result
1st Test, Brisbane, Nov 3 - 6 2005, West Indies tour of Australia
435 & 283/2d
(target 509)210 & 129
Australia won by 379 runs
Player Of The Match
149 & 104*
ricky-ponting
15y
• The Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

West Indies crash to 379-run defeat

Brett Lee and Nathan Bracken produced an exhilarating display of sheer pace and controlled swing that routed West Indies on the fourth day at the Gabba

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Scorecard summary
Australia435/10(105.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Ricky Ponting149 (213)
Shane Warne47 (73)
West Indies210/10(77 overs)1st INNINGS
Devon Smith88 (175)
Shane Warne5/48(28)
Australia283/2(66 overs)2nd INNINGS
Matthew Hayden118 (163)
Ricky Ponting*104 (158)
West Indies129/10(49 overs)2nd INNINGS
end of over 491 run • 1 wicket
WI: 129/10CRR: 2.63 
Marlon Samuels17 (20)
Brett Lee 14-4-30-5
Nathan Bracken 16-3-48-4
48.6
W
Lee to Lawson, OUT
Jermaine Lawson b Lee 1 (12m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11
48.6
1nb
Lee to Lawson, (no ball)
48.5
Lee to Lawson, no run
48.4
Lee to Lawson, no run
48.3
Lee to Lawson, no run
48.2
Lee to Lawson, no run
48.1
Lee to Lawson, no run
end of over 4814 runs
WI: 128/9CRR: 2.66 
Marlon Samuels17 (20)
Jermaine Lawson1 (2)
Nathan Bracken 16-3-48-4
Brett Lee 13-4-29-4
47.6
4
Bracken to Samuels, FOUR runs
47.5
4
Bracken to Samuels, FOUR runs
47.4
4
Bracken to Samuels, FOUR runs
47.3
1
Bracken to Lawson, 1 run
47.2
1
Bracken to Samuels, 1 run
47.1
Bracken to Samuels, no run
end of over 474 runs • 1 wicket
WI: 114/9CRR: 2.42 
Jermaine Lawson0 (1)
Marlon Samuels4 (15)
Brett Lee 13-4-29-4
Nathan Bracken 15-3-34-4
46.7
Lee to Lawson, no run
46.6
W
Lee to Collymore, OUT
Corey Collymore lbw b Lee 4 (7m 6b 1x4 0x6) SR: 66.66
46.5
Lee to Collymore, no run
46.4
Lee to Collymore, no run
46.3
Lee to Collymore, no run
46.2
1
Lee to Samuels, 1 run
46.2
3nb
Lee to Samuels, (no ball) 2 runs
Match details
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1769
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Michael Hussey
Michael Hussey
Umpires
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Ian Howell
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Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
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Peter Parker
Match Referee
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Mike Procter