The tourists have failed to bowl out Australia once over the first two Tests, having long lost their world-beating reputation as the 'Calypso Kings'. But Lehmann noted that they played well while still losing by 177 runs in Melbourne.
     
"I was really pleased the way they fought back, yeah, after being six for 90 day two and then obviously bat really well on day three," he said.
     
The West Indies crashed to an innings defeat in Hobart and lost the series yesterday in Melbourne, but captain Jason Holder and former skipper Denesh Ramdin both made battling
half centuries.
     
"I thought they played really well and that's what they're gonna need to do going forward to improve as a side, they know that now. Back end they took the game to us," Lehmann told reporters.
 
Lehmann said Australia were still weighing up selection options ahead of the final Test starting Sunday in Sydney, with bowler Peter Siddle notably carrying an ankle injury. But ominously for the West Indies, Lehmann stressed Australia could still improve.
     
"I still think there's areas on any given time we need to improve on no-balls this game for example," Lehmann said.

 

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