West Indies No.3 Kirk McKenzie frustrated Australia’s bowlers with 41 before offspinner Nathan Lyon made an impact. On day three, the match was more normalized with a settled surface and hot conditions. West Indies aimed for a long innings. Despite losses, West Indies played with discipline for a strong lead. Alick Athanaze and Kavem Hodge survived a tough examination, with Athanaze saved by a dropped catch. Heavy showers are expected on days four and five due to Tropical Cyclone Kirrily’s aftereffects. Resuming at 13 for 1, West Indies survived a new-ball onslaught before ideal batting conditions. McKenzie’s straight driving was impressive, but he was trapped lbw by Lyon.orderBy Js.sign_up
Overall, the atmosphere during the match seems normal. Although the West Indies have suffered a few setbacks, they are in a position of strength and appear to be playing patiently to secure a strong lead against Australia.