Australia dominate as Travis Head, and Marnus Labuschagne tons hit Windies in Adelaide
Head smashed a career-best one hundred seventy-five associates combined in an epic 297-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Marnus Labuschagne, whose 163 followed his 204 and 104 not get into the series opener in Perth.
Australia’s Travis Head fell in need of a maiden double hundred because the hosts declared their 1st innings on 511-7 and reduced the archipelago to 102-4 to tighten their grip on the day-night second check at the state capital Oval on Friday.
Head smashed a career-best one hundred seventy-five associates combined in an epic 297-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Marnus Labuschagne, whose 163 followed his 204 and 104 not get into the series opener in Perth. Tagenarine Chanderpaul was batting on forty-seven at stumps with Anderson Phillip on one at the opposite end. Archipelago, still 409 behind, can do something extraordinary to flee a 2-0 series defeat. Earlier, when the house aspect resumed on 330-3, Head overtook Labuschagne to the 150-mark reaching the milestone in 182 balls.
Devon Thomas finally broke the stand once he had Labuschagne caught behind when the batsman’s 305-ball knock included fourteen fours.
Thomas nearly removed Cameron’s inexperienced (nine) with the following delivery however the sting fell invitingly in need of the slip fielder. Head looked in domineering type however associate almighty fault with inexperienced place paid to his hopes of a check two hundred. The left-hander hit twenty-fours in his windstorm knock. Alex Carey created forty-one not out down the order before Steve Smith, leading the side within the absence of normal skipper Pat Cummins, declared their innings twenty minutes before the collation.
Michael Neser gave Australia the breakthrough with the ball by dismissing archipelago captain Kraigg Brathwaite (19) caught by Carey and they combined once more to send Shamarh Brooks (eight). Nathan urban center took a comeback catch to get rid of Jermaine Blackwood (3) and Thomas (19) dragged a naive delivery onto his stumps because the tourists slouched to 90-4.