Australian batsman Adam Voges scored 174 runs and Shaun Marsh scored 139 runs, they carried partnership up to 300 which make strong position of Australia in first test.
In first test match, Australia won the toss and elected to bat in start of the game Captain Steve Smith lose his wicket on 10 runs then after some time another wicket went down of David Warner before lunch, they simply dominated the tourists at Oval.
After first session, the Kangaroos batsmen Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh took control its team batting and both scored three figures innings. When first day was stumped Adam Voges scored unbeaten 174 and Shaun Marsh on 139 runs, they also increase an unbeaten partnership against West Indies.
Australian batsman Shaun Marsh says about his batting along with Adam Voges, I have batted with Voges a lot of times and to have that partnership today was pretty exceptional.
Voges, who made debut against West Indies in earlier of this year, scored his third century in 11 test matches. Shaun Marsh scored 139 runs on 150 deliveries and he gets 9 fours during complete innings.
West Indies Captain Jason Holder had a miserable day because firstly he lost toss and then Australian do not give any important wicket to bowlers.
After stumps of the day, West Indies captain says, we thought we were in a good position before lunch but the partnership between Voges and Marsh put us on back foot and complete the hold on match.
At the close of play Voges had hit 19 boundaries and his total score in this year totaled 827 runs with an impressive average. Australia had good position in first test match and he also favorite for wining this three match test series.