Sir Frank Worrell Trophy 2011/12
Australia grinds on Oval turner
From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad
In what is easily the most competitive West Indies versus Australia test series duel since that famous 2-2 draw in 1998/99, both sides fought out a keen battle of attrition on the opening day of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, yesterday.
Winning the toss and batting first, Australia crawled to 208/5 at stumps.
The two “Shane’s” Watson and Shillingford were the standout players on the day, Watson with his 18th test half century and Shillingford, with his metronomic spell of off-spin bowling on his return to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.