Aussies claimed series as Shane Watson returns with bang

Shane Watson's hundred  on his international return lead Australia to a 39 runs win  over the West Indies, This  sees the Aussies  side take an 3-0 lead in the Five match ODI Series.

On a batsman pleasant pitch, the West Indies reserved up with the necessary run rate in chasing Australia's total of 7 for 329, but the Australian bowlers every time take  wickets, especially James Faulkner who finished the match with 4 for 48, as the West Indies fall to 290 runs  all out with 2.3 overs left.

The Australian top orders  sets up the win  with Aaron Finch (40 off 38) and Phil Hughes (86 off 93) contributing well, but man of the match Sheane Watson, playing in his first international match since the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka, lead the manner with a extraordinary 122 runs  from 111 balls.

After Watson and Hughes dismissals, George Bailey then ensured the West Indies would need to chase well over 300 with a quick fire 44 from 22 deliveries  at the late  of the innings.

The West Indies started  its reply well with opener Kieron Powell smashed  47 runs  and then a 114 run partnership between the Bravo brothers for the 3rd  wicket had the West Indies  on course for victory.

Aussies  left arm strike bowlers then changed the course of the match  with Mitchell Starc bowling Dwayne Bravo (51) and Faulkner rattling the stumps of Chris Gayle (2) - who batted down the order due to a side strain.

Faulkner continued a amazing 17 ball spell by bowling top scorer Darren Bravo (86). Andre Russell give  the visitors  hope with an impressive 43 off  31 balls. The final two ODI matches in the series take place at the Sydney  on Friday and the MCG on Sunday.

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