Australia vs West Indies Cricket Score T20 World Cup 2021 Match Highlights: Josh Hazlewood, David Warner Power Australia To 8-Wicket Win vs West Indies


AUS vs WI: Australia beat West Indies by 8 wickets in Abu Dhabi© AFP

Australia thrashed West Indies by 8 wickets in a Group 1 fixture of the ongoing T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Chasing a target of 158, Australia won the game with 22 balls to spare. Earlier, Josh Hazlewood starred with the ball as Australia managed to restrict West Indies to a total of 157/7. For West Indies, Kieron Pollard top-scored with a 31-ball 44 while Evin Lewis also contributed with a decent 26-ball 29. Initially, Australia skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to field against West Indies in their bid to make the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup on Saturday.  (SCORECARD)

T20 World Cup 2021 Australia vs West Indies Highlights Straight From Sheikh Zayed Stadium In Abu Dhabi

  • 18:55 (IST)

    AUS WIN!

    It’s all over. Australia win the game by 8 wickets.

  • 18:53 (IST)

    OUT!

    Marsh departs. Chris Gayle gets his man. What a way to sign off from international cricket.

    M Marsh c Holder b Gayle 53 (32)

    Live Score: AUS: 157/2

  • 18:47 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Australia need just 8 runs off the final 30 deliveries.

    Live Score; AUS: 150/1 (15 ov)

  • 18:46 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    David Warner with a Maxwell-esque switch hit. Finds the boundary. That’s poor bowling from Bravo.

    Live Score; AUS: 143/1

  • 18:40 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Edged and Four runs! Good ball from Holder but Marsh gets a bit lucky. Edges it and finds the third man boundary.

    Live Score; AUS: 128/1 (13.3 ov)

  • 18:35 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    David Warner is loving this. Another excellent shot. Plays it perfectly and finds the boundary.

    Live Score; AUS: 121/1

  • 18:29 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Russell pitches it short and David Warner manages to find and edge. Finds the boundary.

    Live Score; AUS: 112/1 (12 ov)

  • 18:26 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    7 runs off that 11th over. Australia won’t mind. They are looking way too comfortable at the moment.

    Live Score; AUS: 105/1 (11 ov)

  • 18:17 (IST)

    FOUR!

    That’s an excellent but nothing is going in West Indies’ favour at the moment. 

    Live Score; AUS: 97/1 (9.5 ov)

  • 18:15 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    Excellent Shot! Just flicks it towards the leg side and the pace on the ball is enough to take it over the boundary lime.

    Live Score; AUS: 89/1 (9.3 ov)

  • 18:08 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    David Warner goes big and it goes into the crowd. Excellent shot!

    Live Score: AUS: 77/1

  • 18:05 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    Goes Mitchell Marsh. Steps down the track and clears the long-off boundary with ease.

    Live Score; AUS: 69/1 (7.3)

  • 18:00 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Good over for Australia. 8 runs come off it.

    Live Score; AUS: 61/1 (7 ov)

  • 17:58 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Excellent shot! Mitchell Marsh tries a reverse sweep and clears the gap for a boundary.

    Live Score; AUS: 57/1

  • 17:57 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    David Warner, you beauty! It was a full ball sliding down leg and Warner spotted that to go across, get down on one knee and slog-sweep it over fine leg. Fine shot.

    Live Score: AUS: 48/1 (5.2 ov)

  • 17:52 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Just 6 runs off that 5th over. 

    Live Score; AUS: 41/1 (5 ov)

  • 17:43 (IST)

    OUT!

    Akeal hosein castles Aaron Finch. Big wicket for West Indies. 

    A Finch b A Hosein 9 (11)

    Live Score; AUS: 33/1

  • 17:41 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    David Warner clears the boundary this time. Excellent over for Australia. 13 runs off it.

    Live Score; AUS: 33/0 (3 ov)

  • 17:40 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    David Warner takes the aerial route and finds the long-on boundary.

    Live Score: AUS: 23/0

  • 17:36 (IST)

    FOUR!

    Tossed up outside off, and Finch unleashes a violent drive through cover. Hetmyer gets a hand to it but not enough to stop the boundary.

