Watch: Shamar Joseph shakes David Warner with his rhythm, bold cleans from the Australian veteran

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Shamar Joseph and David Warner


The West Indies national cricket team has made a dominant start to its ICC T20 World Cup 2024 preparations while surprising the Australia National Cricket Team by 35 runs in the warm-up game at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain on May 31.

The Kangaroos easily crushed Namibia by 7 wickets in their first warm-up match for the 2024 T20 World Cup, but the West Indies showed the world that they could not make the mistake by taking them lightly as the Kangaroos failed against the hosts. in their second warm-up match in Port of Spain.

It was a high-scoring affair as 479 runs were scored in the warm-up for the 2024 T20 World Cup between Australia and the West Indies, but the hosts eventually secured a convincing 35-run victory over the winners of the 2022 edition by showing his skill with both bat and ball in home conditions.

Shamar Joseph’s shock dismissal of David Warner steals the show in WI vs AUS warm-up game

Well, Australian opener. David Warnerwho will retire from international cricket with the conclusion of the 2024 T20 World Cup and his battle with West Indies pacer Shamar Joseph, stole the show at the Queen’s Park Oval with one last laugh.

Joseph repeated Warner’s stump for just 15 after conceding two fours and a six in his previous three deliveries, and it was the highlight of Friday’s match. The official Instagram handles of the ICC and the T20 World Cup shared the clip to show how beautifully clean and bold Warner is.

He charged from around the wicket, bowling a good length ball that angled from outside off and kept a low bounce. Warner attempted a shot that crossed the line but missed badly. In one swift movement, the ball found its way through the gap and instantly crashed into the stumps, leaving Warner stunned and Joseph celebrating a clean dismissal from the Australian opener.

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WI vs AUS warm-up match highlights

Talking about the warm-up match, West Indies, after being invited to bat first, posted a mammoth total of 257/4 in 20 overs, thanks to the quick fifty of their captain Rovman Powell 52 (25) and hard-hitting batsman Nicholas. Pooran 75 (25), against Australia. Johnson Charles and Sherfane Rutherford have each contributed more than 40 points to the West Indies’ goal.

Chasing a target of 256, David Warner’s early dismissal complicated matters for Australia’s uphill battle. Ashton Agar, unexpectedly stepping in as opener, put in a spirited performance, scoring 28 runs with some powerful knocks before falling. Then Australian captain Mitchell Marsh also failed with the bat, losing 4 for 4 to Alzarri Joseph.

Josh Inglis (55) and Tim David (25) took center stage and launched a counterattack against the Windies players. Their aggressive and hard-hitting approach saw them compile a spirited 63-run partnership. However, Gudakesh Motie managed to get rid of David, leaving Australia in danger.

Then, Matthew Wade’s 25-run knock and Nathan Ellis’ explosive cameo scored 39 runs off 22 balls towards the end, giving Australia a ray of hope. Adam Zampa also made 21*, but Australia fell short of 35 runs against the West Indies. However, Australia fought valiantly until the end despite batting with limited resources, but were outshone by the Windies players.