Bravo ton helps WI recover

Bravo ton helps WI recover

West Indies must win to keep the series alive and Bravo's 104 gave them hope, although on a good batting surface six opening-day wickets wasn't a bad result for Australia.

At stumps, West Indies had moved to 336 for six which augured well for a better contest than in Brisbane.

Darren Sammy provided some late-afternoon highlights with a pair of sixes down the ground off Nathan Hauritz and he was 44 not out at the close, with Brendan Nash also on 44, having earlier retired hurt.


West Indies (I innings)
Gayle c Haddin b Bollinger    26
Barath c Hussey b Bollinger    3
Sarwan c Clarke b Johnson    28
Chanderpaul c Haddin b Watson    62
Nash (batting)    44
Bravo b Hauritz    104
Ramdin b Watson    4
Sammy (batting)    44
Extras (B-4, lb-8, W-5, nb-4)    21
Total (for 6 wkts; 85 overs)    336
Fall of wickets: 1-26, 2-39, 3-84, 3-119, 4-235, 5-239, 6-273.
Bowling: Bollinger 15-2-42-2, Siddle 19-3-86-0, Johnson 18-2-69-1, Hauritz 22-0-85-1, Watson 11-2-42-2.