WSC Australia v WSC World XI
World Series Cricket Supertests 1978/79 (Final)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 2nd, 3rd, 4th February 1979 (4-day match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossWSC Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWSC World XI won by 5 wickets
UmpiresJR Collins, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1WSC World XI (1) 100/8 (Knott 5*, le Roux 9*)
Close of play day 2WSC Australia (2) 198/6 (Hookes 93*, Bright 4*)
Man of the MatchGS le Roux

WSC Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Richards b Procter27      
BM Lairdc Zaheer Abbas b le Roux2      
*IM Chappellc Imran Khan b le Roux3      
IR Redpathc Knott b Rice4      
DW Hookesc Knott b Procter33      
MF Kentc Greig b le Roux2      
+RW Marshc Knott b le Roux6      
RJ Brightnot out27      
GJ Gilmourc Greig b Procter27      
DK Lilleec Procter b Rice8      
LS Pascoeb le Roux25      
Extras(7 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 50.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Laird), 2-11 (Chappell), 3-25 (Redpath), 4-66, 5-70, 6-74, 7-80, 8-119, 9-135, 10-172 (50.4 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux18.43575--
Imran Khan9   2350--
Rice13   2382--
Procter7   2333--
Underwood3   210--

WSC World XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Wessels b Pascoe28      
EJ Barlowlbw b Lillee0      
Zaheer Abbasc Laird b Gilmour18      
CEB Ricec Marsh b Gilmour18      
Asif Iqbalc Bright b Gilmour8      
MJ Procterlbw b Lillee1      
*AW Greigc Marsh b Lillee0      
Imran Khanlbw b Lillee6      
+APE Knottb Gilmour9      
GS le Rouxnot out33      
DL Underwoodb Lillee32      
Extras(9 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(all out, 64.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Barlow), 2-39 (Richards), 3-69 (Rice), 4-71, 5-80, 6-80, 7-85, 8-86, 9-104, 10-168 (64.5 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilmour25   6534--
Pascoe13   3291--
Bright5   1100--
Hookes3   1100--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Greig b Procter1      
BM Lairdc Knott b Imran Khan58      
*IM Chappellb Imran Khan19      
IR Redpathc Knott b Rice3      
DW Hookesb le Roux96      
MF Kentrun out4      
+RW Marshc Knott b Imran Khan6      
RJ Brightc Barlow b le Roux10      
GJ Gilmourc sub b le Roux0      
DK Lilleenot out9      
LS Pascoeb le Roux2      
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Wessels), 2-29 (Chappell), 3-32 (Redpath), 4-166 (Laird), 5-172 (Kent), 6-179 (Marsh), 7-203 (Hookes), 8-203 (Gilmour), 9-211 (Bright), 10-219 (Pascoe)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
le Roux17.34444--
Imran Khan22   5603--
Rice12   2261--
Procter18   2451--
Underwood17   7260--
Greig1   070--

WSC World XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsnot out101      
EJ Barlowc Gilmour b Lillee0      
Zaheer Abbasc Wessels b Gilmour37      
CEB Ricec Marsh b Pascoe4      
Asif Iqballbw b Gilmour3      
MJ Procterb Bright44      
Imran Khannot out17      
*AW Greigdid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
GS le Rouxdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
Extras(3 lb, 13 nb, 4 w)20
Total(5 wickets, 57.1 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Barlow), 2-57 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-70 (Rice), 4-84 (Asif Iqbal), 5-175 (Procter)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee17   4571--
Gilmour22   6752--
Pascoe12   2491--
Bright6   1251--

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





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