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Australia vs West Indies 1st Test 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs West Indies 1st Test 2024 - West Indies tour of Australia 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between West Indies and Australia at Adelaide Oval in 17th January to 19th January 2024.

Australia vs West Indies 1st Test 2024 Highlights
Pat Cummins appeals for lbw against Kirk McKenzie © Associated Press

Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Travis Head stars as Australia easy ten-wicket victory over inexperienced West Indies and take a 1-0 lead under three days in a one-sided game of the first Test match.

Match Stats : 
  • Australia chased 26 was their third lowest successful run-chase against West Indies in Test matches.
  • The ten-wicket win is Australia's joint largest victory by terms of wickets remaining in Test matches, it is their 31st time win by ten wickets and sixth time Australia had defeated West Indies by ten-wickets in Tests.
  • Australia's 283 was their fifth lowest score in a their first innings against West Indies at Adelaide Oval in Tests.
  • West Indies' 188 was their third lowest in a first innings against Australia at Adelaide Oval in Tests.
  • West Indies' 120 was their 13th lowest score in a completed innings against Australia in Test matches and It is their third worst-total at Adelaide Oval in Tests.
  • Josh Hazlewood's 79 for 9 was his best bowling figures in an match for Australia in Test matches and the fifth best bowling figures by an Australian bowler against West Indies at Adelaide Oval in Tests.


* Debutant Shamar Joseph impressive fightback on his debut Test match after Pace bowling attack Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood's four-fors as West Indies bundled out for 188 in the opening day of the first Test match.

* Travis Head's magnificent century and A devastating bowling by Josh Hazlewood's four-for leave West Indies reeling despite a debutant Shamar Joseph's debut five-for in the day two of the first Test match.

* Australia wrapped up a ten-wicket win before lunch after Josh Hazlewood's career-best match figures as West Indies collapse for 120 in the day three of the first Test match - but there was late drama when debutant Shamar Joseph drew blood from opener Usman Khawaja with a bouncer when the scores were level, forcing him to retire hurt.

West Indies 1st Innings scored 188 for all-out in 62.1 overs with top scorer by Kirk McKenzie cracked a 50 off 94-balls including 7-fours.

Debutant Shamar Joseph hammered a 36 off 41-balls on his debut Test match - including 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 87.80 and Kemar Roach scored a unbeaten 17 off 42-balls included 2-fours & a six.

1st Innings Australia best bowler by Pat Cummins claimed a 4-wickets for 41-runs in 17-overs including five maidens.

Josh Hazlewood captured 4-wickets for 44-runs in 15-overs including six maidens, Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Starc both took one-wickets.

Australia 1st Innings scored 283 for all-out in 81.1 overs with top scorer by Travis Head hammered a 119 off 134-balls - which was his 7th Test hundred and his second century against West Indies in Tests - including 12-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 88.80.

Usman Khawaja cracked a 45 off 111-balls including 6-fours, Nathan Lyon struck 24 off 34-balls included 2-fours & a six and Alex Carey 15.

1st Innings West Indies best bowler by Debutant Shamar Joseph - who took 5-wickets for 94-runs in 20-overs on his debut Test match - including two maiden, Justin Greaves, Kemar Roach both took 2-wickets and one for Alzarri Joseph.

West Indies 2nd Innings 120 for bundled out in 35.2 overs with top scorer by Kirk McKenzie hit 26 off 35-balls including 4-fours.

Justin Greaves hit 24 off 37-balls including three boundaries and Joshua Da Silva scored 18 off 44-balls included a boundary, Alzarri Joseph hit 16 off 30-balls contained three-fours and Shamar Joseph struck 15 off 12-balls including 3-fours with strike rate of 125.

2nd Innings Australia best bowler by Josh Hazlewood claimed a 5-wickets for 35-runs in 14-overs including six maidens, Nathan Lyon captured two-wickets for 4-runs in 3.2-overs, Mitchell Starc took 2-wickets and Cameron Green both took one-wickets.

Australia chased 26-0 in 6.4 overs with top scorer by Steve Smith hit a unbeaten 11 off 22-balls including 2-fours, Usman Khawaja retired hurt for 9 and Marnus Labuchagne 1 not out.

Travis Head named Player of the match for his magnificent batting performance to smashed a quick-fire 119-runs knocked off facing 134-balls including 12-fours and 3-sixes with strike rate of 88.80.

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