WI vs AUS 2nd Test Highlights: West Indies created history, defeated Australia at home after 27 years, Joseph the hero of victory

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WI vs AUS 2nd Test Highlights: West Indies created history, defeated Australia at home after 27 years, Joseph the hero of victory

WI vs AUS 2nd Test, Highlights: West Indies have created history by defeating Australia by 8 runs in the second Test played at Gabba, Brisbane. West Indies has defeated Australia at home after 27 years. Earlier, in 1997, West Indies had defeated Australia at home. The hero of West Indies’ victory was fast bowler Shamar Joseph. Despite suffering a thumb injury, Joseph dismissed 7 Australian batsmen in the second innings.

Despite the pain, Joseph bowled continuously for 11.5 overs and took 7 wickets for 68 runs. Out of these, 4 batsmen were clean bowled by Joseph. Joseph took 1 wicket in the first innings. In this way, Joseph took a total of 8 wickets in the match. He achieved the feat of taking five wickets in the second consecutive Test. He scored a fifty in his debut test. Joseph was chosen Player of the Series for his brilliant performance throughout the series.

Australia had a target of 216 runs to win. Chasing this, the Australian team was all out for 207 runs on the fourth day of the Gabba Test. Australia’s last wicket fell in the form of Josh Hazlewood. He was clean bowled by Joseph. Australia captain Steve Smith remained unbeaten after scoring 91 runs.

West Indies leveled the series 1-1
West Indies had scored 311 runs in the first innings and 193 runs in the second innings. Australia declared the first innings at the score of 289 runs for 9 wickets. By winning the Brisbane Test, West Indies leveled the 2-Test series at 1-1. Australia won the first test match by 10 wickets.

Australia lost the pink-ball test for the first time
Australia has lost the pink ball test for the first time. Australia itself played the first day-night test against New Zealand in November 2015. Australia had defeated the Kiwi team in that match. Since then, Australia has played 11 pink-ball Tests and won all of them. Australia last defeated West Indies in 2022 in the Pink Ball Test played in Adelaide.


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