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CRICKET: WI vs Australia - Tourists tighten grip

Published:Saturday | June 13, 2015 | 6:19 PM
Australia's Shaun Marsh (second left) plays a shot for six runs off West Indies bowler Veerasammy Permaul during the second innings on the third day of their second cricket Test match in Kingston today.

Half-centuries from openers David Warner and Shaun Marsh have put Australia in full control at tea on day three of the second Test against West Indies at Sabina Park.

Warner made 60 while at the break Marsh was 59 not out, as Australia, with a 179 runs first innings lead, were 137 for one.

This for an overall lead of 316 runs. With Marsh at the break was first innings centurion Steve Smith on eight.

Earlier the West Indies, after resuming on 143 for eight today, went on to make 220 with overnight batsman Jason Holder going on to hit a topscore of 82.