Dinner West Indies 64 for five (Hodge 3*, Starc 3-11) vs Australia
Starc claimed three scalps whereas Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins picked up one apiece as West Indies high order failed to regulate to the additional bounce once more with 5 of the highest six all nicking deliveries they presumably may have left.
Kraigg Brathwaite was the primary to fall, lured right into a half-hearted drive by Hazlewood who discovered the sting with a ball that simply swung away a contact.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul and Kirk McKenzie then steadied with each gamers wanting in good contact. Chanderpaul unfurled two minimize photographs and a candy on-drive whereas McKenzie launched Nathan Lyon for six over long-on and thrashed Cummins via cowl. However his aggression led to his downfall as he nicked to slide making an attempt to chop Cummins off the entrance foot.
Starc returned to bag three in fast succession earlier than the break. Chanderpaul needlessly tried to defend a ball nicely broad of his off stump and a few further bounce discovered the surface edge with Steven Smith pouching the catch at second slip.
Australia caught with their successful components regardless of some COVID-19 infections working via the camp. Allrounder Cameron Inexperienced and coach Andrew McDonald each examined optimistic yesterday after Travis Head had examined optimistic earlier the week. Head has since examined detrimental. Inexperienced needed to stand away from his teammates throughout the anthems and whereas they celebrated the wickets, however fielded at gully all through the primary session. Khawaja was additionally declared match to play having recovered from a blow to the top late within the Adelaide Take a look at and took two good catches at first slip.