Quick bowlers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins grabbed three wickets apiece to dismiss West Indies for 283 and put Australia within the field seat within the opening cricket Check on the Perth Stadium right here on Friday.
Refusing to implement the follow-on, Australia was 29 for 1 at stumps on the third day, and answerable for the match with a 344-run lead. David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne will resume on 17 and three, respectively, after Usman Khawaja fell for six. West Indies was on 237 for 4 at tea, and shortly after from 245 for 4, earlier than shedding the final six wickets for 48 runs to the second new ball handy Australia a 315-run first innings lead.
West Indies had resumed the day on 74 for 0, and progressed to 150 for 1 at lunch earlier than some excellent quick bowling by Starc (3 for 51) and Cummins (3 for 34) reduce brief the innings.
Off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed 2 for 61 whereas quick bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Cameron Inexperienced took a wicket apiece. Solely skipper Kraigg Brathwaite (64) and debutant Tangenarine Chanderpaul (51) impressed.
Australia’s innings was constructed on double centuries by Labuschagne (200) and Steve Smith, 200 not out, after the house facet gained the toss and batted. It took two excellent deliveries after lunch to dent West Indies’ progress.
Brathwaite’s four-hour resistance ended when his counterpart Cummins obtained a supply to swing in late to hit the highest of off stump for the Australian skipper’s two hundredth check scalp in his forty fourth check. Cummins grew to become the fifth quickest to the milestone behind fellow Australians Clarrie Grimmett (36 Exams), Dennis Lillee (38), Stuart McGill (41) and Shane Warne (42).
Three overs later, Starc bowled Kyle Mayers (1) because the left hander performed down the fallacious line.
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West Indies instantly had slumped from 159 for 1 to 166 for 3, swinging the sport again Australia’s approach.
The customer may have been 176 for 4 quickly after hadn’t Jason Holder (27) efficiently reviewed a lbw choice off quick bowler Hazlewood. Tv replays appeared to indicate an inside edge as Holder was crushed for tempo by the supply.
Jermain Blackwood (36) and Holder shared 43 runs for the fourth wicket when off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed Holder. Lyon, who was hit for six two balls earlier, went around the wicket, and Holder making an attempt to flick was caught by Warner at leg gully. After tea, Starc grabbed 2 for 0 in 4 balls as he trapped Blackwood and, three balls later, bowled Joshua Da Silva for a duck. Shamarh Brooks scored 33 after changing Nkrumar Bonner as a concussion substitute.
Bonner was hit on the again of the pinnacle by a Inexperienced bouncer and was examined on the sphere however carried on to attain 16 runs. After one other half-hour on the crease, he retired and was quickly medically dominated out of the check.
Brathwaite batted for 4 hours in dealing with 154 balls hitting a six and 5 fours. Chanderpaul, who batted impressively in his debut innings, lasted simply six balls on Friday earlier than falling to an excellent supply from swing bowler Josh Hazlewood.
Chanderpaul edged Hazlewood by way of slips to convey up his 50, and the very subsequent ball adopted an outswinger to first slip David Warner. The son of former West Indies batting nice Shivnarine, Chanderpaul hit a six and 7 fours in his two-hour innings off 79 balls.