Jason Holder (L) takes the catch off Akeal Hosein of West Indies to dismiss Moises Henriques (C) during the 2nd ODI between match at Kensington Oval, Barbados, on Saturday. AFP
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Pooran was dropped twice, on 26 by Moises Henriques and 49 by Matthew Wade as Australia missed fielding helped the home side to an important win.
The visitors won the first game of the ODI series by 133 runs and the third match will be played on Monday at the same stadium.
Pooran said during the ceremony, for me, it’s just about building a partnership, fighting and finding a way with Jason. We know at night at Kensington it’s a bit tricky. You can’t really drive the ball properly so you just have to find a way and fight, fight, he added.
Earlier, Aussie were also in deep trouble before its ailing innings was revived by the lower order batsmen. At 45-6, Australia were staring at its lowest total in any ODI matach: it was all out for 70 against England in 1977 and for the same total against New Zealand in 1986.
I am not going to make excuses. We've still got to try and win with whichever players we put on the park but it has been tough. There have been a lot of positives. With the opportunities that have been given, a couple of guys have come through with flying colours," he said
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