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PERT (Sporting Alert) — Australia and the West Indies are hoping to make a winning start to their five-match One-Day series on Friday at the WACA Ground.
1st ODI – Australia vs West Indies.
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
1 February 2013 – day/night (50-over match)
Australia vs West Indies: 1st ODI Live on Willow TV
The Windies travels with a very strong team that includes the hard hitting Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Darren Sammy, as well as Kemar Roach and Sunil Narine.
And with a number of those players featuring in this summer’s Twenty20 Big Bash League in Australia, the squad is already feeling at home down under.
“It will be a massive help for us,” West Indies captain Sammy said.
“The experience they’ve got of playing here over the years will be passed on to the youngsters like [Kieran] Powell, Andre Russell, Johnson Charles and our young keeper Devon Thomas.
“Information is never too much coming from the guys who have that experience.”
MJ Clarke*, GJ Bailey, BCJ Cutting, XJ Doherty, JP Faulkner, AJ Finch, PJ Hughes, MG Johnson, UT Khawaja, CJ McKay, GJ Maxwell, MA Starc, MS Wade†, DA Warner.
West Indies squad
DJG Sammy*, DJ Bravo, TL Best, DM Bravo, J Charles†, N Deonarine, CH Gayle, JO Holder, SP Narine, KA Pollard, KOA Powell, KAJ Roach, AD Russell, RR Sarwan, DC Thomas
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