Australia completed a comprehensive nine-wicket victory just before stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Friday after the home side`s second innings resistance crumbled.
Shane Dowrich and Marlon Samuels battled grittily to defy Australia as the West Indies reached 97 for three in their second innings at lunch on the third day of the first Test at the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Friday.
Batsman Darren Bravo on Monday said he was guided by a strong sense of responsibility during his match-winning knock, which helped the West Indies stun England by five wickets in the third cricket Test here Sunday.
England`s first century opening partnership for more than two years helped them to 143 for one in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at lunch on the third day of the second Test on Thursday.
James Anderson claimed a record-equalling wicket and England`s spinners kept their team on course for victory over the West Indies on the final day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Friday.
England`s dogged perseverance paid off in two gritty sessions of play with the West Indies restricted to 155 for four in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Tuesday.
Newly-appointed West Indies skipper Jason Holder said that he would like to keep leading the Caribbean side despite losing the World Cup quarter-final to New Zealand at the Wellington Regional Stadium here on Saturday.
Strong southerly winds have buffeted New Zealand`s capital this week as the remnants of Cyclone Pam moved south-east of the country but cricket fans are questioning whether a Gayle will strike Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday.
New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott said they had paid little notice to South Africa's overwhelming victory against Sri Lanka as they prepared for their own World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies.