Mitchell Marsh shines as Australia beat West Indies in fourth T20 in St Lucia


Australia beat West Indies by 4 runs in thrilling fourth T20I in St Lucia; Mitchell Marsh smashes 75 from 44 balls and earlier than taking 3-24 because the vacationers defend 189; West Indies lead the five-match collection 3-1 with one match to play

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Mitchell Marsh took 3-24 after thumping 75 from 44 balls as Australia received the fourth T20

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh scored 75 and picked up three wickets as Australia defeated West Indies by 4 runs within the fourth Twenty20 worldwide in St Lucia on Wednesday to report their first win within the five-match collection.

The West Indies took an unassailable 3-0 lead within the collection on Monday, with the ultimate match to be performed on Friday on the similar venue. The groups then play three one-day internationals from July 20.

The guests selected to bat first and set West Indies a goal of 190 after Marsh struck six sixes and 4 boundaries, whereas skipper Aaron Finch scored 53 runs off 37 balls.

Moises Henriques and Ashton Turner have been each dismissed for six however all-rounder Dan Christian was unbeaten on 22.

“It was a terrific all-round efficiency from all our bowlers. I believed it was in all probability par, the wicket slowed up in direction of the again finish however with West Indies you by no means suppose it is sufficient,” stated Marsh.

West Indies made begin of their reply via Lendl Simmons earlier than Adam Zampa took out opener Evin Lewis (31) and Andre Fletcher (six).

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Huge-hitting Chris Gayle had smashed 67 off 38 balls to assist the hosts to victory within the third match however he couldn’t repeat the feat and was out for one.

Marsh took two large wickets within the sixteenth over, with West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran (16) caught at long-off by Christian and Simmons despatched again for 72.

Fabian Allen (29) hit Riley Meredith for 3 sixes within the nineteenth over to present the hosts some hope, however Mitchell Starc denied Andre Russell (24 not out) within the closing over.


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