Two of the most successful team when it comes to the global cricket tournament come face to face in the ICC World Cup 2019 in Trent Bridge. Both these sides have a combined seven titles between them when it comes to the 50-over world cup. Australia defeated Afghanistan in their opening game in a convincing manner while West Indies broke little sweat as they steamrolled Pakistan. West Indies can be very unpredictable side boasting of a good mix of fast attacking batsman and crafty pace bowlers who will love the challenge of facing the defending champions. In terms of head to head record, they have been involved in a total of 139 encounters. West Indies have won 60, Australia 73, 3 ties and 3 games produced no result out of these matches. Let us have a look at their last five games. Australia vs West Indies Cricket Score 10th ODI Match.
West Indies vs Australia – 26th June 2016 – Kensington Oval, Barbados – Australia won by 58 runs
Australia opted to bat on a surface that was bowler friendly to come up with a score of 270/9 with three of its batsmen getting a fifty. They then successfully defended their target with pacer Josh Hazelwood picking up a fifer as they won by 58 runs.
West Indies vs Australia – 21st June 2016 – Kensington Oval, Barbados – Australia won by 6 wickets
Marlon Samuels hit a century and was involved in a good stand with Dinesh Ramdin who chipped in with a fifty to set Australia a target of 283. Australia faced little difficulty in racing home as Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell were involved in an unbeaten 122 runs partnership. The West Indies bowler were largely ineffective as the Aussies dominated.
West Indies vs Australia – 13th June 2016 - Warner Park, St Kitts – West Indies won by 4 wickets
Opener Usman Khawaja was unlucky to miss out on a century as he was run out on 98 but not before setting up the platform for the visitors. Steve Smith and George Bailey then helped Australia reach 265/7 which was a decent total. In response, West Indies riding on Marlon Samuels’ 92 won the game by 4 wickets. Australia vs West Indies Betting Odds: Free Bet Odds, Predictions and Favourites During AUS vs WI in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 10.
West Indies vs Australia – 5th June 2016 - Providence Stadium, Guyana – Australia won by 6 wickets
Adam Zampa and Nathan Lyon shared six wickets between them as Australia bowled out West Indies to a paltry score of 116. Opener David Warner’s unbeaten 55 was enough to help Australia reach the target.
Australia vs West Indies – 10th February 2013 – MCG, Melbourne – Australia won by 17 runs
Adam Vodges hit a century coming late down the order for Australia as the home team reached 274/5. West Indies did get closer to the target but fell short by 17 runs in the end with Johnson Charles’ century going in vain in the end. Australia vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Mighty Aussies to Face Stern Windies Test.
Defending champions Australia last played West Indies three years ago and a lot has changed since then. West Indies have found a quality squad after a while and they can give the Oz a run for their money.