West Indies' Dowrich, Samuels defy Australia on Day 3

Roseau, Dominica: Shane Dowrich (49 not out) and Marlon Samuels (58 not out) battled grittily to defy Australia as the West Indies reached 143 for three in their second innings on the third day of the first Test at the Windsor Park Stadium on Friday.

West Indies' Dowrich, Samuels defy Australia on Day 3
Marlon Samuels (left) and Shane Dowrich at Windsor Park yesterday. Pic/Getty Images

Despite a fourth-wicket partnership that had so far managed 110 runs — the best of the match so far for the home side — there was still much work to be done heading into the afternoon session with a first innings deficit of a further 23 runs to be erased before the Caribbean team can even entertain the prospect of setting their opponents a challenging victory target in the latter stages of the match.

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