result
1st Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 11 2001, Carlton Series
(50 ov, target 268)193/7
Australia won by 74 runs
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
20y
• Tony Cozier

Losing streak continues

The colour of the ball, sightscreen and clothing all changed and, half-way through, so did the weather

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Scorecard summary
Australia267/6(50 overs)
West Indies193/7(50 overs)
end of over 507 runs
WI: 193/7CRR: 3.86 
Laurie Williams26 (22)
Jimmy Adams25 (33)
Nathan Bracken9-3-30-1
Ian Harvey9-0-55-1
49.6
2
Bracken to Williams, 2 runs
49.5
2
Bracken to Williams, 2 runs
49.4
1
Bracken to Adams, 1 run
49.3
1
Bracken to Williams, 1 run
49.2
1
Bracken to Adams, 1 run
49.1
Bracken to Adams, no run
end of over 497 runs
WI: 186/7CRR: 3.79 RRR: 82.00 • Need 82 from 6b
Jimmy Adams23 (30)
Laurie Williams21 (19)
Ian Harvey9-0-55-1
Nathan Bracken8-3-23-1
48.6
1
Harvey to Adams, 1 run
48.5
1
Harvey to Williams, 1 run
48.4
2
Harvey to Williams, 2 runs
48.3
1
Harvey to Adams, 1 run
48.2
1lb
Harvey to Williams, 1 leg bye
48.1
1
Harvey to Adams, 1 run
end of over 483 runs
WI: 179/7CRR: 3.72 RRR: 44.50 • Need 89 from 12b
Laurie Williams18 (16)
Jimmy Adams20 (27)
Nathan Bracken8-3-23-1
Ian Harvey8-0-49-1
47.6
Bracken to Williams, no run
47.5
1
Bracken to Adams, 1 run
47.4
1
Bracken to Williams, 1 run
47.3
1
Bracken to Adams, 1 run
47.2
Bracken to Adams, no run
47.1
Bracken to Adams, no run
end of over 476 runs
WI: 176/7CRR: 3.74 RRR: 30.67 • Need 92 from 18b
Jimmy Adams18 (23)
Laurie Williams17 (14)
Ian Harvey8-0-49-1
Nathan Bracken7-3-20-1
46.6
1
Harvey to Adams, 1 run
46.5
Harvey to Adams, no run
Match details
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season2000/01
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Match numberODI no. 1667
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Nathan Bracken
Nathan Bracken
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Richard Patterson
Match Referee
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Denis Lindsay
PointsAustralia 2, West Indies 0