World Test champion Australia is ahead of West Indies in terms of experience in red-ball cricket. Especially the players of the visiting team opt for franchise cricket before the Test matches. The Kraigg Brathwaite-led team included three new players in the eleven with the hope of getting a start.
While batting first, the West Indies team lost wickets at regular intervals. Kirk McKenzie scored a half-century. In the end number 11 Shamar Joseph scored 36 runs in 41 balls. Due to which the Caribbean team was successful in scoring 188 runs.
Australian captain Pat Cummins once again had a great day. This veteran fast bowler took four wickets in the first Test against West Indies. He was excellent with his line and length. Due to which the visiting team came under pressure. Josh Hazlewood also took four wickets.