Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh hit tons to propel Aus to 438/3 vs WI

Updated: Dec 11, 2015, 12:31 IST | AFP

Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh pounded tons in a triple-century unbroken stand to crush the dispirited West Indies and put Australia in immediate command of the first Test in Hobart yesterday

Hobart: Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh pounded tons in a triple-century unbroken stand to crush the dispirited West Indies and put Australia in immediate command of the first Test in Hobart yesterday.

Shaun Marsh en route his 174 against WI yesterday. Pic/AFP
Shaun Marsh en route his 174 against WI yesterday. Pic/AFP

In a grim foreboding of what lies ahead for the Caribbean tourists in the three-Test series, Australia cruised to 438 for three at stumps on the opening day with the West Australian pair taking the game away from the Windies.

At the close, Voges was unbeaten on 174 with Marsh not out 139 in an unbeaten fourth-wicket partnership of 317.

Brief scores
Australia 438-3 (A Voges 174*, S Marsh 139*, D Warner 64; J Warrican 2-111, S Gabriel 1-59) vs West Indies

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