Unchanged Australia bowl first; Obed McCoy out for West Indies


The home side have also brought in Andre Fletcher at the top of the order

Australia won the toss and decided to bowl against West Indies

Australia have chosen to take the same route as the opening game of the series by bowling first and fielding the same XI less than 24 hours after they collapsed to defeat.

West Indies have made two changes with Player of the Match from yesterday Obed McCoy missing out as his workload is managed, he is replaced by Sheldon Cottrell, while Andre Fletcher replaces Evin Lewis at the top of the order.

The home side are again led by Nicholas Pooran as Kieron Pollard nurses the hamstring injury he picked up against South Africa.

After the opening game, Australia captain Aaron Finch said he felt the pitch got better to bat on in the second innings. His team lost 6 for 19 to slump to defeat having had the game well under control.

West Indies 1 Lendl Simmons, 2 Andre Fletcher, 3 Chris Gayle, 4 Shimron Hetmyer, 5 Nicholas Pooran (capt & wk), 6 Dwayne Bravo, 7 Andre Russell, 8 Fabian Allen, 9 Hayden Walsh, 10 Sheldon Cottrell, 11 Fidel Edwards

Australia 1 Aaron Finch (capt), 2 Matthew Wade (wk), 3 Mitchell Marsh, 4 Josh Philippe, 5 Moises Henriques, 6 Ben McDermott, 7 Dan Christian, 8 Ashton Agar, 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Adam Zampa, 11 Josh Hazlewood

Andrew McGlashan is a deputy editor at ESPNcricinfo

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