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West Indian cricket team in Australia in 2023–24

West Indies cricket team in Australia in 2023–24
 
  Australia West Indies
Dates 10 January – 13 February 2024
Captains Pat Cummins (Tests)
Steve Smith (ODIs)
Mitchell Marsh (T20Is)
Kraigg Brathwaite (Tests)
Shai Hope (ODIs)
Rovman Powell (T20Is)
Test series
Result 2-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Usman Khawaja (139) Kirk McKenzie (138)
Most wickets Josh Hazlewood (14) Shamar Joseph (13)
Player of the series Shamar Joseph (WI)
One Day International series
Results Australia won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Cameron Green (110) Keacy Carty (138)
Most wickets Xavier Bartlett (8) Gudakesh Motie (4)
Player of the series Xavier Bartlett (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Results Australia won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs David Warner (173) Andre Russell (109)
Most wickets Marcus Stoinis (5)
Adam Zampa (5)
Romario Shepherd (4)
Player of the series David Warner (Aus)

The West Indies cricket team toured Australia in January and February 2024 to play two Tests, three One Day International (ODI) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches.[1]

The Test series, where the teams were competing for the Frank Worrell Trophy, formed part of the 2023–2025 ICC World Test Championship.[2][3][4] Australia won the first Test by 10 wickets.[5] The West Indies won the second Test by 8 runs,[6] to draw the Test series 1-1.[7] The defeat in the second Test was Australia's first ever in day/night Tests after winning on the previous 11 occasions.[8][9] It was the West Indies' first Test win in Australia since February 1997.[10] Australia won all three ODI matches, whitewashing the West Indies.[11]

The T20I series formed part of both teams' preparation for the 2024 ICC Men's T20 World Cup tournament.[12][13]

Squads

 Australia  West Indies
Tests[14] ODIs[15] T20Is[16] Tests[17] ODIs[18] T20Is[19]

On 22 January 2024, Jake Fraser-McGurk and Xavier Bartlett were added to Australia's ODI squad,[20] with Glenn Maxwell rested and Jhye Richardson ruled out due to an injury.[21]

On 23 January 2024, Will Sutherland replaced injured Nathan Ellis in Australia's ODI squad.[22]

On 3 February 2024, Australia's Josh Hazlewood was added and Bartlett rested for the second ODI only,[23] with Spencer Johnson added to the Australia's squad for the third ODI only.[24] Australia's Travis Head was also rested for the last two ODIs and the T20Is.[25]

On 5 February 2024, Matthew Short was ruled out of the final ODI due to an injury,[26] with Ben McDermott named as replacement in Australia's squad.[27] The following day, Short was also ruled out of the T20I series,[28] with Aaron Hardie named as replacement in Australia's squad.[29]

On 7 February 2024, Nathan Ellis was ruled out of the T20I series due to an injury,[30] with Spencer Johnson named as replacement in Australia's squad.[31]

On 11 February 2024, Xavier Bartlett replaced injured Sean Abbott in the Australia's T20I squad.[32] The following day, Wes Agar and Jake Fraser-McGurk were added,[33] while Hazlewood rested in Australia's squad for the last T20I.[34]

Tour match

10–12 January 2024
Scorecard
v
8/251d (90 overs)
Justin Greaves 65 (135)
Liam Haskett 3/57 (18 overs)
174 (54.5 overs)
Tim Ward 50 (88)
Kemar Roach 2/23 (9 overs)
5/315d (80 overs)
Joshua Da Silva 105 (158)
Liam Haskett 3/65 (11 overs)
5/149 (39 overs)
Tim Ward 39 (52)
Kevin Sinclair 3/38 (12 overs)
Match drawn
Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Michael Graham-Smith (Aus) and Ben Treloar (Aus)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series

1st Test

17–21 January 2024[n 1]
Scorecard
v
188 (62.1 overs)
Kirk McKenzie 50 (94)
Pat Cummins 4/41 (17 overs)
283 (81.1 overs)
Travis Head 119 (134)
Shamar Joseph 5/94 (20 overs)
120 (35.2 overs)
Kirk McKenzie 26 (35)
Josh Hazlewood 5/35 (14 overs)
0/26 (6.2 overs)
Steve Smith 11* (22)
Australia won by 10 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Adrian Holdstock (SA) and Nitin Menon (Ind)
Player of the match: Travis Head (Aus)

