Australia clinched a deserving 34-run win within the second T20I towards West Indies to win the collection on Sunday, February 11. It was one other high-scoring fest at Adelaide Oval as the Caribbean aspect scored 207 whereas chasing a mammoth complete of 241.
West Indies remained decided within the robust chase with the Rovman Powell and Andre Russell producing spectacular knocks. The recreation ended with some controversy when Alzarri Joseph survived a bizarre run out within the nineteenth over, which additionally triggered some heated reactions from Australian gamers.
Alzarri’s cowl drive was nicely collected by Mitchell Marsh at mid-off with the latter delivering a fast throw in the direction of non-striker’s finish. The bowler Spencer Johnson collected the ball and took off the bails with Alzarri nicely outdoors the crease.
But, surprisingly, there was no response from the fielders whereas Spencer, who had his again at Alzarri whereas rooting off the stumps, walked again to his bowling mark to prepare for the following supply.
An argument erupted when the reply on the massive display confirmed Alzarri being outdoors the crease. Australian gamers began celebrating their win however umpire Gerard Abood denied the run-out dismissal. Abood was surrounded by Australian gamers however he stood agency on his determination by saying ‘there was no appeal’.
According to ICC regulation, the appeal have to be made earlier than the bowler begins his or her run-up for the following ship, so, Abood was proper together with his determination.
However, it did not price Australia a lot as they restricted West Indies to 207/9 to clinch the collection win. Glenn Maxwell turned out a hero by smashing 120* off simply 55 balls, his fifth T20I century whereas Australia registered their highest complete at dwelling within the shortest format.
West Indies Playing XI: Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shai Hope, Rovman Powell (c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph