David Warner strode out to bat on Thursday afternoon with the poorest average of any Australian batsman for the series and returned as man of the match and with the fastest century in Test history at the SCG.
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Warner's 122 off 103 deliveries might not have been the most insignificant century of his career, but with an important series on the horizon against New Zealand, it will matter very little to the burly left-hander.
His 104 runs in three innings beforehand was nothing to scoff at, but Australia's dominance in this series has been so profound that if you wanted to be sceptical, and poke the "out of form" finger at someone, it would have to be at Warner, given he became the sixth Australian to reach triple figures in the series.
In cricket, a batter can only score runs against the opposition in front of them. When Adam Voges crunched an unbeaten 269 in Hobart, the common sentiments from punters were, words to the effect of: "My grandmother could have scored runs against this West Indian side."
Nonetheless, Voges' highest Test score was the crux of Australia's unassailable first innings total that propelled them to a crushing victory.
There was plenty of debate about declarations in order to kick this dead match rubber along, but none came to fruition.
In classic Warner style - as if to express his dismay and frustration in a match that never really took off because of inclement weather - he raced to eight runs from two deliveries; an all-run four through cover followed up by a booming cut shot.
He could have blunted a tired West Indies attack and batted sensibly to stumps. A rash shot had the potential to bring about more criticism, rightly or wrongly, towards Warner.
Instead, it was an innings that typified the way Warner plays his cricket; with aggression, exuberance and an insatiable appetite, no matter the match situation, for runs, and plenty of them.
His half century came from 42 balls - in the middle of a one-man attack on Jomel Warrican who went for 16 runs in the over - and it wasn't until he was in his late 80s that Warner became more measured.
The West Indies began executing their skills better as Warner pushed towards his 16th Test century. It felt like they were suffocating him, but the 26 runs leading up to his century came from 27 balls and highlighted how effortlessly he manipulates the ball around.
Mark Taylor was the last Australian to score a hundred in a Test that had two consecutive days washed out because of rain, but his unbeaten 101 was in stark contrast to Warner's flashy knock.
It came from 227 balls, in comparison to Warner's century off 82, but both men were equally as deserving of man of the match honours.
In that game 26 years ago against Pakistan, Australia finished the match at 2/176 in their first innings – exactly the same score as Australia did on Thursday.
Warner's hundred was his 12th century at home and puts him ninth on the list of all-time century makers in Australia.
Day five was called off at 4.50pm AEDT, with Australia on 2-176 in response to West Indies' 330.
Australian opener Warner finished 122 not out off 103 balls.
Australia finished 2-0 winners in the three-Test series, having retained the Frank Worrell Trophy in Melbourne.
Days three and four of the contest were abandoned without a ball being bowled because of heavy rain.
Day two was also affected by the wet weather, with only 11.2 overs possible.
It is the first time in 26 years that consecutive days of Test cricket have been lost in Australia because of rain.