Cricket....and the West Indies moved into a commanding position on the third day of the?
GV EXTERIOR PULL OUT AND PAN: Bruce Yardley bowls to Derek Parry.
GV: Jeff Thomson bowls to Basil Williams who hits a four.
GV: Bob Simpson bowls to Parry, another four
GV: W. Clarke to Williams for two runs.
GV: Bob Simpson bowls to Derek Parry.
GV: W. Clarke takes Parry's wicket
W. Clarke bowls to Kallicharran, who takes a single
GV: Thomson to Kallicharran, four runs.
GV: Simpson to Larry Gomes, four runs.
GV: Simpson bowls to I. Shillingford
GV: Thomson to Shillingford, caught and bowled.
GV: Thomson to Shivnarine, dropped behind
GV: Laughlin to Gomes, who cuts him for three runs.
GV: Yardley to Gomes, who is caught at slip
GV: Yardley to Phillip who is stumped.
GV: Gary Cosier bowls Shivnarine
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Background: Cricket....and the West Indies moved into a commanding position on the third day of the third Test against Australia in Guyana, on Sunday (2 April) when they scored 439. Their innings -- thanks to maiden test centuries by Basil Williams and Larry Gomes -- left the Australians with 359 to chase for victory.
SYNOPSIS: Right from the start, the West Indians attacked the Australian pace-bowlers. Derek Parry hits Bruce Yardley for four runs, and Basil Williams gives the same treatment to Jeff Thomson.
Bob Simpson, the Australian captain to Derek Parry, and that's four more. Basil Williams, in his first Test had a memorable innings. These two runs off Clark gave him his century in only 167 minutes.
Simpson bowls to Parry, and he hits it through mid-wicket for another four, moving the West Indies to 170 for three.
After scoring 51, Parry fell victim to Clarke leg before wicket, and the West Indies were 199 for 4.
Clarke to Kallicharran, who takes a quick single and brings up the West Indies 200.
After lunch, the West Indies continued their spirited attack. Four runs for Kallicharran off the pace of Jeff Thomson. Larry Gomes, the former Middlesex left-hander, hits Simpson through the covers and moves on to 40.
Shillingford hammers a boundary.
But Shillingford's time at the crease was limited. He offers a chance to Thomson, and is caught and bowled for 16.
Thomson ???iearly picked up a wicket soon after. With the West Indies on 301 for six, Shivnarine was dropped behind the wicket. It proved a costly error because Gomes and Shivnarine put on another 54 runs before Gomes who has been in the cricketing wilderness for some time -- was caught behind off Yardley. He had made 101 and the score stood at 355 for six.
Phillip was the next batsman to fall. He went for the big-hit, missed and was stumped by Rixon for a mere four runs.
Shivnarine went on until bowled by Gary Cosier for 63. The West Indies were all out for 493, leaving the Australians two days in which to make 359.