Windies’ best not enough to beat Aussies

2009-12-09 00:00

DESPITE the finest efforts of Dwayne Bravo with 3-37, and a captain’s innings from Chris Gayle, West Indies ran out of time to beat Australia for the first time in six years in the second Test at the Adelaide Oval yesterday.

• The series is not being covered by news agencies, who could not come to terms on accreditation with Cricket Australia.


West Indies 1st innings 451 (S Chanderpaul 62, BP Nash 92, DJ Bravo 104, DJG Sammy 44, R Rampaul 40*; Bollinger 2-67, Johnson 3-105, Hauritz 2-36)

Australia 1st innings 439 (SR Watson 96, SM Katich 80, MEK Hussey 41, MJ Clarke 71, BJ Haddin 55*; Roach 3-93, Benn 5-155)

West Indies 2nd innings

CH Gayle not out165

AB Barath run out (Hauritz)17

RR Sarwan c †Haddin b Johnson7

S Chanderpaul lbw b Bollinger27

BP Nash b Watson24

DJ Bravo c Hauritz b Johnson22

D Ramdin b Johnson0

DJG Sammy c Ponting b Bollinger10

SJ Benn c Siddle b Johnson5

R Rampaul b Johnson14

KAJ Roach c Ponting b Bollinger8

Extras (b 8, lb 3, w 1, nb 6)18

Total(all out; 99.5 overs)317

Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Barath, 11.5 ov), 2-61 (Sarwan, 14.5 ov), 3-133 (Chanderpaul, 45.5 ov), 4-194 (Nash, 67.4 ov), 5-251 (Bravo, 84.2 ov), 6-251 (Ramdin, 84.4 ov), 7-277 (Sammy, 89.3 ov), 8-284 (Benn, 92.2 ov), 9-302 (Rampaul, 96.6 ov), 10-317 (Roach, 99.5 ov)

Bowling: Johnson 22-1-103-5 (1w), Bollinger 17.5-3-50 (3nb), Hauritz 27-4-68-0 (2nb), Siddle 8-2-28-0 North 14-2-42-0, Watson 11-5-15-1 (1nb)

Australia 2nd innings

SR Watson c Bravo b Sammy48

SM Katich c Barath b Bravo21

RT Ponting b Rampaul20

MEK Hussey c Ramdin b Bravo29

MJ Clarke not out61

MJ North c Sarwan b Bravo2

BJ Haddin not out21

Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 7)10

Total (for 5; 76 overs)212

Did not bat: MG Johnson, NM Hauritz, PM Siddle, DE Bollinger Fall of wickets1-33 (Katich, 8.1 ov), 2-68 (Ponting, 22.5 ov), 3-114 (Watson, 41.1 ov), 4-133 (Hussey, 47.4 ov), 5-139 (North, 55.3 ov)

Bowling: Roach 16-3-66-0 (4nb), Rampaul 9-2-22-1, Benn 27-10-51-0 (1nb), Bravo 15-4-37-3 (1nb), Gayle 3-1-8-0, Sammy 5-0-21-1 (1nb), Barath 1-0-4-0

Result: match drawn

Series: Australia lead three-match series 1-0

Man-of-the-match: CH Gayle

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