Barbados (West Indies), Apr 9(ANI): Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored a patient 103 not out on Sunday to put his team in command of the first Test match at Kensington Oval, with the Windies declaring their first innings at 449/9.
At the end of day two, Australia had scored 44 without loss, with David Warner playing on 27 not out, and Ed Cowan at 13 not out.
Chanderpaul anchored the West Indies from an overnight 179/3 to a good total in Barbados, Sports24 reports.
He struck nine fours and one six in notching his 25th century, and fifth against the Aussies. He faced 248 balls and batted for 381 minutes.
Kraigg Brathwaite (57), Kirk Edwards (61) and Darren Bravo (51) also scored half centuries to help Windies reach a decent score. A counter-attacking 41 off 36 balls from captain Darren Sammy also aided their final score. (ANI)