28 Mar 2012

Australia wins first T20 international in St Lucia

6:46 pm on 28 March 2012

Shane Watson starred with both bat and ball as the Australian cricketers scored an eight-wicket victory in the opening Twenty20 international against the West Indies in St Lucia.

Watson belted 69 off just 43 balls as Australia cruised to a victory target of 151 with 11 balls to spare.

Watson took 1 for 16 as the Windies scored 150 for 7.

The two-match series finishes in Barbados on Friday.

the ODI series was tied.