Australian cricket team in the West Indies in 2008

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Australian cricket team in the West Indies in 2008
Dates 16 May 2008 – 6 July 2008
Captains RR Sarwan RT Ponting
Test series
Result Australia won the 3-match series 2–0
Most runs S Chanderpaul (442) RT Ponting (323)
Most wickets FH Edwards (15) B Lee (18)
Player of the series S Chanderpaul (WI)
One Day International series
Result Australia won the 5-match series 5–0
Most runs CH Gayle (180) SR Watson (206)
Most wickets FH Edwards (6) NW Bracken (8)
MG Johnson (8)
Player of the series SR Watson (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Result West Indies won the 1-match series 1–0
Most runs XM Marshall (36) L Ronchi (36)
Most wickets KAJ Roach (2) SR Watson (1)
Player of the series XM Marshall (WI)

The Australian cricket team toured the West Indies between 16 May and 6 July 2008, outside the normal West Indies cricket season. Australia won two of three Test matches played (one being a draw) and all five One-day Internationals. The West Indies won the single Twenty20 International game.

Squads[edit]

Australia West Indies
Name Domestic Batting style Bowling style Notes Name Domestic Batting style Bowling style Notes
Batsmen Batsmen
Matthew Hayden Queensland Left Handed Opening Batsmen Right-arm Medium Test & ODI Returned To Australia Injured Devon Smith Left Handed Opening Batsmen Right-arm Offbreak Test Only
Phil Jaques New South Wales Left Handed Opening Batsman Left-arm Medium Test Only Ramnaresh Sarwan (c) Guyana Right Handed Middle Order Part-time Right-arm Offbreak Test & ODI
Ricky Ponting (c) Tasmania Right-handed Top Order Right-arm Medium Test & ODI Shivnarine Chanderpaul Guyana Left Handed Middle Order Right-arm Legbreak Test & ODI
Michael Hussey Western Australia Left Handed Middle Order/Opener Right-arm Medium Test & ODI Runako Morton Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Offbreak Test Only
Simon Katich New South Wales Left Handed Opening Batsman/Middle Order Slow Left Chinaman Replaced Hayden as Test Opener Brenton Parchment Jamaica Right Handed Opening Batsman Right-arm Offbreak Test Only
Brad Hodge Victoria (Australia) Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Offbreak Test Only Xavier Marshall Jamaica Right Handed Opening Batsman Right-arm Offbreak Replaced Parchment as an opener; Test, Twenty & ODI
David Hussey Victoria (Australia) Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Offbreak ODI Only Sewnarine Chattergoon Guyana Left Handed Opening Batsman Legbreak Test Only; Injured and unable to play ODIs
Shaun Marsh Western Australia Left Handed Opening Batsman Slow Left Arm ODI Only Chris Gayle Jamaica Left Handed Opening Batsman Right-arm Offbreak Test & ODI
William Perkins Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Opening Batsman Twenty20 Only
Andre Fletcher Right Handed Middle Order Batsman Right-arm Medium-Fast Twenty20 & ODI
Shawn Findlay Jamaica Left Handed Middle Order Batsman Right-arm Medium ODI Only
Wicket-keeper Wicket-keeper
Brad Haddin New South Wales Right Handed Lower Order Test & ODI Returned to Australia injured after 1st ODI Denesh Ramdin Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Lower Order Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Luke Ronchi Western Australia Right Handed Opening Batsman/Lower Order Test & ODI Backup Wicketkeeper Patrick Browne Barbados Right Handed Lower Order ODI Backup Wicketkeeper
All-rounders All-rounders
Michael Clarke (vc) New South Wales Right Handed Middle Order Slow Left Arm Test & ODI Dwayne Bravo (vc) Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Medium-Fast Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Andrew Symonds Queensland Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Medium/Right-arm Offbreak Test & ODI Darren Sammy Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Medium Fast Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Beau Casson New South Wales Right Handed Lower Order Slow Left Chinaman Test Only Ryan Hinds Barbados Left Handed Lower Order Slow Left Arm Test Only
James Hopes Queensland Right Handed Middle Order Right-arm Medium ODI Only Kieron Pollard Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Middle Order Batsman Right-arm Medium-Fast Twenty20 & ODI
Cameron White Victoria (Australia) Right Handed Lower Order Right-arm Legbreak ODI Only
Shane Watson Queensland Right Handed Middle Order/Opener Right-arm Fast-Medium ODI Only, Replaced Mathew Hayden
Bowlers Bowlers
Brett Lee New South Wales Right Handed Lower Order Right-arm Fast Test & ODI Fidel Edwards Barbados Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Stuart Clark New South Wales Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast-Medium Test & ODI Daren Powell Jamaica Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast Medium Test & ODI
Stuart MacGill Western Australia Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Legbreak Test Only, Retired Second Test Jerome Taylor Jamaica Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Mitchell Johnson Queensland Left Handed Tail Ender Left-arm Fast-Medium Test & ODI Sulieman Benn Barbados Left Handed Lower Order Slow Left Arm Test, Twenty20 & ODI
Ashley Noffke Queensland Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast-Medium First Choice Test Backup Amit Jaggernauth Trinidad and Tobago Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Offbreak Test Only
Doug Bollinger New South Wales Left Handed Tail Ender Left-arm Fast Likely Test Backup Kemar Roach Barbados Right Handed Tail Ender Right-arm Fast Medium Twenty20 Only
Nathan Bracken New South Wales Right Handed Tail Ender Left-arm Medium-Fast ODI Only Nikita Miller Jamaica Right Handed Tail Ender Slow Left Arm ODI Only

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Tour matches[edit]

