PERTH, Australia - West Indies captain Darren Sammy has won the toss and elected to bat first against Australia in the teams' opening limited-overs international at the WACA Ground on Friday.
Fast bowler James Faulkner will make his international debut and was handed his ODI cap by former bowling great Dennis Lillee, a West Australian.
The West Indies have won 10 of their 17 one-day internationals at the WACA. The teams will play five one-day matches in the series, including another Sunday in Perth.
Australia: Phillip Hughes, Aaron Finch, Michael Clarke (captain), Usman Khawaja, 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, Jason Holder, Kemar Roach.
Umpires: Asad Rauf, Pakistan, and Paul Reiffel, Australia.
TV Umpire: Nigel Llong, England. Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle, Sri Lanka.
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