Day 5

675dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

Chanderpaul and Sarwan seal draw

A fighting century from Ramnaresh Sarwan and Shivnarine Chanderpaul's trademark resistance saved the match for West Indies but not the Frank Worrell Trophy, which Ricky Ponting's men secured with a tense draw in Antigua

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Team-mates fine late MacGill

The departing Stuart MacGill has been fined an undisclosed amount for arriving at the ground after play had begun on the second day in Antigua

675dTony Cozier

A curse is broken

Fit again, Sarwan has played all this season, unhindered by the cracked and dislocated bones that had occurred with such frequency. The runs have flowed and he has even regained the captaincy, even if temporarily

675dVaneisa Baksh

Nothing new has emerged

Watching the second Test wend its way towards a draw, it occurred to Vaneisa Baksh that the most exciting cricket really comes from evenly matched teams

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No win, but a special day for Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan described his first Test century as the West Indies captain as "very special" after the effort helped his team secure a draw that could easily have been a loss

Day 4

675dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

Lee sparks Australian surge

Brett Lee breathed life into a meandering match with a masterful spell of fast reverse-swing that overshadowed Shivnarine Chanderpaul's second century of the series

Day 3

675dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

Chanderpaul fights on rainy day

Stuart MacGill picked up an important wicket on the day he decided to quit Test cricket but Shivnarine Chanderpaul's solid resistance was decreasing Australia's chances of giving him a farewell victory

Day 2

675dThe Bulletin by Brydon Coverdale

Refreshed Clarke sparks Australia

Michael Clarke made a fluent and emotional century before striking twice with the ball late in the day to further tighten Australia's grip

675dTony Cozier

Windies lack consistency

Tony Cozier on West Indies' fielding lapses during the first day of the second Test against Australia

Day 1


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Ponting talks up Casson debut

Ricky Ponting has given the strongest hint yet that Beau Casson, the left-arm wrist spinner, will make his Test debut in the final Test against West Indies in Barbados

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Ponting backs Katich as opener

Simon Katich has won the backing of the captain Ricky Ponting and one of the selectors, David Boon, as he aims to settle into the Test opening role after Matthew Hayden was from the Caribbean due to injury

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Dyson optimistic of Gayle's chances

John Dyson, the West Indies coach, is optimistic of Chris Gayle's chances of playing the third and final Test against Australia at the Kensington Oval

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West Indies aim to maintain the pressure

Australia were expected to dominate the three-Test series but the opening game was a tight contest and with two key West Indies players potentially returning from injury, the second Test should be another intriguing battle

West Indies 4th innings Partnerships

4DS SmithXM Marshall
15RR SarwanXM Marshall
65RR SarwanRS Morton
143S ChanderpaulRR Sarwan
9S ChanderpaulDJ Bravo
30S ChanderpaulD Ramdin