Three-day: Jamaica Select XI vs Australia[edit]

16-18 May
Scorecard
Jamaica Select XI
v
297 (69 overs)
Carlton Baugh 111* (112)
Stuart MacGill 4/79 (21 overs)
396 (113.3 overs)
Simon Katich 97 (193)
Donovan Sinclair 3/14 (6.3 overs)
194 (58.2 overs)
Carlton Baugh 36 (38)
Simon Katich 4/15 (5.2 overs)
65/1 (13.3 overs)
Simon Katich 37 (49)
Andre Russell 1/25 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Trelawny Stadium, Greenfields, Trelawny, Jamaica
Umpires: Vivian Johnson (WI) and Norman Malcolm (WI)
Player of the match: Simon Katich (Aus)

50-over: University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI v Australia[edit]

21 June
Scorecard
Australia 
337/6 (50 overs)
v
University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI
126 (33.1 overs)
Shane Watson 95 (85)
Kemar Roach 2/47 (8 overs)
Denesh Ramdin 43
Nathan Bracken 3/25 (8 overs)
Australia won by 211 runs
Three Ws Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Umpires: Vincent Bullen (WI) and Anthony Farrell (WI)

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

22-26 May
Scorecard
v
431 (126.5 overs)
Ricky Ponting 158 (224)
Fidel Edwards 5/104 (26.5 overs)
312 (106 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 118 (276)
Stuart Clark 3/59 (19 overs)
167 (55.5 overs)
Andrew Symonds 79 (118)
Dwayne Bravo 4/47 (18.5 overs)
191 (67 overs)
Denesh Ramdin 36 (61)
Stuart Clark 5/32 (20 overs)
Australia won by 95 runs
Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Stuart Clark (Aus)
  • Bad light ended day 3 and 4.

2nd Test[edit]

30 May - 2 June
Scorecard
v
479/7d (136 overs)
Simon Katich 113 (248)
Jerome Taylor 3/95 (27 overs)
352 (107 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 107* (236)
Brett Lee 5/59 (21 overs)
244/6d (61.5 overs)
Phil Jacques 76 (136)
Fidel Edwards 2/28 (7.5 overs)
266/5 (93 overs)
Ramnaresh Sarwan 128 (241)
Brett Lee 3/51 (21 overs)
Match drawn
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua and Barbuda
Umpires: Mark Benson (Eng) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI)
  • Australia's innings was interrupted by rain in the 1st and 2nd innings.

3rd Test[edit]

12-16 June
Scorecard
v
251 (67.1 overs)
Andrew Symonds 52 (84)
Jerome Taylor 3/46 (12 overs)
216 (58.5 overs)
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 79* (142)
Mitchell Johnson 4/41 (11.5 overs)
439/5d (145 overs)
Simon Katich 157 (332)
Sulieman Benn 3/154 (47 overs)
387 (105.4 overs)
Xavier Marshall 85 (146)
Stuart Clark 3/58 (24 overs)
Australia won by 87 runs
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Umpires: Aleem Dar (Pak) and Mark Benson (Eng)
Player of the match: Simon Katich (Aus)
  • Rain ended day 1 early.

T20I series[edit]

Only T20I[edit]

20 June
Scorecard
Australia 
97/3 (11 overs)
v
 West Indies
102/3 (9.1 overs)
Luke Ronchi 36 (22)
Kemar Roach 2/29 (3 overs)
Xavier Marshall 36 (15)
Shane Watson 1/17 (2.1 overs)
West Indies won by 7 wickets
Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Umpires: Clyde Duncan (WI) and Billy Doctrove (WI)
Player of the match: Xavier Marshall
  • Rain reduced match to 11 overs per side.

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

24 June
Scorecard
Australia 
273/8 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
189 (39.5 overs)
Shaun Marsh 81 (97)
Darren Sammy 2/31 (7 overs)
Darren Sammy 33 (35)
Nathan Bracken 4/31 (5.5 overs)
Australia won by 84 runs
Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, Saint Vincent
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Billy Doctrove (WI)
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh

2nd ODI[edit]

27 June
Scorecard
Australia 
213/5 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
140/8 (41 overs)
Michael Hussey 62 (105)
Jerome Taylor 2/47 (10 overs)
Australia won by 63 runs (D/L)
National Cricket Stadium, St. George's, Grenada
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Norman Malcolm (WI)
Player of the match: Michael Clarke

3rd ODI[edit]

29 June
Scorecard
West Indies 
223 (48 overs)
v
 Australia
227/3 (40.3 overs)
Chris Gayle 53 (54)
Nathan Bracken 3/26 (9 overs)
Shane Watson 126 (122)
Darren Sammy 1/20 (4 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Norman Malcolm (WI)
Player of the match: Shane Watson

4th ODI[edit]

4 July
Scorecard
Australia 
282/8 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
281/6 (50 overs)
Andrew Symonds 87 (78)
Fidel Edwards 2/53 (10 overs)
Chris Gayle 92 (92)
Brett Lee 3/64 (10 overs)
Australia won by 1 run
Warner Park, Basseterre, Saint Kitts
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Steve Bucknor (WI)
Player of the match: Andrew Symonds

5th ODI[edit]

6 July
Scorecard
Australia 
341/8 (50 overs)
v
 West Indies
172 (39.5 overs)
Andrew Symonds 66 (80)
Ramnaresh Sarwan 3/57 (9 overs)
Shawn Findlay 59* (74)
Mitchell Johnson 5/29 (7.5 overs)
Australia won by 169 runs
Warner Park, Basseterre, Saint Kitts
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Steve Bucknor (WI)
Player of the match: Luke Ronchi