Lyon breaks Warne’s file as Australia takes commanding lead towards West Indies


Australia have opted towards imposing the follow-on after Nathan Lyon’s bowling and the West Indies’ calamitous operating between the wickets handed them a 297-run lead in Adelaide.

After resuming at 4-102 in reply to Australia’s 7(dec)-511, the Windies misplaced six wickets in 140 minutes on day three to be all out for 214 on the first break.

Lyon claimed two of the wickets lbw, taking his figures for the innings to 3-57 after overtaking Shane Warne because the main wicket-taker on the floor on Friday night time.

Mitchell Starc (2-48) additionally bagged two when he had Jason Holder caught behind for a duck, earlier than Roston Chase was the final to fall on the hook shot for 34.

However in actuality, the vacationers have been their very own worst enemies as they misplaced two wickets earlier than a run was added on Saturday afternoon.

Their nice hope in Tagenarine Chanderpaul (47) was run out on the fourth ball of the day, when he prodded into house, took off, circled and was caught quick by a Starc direct hit.

That got here in a mix-up with nightwatchman Anderson Phillip, who was the Windies’ second top-scorer earlier than additionally falling sufferer to a poor piece of operating.

After slog-sweeping Lyon for a six and taking the lengthy deal with to the spinner down the bottom and over the legside, he solely had himself accountable when he was the Windies’ eighth to fall.

In his second Check, he hit the ball to quick cowl, stayed in his crease, took off when the ball trickled previous the fielder and was then despatched again earlier than Alex Carey took the stumps.

It was the type of second that summed up the Windies’ tour, which started in T20 disappointment, a World Cup exit within the preliminary stage and what looms as a 2-0 Frank Worrell Trophy defeat.

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Between the run outs, Lyon took maintain.

He ended a 60-run stand between Joshua da Silva (23) and Phillip when he trapped the previous lbw, earlier than additionally getting Alzarri Joseph on the pads for a first-ball duck.

Michael Neser al completed with 2-34, after claiming the primary two scalps on Friday night time.

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