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Tail wags, as WI set Aussies 192 to win

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Resolute batting from their tail-enders, led by Kemar Roach, allowed West Indies to set Australia 192 for victory in the first Digicel Test on Wednesday.

WI set Aussies 192 to win

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – West Indies were dismissed for 148 in their second innings about 13 minutes the scheduled lunch interval, setting Australia 192 to win on the final day of the first Digicel Test on Wednesday at Kensington Oval.

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We can still win says Windies coach

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson said he expected the first Digicel Test to go down to the wire and felt his side could still come out on top. West Indies had a tough fourth day on Tuesday and ended with an overall lead of 114 with five second innings wickets standing.

Looking ahead to Wednesday’s final day, Gibson said his players still had confidence and a target of “around 200” could provide an intriguing end to the match on what is a “challenging” batting surface at Kensington Oval.

Hilfenhaus burst rocks Windies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – West Indies were left scrambling after an inexplicable batting collapse triggered by Ben Hilfenhaus, brought Australia firmly back into contention for the first Digicel Test on Tuesday.

Narsingh Deonarine was not out on 20 and Carlton Baugh Jr was not out on two, as the Windies reached 71 for five in their second innings for an overall lead of 114 at the close on the fourth day at Kensington Oval.

Fans hail WI fighting spirit

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – West Indies fans attending the first Digicel Test against Australia at Kensington Oval seemed generally satisfied with the way their side had performed in the Digicel 2012 Series.

West Indies tied the five-match Digicel One-day International series 2-2, earned a 1-1 draw in the two-match Digicel Twenty20 International series, and were making the early running in the first Digicel Test.


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