Australia wrapped up a 10-wicket triumph before lunch on the third day in Adelaide as Josh Hazlewood guaranteed vocational best match figures, however, there was the late show when Shamar Joseph drew blood from Usman Khawaja with a bouncer when the scores were level, compelling him to resign hurt.
Shamar Joseph again showed his batting ability at No. 11, which will unquestionably mean an advancement soon, as he and Kemar Bug added 26 for the last wicket to follow the 55 they put on in the main innings.
It implied a short second innings for Khawaja and Steven Smith. Strangely, Shamar Joseph, who asserted Smith with his most memorable ball in Test cricket, was not given the new ball. He was ultimately presented in the fifth over with 14 required and subsequent to being sliced to the limit first ball by Khawaja created an exquisite conveyance to beat Smith’s edge
Then, at that point, came a lifter that beat Khawaja before an off-kilter bouncer clacked into his protective cap around the jaw region as he attempted to influence out of the line. Khawaja had blood coming from his mouth and after a couple of seconds left the field passing on Marnus Labuschagne to stir things up around town runs. In more ways than one, Shamar Joseph had made a permanent imprint on his presentation
West Indies had continued 22 behind with four wickets close by in the wake of losing Justin Greaves to the last chunk of the subsequent day. They trimmed the deficiency down to 11 preceding Joshua Da Silva offered his innings by succumbing to the very much transmitted short-ball plan, top-edging a snare to profound in reverse square off Mitchell Starc.
Alzarri Joseph showed a strong method and played a support serious areas of strength for drives against Starc yet got a flimsy edge from around the wicket. At the point when Gudakesh Motie turned into Hazlewood’s fifth wicket, bearing arms to one that was extremely close to leaving, West Indies were as yet a run behind.
Nonetheless, that endured only another conveyance as Shamar Joseph played a first-ball cover drive that would have satisfied a top-request player, bringing tremendous cheers from a solid group who had rushed in notwithstanding the gamble of next to no cricket.
Each run added by the last-wicket pair was welcomed by warm commendation, while it added to Australia’s new hardships over helping through lower-request stands. The arrival of Nathan Lyon, who had begun the day bowling a solitary conveyance, finished the opposition when Shamar Joseph charged and missed.
The subsequent Test starts in Brisbane on January 25 and will be a day-night experience.
Australia 283 (Head 119, S Joseph 5-94) and 26 for 0 beat West Indies 188 (McKenzie 50, Cummins 4-41, Hazlewood 4-44) and 120 (Hazlewood 5-35) by 10 wickets