West Indies v Australia 2008

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 5th day

A mountain too high

Jun 17, 2008: Two hundreds would have been preferable, but there were none, and for all the brave effort in getting as close as 87 runs, 475 was always going to be out of reach for West Indies. By Tony Cozier

Tony Cozier

Opener rests injured groin

Gayle will miss Twenty20 international

Jun 17, 2008: Chris Gayle will be rested from Friday's Twenty20 match against Australia to help his recovery from a nagging groin injury

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 5th day

Gayle happy with mature approach

Jun 16, 2008: Chris Gayle, the West Indies captain, believes a more mature outlook from his developing squad was responsible for their competitive efforts against Australia over the past three Tests

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 5th day

Ponting impressed with Test squad's depth

Jun 16, 2008: Australia's series victory was not as emphatic as they had hoped but Ricky Ponting was pleased with the long list of contributors to the 2-0 result over West Indies

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 5th day

Casson and Clark seal series win

Jun 16, 2008: Beau Casson fought off some harsh treatment from Dwayne Bravo to help Australia grind their way to an 87-run win in Barbados to secure a 2-0 series victory

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

Promising Marshall needs more exposure

Jun 16, 2008: Tony Cozier on why Xavier Marshall, despite his 85 against Australia, needs more opportunities at the international level

Tony Cozier

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

'We should win' - Marshall

Jun 15, 2008: A confident Xavier Marshall has tipped a world record and a West Indies victory after his career-high 85 kept the pressure on Australia

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

Upbeat West Indies continue to fight

Jun 15, 2008: Xavier Marshall's exciting 85 gave West Indies reason to cheer but Australia shook off some uncharacteristic fielding fumbles to take themselves within seven wickets of victory and a 2-0 series win in Barbados

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

West India not losing heart

Jun 15, 2008: Australia are in match-winning mode but one must not forget the fight that West Indies have offered, writes Tony Cozier

Tony Cozier

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

Katich and Jaques demoralise West Indies

Jun 14, 2008: Simon Katich and Phil Jaques both made centuries on a day of total Australian dominance in Barbados, where the match slipped right out of West Indies' grasp as Australia built a lead of 365 by stumps

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Disappointed Dyson stands up for his batsmen

Jun 13, 2008: The coach John Dyson has rejected suggestions the West Indies batsmen threw their wickets away

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Change in outlook rewards Johnson

Jun 13, 2008: A relaxed approach was behind Mitchell Johnson's sudden gear change that resulted in career-best figures of 4 for 41

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West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados, 2nd day

Australia on top after Johnson's strikes

Jun 13, 2008: Shivnarine Chanderpaul was immovable with a half-century, Brett Lee was fast and fiery, Australia's main spinner failed and West Indies' tail crumbled. It could have been almost any day of the current Test series, except that Mitchell Johnson located his

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

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

All the luck to Symonds

Jun 13, 2008: Andrew Symonds has got all the breaks and, although they haven't, West Indies have every right to complain

Tony Cozier

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

Happy Gayle searches for swift finish

Jun 12, 2008: Chris Gayle has called on his bowlers to finish the job after they stunned Australia's top order during a frenetic opening to the third Test

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

Fiery West Indies trouble Australia

Jun 12, 2008: West Indies' fast bowlers made use of a quick and bouncy Barbados pitch but another counterattacking half-century from Andrew Symonds ensured the match was relatively evenly poised when rain forced an early finish to the first day. Australia had reached 2

The Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados

West Indies aim to level series

Jun 11, 2008: The Frank Worrell Trophy will remain in Australian hands regardless of the result in the third Test in Barbados but there is still plenty to play for as West Indies aim to draw the series

Brydon Coverdale

West Indies v Australia, 3rd Test, Barbados

Australia pick Casson for third Test

Jun 10, 2008: Beau Casson, the left-arm wrist spinner, has been chosen in Australia's third Test team for Thursday's final match of the series

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