Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh total for 449 runs and a sixth top partnership in Test cricket story to put Australia resolutely in control after a second day of a initial Test opposite West Indies on Friday.
Voges strike a stately 269 not out and Marsh a career-high 182 to explain a universe record for a fourth-wicket stand, permitting Australia skipper Steve Smith looseness to announce on 583 for 4 during lunch in Hobart.
Spinner Nathan Lyon (3-43) and paceman Josh Hazlewood led a assign as a Australian bowlers gathering home a advantage in a rain-disrupted final dual sessions to revoke a tourists to 207-6 during stumps.
Darren Bravo gave a timely sign that West Indies do have some peculiarity in a daring innings of 94 and will resume his 91-run partnership with Kemar Roach (31 not out) on day 3 looking to make serve inroads into Australia’s 376-run lead.
The day, though, belonged to Western Australians Voges and Marsh, who were perceptibly uneasy in a opening event when, carrying resumed on 438-3, they plundered runs and sent annals acrobatics roughly during will in an epic stand.
They were distant when Marsh was held during midwicket usually before lunch, withdrawal them usually dual runs bashful of a Australian record set by Bill Ponsford and Donald Bradman for a second wicket opposite England during a Oval in 1934.
Voges’s shining strike gave him his lass Test double century and overhauled a Bellerive Oval particular Test record of 209 that Ricky Ponting set opposite Pakistan in 2010.
Still in his initial year of Test cricket after creation his entrance opposite West Indies in June, Voges might have been depressed that a stipulation attacked him of a possibility to go for a triple.
The 36-year-old faced usually 285 balls and strike 33 fours, including a one that took a partnership past a fourth-wicket record of 437 that Sri Lankans Mahela Jayawardene and Thilan Samaraweera scored opposite Pakistan in Karachi in 2009.
An attempted toil brush by Marsh off left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican that went true to Bravo during midwicket brought an finish to a stately partnership and, a integrate of overs later, a innings.
Hazlewood done an early breakthrough by trapping opener Kraigg Brathwaite lbw for dual though it was not until Lyon came on that a West Indies wickets started tumbling.
The 28-year-old, personification his 50th Test, discharged Rajendra Chandrika (25), Marlon Samuels (9) and Jermaine Blackwood (0), a latter dual in a wicket-maiden over shortly before tea.
Hazlewood claimed his second plant when he trapped Denesh Ramdin (8) lbw before Peter Siddle took a final wicket to tumble when West Indies skipper Jason Holder (15) was also adjudged lbw by a smoothness that record showed was going over a stumps.