Playing to the West Indies’ weaknesses

Australia’s seemingly somewhat risky declaration on the penultimate day of the first test match in the current series against the West Indies was reflective of a belief that not much had changed in Caribbean cricket at least as far as the will to win was concerned.

After two days of spirited first innings batting the caused the West Indies to exceed 450 runs – and total which you would have thought would at least ensure that they did not lose the game – Michael Clarke’s declaration was clearly daring them to repeat that kind of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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