Australia crush West Indies by 9 wickets in 1st ODI

Chris Gayle

McKay triggered the West Indies collapse in the fifth over when he removed Chris Gayle for 11, the dangerous opener nicking to the slips where Finch dived to his right to complete a sharp catch.

Kieran Powell was out for 11 three balls later when Starc had the other opener edge one straight to captain Michael Clarke at first slip.

Number three batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan was out for a duck three balls later, bowled by Starc through the gate with a vicious inswinger that smashed into middle stump.

Starc had Dwayne Bravo out for another duck, the batsman nudging a quicker delivery off his pads straight to Phillip Hughes in close.

Kieron Pollard then played onto his stumps to secure Starc his fourth wicket with a third duck, as the West Indies flailed at 19-5.

Debutant James Faulkner enjoyed his first international wicket by coaxing Devon Thomas to nick straight to Clarke in the slips for three, and took a second when Darren Bravo was caught behind by the same player for 11.

McKay ended Sammy's innings on 16, the captain scooping a simple catch in close to George Bailey, before Sunil Narine was caught behind by wicketkeeper Matt Wade for a duck.

The teams play the second match at the same venue on Sunday.

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