    Live Score; AUS: 14/0

  • 17:35 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Good shot! David Warner gives himself some room and squeezes it in towards cover.

    Live Score: AUS: 9/0 (1.3 ov)

  • 17:31 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Akeal Hosein starts excellently. Just 5 runs off the first over.

    Live Score; AUS: 5/0 (1 ov)

  • 17:16 (IST)

    ANOTHER ONE!

    Two sixes in a row. Andre Russell gets in on the act. Poor bowling from Mitchell Starc.

    West Indies’ innings ends with a flourish.

    Live Score; WI: 157/7 (20 ov)

  • 17:14 (IST)

    SIX! MASSIVE!

    That’s a huge hit from the big man, Andre Russell. What a shot!

    Live Score: WI: 151/7 (19.5)

  • 17:13 (IST)

    OUT!

    Starc gets his man as Pollard departs after a fine knock. Easy catch for Maxwell. WI lose 7th wicket.

    K Pollard c G Maxwell b M Starc 44 (31)

    Live Score; WI: 143/7 (19.2)

  • 17:02 (IST)

    OUT!

    Hazlewood strikes again. Four for him. Gets the wicket of Dwayne Bravo, who moves back to the dugout for the final time as a West Indian cricketer. What a career!

    D Bravo c D Warner b J Hazlewood 10 (12)

    Live Score; WI: 126/6

  • 16:57 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    Cummins misses his length and Pollard uses his height and goes over the boundary for a six.

    Live Score; WI: 122/5 (16.5 ov)

  • 16:52 (IST)

    SIX RUNS!

    What a shot! That’s vintage Dwayne Bravo! Much-needed boundary for West Indies.

    Live Score; WI: 108/5 (15.5 ov)
  • 16:46 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Just 5 runs off that 15th over.

    Live Score; WI: 99/5

  • 16:37 (IST)

    OUT!

    Hazlewood strikes again. Hetmyer departs. That’s a pretty strange dismissal. Wade takes a fine catch behind the sticks and the batsman walks off.

    S Hetmyer c M Wade (wk) b J Hazlewood 27 (28)

    Live Score; WI: 91/5 (12.5 ov)

  • 16:33 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Good short from the Windies skipper. Pollard just manages to squeeze it in between the gap for a boundary. A much-needed one for the defending champions.

    Live Score; WI: 87/4 (12 ov)

  • 16:29 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Just 5 runs and a couple of extras from Mitchell Starc. A Good over from the left-arm pacer.

    Live Score; WI: 81/4 (11 ov)

  • 16:19 (IST)

    OUT!

    Gone! Zampa strikes as Evin Lewis departs. Excellent catch from Steven Smith, who came running from long-on.

    E Lewis c S Smith b A Zampa 29 (26)

    Live Score: WI: 70/4 (9.3 ov)

  • 16:17 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Zampa pitches it outside leg stump and Lewis gathers an easy boundary.

    Live Score; WI: 70/3 (9.2 ov) 

  • 16:15 (IST)

    FOUR!

    What a shot! Shimron Hetmyer! Just hammers it down the ground for a boundary.

    Live Score; WI: 64/3 (8.3 ov)

  • 16:09 (IST)

    END OF THE OVER!

    Excellent over from Mitchell Marsh. Just 3 runs off the 7th over. 

    Live Score; WI: 54/3 (7 ov)

  • 16:03 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Bowled flat and quick, and Lewis just slogs it past the short fine leg to pick up an easy boundary.

    Live Score; WI: 50/3 (5.4 ov)

  • 15:59 (IST)

    FOUR RUNS!

    Shimron Hetmyer, take a bow! Excellent short! That was a decent ball from Cummins.

    Live Score; WI: 44/3 (4.5 ov)

  • 15:51 (IST)

    BOWLED!

    Hazlewood castles Roston Chase. WI now three wickets down. 

    R Chase b J Hazlewood 0 (2)

    Live Score; WI: 35/3 (3.3 ov)

  • 15:49 (IST)

    OUT!

    Hazlewood removes Nicholas Pooran. Mitchell Marsh takes a sharp catch. West Indies are suddenly two wickets down.

    N Pooran c M Marsh b J Hazlewood 4 (4)

    Live Score; WI: 35/2

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