WATCH: Marnus Labuschagne flies high to send back West Indies batter Keacy Carty

In the third ODI between Australia and West Indies, the home team by one of the biggest margins in the history of the 50-over format during their eight-wicket triumph

Mathew K
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Marnus Labuschagne, Keacy Carty

Marnus Labuschagne, Keacy Carty (Image Credit: Twitter/

The third ODI between Australia and West Indies was one of the shortest games to be played in history. Batting first after losing the toss, the visitors West Indies were bowled out for 86 runs. Although they were never in the game, the Maroon Brigade losing their last six wickets for 15 runs was beyond shocking.

During the entire series, coming on the back of Gabba's win, the visitors never looked comfortable in the white-ball games. Meanwhile, during the recently concluded third ODI, Marnus Labuschagne took a great catch to send back Keacy Carty. In the 11th over of the West Indies innings and 38/1 on the board, the latter tried to play an off-drive on the up.

However, the ball edged and flew to the 2023 ODI World Cup winner at point. The right-hander flew his right and took the catch.

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Meanwhile, talking about the game, the former ODI World Cup winners in 1975 and 1979 were bowled out for 86 runs. In reply, the home team and also the holders of the World Cup chased down the target in just 6.5 overs. Jake Fraser-McGurk scored 41 off 18 balls and ensured that the team won one of the shortest games in just a nick of time. 

The shortest ODI was between Nepal and the USA when the Asian side bowled out the United States for 35 runs. In reply, the Rhinos won by eight wickets and the game ended in just 104 balls. The third ODI between Australia and West Indies ended in just 186 balls.

Marnus Labuschagne