New Delhi: Australia’s dominance in Test cricket continues against the West Indies and skipper Steven Smith needs to be lauded for his sensational captaincy coupled with starry performances from his side.
Australia have mastered their collective performance from where it left off against New Zealand. Steve Smith has ensured his leadership qualities keeps galvanizing his troops who have looked superb as an unit.
Australia’s batting have raised the level of their play with most of their batsmen coming thick with runs and the consistency has been appealing. Joe Burns, Adam Voges, Usman Khawaja and left out Shaun Marsh has been the carriers of runs alongside Steve Smith.
Smith has looked like a person who knows what he wants from his players and has clarified that with ease. It looks like a happy camp to be in.
Steve Smith wasn’t dismissed over two innings in the 2nd Test against the West Indies after mustering scores of 134* and 70*. His fellow batters saw the side register four centuries in the first innings. After the series victory against New Zealand, Australia have closed in on another victory against the Windies as their resurgence speaks volumes.
The positive headache of leaving out Shaun Marsh for the mesmerizing Usman Khawaja, shows the side having plenty of options who are ready to step when it matters.
Adam Voges has been one such warrior in the side who has had a fantastic 2015 to take a grip in that middle order. The opening combination of David Warner and Joe Burns has been lively with the beauty of Khawaja and Smith guiding the side in the middle.