WI chase stiff target

WI chase stiff target

Australia set West Indies 215 runs from 61 overs to win the second Test in Trinidad and square their series after declaring midway through the final day on Thursday.

Australia captain Michael Clarke called an end to Australia's second innings about half an hour after lunch with the tourists on 160 for eight, an overall lead of 214.

Australia, who only need to draw the match to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy after winning last week's first Test in Barbados, started the day on 73/3 and added 87 runs for the loss of five wickets.  
Fast bowler Kemar Roach captured two of those wickets in one over to complete his second five - wicket haul of the match and become the first West Indian in seven years to take 10 wickets in a match.

The prospects of a decisive result were reduced even before play resumed when the start was delayed by 45 minutes because there were still some damp patches in the outfield from Wednesday's rain.

The Australians then made a cautious start, adding just 50 runs from the first 25 overs before lunch after losing the wickets of Ricky Ponting for 41 and Clarke for 15.

score board

AUSTRALIA (I Innings): 311.

WEST INDIES (I Innings): 257 all out

AUSTRALIA (II Innings):

Warner c Bravo b Roach    17
Cowan lbw Roach    20
Watson b Roach    0
Ponting c Powell b Edwards    41 
Clarke c&b Sammy    15 
M Hussey b Roach    24 
Wade (not out)    31
Hilfenhaus b Roach    0 
Lyon c Sammy b Shillingford    3 
Extras (LB-5, W-1, NB-3).......................9     
Total (8 wkts decl, 61.5 overs)    .......160
Fall of wickets: 1-26, 2-26, 3-57, 4-93, 5-95, 6-145, 7-149, 8-160.
Bowling: Fiedel Edwards 10-2-28-1, Shane Shillingford 23.5-4-55-1, Kemar Roach 18-4-41-5, Darren Sammy 8-0-17-1, Narsingh Deonarine 2-0-14-0.
 

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