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Australia took steps towards victory, West Indies were in danger of losing by innings.

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The first match of the 2-match Test series being played between Australia and West Indies is being played at Adelaide Oval. At the end of the second day’s play of this match, the host Kangaroo team has almost confirmed its victory in the match. The West Indies team had lost 6 wickets in its second innings till the score of 73 and it is still 22 runs behind the Australian team’s first innings score. The Australian team was limited to 283 runs in its first innings in the second day’s play, in which a brilliant inning of 119 runs was seen from the bat of Travis Head.

Josh Hazlewood showed lethal bowling in the second innings also

The West Indies team was limited to a score of 188 runs in its first innings in this match, after which they were expected to bat better in the second innings. However, once again a poor performance was seen from them, in which two top order batsmen could not even open their account. The West Indies team had lost 4 wickets in its second innings till the score was 19, while half of the team had returned to the pavilion at 40 runs. Hazlewood has seen excellent bowling so far in this innings for Australia, who has taken 4 wickets while giving only 18 runs in 8 overs. Apart from this, Cameron Green and Nathan Lyon have also taken 1 wicket each.

Travis Head scored the 7th century of his test career

With the start of play on the second day of the Adelaide Test match, the series of wickets started falling from one end of the Australian team. However, Travis Head, controlling the innings from one end, continued to make small partnerships, which helped the Kangaroo team surpass the West Indies’ first innings score. After this, Travis Head scored the 7th century of his Test career and gave the team a better lead in the first innings. While 119 runs were seen from Head’s bat, Australia’s second highest score in this innings was made by Usman Khawaja who managed to score 45 runs. Shamar Joseph took 5 wickets in this innings for the West Indies team.

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