Right now West Indies have a distinct advantage over Australia in the fourth and final test match of the WI-Aussie series. The visitors hold a 3-0 advantage but the Windies are trying their best to prevent a white wash.
Score at the moment: Australia are 196 for the loss of 6 wickets :thumb:
Yeah. First off, they have O.D.I.s, commonly known as one day international. These games last for one day only. Then there's Test matches. Test matches can last for a maximum of five days, but sometimes they finish before the full five days are up.
Current situation in the game between the West Indies and Australia:
West Indies bowled out Australia for 240 in their 1st innings (in test matches each team has two innings). Jermaine Lawson took a career best seven wickets.
In the West Indies first innings, they surprisingly equalled Australia's score of 240, but were unable to put on a lead. Brian Lara, the West Indian captain, scored the only half century of the match so far, while Andy Bichel and Brett Lee led the charge for Australia taking three wickets a piece.
Australia went into bat for the second time and scored a sizeable total of 417 with openers Justin Langer and Matt Hayden both scoring hundreds.
Right now the West Indies are batting at 47 for no wickets. Christopher Gayle has 19 and young Devon Smith has 20.