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West Indies bowls first against Australia
Feb 10, 2013 11:59 AM , By AP
West Indies bowler Tino Best, centre, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Aaron Finch during their one-day international match against Australia in Melbourne, on Sunday.
West Indies bowler Tino Best, centre, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Aaron Finch during their one-day international match against Australia in Melbourne, on Sunday.

West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and chose to bowl against Australia in Sunday’s one-day international as his team sought to avoid a five-game series clean sweep.

Trailing 4-0, the West Indies made only one change to its line-up for the match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, naming paceman Kemar Roach in place of Andre Russell.

Injuries and the absence of key players forced Australia to make more radical changes to its team, captained by Shane Watson instead of Michael Clarke who has a hamstring injury.

Glenn Maxwell and Matthew Wade have left for India to prepare for Australia’s upcoming Test series, allowing the return of Brad Haddin and Shaun Marsh.

Teams

Australia- Shane Watson (Captain), Aaron Finch, Phil Hughes, Shaun Marsh, Adam Voges, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, James Faulkner, Ben Cutting, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty.

West Indies- Darren Sammy (Captain), Kieron Powell, Johnson Charles, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Narsingh Deonarine, Devon Thomas, Kemar Roach, Sunil Narine, Tino Best.


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