Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test: Adelaide Pitch Report, Team Records at Adelaide Oval

Updated on: Dec 7, 2022 2:14 pm IST

  • Australia vs West Indies Pitch Report

    Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test: Just as many would have predicted, hosts Australia went on to claim a massive 164-run victory over West Indies in the opening Test match in Perth. Aussie off-spinner Nathan Lyon picked up a brilliant six-wicket haul in the second innings while Marnus Labuschagne scored a double hundred and a century in Test match and Steve Smith also composed a remarkable double ton in the Test match. Australia now have a lead of 1-0 in the two-match Test series and the second and final Test match which will be a day-night encounter will be starting from 8 December, 2022 at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

    Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test: Adelaide Pitch Report, Team Records at Adelaide Oval

    As seen in the recent few years, the pitch at the Adelaide Oval has provided some advantage to the pace bowlers given that this will be a day-night Test match being played with the pink between Australia and West Indies. The batters from both the teams will enjoy batting on this wicket on the first two days initially, however, the twilight time period will be really challenging as it becomes difficult to spot the pink cherry. The spinners will not have much of assistance from this Adelaide pitch as seen in the previous day-night Test matches played on this venue.

    The average first innings score at the Adelaide Oval is 381 runs while 212 is the average fourth innings total on this ground so far. Australia ended up beating England by a massive margin of 275 runs during the last day-night Test match played at this venue. The Aussie bowling attack also rattled the India batting line-up for a paltry total of 36 runs in Adelaide as well. Australia have not lost a single day-night Test match so far at home.

    Australia vs West Indies Schedule

    Date Format Match Time Venue Result
    5 October, 2022 (Wednesday) 1st T20I Australia vs West Indies 1:40 PM IST Carrara Oval, Queensland Australia won by 3 wickets
    7 October, 2022 (Friday) 2nd T20I Australia vs West Indies 1:40 PM IST The Gabba, Brisbane Australia won by 31 runs
    30 November – 4 December 1st Test Australia vs West Indies 7:50 AM IST Optus Stadium, Perth Australia won by 164 runs
    8 – 12 December 2nd Test Australia vs West Indies 9:30 AM IST Adelaide Oval, Adelaide


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