Charles debuts, Aussies bat first
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – Australia won the toss and chose to bat against West Indies in the first Digicel One-day International on Friday at the Arnos Vale Cricket Ground.
Opening batsman Johnson Charles was handed his first West Indies ODI cap, making him the second St Lucian to play in a One-Day International. Australia had one debutant in George Bailey, the middle-order batsman.
WEST INDIES: Darren Sammy (captain), Johnson Charles, Kieran Powell, Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Carlton Baugh Jr (wicketkeeper), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kemar Roach
AUSTRALIA: Shane Watson (captain), David Warner, Peter Forrest, Mike Hussey, David Hussey, George Bailey, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper), Daniel Christian, Brett lee, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty
UMPIRES: Kumar Dharmasena, Peter Nero
TV UMPIRE: Shavir Tarapore
MATCH REFEREE: Andy Pycroft
RESERVE UMPIRE: Gregory Brathwaite