WSC Australia v WSC World XI
World Series Cricket Supertests 1977/78 (4th Supertest)
VenueRAS Showground, Sydney on 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th January 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossToss not known
ResultWSC World XI won by 4 wickets
UmpiresJR Collins, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1WSC Australia (1) 249/4 (GS Chappell 34*, Kent 8*)
Close of play day 2WSC World XI (1) 199/4 (IVA Richards 79*, Greig 33*)
Close of play day 3WSC Australia (2) 13/2 (IM Chappell 0*, Langer 4*)
Close of play day 4WSC World XI (2) 78/1 (BA Richards 45*, Greenidge 19*)
Close of play day 5No play

WSC Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerlbw b Procter5     
BM Lairdb Garner106     
*IM Chappellrun out44     
RS Langerc Knott b Garner39     
GS Chappellc IVA Richards b Garner35     
MF Kentc IVA Richards b Underwood10     
+RW Marshc Lloyd b Procter8     
GJ Gilmourc Knott b Roberts10     
RJ Brightc Knott b Procter9     
MHN Walkerb Procter22     
W Priornot out1     
Extras(6 b, 3 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(all out, 459 minutes, 82.7 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (McCosker), 2-113 (IM Chappell), 3-203 (Langer), 4-204 (Laird), 5-252 (GS Chappell), 6-252 (Kent), 7-270, 8-270, 9-303, 10-304 (82.7 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts16   3531--
Garner22   2713--
Greig11   1550--
Underwood24   4771--

WSC World XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Fredericksc Marsh b Gilmour4     
BA Richardsb Gilmour57     
CG Greenidgec Marsh b Walker23     
IVA Richardsc Gilmour b Walker119     
CH Lloydc IM Chappell b Walker1     
*AW Greigc IM Chappell b Walker38     
+APE Knottb Gilmour2     
MJ Procterc Marsh b Walker6     
AME Robertsc Marsh b Walker10     
J Garnerc Laird b Walker24     
DL Underwoodnot out3     
Extras(3 nb)3
Total(all out, 402 minutes, 74.3 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Fredericks), 2-59 (Greenidge), 3-95 (BA Richards), 4-124 (Lloyd), 5-218, 6-227, 7-253, 8-253, 9-275, 10-290 (74.3 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prior11   1660--
Gilmour25   21033--
Bright4   2210--
GS Chappell6   190--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RB McCoskerb Procter3     
BM Lairdlbw b Roberts5     
*IM Chappellc Fredericks b Roberts19     
RS Langerb Roberts12     
GS Chappellb Roberts0     
MF Kentc Knott b Garner31     
+RW Marshc Knott b Roberts6     
GJ Gilmourb Roberts26     
RJ Brightc Knott b Garner11     
MHN Walkerc Knott b Garner0     
W Priornot out7     
Extras(4 b, 4 lb)8
Total(all out, 169 minutes, 28.4 overs)128
Fall of wickets:
1-8, 2-8, 3-25, 4-25, 5-44, 6-54, 7-86, 8-113, 9-113, 10-128 (28.4 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts12   2696--
Procter9   1251--

WSC World XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
RC Fredericksb Gilmour13     
BA Richardsc Marsh b Walker48     
CG Greenidgeb Gilmour50     
IVA Richardsc Marsh b Walker18     
*AW Greigc Langer b Gilmour8     
+APE Knottb Gilmour0     
MJ Procternot out5     
CH Lloydnot out0     
AME Robertsdid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(6 wickets, 148 minutes, 27.5 overs)145
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Fredericks), 2-82 (BA Richards), 3-124 (IVA Richards), 4-140 (Greig), 5-141 (Knott), 6-141 (Greenidge)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Prior13   0740--
Gilmour4   1264--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but extended to six.





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