Welcome to information.com.au’s protection of day 4 of the primary Check between Australia and West Indies in Perth.
Australia has a monster lead of 344 runs and can look to edge nearer to victory after a dominant bowling efficiency on day three.
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The Aussies will resume at 1/29 with David Warner (19 not out) and Marnus Labuschagne (3 not out) on the crease.
A declaration a bit after lunch time may very well be on the playing cards.
The hosts bowled out the West Indies for 283 as Pat Cummins claimed his 2 hundredth wicket in Check cricket.
The captain’s turned the most recent — and quickest — of the bowling quartet to achieve 200 wickets, whereas Nathan Lyon turned the ninth highest wicket-taker in Check cricket historical past.
Cummins’ first wicket of Kraigg Brathwaite was his 2 hundredth for Australia and made our Check quartet of the captain, Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon the primary Aussie assault to all have greater than 200 wickets every.
To not be outdone, Lyon added his 440th wicket to maneuver to outright ninth on the all-time Check wicket-taker tally forward of Dale Steyn and simply two behind Indian tweaker Ravichandran Ashwin.
In the meantime, Australian legend Ricky Ponting has returned to the Channel 7 commentary field after he was rushed to hospital on Friday following a coronary heart scare.