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West Indies v Australia, 2011-12

Nov 16, 2013: Wisden's review of the first Test, West Indies v Australia, 2011-12

Daniel Brettig

Barath's promise hobbled by injury and rashness

Apr 15, 2012: Injuries apart, Adrian Barath has failed to live up to expectations mostly because of poor judgement on the field

Garth Wattley

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Port of Spain

Run-outs 'not good enough' - Watson

Apr 13, 2012: Shane Watson has pledged to rid himself of a run-out affliction that he admits is affecting the progress of the Australian team

Daniel Brettig in Port of Spain

Australia in West Indies 2011-12

Injury-prone Harris hopes to last an entire series

Apr 12, 2012: Named the Man of the Match in a Test he did not think he would play in, Ryan Harris is now intent on keeping his spot for as long as his problematic body will allow

Daniel Brettig

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 5th day

Clarke finds inspiration from Adelaide '06 heist

Apr 12, 2012: Michael Clarke's belief that the Bridgetown Test match could be won was forged six years ago in the middle of Adelaide Oval

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Barbados

A unique Test victory

Apr 12, 2012: Stats highlights from Australia's three-wicket win in the first Test in Barbados

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

WI v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 5th day

Sammy's glimpse of paradise

Apr 11, 2012: Darren Sammy said the sight of Australia rejoicing would stay with him, until he has the chance to do it himself

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

WI v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 5th day

Courage and fear in the gloaming

Apr 11, 2012: The Barbados Test demonstrated the lesson that some Test match victories cannot be obtained without first risking defeat

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 5th day

Darren Sammy's own goal

Apr 11, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the fifth day of the first Test between West Indies and Australia in Barbados

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 5th day

Australia win thriller in fading light

Apr 11, 2012: Five years after Australia won the World Cup in a farcical finish in the dark at Kensington Oval, they again celebrated a victory there in fading light as the first Test went to the wire on the fifth afternoon

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 4th day

Harris averts 'nice slow draw'

Apr 10, 2012: A pivotal unbeaten 68 and the wicket of Shivnarine Chanderpaul made this dramatic day a contender for the title of Ryan Harris' best in Test cricket, but he is focussed on completing a stirring turnaround to defeat West Indies in Bridgetown

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 4th day

A slide foretold

Apr 10, 2012: The fourth day in Barbados provided a reminder that Australia's Test match pedigree is far in advance of West Indies

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

WI v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 4th day

Harris turns the tide

Apr 10, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the fourth day of the first Test in Bridgetown

Daniel Brettig in Bridgetown

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 4th day

Australia turn tables on wobbly West Indies

Apr 10, 2012: How quickly this game can change. West Indies started the fourth day searching for a way to turn their dominance into a victory. They ended it hoping to avoid defeat

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

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

'Batsmen underestimate me' - Sammy

Apr 9, 2012:

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

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

Watson's reputation grows

Apr 9, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the third day of the first Test in Barbados

Daniel Brettig in Bridgetown

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

No. 3 not so elementary for Watson

Apr 9, 2012: Shane Watson needs to find greater composure in order to become Australia's batting barometer

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval

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

Clarke fights but West Indies still on top

Apr 9, 2012: West Indies remained firmly on top after three days of attritional cricket in Barbados, where Darren Sammy's early strikes and Devendra Bishoo's variations kept Australia's batsmen from making significant progress

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

WI v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 2nd day

Chanderpaul's Barbados run-fest

Apr 8, 2012: There were several highs for West Indies after their batsmen, led by Shivnarine Chanderpaul, resisted Australia's attack for 153 overs in scoring 449 for 9 declared. Here are the stats highlights from that performance

S Rajesh

WI v Australia, 1st Test, Bridgetown, 2nd day

Risk-free Chanderpaul has Watson worried

Apr 8, 2012: Australia will be watching Shivnarine Chanderpaul's utilitarian stance for vast tracts of this Test series unless the visitors can find a way of forcing him to take uncharacteristic risks, Shane Watson has said

Daniel Brettig at Kensington Oval
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West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Bridgetown - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
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West Indies won by 14 runs
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