CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to bat Wednesday as Australia chased a series-clinching win in the third limited-overs international against the West Indies.

Vice-captain Shane Watson returned as a specialist batsman for Australia, replacing Usman Khawaja from the lineup which won the second ODI in Perth on Sunday to give the hosts a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

The West Indies also made one change, with Andre Russell coming in for Jason Holder.



Australia: Shane Watson, Phillip Hughes, Aaron Finch, Michael Clarke (captain), George Bailey, Matthew Wade, Glenn Maxwell, James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Clint McKay.

West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kieran Powell, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Devon Thomas, Darren Sammy (captain), Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Kemar Roach.

Umpires: Simon Fry, Australia, and Asad Rauf, Pakistan.

TV Umpire: Nigel Llong, England. Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle, Sri Lanka.


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