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WI hurt by loss

By Barry Wilkinson in Nottingham,

Added 07 June 2019


West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite showing his disappointment after he was dismissed as the Caribbean side headed to a 15-run defeat against Australia in their second match at the World Cup. (Internet image)

Carlos Brathwaite was virtually moved to tears after the West Indies failed at the tape to beat Australia at Trent Bridge yesterday in their second World Cup cricket match.

“Gutted! Me and all the guys in that dressing room are sorely disappointed about this defeat and I can tell you we are hurt by it,” Brathwaite told Weekend Sport after they fell to a 15-run defeat at the hands of the five-time champions Australia.

A match marked by some questionable umpiring decisions and some excellent catches turned into heartache for the Windies, who at one stage had Australia at 79 for five, only for them to make 288.

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