Australia Vs West Indies: 2nd test ends in a draw!

Australia Vs West Indies
Chris Gayle’s dream of scoring a Test century against Australia did come true but not the one to beat the Kangaroos in their own backyard, as the hosts managed to salvage a comfortable draw in Adelaide. But Gayle’s plucky, undefeated knock of 165 did earn him the player of the match award.

Australia would have hardly fancied their chances of chasing 330 on the final day on the bouncy Adelaide track but West Indies failed to capitalise on the golden opportunity created for them by Gayle’s century in the second innings and Dwayne Bravo’s in the first. As a result, Australia survived at 212 for five.

West Indies put up a performance that was several notches higher than their abysmal show in the first Test. The foundation of the inspired performance was laid by Dwayne Bravo’s fine 104 in the first innings and a solid knock of 92 from the bat of Brendon Nash. West Indies hence, reached a competitive total of 451 in the first essay. Johnson, who took three wickets in the first innings, finished the match with eight wickets.

 Australia Vs West Indies 2nd Test Score Card

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