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Australia win to take 4-0 lead against Windies

Posted on Feb 08, 09:32PM | IANS

Sydney, Feb 8 : Australia beat the West Indies by five wickets in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) here at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) Friday to go 4-0 up in the five-match series.

The West Indies were bowled out for 220 in 49.4 overs when they elected to bat first. Australia chased down the target in 44.5 overs to secure a comfortable victory. Kieron Pollard was named Man of the Match for an unbeaten 109, which went in vain.

Pacer Mitchell Johnson took 3/36 and Ben Cutting 3/45 while Shane Watson top scored with 76 for Austraia.

The fifth and final ODI will be played in Melbourne Sunday.