Australia Dominates West Indies in 1st Test 2023/24 – Match Report

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Australia secured a 10-wicket win in Adelaide, with Josh Hazlewood achieving career-best match figures. However, there was late drama when Shamar Joseph’s bouncer caused Usman Khawaja to retire hurt. Joseph impressed with his batting at No. 11, forming partnerships with Kemar Roach and drawing attention to a probable promotion. Khawaja and Steven Smith’s second innings were cut short due to Joseph’s impactful debut, leaving Marnus Labuschagne to seal the victory. West Indies resumed with a deficit of 22 and lost wickets to Mitchell Starc and Hazlewood. Shamar Joseph’s performance drew cheers from the crowd as Australia struggled to dismiss the lower-order. The second Test in Brisbane will be a day-night event on January 25.

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