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Australia vs West Indies Check Sequence 2022:

Australia and West Indies will lock horns in a two-match Check collection, beginning Wednesday on the Perth Stadium. Australia, the top-ranked Check workforce on the earth, will tackle eighth-ranked West Indies within the first Check match between the edges since January 2016, which resulted in a draw.

Listed here are the head-to-head numbers in Assessments between Australia and West Indies. The host enjoys a beneficial document in opposition to the Windies in Assessments, having gained 58 of the 116 Assessments performed between them to date. In recent times, Australia’s dominance has been extra pronounced – West Indies final gained a Check match in opposition to the Aussies again in Could 2003 in Antigua, when it registered the very best profitable run-chase in Check historical past – a document that stands up to now.


Matches performed: 116

Australia gained: 58

West Indies gained: 32

Drawn: 25

Tied: 1

Final consequence: Match drawn. (January 2016, Sydney)

Final 5 outcomes: AUS gained: 4, WI gained: 0

In Australia, West Indies has gained simply 18 Assessments out of 66 and has ended on the dropping aspect 37 instances. West Indies final tasted success in Check cricket in Australia method again in February 1997 when it beat the host by 10 wickets at Perth. Since then Australia has been undefeated in 14 Assessments at dwelling in opposition to West Indies, profitable 12 and drawing two.


Matches performed: 66

Australia gained: 37

West Indies: 18

Drawn: 10

Tied: 1

Final consequence: Match drawn. (January 2016, Sydney)

Final 5 outcomes: AUS gained: 3, WI gained: 0

What occurred the final time West Indies visited Australia for a Check collection?

West Indies, led by Jason Holder, toured Australia in 2015-16 for a three-match collection and went dwelling with a 2-0 defeat. The writing was on the wall for the customer within the first Check when Australia gained by an innings and 212 runs inside three days at Hobart. Adam Voges piled distress on the Windies assault with an unbeaten 269 as Australia posted a frightening 583 for 4 declared which West Indies couldn’t surmount even in two innings.

Australia clinched the collection in Melbourne after profitable the second Check by 177 runs in 4 days. Whereas the margin of victory could not appear as staggering as that of the primary Check, it was simply as scientific a efficiency by the host. It arrange a mammoth 551 for 3 within the first innings, using on centurions Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith and Voges after which dismantled West Indies for 271 with James Pattinson and Nathan Lyon selecting 4 wickets every. Regardless of a lead of 280, Australia determined in opposition to implementing the follow-on and set West Indies 460 to win after scoring 179 for 3 declared within the second innings. It was an identical story as West Indies managed solely 282 with Mitchell Marsh (4 for 61) and Lyon (three for 85) inflicting injury.

The Australian workforce poses with the Frank-Worrell Trophy after profitable the collection in opposition to West Indies 2-0.
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The rain gods saved West Indies the ignominy of a collection whitewash within the third Check at Sydney. West Indies was bowled out for 330 in its first innings earlier than rain interrupted play on the second day and ensured no play was potential on days three and 4. David Warner’s 82-ball hundred on the ultimate was the one comfort Australia received for being denied a collection sweep.


Australia (final 5 Assessments): L W W D D

The highest-ranked aspect confronted a hiccup in its final Check outing when it was surprised by seventh-ranked Sri Lanka by an innings and 39 runs in Galle in July after profitable the primary Check by 10 wickets. Whereas the collection ended stage at 1-1, Australia took quite a lot of inspiration from its 1-0 win within the three-match Check collection in Pakistan in March. After conserving the host at bay with two attracts, Australia clinched the collection with a 115-run win within the closing Check in Lahore. In seven Assessments performed in 2022, Australia has gained three, misplaced as many and drawn one.

West Indies (final 5 Assessments): W W W D D

monitor document in 2022 in Assessments must be a supply of inspiration for West Indies coming right into a collection by which the chances are closely stacked in opposition to it. The Kraigg Brathwaite-led aspect is coming off a 2-0 hammering of ninth-ranked Bangladesh at dwelling, which adopted a historic 1-0 win over England, which ended Joe Root’s captaincy and brought on a significant teaching and captaincy reshuffle within the English camp. Prompting an identical rejig within the Australian set-up down underneath shall be a a lot higher problem however the Windies will take confidence of being undeated within the 5 Assessments they’ve performed this yr.

West Indies gamers rejoice after profitable the third Check in opposition to England at Nationwide Cricket Stadium in Grenada.
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Australia XI for first Check: Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Inexperienced, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon.

West Indies Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite(c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Nkrumah Bonner, Devon Thomas, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Da Silva(w), Roston Chase, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Raymon Reifer, Jason Holder, Jermaine Blackwood, Shamarh Brooks, Anderson Phillip.

Australia  Squad: Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Inexperienced, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins(c), Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland, Marcus Harris.

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