Result: Australia snatch fourth ODI win over West Indies

Australian captain Michael Clarke celebrates after scoring a century against Sri Lanka on December 27, 2012
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Australia wrap up their fourth victory over the West Indies in the ODI five-match series with five wickets remaining.

Australia have continued their rout over the West Indies by sealing the fourth one-day international in the five-match series.

The hosts, who took an unassailable lead in the series on Wednesday, finished off the fourth match by reaching the total of 221 with five wickets remaining.

The visitors crumbled in their innings by losing early wickets until Kieron Pollard racked up a century to keep his side in contention, but the Aussies replied through Shane Watson, who reached 76 until he was dismissed by Tino Best.

Aaron Finch (25), Phillip Hughes (23) and Michael Clarke (37) contributed to Australia's run-rate and despite Best and Sunhil Narine claiming two wickets apiece, the visitors were unable to halt their progress and were forced to relinquish a fourth ODI defeat.

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