Steve Smith showed more audacious signs of his talent raking up yet another century as Australia recovered from a bad start to press forward to 258 for four on day one of the second Test against West Indies at the Sabina Park.
Australian captain, Michael Clarke, while reflecting on a successful summer said that he faced a tough time off the field coping with the tragic passing away of Phillip Hughes, along with a career threatening injury.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann expects his top order batsmen to be among the runs after a spectacular effort from the lower order bailed his team out in the first Test match against West Indies in Dominica.
Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers, who was ruled out of the first Test against West Indies after being hit on the helmet in practice, is uncertain of making a return for the second Test which kicks off on 11th June in Jamaica.
West Indies imploded after a 144-run fourth wicket stand to lose their last seven wickets for 35 runs setting Australia a puny fourth innings target of 47 which the visitors knocked out quickly in an early end to the first Test in Dominica on day three to retain the Frank Worrell Trophy.
Australian batsman Adam Voges, who scored a hundred on debut in the Test match against West Indies in Dominica on Thursday, reflected on his innings saying that he was just elated to have achieved the feat.
Adam Voges broke the record for the highest score by a 35-plus debutant to manage an unlikely 170-run lead for Australia in the first innings before the bowlers dented into the West Indian top order by stumps on day two of the First Test in Dominica.
Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood picked three wickets each to demolish the West Indian batting restricting them to 148 before Australia lost three wickets still trailing by 63 on an eventful day one of the first Test in Dominica.
Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers has been ruled out of first Test against West Indies which is scheduled to begin from Wednesday in Dominica after suffering a blow to his helmet during net-practice on Sunday.
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has made it clear that the selectors are yet to decide on the bowling attack for the first Test against West Indies despite an impressive performance from Josh Hazlewood in the tour game in Antigua.