Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Day 5

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

A good call and a brave promotion

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the final in Port-of-Spain where rain prevented an exciting conclusion

Day 4

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

Cowan struggling to go global

The opener's series in the Caribbean has been characterised by a number of starts but no major score

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

Shillingford shows his doosra

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the fourth day in Port-of-Spain where rain had a major impact

Day 3

561dThe Report Andrew McGlashan

Lyon haul gives Australia advantage

West Indies came close to having a very good day in Port-of-Spain but finished on the verge of conceding a significant first-innings lead to Australia

561dDaniel Brettig at Queen's Park Oval

Gibson critical of DRS use

West Indies have found it hard enough playing against Australia without the added obstacle of an inconsistently applied and supported Decision Review System, the coach Ottis Gibson has said

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

No lights, no camera, no action

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third day in Port-of-Spain where West Indies suffered a late collapse

561dDaniel Brettig at Queen's Park Oval

Now it's Lyon's turn

No longer a country boy and a groundsman, Nathan Lyon is now a professional conjurer, seeking to fool international batsmen for a living on his travels

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

Commercial interests stopped play

Twenty minutes of play was lost in bright sunshine on the second morning of the Trinidad Test because officials wanted to make sure no commercial contracts would be breached

Day 2

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

Baugh's costly fumble

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the second day in Port-of-Spain

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

A new ball, a new start

Michael Beer has earned his second chance at Test cricket through strong domestic form which hasn't often been the way for Australian spinners

561dDaniel Brettig at Queen's Park Oval

Roach haunts Ponting's past and future

Having humbled him in 2009, Kemar Roach has said he will not be easing up on Ricky Ponting as their return duel becomes increasingly likely to have a say in the closing chapters of the former Australian captain's international career

Day 1

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

One ball, many questions

ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the opening day in Port-of-Spain

561dDaniel Brettig at Queen's Park Oval

Handy openers need to be hefty

Australia's openers have done a good job in shielding the middle order but now they need to covert useful partnerships into more substantial figures

561dDaniel Brettig at Queen's Park Oval

Harris preserved, Siddle scanned

Australia's desire to preserve Ryan Harris' battered body for as long as possible was sharply illustrated by his resting from the Trinidad match following a man of the match display in Bridgetown

Others

561dDaniel Brettig in Port-of-Spain

Parched Queen's Park Oval pitch likened to Kanpur

A tinder-dry Queen's Park Oval pitch drew comparisons to Kanpur as West Indies and Australia weighed up the possibility of decking their teams with spin when the second Test begins on Sunday

West Indies 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st6KOA PowellAB Barath
2nd7DJG SammyAB Barath
3rd40DJG SammyDM Bravo