot towards third man

45.3

McKay to Russell, 1 run, played towards long on for a single

45.6

McKay to Russell, 1 run, Russell swings across the line with power, sending a length ball racing towards deep midwicket

West Indies 236/5   AD Russell 30* (30b 3x4)

46.1

Watson to Russell, FOUR, that's not that short but Russell is waiting, ready to pull, he heaves it with tremendous power for a one-bounce for to deep midwicket

46.2

Watson to Russell, OUT, caught at extra cover! Watson bowled a full ball outside off stump, Russell stayed in his crease and drove hard, he made good contact, hitting the ball well but in the air towards Bailey, who took the catch to his left

AD Russell c Bailey b Watson 34 (44m 32b 4x4 0x6) SR: 106.25

West Indies 240/6   AD Russell 34 (32b 4x4)
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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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