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Australia v West Indies, second Twenty20, Sydney

Where the party's at

Feb 24, 2010: The SCG had the feel of an after-semester do. No one much minded that one side didn't really show up

Damith Samarakoon

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

A blessing that it's all over

Feb 21, 2010: It was plain from the start of the ODI series that, for some reason, West Indies' spirit of the Tests had evaporated in the interim. It reflected a general problem of attitude - the one common factor in their desperate decline of the past 15 years or so

Tony Cozier

Prime Minister's XI v West Indies, Canberra

Bazookas at the Manuka

Feb 5, 2010: Who needs political shenanigans when you've got the Chris Gayle show? Capital, old boy

John Boxsell

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

West Indies encourage optimism

Dec 23, 2009: Doubters certainly remain, but West Indies' spirited transformation has encouraged optimism everywhere for the resurgence of their cricket

Tony Cozier

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

West Indies' positive energy

Dec 20, 2009: The difference between the West Indies' performance in Brisbane and those in Adelaide and Perth was surely not by coincidence

Tony Cozier

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth

Unfair treatment for Benn

Dec 20, 2009: Chris Broad needs to explain why he chose to hand Benn a more stringent penalty under the code of conduct, than Australians Haddin and Johnson

Tony Cozier

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth, 4th day

Room to lift despite Australia's victory march

Dec 19, 2009: Australia are on the verge of what should be a victory in Perth but it can't mask a sometimes disappointing performance

Brydon Coverdale at the WACA

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth, 4th day

The Chanderpaul understudies

Dec 19, 2009: West Indies haven't had Shivnarine Chanderpaul as their middle-order rock at the WACA, but they've had two very good imitations in Narsingh Deonarine and Brendan Nash

Brydon Coverdale at the WACA

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth, 3rd day

Doug the Rug rewarded for hard labour

Dec 18, 2009: All the years of toil in the state circuit came to a head when Bollinger found Gavin Tonge's edge and picked up his maiden five-wicket haul

Brydon Coverdale at the WACA

Australia's conversion problem

Dec 18, 2009: Australia's inability to get a hundred in their series against West Indies is surprising because of their conversion record through the decade

S Rajesh

Australia v West Indies, 3rd Test, Perth, 1st day

Odd couple flourish together

Dec 16, 2009: Katich's and Watson's were innings of contrast, complementary efforts that built on the success they have enjoyed together

Brydon Coverdale at the WACA

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

From despair to euphoria

Dec 13, 2009: From the beginning in Adelaide, the energy was all positive, everyone in the West Indies camp was up for the fight

Tony Cozier

Gayle dunnit

Dec 7, 2009: The West Indies captain is indicted for wig theft, on video evidence

Alan Tyers

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

Umpire review system not working

Dec 6, 2009: There have been too many contradictions between what the UDRS was implemented for and what it often achieves;more will inevitably follow

Tony Cozier

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 1st day

Odds on more respect for West Indies

Dec 4, 2009: West Indies were expected to put up so little fight in Adelaide that at the start of the day bookmakers were offering 14-1 on a surprise victory

Brydon Coverdale at Adelaide Oval

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 1st day

Destiny drives Bravo in ultimate battleground

Dec 4, 2009: The night before he scored the century that revitalised his West Indian team, Dwayne Bravo lay in his hotel bed watching boxing

Alex Brown at Adelaide Oval

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

Undeserved abuse for West Indies

Dec 2, 2009: The abuse and scorn heaped in the Australian press following the Brisbane Test was uncalled for; much of it was simply beyond the pale

Tony Cozier

Australia v West Indies, 1st Test, Brisbane

A delightful debut

Nov 29, 2009: To those in his native Trinidad, who always regarded Adrian Barath's advance into the West Indies Test team as a matter of when, rather than if, the opener's delightful debut hundred would not have been surprising

Tony Cozier

West Indies in Australia 2009-10

Woes pile up for West Indies

Nov 21, 2009: Every time it appears impossible for things to get any worse for West Indies cricket, they do

Tony Cozier

Amazing to abysmal over three decades

Nov 20, 2009: Series between Australia and West Indies used to be keenly anticipated not so long ago, but over the last 10 years the stats have been hopelessly one-sided

S Rajesh
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Tour Results
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Feb 23, 2010
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 50 balls remaining)
Australia v West Indies at Hobart - Feb 21, 2010
Australia won by 38 runs
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Feb 19, 2010
Australia won by 125 runs
Australia v West Indies at Brisbane - Feb 14, 2010
Australia won by 50 runs
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Feb 12, 2010
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