WSC Australia v WSC West Indies
World Series Cricket Supertests 1978/79
VenueVFL Park, Melbourne on 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th January 1979 (4-day match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossWSC Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresG Duperouzel, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1WSC Australia (1) 352/7 (Gilmour 26*, Bright ?*)
Close of play day 2WSC West Indies (1) 337/5 (Rowe 150*, King ?*)
Close of play day 3WSC Australia (2) 161/4 (Hookes 34*, IM Chappell 30*; 78 overs)
Man of the MatchLG Rowe

WSC Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Lairdc Greenidge b Garner23449-- 
KC Wesselsb Croft12627433714- 
GS Chappellc Murray b Roberts727411- 
IC Davisc Richards b Croft3173874- 
DW Hookeslbw b Garner11616618014- 
*IM Chappellrun out1218541- 
+RW Marshc Rowe b Garner1017181- 
GJ Gilmourc Murray b Roberts2651614- 
RJ Brightc Murray b Croft1563791- 
MF Malonec Murray b Roberts031-- 
DK Lilleenot out1024231- 
Extras(5 lb, 4 nb, 2 w)11
Total(all out, 475 minutes, 121.5 overs)366
Fall of wickets:
1-15 (Laird), 2-35 (GS Chappell), 3-112 (Davis), 4-257 (Wessels), 5-294 (Hookes), 6-308 (Marsh), 7-316 (IM Chappell), 8-352 (Gilmour), 9-352 (Malone), 10-366 (Bright, 121.5 ov)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts26   4833--
Garner32   5793--
Austin19   4600--
King11   2420--

WSC West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec Marsh b Lillee1034442- 
RA Austinc Wessels b Bright7722023311- 
IVA Richardslbw b Bright726401- 
LG Rowec GS Chappell b Bright17532240424- 
JC Allenb Lillee078-- 
*CH Lloydlbw b Malone558511261 
CL Kingc Marsh b Lillee2781862- 
+DL Murraylbw b Gilmour23340-- 
AME Robertsnot out2089864- 
CEH Croftlbw b IM Chappell1177721- 
J Garnerb IM Chappell646-- 
Extras(13 b, 14 lb, 2 nb)29
Total(all out, 575 minutes, 163.1 overs)419
Fall of wickets:
1-22 (Greenidge), 2-50 (Richards), 3-174 (Austin), 4-181 (Allen), 5-302 (Lloyd), 6-363 (King), 7-379 (Murray), 8-381 (Rowe), 9-413 (Croft), 10-419 (Garner, 163.1 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee42   16913--
Gilmour25   2841--
Bright49   131133--
Malone27   5681--
Hookes8   5160--
IM Chappell12.18182--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Lloyd b Austin381141173- 
BM Lairdst Murray b Austin84758-- 
GS Chappelllbw b Croft33851172- 
IC Davisc Murray b Croft835391- 
DW Hookesc Austin b Roberts561541356- 
*IM Chappellc Croft b Roberts652292417- 
+RW Marshc Greenidge b Austin177784-- 
GJ Gilmourb Roberts1644572- 
RJ Brightc Lloyd b Austin154041-- 
MF Malonenot out74547-- 
DK Lilleenot out204942-- 
Extras(6 b, 10 lb, 2 nb, 3 w)21
Total(9 wickets, declared, 505 minutes, 152 overs)304
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Laird), 2-64 (Wessels), 3-90 (Davis), 4-93 (GS Chappell), 5-195 (Hookes), 6-233 (Marsh), 7-245 (IM Chappell), 8-275 (Bright), 9-275 (Gilmour)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts34   8763--
Croft33   6712--
Garner32   10510--
Austin53   19854--

WSC West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgenot out581742078- 
RA Austinb Malone1168941- 
IVA Richardsc GS Chappell b Malone46576110- 
LG Rowenot out644481- 
JC Allendid not bat      
*CH Lloyddid not bat      
CL Kingdid not bat      
+DL Murraydid not bat      
AME Robertsdid not bat      
CEH Croftdid not bat      
J Garnerdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 w)5
Total(2 wickets, 207 minutes, 57 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Austin), 2-99 (Richards)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee12   6130--
Gilmour13   4280--
Bright17   9360--
Malone13   6412--
GS Chappell2   030--

Dinner Day 1: Australia (1) 146/3 (KC Wessels 87*, DW Hookes 17*)
Dinner Day 4: Australia (2) 304/9 (MF Malone 7*, DK Lillee 20*, 152 overs)





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