2nd Test

25–29 January 2024[n 1]
(D/N)
Scorecard
v
311 (108 overs)
Joshua Da Silva 79 (157)
Mitchell Starc 4/82 (24 overs)
9/289d (53 overs)
Usman Khawaja 75 (131)
Alzarri Joseph 4/84 (14 overs)
193 (72.3 overs)
Kirk McKenzie 41 (50)
Josh Hazlewood 3/23 (14 overs)
207 (50.5 overs)
Steve Smith 91* (146)
Shamar Joseph 7/68 (11.5 overs)
West Indies won by 8 runs
The Gabba, Brisbane
Umpires: Nitin Menon (Ind) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Shamar Joseph (WI)
  • The first ball of the day/night 'pink ball' cricket test between Australia and the West Indies at The Gabba stadium in Brisbane on 25 January 2024. The bowler was Mitchell Starc and the batter was Kraigg Brathwaite (West Indies).
    West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Kevin Sinclair (WI) made his Test debut.
  • Mitchell Starc (Aus) took his 350th wicket in Tests.[37]
  • This was the first Test win for the West Indies against Australia since 2003.[38]
  • Steve Smith carried his bat in the fourth innings, the first Australian to do so in a Test match since David Warner against New Zealand in 2011.[39]
  • World Test Championship points: West Indies 12, Australia 0.

ODI series

1st ODI

2 February 2024
14:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
West Indies 
231 (48.4 overs)
v
 Australia
2/232 (38.3 overs)
Keacy Carty 88 (108)
Xavier Bartlett 4/17 (9 overs)
Steve Smith 79* (79)
Matthew Forde 1/37 (4 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Sam Nogajski (Aus) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Xavier Bartlett (Aus)

2nd ODI

4 February 2024
14:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
9/258 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
175 (43.3 overs)
Sean Abbott 69 (63)
Gudakesh Motie 3/28 (10 overs)
Keacy Carty 40 (51)
Sean Abbott 3/40 (10 overs)
Australia won by 83 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Adrian Holdstock (SA) and Sam Nogajski (Aus)
Player of the match: Sean Abbott (Aus)

3rd ODI

6 February 2024
14:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
West Indies 
86 (24.1 overs)
v
 Australia
2/87 (6.5 overs)
Alick Athanaze 32 (60)
Xavier Bartlett 4/21 (7.1 overs)
Jake Fraser-McGurk 44 (18)
Oshane Thomas 1/7 (0.5 over)
Australia won by 8 wickets
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Sam Nogajski (Aus) and Sharfuddoula (Ban)
Player of the match: Xavier Bartlett (Aus)

T20I series

1st T20I

9 February 2024
19:00 (N)
Scorecard
Australia 
7/213 (20 overs)
v
 West Indies
8/202 (20 overs)
David Warner 70 (36)
Andre Russell 3/42 (4 overs)
Brandon King 53 (37)
Adam Zampa 3/26 (4 overs)
Australia won by 11 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Gerard Abood (Aus) and Sam Nogajski (Aus)
Player of the match: David Warner (Aus)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to field.
  • David Warner (Aus) became the first Australian to play 100 internationals match in each format.[43]
  • This was the West Indies' highest T20I score in Australia.[44]

2nd T20I

11 February 2024
18:30 (N)
Scorecard
Australia 
4/241 (20 overs)
v
 West Indies
9/207 (20 overs)
Glenn Maxwell 120* (55)
Jason Holder 2/42 (4 overs)
Rovman Powell 63 (36)
Marcus Stoinis 3/36 (4 overs)
Australia won by 34 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Gerard Abood (Aus) and Shawn Craig (Aus)
Player of the match: Glenn Maxwell (Aus)

3rd T20I

13 February 2024
16:00 (D/N)
Scorecard
West Indies 
6/220 (20 overs)
v
 Australia
5/183 (20 overs)
Andre Russell 71 (29)
Xavier Bartlett 2/37 (4 overs)
David Warner 81 (49)
Roston Chase 2/19 (4 overs)
West Indies won by 37 runs
Perth Stadium, Perth
Umpires: Michael Graham-Smith (Aus) and Sam Nogajski (Aus)
Player of the match: Andre Russell (WI)

Notes

  1. ^ a b While five days of play were scheduled for each Test, the first and second tests reached a result in three and four days respectively.

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