Australia off to shaky start

Australia off to shaky start

West Indies captured two quick wickets in the hour before lunch to reduce Australia to 74 for two at the end of the first session in the second Test at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad on Sunday.

After winning the toss and electing to have first use of a dry batting wicket, the Australian openers made a flying start, reaching 53 without loss when drinks were taken.

But the home side dominated the second hour, dismissing David Warner for 29 then his fellow opener Ed Cowan for 28, leaving Shane Watson (10 not out) and Ricky Ponting (5 not out) to rebuild the Australian innings.

 score board

AUSTRALIA (I Innings):
Warner c Sammy b Shillingford    29
Cowan lbw b Roach    28
Watson (batting)    10
Ponting (batting)    5
Extras (LB-2)    2
Total (for 2 wkts, 27 overs)    74
Fall of wickets: 1-53, 2-65.
Bowling: Edwards 6-2-21-0, Roach 7-2-35-1, Sammy 8-3-12-0, Shillingford 6-3-4-1.

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