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James Pattinson’s Fifer Enables Australia Log Sound Win on West Indies

James Pattinson’s Fifer Enables Australia Log Sound Win on West Indies

December 15
10:41 2015

james pattinsonNew Delhi, Tuesday, December 15 – After Australia put a total of 583 runs on the scoreboard while batting first against West Indies playing XI at Bellerive Oval in Hobart, the viewers hardly knew it that this accumulation is going to be adequate to thrash the visitors. West Indies failed to avoid a humiliating defeat at the hands of Aussies, who gained strong position in the contest after Adam Voges’s unbeaten knock of 269 runs off 285 deliveries and Shaun Marsh’s knock of 182 runs off 266 balls.

The host struck 67 fours and a six, which was hit by Marsh, in their innings. The figures are adequate to tell how easily they attacked bowling by the opponents in front of home crowd. West Indies bowler bowled 24 extras, adding more runs in the total score attained by the Australian cricketers. Jomel Warrican led the bowling lineup by taking three wickets. Shannon Gabriel had to be satisfied with one wicket. Others strove for it but weren’t left with any option but to contribute while chasing the target as Australians batted in sheer style.

Darren Bravo, who scored 108 runs in 177 balls, inclusive of 20 4s, tried his best to let his team reach at a respectable total before the entire team succumbs under pressure but he couldn’t go further after Nathan Lyon caught him in Peter Siddle’s over. The openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Rajindra Chandrika were out at 2 and 25 runs, respectively. Nathan Lyon dismissed Marlon Samuels at a score of 9 (4 x 1) post showing quick response after bowling a delivery and taking a good catch instantly. Jermaine Blackwood fell short to Lyon. Losing him for a duck added pressure on the West Indies cricket team. Denesh Ramdin, the wicketkeeper-batsman, succumbed to young Josh Hazlewood at a score of 8, which consisted of a boundary.

Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, got his legs before wickets when he was batting at a score of 15 (4 x 1). Hopes were up from Kemar Roach after he made the ball go towards the fences thrice. But he had no answer for Hazlewood’s delivery, which made the 27-year-old right-handed batsmen go back to the dressing room at 31 runs. Jerome Taylor was out for a naught. Jomel Warrican was not out at 2 runs.  In 70 overs, the tourists scored 223 runs. Josh Hazlewood’s 4-wicket haul put unwanted stress on West Indies. Three wickets by Nathan Lyon and two wickets by Peter Siddle are of much use to the host, who invited West Indies to bat again.  But barely anyone knew that performance of the visiting squad is going to be poor than the first innings.

Australia winded up West Indies’ camp at a score of 148 runs. worst was to notice that the visitors couldn’t bat for long as the entire group was dismissed at 36.3 overs given that Steven Smith-led Australia made sure to give no room to the opponents to open attack by placing the ball into the gaps and stealing ones and twos on weak deliveries. Except Kraigg Brathwaite, Jason Holder and Jerome Taylor, others couldn’t even touch the double digit mark.  Rajindra Chandrika and Jermaine Blackwood were out at a zero; Darren Bravo and Denesh Ramdin were out at 4 runs apiece; and both Marlon Samuels and Kemar Roach scored 3 runs. Jason Holder and Jerome Taylor lost their wickets by adding 17 and 12 runs, respectively.

Jomel Warrican was the man who managed to stay unbeaten at 6 runs, which came in two balls thanks to a boundary. Kraigg Brathwaite was the leading scorer with 94 runs. The Barbados born opener fell six runs short to get a ton, however, was impressive for classy shots and a biggie. James Pattinson’s fifer caught the eyes. Australia inflicted a humiliating defeat by an innings and 212 runs on the West Indies squad, which arrived on the overseas with the objective to play for win by showing some great individual performances.  In order to write a new chapter, the visitors need to perform to the best of their abilities in second Test, which is to begin at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne from December 26.

The upcoming match is going to be the decider. If the Aussies win it then things are going to be in their favor, helping them seal the series by 2-0 with one match remaining. West Indies, if lose at this spot, will not be able to level the series at all. To keep their hopes alive in the contest, the travelers need to pull off in the next game. If they log triumph in the near term, the West Indies vs. Australia series will turn interesting automatically. Eyes of fans struck on next match of the Frank Worrell Trophy.

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