Australia vs West Indies Test: In the Test match being played between Australia and West Indies, the Australia team has suffered a major setback as captain. Team captain Pat Cummins got a muscle strain. After this, he did not appear on the field on the fourth day. Cummins will not be able to play even on the last day of the match. Due to this, Australia has made Steve Smith the captain of the team for the last day. Steve Smith is going to take charge of Australia once again after four years.
Captaincy was snatched in 2018
In 2018, Smith was accused of ball tampering while playing against South Africa. At that time Smith was the captain of Australia. After this incident, he had to lose the captaincy and was also banned for a year. He made a comeback in March 2019 after completing one year of ban. After his return, he played many brilliant innings for the team. But he did not get the opportunity to captain. Now after four years, he has again got the responsibility of taking over the command of the team.
how was the match
Four days of the match have been completed. West Indies, playing their second innings, need 306 runs to win. West Indies have scored 192 runs at the loss of 3 wickets before the end of the fourth day.
Australia’s dominance remained in this match. Batting first, Australia declared the innings by scoring 598 runs at the loss of 5 wickets. West Indies were reduced to 283 runs in the first innings. After this, Australia declared the innings once again by scoring 182 runs at the loss of 2 wickets in their second innings. Now it has to be seen whether Australia manages to win the match by dropping all the wickets of the opposing team or not.
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