West Indies v Australia 2008

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Coach confident in MacGill's capabilities

Nielsen expects big things from West Indies

May 29, 2008: West Indies' fighting performance in the first Test has convinced Australia's coach Tim Nielsen that his opponents are on the way up

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Australia in West Indies 2007-08

The Australians can falter - Dyson

May 28, 2008: John Dyson, the West Indies coach, has said the gap between his team and Australia has become narrower after a closely-fought first Test in Jamaica, which Australia won by 95 runs

Legspinner unconvincing in first Test win

MacGill's form a worry for Australia

May 27, 2008: The most worrying aspect of the first Test was the form of Stuart MacGill

Brydon Coverdale

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

Disappointed but resurgent

May 27, 2008: The Australians have been put on notice that they are in a contest and they will be bolstered by the return of Matthew Hayden and Michael Clarke, two of their major batsmen

Tony Cozier

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

Sammy upbeat in defeat

May 26, 2008: Darren Sammy, the 24-year-old allrounder, was satisfied with the spirit and fight West Indies showed despite falling to a 95-run loss at Sabina Park

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

Spirits are lifting but hard work remains

May 26, 2008: West Indies have an improving attack and more fighting spirit than they have shown for some time, but the same old cracks still appeared when it counted, writes Vaneisa Baksh

Vaneisa Baksh

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

Relieved Ponting ready for old recruits

May 26, 2008: Ricky Ponting didn't mean to sound desperate, but at the end of the first Test he struggled to contain his thoughts on Michael Clarke and Matthew Hayden coming back

Peter English

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

Brilliant Clark gets Australia home

May 26, 2008: Stuart Clark produced arguably his best day of bowling in an already first-rate Test career to give Australia a 95-run victory

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

Save the spinners

May 26, 2008: Tony Cozier on Windies' ineffective use of Amit Jaggernauth and their treatment of spinners in general

Tony Cozier

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

Bravo hopes West Indies' prayers are answered

May 25, 2008: West Indies have no need to start praying for an outstanding victory over Australia because they have been doing it three times a day already

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

West Indies set up thrilling finale

May 25, 2008: West Indies will need the best fourth-innings chase at Sabina Park after Andrew Symonds rescued Australia from their worst opening to a Test innings in 72 years to set the home side 287 for a final-day victory

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

Scans clear Chanderpaul of injury

May 25, 2008: Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been cleared of any serious injury after taking a heavy blow to the back of the head from a Brett Lee bouncer

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

Courage under fire

May 25, 2008: One man stood above the negligence that led to the collapse of four wickets for eight runs just before tea that suddenly transformed a promising position into potential disaster

Tony Cozier

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

Dyson impressed by West Indies fightback

May 24, 2008: The West Indies coach John Dyson has praised his side's fighting qualities

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

Struggling Australia miss stable Hayden

May 24, 2008: Matthew Hayden offers Australia many things, but in this Test they have missed his stability at the top of the order

Peter English

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

Gutsy Chanderpaul sparks fiery West Indies

May 24, 2008: After being hit on the head, Shivnarine Chanderpaul went on to score 118 before his bowlers reduced Australia to 17 for 4 at stumps

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

Coming to fruition

May 24, 2008: Tony Cozier on the recent performances of West Indies' young fast bowlers, Fidel Edwards and Jerome Taylor

Tony Cozier

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

Edwards thrives on being the main man

May 23, 2008: Fidel Edwards says the late withdrawal of Jerome Taylor with a back injury sparked him into action in Kingston, where he collected his sixth five-wicket haul in Tests to trouble Australia's batsmen on the second day

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

Clark wobbles Windies on tricky pitch

May 23, 2008: If there were any doubts how important Ricky Ponting's first-day 158 was to this match, they evaporated on the second day as batsmen from both sides struggled and Stuart Clark and Fidel Edwards thrived on the unpredictable pitch

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Jamaica, 1st day

Ponting relieved to be back in 'whites'

May 23, 2008: Ricky Ponting expressed his relief in reversing his recent slump with the bat and returning to Test cricket after a gap of nearly four months

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