Starc result for West Indies

Starc result for West Indies

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Mitchell Starc taks 5-20 in Perth as the West Indies fail miserably at their first attempt on Australian soil in their one day international series.


Fine day, perfect conditions... Well sure the pitch has a bit of juice in it, but we should be in for a good day's cricket, no? Photo: Getty Images


Australian debutante James Faulkner of Australia is congratulated on his first game by coach Mickey Arthur. Ready for over three hours of toil in the field against a big-hitting West Indies batting line-up?Photo: Getty Images


Four to Chris Gayle in the opening overs. Don't let him get away, he can rip a team to pieces in minutes...Photo: TONY ASHBY


2.46. 1-14. Gayle out for four. he only scored that one boundary, off 13 balls.Photo: Getty Images



Setting the tone. Finch's smart catch off Gayle in the fifth over. Photo: Getty Images


You don't know what you have started. An out-of-form Chris Gayle departs.Photo: AFP


2.49. 2-18. Powell departs the over after Gayle, and the rot sets in.Photo: AP


The first of many. Mitchell Starc celebrates his first wicket, of Kieran Powell. He would end up with 5-20.Photo: Getty Images


2.55. 3-19. Oh my. Ramnaresh Sarwan lasts three balls, and the calypso collapso is on in earnest.Photo: AFP


3.07. 5-20. T20 slugger Kieron Pollard is bowled for a second-ball duck, after narrowly surviving his first delivery faced.Photo: AFP


4.07pm. 8-64. Down, but on top. Australia's fast bowler Clint McKay after taking the wicket of West Indies batsman Darren Sammy.Photo: AFP


Mitchell Starc swung the ball perfectly in helpful conditions, bowling with pace and accuracy.Photo: Getty Images