Twitter reactions: Xavier Bartlett shines as Australia whitewash West Indies in the ODI series


In the third ODI between Australia and West Indies, the Australian cricket team put on a dominant display, securing a comprehensive win at Manuka Oval. The victory helped the hosts register a clean sweep over the Caribbean side.

Xavier Bartlett’s impressive bowling blow away West Indies

Opting to bowl first after winning the toss, Australia’s decision paid dividends as they restricted the West Indies to a modest total of 86 runs in 24.1 overs. Spearheaded by Xavier Bartlett‘s superb bowling performance, Australia’s attack dismantled the West Indian batting lineup, with Bartlett claiming 4 crucial wickets.

Bartlett’s ability to consistently trouble the West Indian batsmen with his pace and movement was evident throughout his spell. His well-directed deliveries and clever variations kept the opposition under constant pressure, ultimately leading to crucial breakthroughs for the Australian team.

Jake Fraser McGurk takes Australia over the finish line

In response to the West Indies’ paltry total, Australia’s batting lineup showcased their firepower, chasing down the target with ease. Jake Fraser McGurk led the charge with a blistering innings of 41 runs off just 18 balls, including 5 fours and 3 sixes. Supported by Josh Inglis, who contributed 35 runs off 16 balls, Australia reached the target in just 6.5 overs, securing victory with 8 wickets in hand.

The West Indies, despite their efforts, struggled to contain Australia’s aggressive batting onslaught. Alzarri Joseph was the lone standout performer with the ball for the West Indies, claiming a wicket for 30 runs in his 3 overs. However, it was not enough to stem the flow of runs as Australia cruised to victory.

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