West Indies thrashed Australia by 18 runs in the first T20I on Friday on the back of lethal bowling by Obe McCoy (4 for 26) after a blistering half-century from all-rounder Andre Russell (51).
The hosts had scored 145 runs for 6 wickets on the back of the brilliant innings of Andre Russell (51). In reply, the Kangaroo team was all out for 127 runs in the 16th over. Match-of-the-match for West Indies, Obe McCoy took four wickets and Hayden Walsh also took three wickets. While Andre Russell took a wicket. Mitchell Marsh scored the highest 51 runs for Australia.
Earlier, the explosive all-rounder Russell played an innings of 51 runs in just 28 balls, tearing down the Australian bowlers. In this innings, he hit 3 fours and 5 sky sixes. At the same time, Chris Gayle once again proved to be a flop. He could only score four runs.