The third AUS vs WI ODI will be played at the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Tuesday 6 February. The match starts at 9 am IST. Australia has dominated the first two matches and has already won the series. The two teams play a three-match T20I series after the third ODI.
Australia scored 258/9 in the second ODI and won the match by 83 runs after bowling out Wesr Indies by 175 runs. Seam Abbott put in a complete performance to win the match for Australia.
He first scored 69 with the bat and played a key role in Australia finishing 258/9 after being 61/5 in the 17th over. Matthew Short (41), Aaron Hardie (26), Marnus Labuschagne (26) and Will Sutherland, who made their ODI debut in the last match, they scored 18 and picked up two wickets.
Heading into the third and final ODI, Australia will be missing a few players. Short, who suffered a hamstring injury in the second ODI, will not be available for the third ODI. Ben McDermott has been included as a replacement for the all-rounder. Matthew Short could also miss the AUS vs WI T20I series later.
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Josh Hazlewood will also miss the third ODI and will return later for the T20I series. Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc have been rested from the ODI series and will also be rested from the T20I series. Earlier, Xavier Bartlett was ruled out of the second ODI after picking up four wickets in his debut ODI.
The West Indies, on the other hand, are also missing key players. Their senior players have opted to play in T20 leagues while the national team plays an ODI series in Australia. They are without Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder, Rovman Powell and Andre Russell, who appeared late in T20Is.
Australia will be led by Steve Smith, while West Indies will be led by Shai Hope, who has underperformed as skipper in the series so far. She has scored 12 and 29 in the first two games. The last game is now dead as West Indies lost the previous two games and the series.
Recent venue records (Manuka Oval, Canberra)
STATISTICS – ODI
Total matches 18
Matches won by hitting the first 14
Matches won bowling first 4
Average score for 1st Inns 276
Average rating for 2nd Inns 206
Highest recorded total 411/4 (50 Ov) by RSA vs IRE
Lowest Total Recorded 104/10 (39.4 Ov) by SLW vs PAKW
Highest score pursued 230/8 (49.5 Ov) by AUSW vs RSAW
Lowest score defended 161/7 (50 Ov) by PAKW vs SLW
Who will score the most runs for Australia: Steve Smith / Jake Fraser-McGurk
Who will take the most wickets for Australia: Adam Zampa / Sean Abbott
Who will score the most runs for West Indies: Shai Hope / Alick Athanaze
Who will take the most wickets for West Indies: Gudakesh Motie/Alzarri Joseph
AUS vs WI Today’s Match Prediction: Third ODI, Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? 2024
Australia has already won the ODI series and is looking for a clean sweep in the third ODI of AUS vs WI. Australia’s favorites to win.
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