Melbourne, Dec.29: Australia continued their winning streak against West Indies as they secured an unassailable 2-0 series win after comprehensively defeating the Caribbean side by 177 runs in the second Test here on Tuesday. Chasing a massive target of 460, the tourists were bundled out for 282 despite resilient efforts by skipper Jason Holder (68) and Dinesh Ramdin (59). Also Read - In Strong Repulse to China, India Invites Australia, Forms 'Quad' Alliance in Malabar Naval Drill | What to Expect

For the hosts, Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Marsh turned the screws as they wrapped up the match on the fourth day by bagging three and four wickets respectively. Meanwhile, James Pattinson and Peter Siddle also made significant contributions by sharing three wickets between themselves. (ALSO READ: Australian batsman Khawaja is a gun) Also Read - IPL 2020: 'Surface Doesn't Matter', Mahela Jayawardene Won't Change Mumbai Indians' Pace-Heavy Bowling Attack

Lyon was adjudged ‘man of the match’ after scalping eight wickets in the entire match. With the win, the hosts have also retained the Frank Worrell Trophy and extended their unbeaten run in Test series against West Indies to 23 years. Australia, which had won the opening match by an innings and 212-run in Hobart, will now play the third and the final Test in Sydney, starting from January 3. Also Read - IPL: Mitchell Marsh Ruled Out, SRH Call Jason Holder as Replacement