West Indies set a target of 197 runs for Australia to win the second T20. But he could score only 140 runs and lost the match by 56 runs.
The wait for Australia’s victory on the West Indies tour is increasing. In the second consecutive T20, he has to face the hands of the host Caribbean. With this, he has now lagged behind 0-2 in the series of 5 T20. That is, now with another defeat, his plans to win the series can be found in the soil. On the other hand, by winning the first two T20s, Pollard and Company are in high spirits. There is no pressure on them. Because even a win in the next 3 matches will make the series in his name.
The big reason for Australia’s defeat in the second T20 was the stormy batting of West Indies. His batsmen scored runs fiercely and put the target in front of Australia, which they could not cross. In front of the big score, the Australian batting line-up went bankrupt. West Indies set a target of 197 runs for Australia to win the second T20. But he could score only 140 runs and lost the match by 56 runs.
Russell and Hetmyer’s Fire, Australia’s Batti Gul
In the West Indies match, the beginning of the batting was simple but in the end he did a great job. In this, his middle order’s 3 batsmen Hetmyer, Bravo and Russell contributed a lot. Hetmyer played a blistering innings of 61 runs off 36 balls with 4 sixes. At the same time, Bravo and Wrestle remained unbeaten till the end. Bravo scored 47 runs in 34 balls with 3 sixes, which is his best score on the international pitch of T20 since the year 2016. At the same time, Russell batted at a strike rate of 300 and scored 24 runs in just 8 balls. Russell’s innings included 2 sixes and 2 fours.
8 bowlers didn’t let Australia win
In response, not one of the Australian batsmen did in front of the 8 bowlers tried by the West Indies. The top scorer of the team was Inform Shaun Marsh, who scored 56 runs. After this no other batsman could leave his mark. 8 batsmen of the team got out on single digit. The second top score was 19 runs. Hayden Walsh took 3 wickets for West Indies. While Cottrell took 2 wickets. The third T20 between West Indies and Australia will be played on July 13, which will be a do or die match for the visiting team.