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Australia v West Indies: Nathan Lyon takes six wickets as hosts seal 164-run win

Australia 598-4 dec (Labuschagne 204, Smith 200*) & 182-2 dec (Labuschagne 104) West Indies 283 (Brathwaite 64; Cummins 3-34, Starc 3-51) & 333 (Brathwaite 110; Lyon 6-128) Nathan Lyon took six wickets as Australia beat a dogged West Indies by 164 runs in the first Test in Perth. Set a...
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Australia beat West Indies by 164 runs in first Test as Nathan Lyon takes six wickets

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon's six-wicket haul saw Australia to a 164-run win over West Indies in the first Test of the two-match series. Lyon bagged 6-128 as the West Indies, chasing 498 for victory, were dismissed for 333 before tea on the final day in Perth, with the bowler taking his 21st Test five-for.

Twitter reactions: Clinical Australia thrash West Indies in the Perth Test

Australia have defeated West Indies in the first Test at Optus Stadium in Perth to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series. Chasing a target of 498 runs, the visitors could only manage to reach 333 before getting all out in the second innings. Nathan Lyon was the...

Cummins hopeful of being fit for second Test after Australia beat West Indies

Pat Cummins hopes to be fit for Australia's second Test against West Indies, after his side ran out comfortable victors in Perth on Sunday. A devastating six-wicket performance from Nathan Lyon helped the hosts to a 164-run victory at Optus Stadium, despite a defiant half-century in defeat from Roston Chase.

scores, Joe Root bats left-handed, video, reaction, how to watch Test series

The Test series between England and Pakistan was bizarre to say the least, with strange fields and the Poms completing 506 runs and four tons in an extraordinary day. The latest oddity in this series, however, saw England’s Joe Root decide to strike with his left hand at one point, leaving Nasser Hussain dumbfounded in the comments.

Backing ourselves to play good cricket against England: West Indies skipper Matthews

St John’s (Antigua), Dec 4 West Indies captain Hayley Matthews is aware of the challenge of facing a strong England team, but she believes her players can use their knowledge of the conditions at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium to their advantage in the first of the three-match ODI series, starting in Jamaica late on Sunday.

CWI: Brathwaite leads from the front, joins elite 5000 club

Kraigg Brathwaite’s 11th Test century set the tone for a superb rearguard from West Indies and has left the first Test hanging in the balance with all four results still possible heading into the final day. On an enthralling penultimate day, the lion-hearted Brathwaite delivered a monumental knock of 101 not out which laid the foundation for the visitors score of 192-3.West indies remain 306 runs adrift of their target while the Aussies will need to take seven wickets in 90 overs available and this has the making for a blockbuster final day at the ultramodern venue.

Pant released from India's ODI squad for Bangladesh series

Wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant has been released from India's ODI team for the series against Bangladesh, BCCI confirmed on Sunday (December 4). The decision was made following 'consultation with the BCCI medical team', suggesting that he may be suffering from a minor injury. However, Pant will be available for the two-match Test series.

Nathan Lyon scores 6/12, and Australia defeats West Indies by 164 runs in the first Test

On both sides of the lunch break, a tenacious 82-run stand between Chase (55) and Joseph (43) delayed the inevitable for 1 1/2 hours. At the Perth Stadium on Sunday, offspinner Nathan Lyon bowled Australia to a 164-run victory over the West Indies in the first cricket test to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy. Before tea on the final day, the West Indies were all out for 333 and Lyon claimed 6-128. In his 111th test, it was Lyon’s 21st five-wicket haul.

Nathan Lyon takes six wickets as Australia win First Test against West Indies | Cricket news

Spin king Nathan Lyon took six wickets, including the maker of the century Kraigg Brathwaite, as Australia knocked down the valiant West Indies to win the first Test in Perth by 164 runs on Sunday. Skipper Brathwaite, who led the game to a final day with a challenging overnight 101 after Australia announced their second innings on day four at 182-2, was unable to keep up the momentum against Lyon and was bowled for 110.