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Result: Australia take series lead over West Indies with innings win

Australia defeat the West Indies by an innings and 212 runs inside three days to take a 1-0 lead in their Test series.

Australia have taken a 1-0 lead in their series against the West Indies by claiming victory in the first Test at Hobart by an innings and 212 runs.

The tourists began the third day on 207-6, 376 runs behind the Baggy Greens' daunting first-innings total.

Kemar Roach became the first wicket to fall on the day when he was caught behind by Peter Nevill off the bowling of Josh Hazlewood for 31, ending his 99-run stand with Darren Bravo.

Hazlewood removed Jerome Taylor for a first-ball duck, but could not dismiss Jomel Worrican to take his hat-trick.

Bravo was able to register his seventh Test match century, but he was the final wicket to fall - as Shannon Gabriel was unable to bat - when Peter Siddle had him caught for 108.

Australia captain Steve Smith enforced the follow-on due to his side's commanding position in the match, and James Pattinson rewarded his skipper by taking the scalp of Ravindra Chandrika in the second over of the innings.

Pattinson tore through the West Indies' batting order by removing Bravo, Marlon Samuels and Jermaine Blackwood to leave the tourists reeling at 24-4, while Mitchell Marsh then removed Denesh Ramdin for four.

Kraigg Brathwaite offered the only resistance as he powered his way to a half-century, but he was beginning to run out of batting partners as Pattinson claimed his fifth wicket by dismissing Jason Holder.

Brathwaite guided his side over the 100-run mark, but he was the last wicket to fall six runs short of his century when Hazlewood clinched the emphatic victory for the Aussies.

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Mitchell Johnson of Australia celebrates with Michael Clarke after dismissing Joe Root of England during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013
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