West Indies vs Australia 1st T20 International match summary at Gros Islet
Australia in West Indies T20I Series 1st T20I
Match venue: Beausejour Stadium St Lucia (WI)
Date: 27 March 2012 (20 over match)
Toss: West Indies and elected to bat
Series: Australia led the 2 matches series by 1-0
Player of the match: SR Watson (Australia)
Highlights of T20I Series 1st T20I
West Indies 150/7 (20 overs)
Australia 153/2 (18.1 overs)
Australia beat West Indies by 8 wickets in the 1st Twenty20 match of T20 Interntional Series played at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. After winning the toss West Indies captain D Sammy elected to bat first and they made 150 for 7 in 20 overs (Pollard 54*, Christian 3-27). KA Pollard batted superbly and scored 54 off just 26 balls with 2 fours and 5 big sixes. Christian took 3 for 27 from 3 overs.
In reply Aus chased successfully the target of 151 runs with 11 balls remaining (Watson 69, M Hussey 59*). SR Watson (Australia) declared Player of the match for his brilliant innings.
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