West Indies in big trouble after Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh's 449-run stand

Updated: Dec 12, 2015, 11:14 IST | PA Sport |

Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh broke records and piled on the misery for the West Indies as Australia took total command of the first Test in Hobart

Hobart: Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh broke records and piled on the misery for the West Indies as Australia took total command of the first Test in Hobart.


Adam Voges celebrates his 200 vs WI yesterday. PIC/Getty Images

The highest fourth-wicket stand in Test history — 449 — took the home team to 583-4 before they declared at lunch with Voges unbeaten on 269 and Marsh having made 182.

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon then claimed 3-43 as the tourists struggled with the bat and despite an unbeaten 94 from Darren Bravo could only reach 207-6 at stumps, still 376 behind.

Brief scores
Australia 583-4 decl (A Voges 269*, S Marsh 182; J Warrican 3-158) lead WI 207-6 (D Bravo 94*, K Roach 31*; N Lyon 3-43, J Hazlewood 2-43) by 376 runs

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