Rain ends West Indies victory chase, 2nd Test drawn
Showers arrived 40 minutes before tea and there was no more play possible on the fifth and final day at Queen's Park Oval.
Australia, which had a 1-0 series lead after victory in the first test, retained the Frank Worrell Trophy as it takes an unassailable lead to the third and final match in Dominica.
Captain Darren Sammy's unbeaten 30 off 26 balls ignited West Indies' charge after his counterpart Michael Clarke declared Australia's second innings on 160-8 midway through the second session.
"I think it was going to be a good final day if the rain stayed away. But it's disappointing for both teams and the fans,'' Clarke said.
"Obviously both teams are very keen to win, as you've seen today,'' he added. "Unfortunately, no team got a result, which is sad for the game. But both captains can't control the weather unfortunately.''
Sammy said he and his team were confident about the testing run chase.
"We were going after the runs. I think we went after it positively. We lost two quick wickets but we had Shiv (Chanderpaul) and Narsingh (Deonarine), if we needed to bat for a draw in the end.
"We looked at it as a one-day scenario with me going in at No. 3. Once I stayed there at the wicket, the runs would come quickly. I tried to
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