Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • Feel like I'm getting a bit faster with every game - Mitchell Marsh

    Mitchell Marsh has spent much of the summer sitting in the change-rooms, padded up and waiting for the end of enormous top-order partnerships, but Australia could hardly be happier with his bowling

  • EagleEye explains Holder DRS failure

    Challenging light conditions and a system crash contributed to the unavailability of ball-tracking for an LBW appeal against Jason Holder late on the final day of the Boxing Day Test, the technology operators EagleEye have revealed

  • Smith forecasts bowling changes for SCG

    All signs point towards Australia calling upon twin spin in the third and final Test against West Indies at the SCG, a scenario the captain Steven Smith was more than open to as he assessed his side's 177-run victory in Melbourne

  • West Indies' fighting spirit surfaces

    West Indies might have lost the Melbourne Test by a massive margin but, given how their batsmen fought, they would have certainly finished with more belief than what they had begun the match with

  • Australia 131.30, West Indies 24.31

    Stats highlights from a comprehensive Australian win at the MCG

Windies show some fight


The last time WI batted 80-plus overs in both innings of a Test - at Lord's against England

A fifty at last


Number of innings since Ramdin last scored a Test 50 - he made 57 against England in North South in April 2015

Starts for everyone


Number of times each of West Indies' top 7 batsmen have scored 15 or more in a Test innings. Since 2000, it's happened only four times

Samuels' slump


Marlon Samuels' Test average since Jan 2013, the lowest among top six batsmen who've played a min of 25 inngs during this period

Slow going


Number of times Darren Bravo has faced 150-plus balls in a Test match at a strike rate of less than 40. SR in this Test: 38.49

100 overs at last


Consecutive innings since WI last played 100 overs in an overseas Test. The last time was in Hamilton in 2013

Woeful top order


No. of times WI have been six down for less than 100 in Tests in 2015, once in each of their four Tests against Australia this year

Biggest run-fest of all


Australia's batting average in the series, the highest by any team in any series (min 200 overs faced)

A debut year to remember


Batsmen who have scored 1000+ Test runs in their debut year: Mark Taylor 1219 (1989), Alastair Cook 1013 (2006) and Adam Voges 1028 (2015)