Travis Head smashes career-best score as Australia continue to dominate West Indies in second Test

Travis Head reached a career-best 175 before four cheap West Indian wickets kept Australia in control on day two of the second Test at Adelaide.

The day/night match has been a one-sided affair so far, with the hosts piling up 511-7 before declaring and then enjoying some handy breakthroughs in the field to leave the tourists 102-4.

Marnus Labuschagne and Head both started the day with centuries safely in the bank, having ended the previous evening on 330 for three, and continued to cash in.

They put on another 98 runs in the morning session before Devon Thomas finally had Labuschagne, the world's number one Test batter, caught behind by Josh Da Silva for 163.

Having finally broken a 297-run stand, the tourists picked up a couple more scalps as Alzarri Joseph dismissed Cameron Green for nine and Kraigg Brathwaite's part-time spin did for Michael Neser.

The declaration followed after 137 overs and, after 13 overs attempting to blunt the new ball, Brathwaite gave way.

He felt for a beautifully angled delivery from Neser and flicked the edge through to Alex Carey.

Neser took a second wicket when Shamarh Brooks nicked off, leaving Tagenarine Chanderpaul to carry the fight.

He lost Jermaine Blackwood, caught and bowled by Nathan Lyon, and Devon Phillips bowled by Green, but continued a solid start to his Test career by moving to 47 not out.

He will have plenty more to do on day three to avert the follow-on, with the Windies still 409 runs adrift.

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