Australia, as expected, made short work of wrapping up victory at Adelaide Oval on day three, earning a 10-wicket victory before lunch.

However, it could have come at a cost, with Usman Khawaja smashed in the jaw and forced to retire hurt with just one run required for victory.

Here are the five quick hits from day three at Adelaide Oval.

1. Da Silva falls into a familiar trap

Mitch Starc started the third day with a wicket.(Getty Images: Cricket Australia/Mark Brake)

With the West Indies needing 22 runs in order to make Australia bat again, the tourists were well and truly up against it.

Josh da Silva, as the only recognised batter left, was going to have to play a huge role if the Windies were to make anything of the contest.

But Australia had a plan — and it paid off perfectly.

In the first innings, Da Silva was caught off the bowling of Pat Cummins, hooking from outside off stump.

In the second innings, Da Silva was caught off the bowling of Mitch Starc, again hooking from outside off stump.

He only added one run to his overnight score.

2. Hazlewood gets five

Josh Hazlewood starred with the ball in Australia’s big win over the West Indies in Adelaide.(Getty Images: Paul Kane)

Josh Hazlewood missed out on a five-wicket haul in the first innings, but he was not going to be denied in the second.

It was his opening burst on day two that put Australia on the way to victory, so it was a fitting reward for him when he cleaned up Gudakesh Motie’s off stump to leave the West Indies nine down.

It was Hazlewood’s 11th five-wicket haul in Tests and first on Australian soil since the 2021 defeat against India in Brisbane.

Hazlewood enjoys bowling at Adelaide Oval in Tests, in his seven matches there he has taken 41 wickets at an average of 16.82.

It was his third five-wicket haul in Tests at Adelaide Oval.

3. Aussies forced to bat again

Shamar Joseph dismissed Steve Smith with his first ball in Test cricket, then got him to tie up his laces as he batted. (Getty Images: Paul Kane)

When the ninth wicket fell, the West Indies were still a run behind the Aussies.

Hazlewood was steaming in and looking venomous after collecting his five-wicket haul.

Which made debutant Shamar Joseph’s sumptuous cover drive off his first ball for four all the more remarkable.

Kemar Roach then did the same to Starc off the first ball he faced for four as the Windies eked out a 25-run lead.

That 10th wicket partnership, including the 55 runs in the first innings, made up 26.3 per cent of all the West Indies’ runs in the Test.

Joseph’s match total of 51 runs across the two innings is the second highest total by a number 11 on debut in Test cricket, behind Ashton Agar’s memorable 98.

4. Khawaja’s jaw

Usman Khawaja could be in doubt for the next Test after getting struck on the jaw.(Getty Images: Cricket Australia/Mark Brake)

In what was otherwise a pretty cruisy three days for the Australians, a blow to Khawaja in the closing stages of the match is certainly cause for concern.

He was struck on the chin by a Joseph bouncer, the ball sneaking under the grill of the helmet and catching the Aussie opener flush.

He looked in immediate distress, though it wasn’t completely clear what was causing Khawaja the most discomfort. He may have bitten his tongue — which might explain the blood he was spitting out — but he also was holding the left side of his jaw.

Regardless, Khawaja did not look particularly comfortable. The second Test at the Gabba is less than a week away, and his health will now raise yet more questions about the make-up of Australia’s batting order.

If “Ussie” has suffered some structural damage to his jaw, Matt Renshaw would be in line to join Steve Smith at the top of the order in Brisbane, although early scans on Friday cleared the Queensland opener of any fracture.

5. Australians not worried about overtime

Australia’s home record in Test matches now stands at 14 matches unbeaten, with just two draws.

In that time period though, aside from two rain-affected draws in Sydney, just two of those Tests has gone to a fifth day.

Since the series defeat to South Africa in 2016, Australia has played 37 Tests: losing four, winning 28 with five draws.

Australia has also only lost one of their last 13 matches at Adelaide Oval.

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