Sean Abbott’s all-round show powers Australia to a series clinching win over West Indies


In the second encounter of the three-match series, West Indies elected to bowl after winning the toss against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Australia Innings: 258/9 (50 Overs)

Australia’s batting performance was marked by notable contributions from Sean Abbott, who scored a brilliant 69 runs off 63 balls, featuring 1 four and 4 sixes. Other significant scorers included Matthew Short (41 runs off 55) and Cameron Green (33 runs off 41). The West Indies bowlers made a collective effort, with Gudakesh Motie taking 3 wickets, and Alzarri Joseph and Romario Shepherd picking up 2 wickets each.

West Indies Innings: 175 (43.3 Overs)

Walking into bat, West Indies had a challenging task ahead. The Men in Maroon’s batting efforts were led by Keacy Carty (40 runs off 51) and Shai Hope (29 runs off 65), but the team couldn’t withstand the pressure from the Australian bowling attack. Sean Abbott continued his stellar performance by taking 3 wickets, well-supported by Josh Hazlewood (3 wickets) and others.

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Result and Player of the Match

In a commanding display, Australia emerged victorious by 83 runs, defending their total successfully.

Abbott’s all-round brilliance, scoring crucial runs and taking impactful wickets, earned him the well-deserved title of Player of the Match.

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