Australia cruise to victory over Windward Islands
Australia warmed up to their first group game on Sunday with a comfortable 101 run victory over the Windward Islands in St Lucia.
Having agreed with the Windward Islands to bat first Australia allowed Tim Paine, Daniel Christian and Nathan Hauritz to play for the islanders.
The Aussies reached 189-8 from their 20 overs with David Warner hitting another half century. David Hussey 49, Michael Clarke 30 and Cameron White 24 all added important contributions to help Australia set the Windward Islands a tough target.
In reply the Windward Islands offered little resistant’s losing by 101 runs after being bowled out for just 88 runs.