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AUS vs WI: After the batsmen, Australia’s bowlers are now taking the news of West Indies, bad condition in the second test

Adelaide: Big centuries from Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne and a 297-run partnership for the fourth wicket between the two helped Australia reach 511 for seven on the second day of the second Test against the West Indies here on Friday. strengthened his position. At stumps in the day-night Test, Tejnarine Chanderpaul was batting on 47 and Anderson Phillip scoring one run. The team is 409 runs behind Australia and is in danger of follow-on.

Michael Nasser (2 for 20), who made his Ashes debut at this ground almost a year ago, showed the way to the pavilion of two Australian batsmen during this period. He made a great comeback by sending the pavilion to Kraigg Brathwaite and Shamrah Brooks.

Australia’s bowlers bowled tight outside the off-stump during this period and they got the benefit with wickets at frequent intervals. Australia started the day at 330 for three and Labushen and Travis Head, who scored centuries on the previous day, batted aggressively against the West Indies. Both added 98 runs in the opening 21.1 overs of the day.

Devon Thomas dismissed Labushen and broke his 297-run partnership with Head for the fourth wicket. This is the third highest partnership for the fourth wicket in Tests between Australia and West Indies. Labushen, who scored his third consecutive century, hit 14 fours in a 305-ball innings.

Head was run out after scoring 175 runs in 219 balls with the help of 20 fours. Cameron Green was dismissed by Alzarri Joseph (2 for 107) after scoring just nine runs, while Nasser was dismissed by Braithwaite (1 for 35).

Stand-in captain Steve Smith declared Australia’s innings before tea. After this, the West Indies batsmen were seen struggling to reconcile with the pink ball under floodlights. Only Chanderpaul could bravely face the Australian bowlers.

Labushen scored a double century in the 164-run victory in the first Test in Perth. He also completed 3000 runs of his Test career in his 51st innings. He is the fastest to reach this figure after Don Bradman. Bradman completed 3000 runs in 33 innings.

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