Australia cruised to an expected victory on day four against West Indies at Kingston in Jamaica as the hosts' batting collapsed for the second time in the match, and this time there was no lower order resistance as well.
Australian skipper Michael Clarke declared his side’s second innings much earlier than anticipated, and Mitchell Starc then sent back the struggling West Indian openers in the first over itself as the hosts stared at defeat on day four itself
Steven Smith carried on with his sublime form in international cricket, notching up his ninth Test ton, and his fifth in his last six Tests, as Australia recovered from yet another poor start to end the day at a healthy 258 for 4.
It has been a while since West Indies and Australia last came face to face. That is because, the hosts lost the Test inside three days, and both sides got two days off, and the Windies lots to ponder upon
As Australia and West Indies prepare to face each other in the second Test of the two-match series to be played at Kingston, Jamaica, we look back at an unforgettable match played between the same two sides in March 1999.
In international cricket, a player rarely gets a chance to make his debut if he has crossed the age of 30. There is almost an unwritten rule among selectors the world over that a player who has crossed 30 should not be selected as the team needs to build for the future.
Australia's Adam Voges created history on Thursday by becoming the oldest man to score a hundred on Test debut. Voges remained unbeaten on 130, as the Aussies made 318 in response to West Indies' paltry first innings total of 148, and took control of the Dominica Test