WSC Australia v WSC West Indies
World Series Cricket Supertests 1977/78 (3rd Supertest)
VenueFootball Park, Adelaide on 31st December 1977, 1st, 2nd, 3rd January 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWSC Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWSC Australia won by 220 runs
UmpiresG Duperouzel, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1WSC Australia (1) 261/3 (IM Chappell 126*, GS Chappell 55*)
Close of play day 2WSC West Indies (1) 116/7 (Murray 7*, Roberts ?*)
Close of play day 3WSC Australia (2) 254/7 (Bright 2*, Lillee 4*)

WSC Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerc Murray b Holding4     
BM Lairdc Lloyd b King25     
*IM Chappellc sub b Garner141     
RS Langerc Murray b Garner45     
GS Chappellc Greenidge b Roberts90     
MF Kentc King b Roberts43     
+RW Marshc Richards b Garner0     
RJ Brightlbw b Padmore15     
DK Lilleelbw b Padmore1     
MHN Walkernot out9     
W Priorb Roberts4     
Extras(8 lb, 3 nb)11
Total(all out, 535 minutes, 105.2 overs)388
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (McCosker), 2-95 (Laird), 3-184 (Langer), 4-304 (IM Chappell), 5-315 (GS Chappell), 6-316 (Marsh), 7-348, 8-352, 9-382, 10-388 (105.2 ov)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holding9   0331--
Garner25   1943--
King27   31021--
Padmore21   3712--
Fredericks3   0100--

WSC West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec and b GS Chappell40     
RC Fredericksc Marsh b GS Chappell38     
IVA Richardsc Marsh b Lillee9     
LG Rowec Marsh b GS Chappell12     
*CH Lloydlbw b Lillee3     
CL Kingc and b GS Chappell4     
+DL Murrayc McCosker b Prior5     
J Garnerc Kent b GS Chappell0     
AME Robertsnot out24     
MA Holdingc IM Chappell b Bright8     
AL Padmorec IM Chappell b Bright0     
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 39.7 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-79 (Fredericks), 2-82 (Greenidge), 3-92 (Richards), 4-100 (Rowe), 5-105 (Lloyd), 6-112 (King), 7-112 (Garner), 8-116 (Murray), 9-145 (Holding), 10-145 (Padmore)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee11   0482--
Walker4   0230--
Prior9   3341--
GS Chappell12   2205--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerb Garner0     
BM Lairdc sub b King106     
*IM Chappellc Murray b King43     
RS Langerc sub b King8     
GS Chappellb Garner16     
MF Kentb Garner40     
+RW Marshc Murray b King19     
RJ Brightlbw b Roberts2     
DK Lilleenot out9     
MHN Walkernot out8     
W Priordid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 14 lb, 1 nb)16
Total(8 wickets, declared, 338 minutes, 75 overs)267
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (McCosker), 2-80 (IM Chappell), 3-100 (Langer), 4-122 (GS Chappell), 5-216 (Laird), 6-238, 7-248, 8-254
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts13   3411--
Garner17   1483--
King19   1784--
Padmore20   3740--
Lloyd6   1100--

WSC West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgelbw b Lillee0     
RC Fredericksc Laird b Prior46     
IVA Richardsc Marsh b Walker123     
LG Rowec GS Chappell b Bright12     
*CH Lloydb Walker9     
CL Kingb Lillee42     
+DL Murrayc and b Bright7     
J Garnerc GS Chappell b Bright21     
AME Robertsb Bright13     
MA Holdingc Prior b Lillee5     
AL Padmorenot out1     
Extras(5 b, 6 lb)11
Total(all out, 314 minutes, 62.3 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Greenidge), 2-132 (Fredericks), 3-167 (Rowe), 4-188 (Lloyd), 5-197 (Richards), 6-210 (Murray), 7-245 (Garner), 8-271 (Roberts), 9-282 (Holding), 10-290 (King)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Walker15   0612--
Prior8   0581--
GS Chappell5   0250--
Bright20   6744--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.





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