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West Indies v Australia
Australia in West Indies and Bermuda 1977/78 (1st Test)
VenueQueen's Park Oval, Port of Spain on 3rd, 4th, 5th March 1978 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to field
ResultWest Indies won by an innings and 106 runs
UmpiresRG Gosein, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 79/0 (Greenidge 26*, Haynes 53*)
Close of play day 2West Indies (1) 391/9 (Roberts 2*, Croft 0*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Haynes b Croft2 25-- 
CS Serjeantc Murray b Croft3 64-- 
GN Yallopc Richards b Croft2 18-- 
PM Tooheyb Garner20 662- 
*RB Simpsonlbw b Garner0 13-- 
GJ Cosierc Greenidge b Croft46 887- 
+SJ Rixonrun out1 9-- 
B Yardleyc Murray b Roberts2 19-- 
JR Thomsonc Austin b Roberts0 4-- 
WM Clarkb Garner0 15-- 
JD Higgsnot out0 6-- 
Extras(4 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)14
Total(all out, 35.1 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Wood), 2-10 (Yallop), 3-16 (Serjeant), 4-23 (Simpson), 5-45 (Rixon), 6-75 (Yardley), 7-75 (Thomson), 8-84 (Clark), 9-90 (Toohey), 10-90 (Cosier, 35.1 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts12   4262--
Croft9.15154--
Garner14   6353--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgeb Yardley43 1458- 
DL Haynesc Rixon b Higgs61 7572 
IVA Richardslbw b Thomson39 645- 
AI Kallicharranb Yardley127 25817- 
*CH Lloydb Thomson86 160101 
RA Austinc sub (TJ Laughlin) b Thomson2 26-- 
+DL Murrayc Rixon b Higgs21 701- 
DR Parryb Yardley0 2-- 
AME Robertsst Rixon b Higgs7 39-- 
J Garnerc Cosier b Higgs0 3-- 
CEH Croftnot out4 20-- 
Extras(9 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(all out, 109.5 overs)405
Fall of wickets:
1-87 (Haynes), 2-143 (Richards), 3-143 (Greenidge), 4-313 (Lloyd), 5-324 (Austin), 6-385 (Kallicharran), 7-385 (Parry), 8-391 (Murray), 9-391 (Garner), 10-405 (Roberts, 109.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson21   6843--
Clark16   3410--
Higgs24.53914--
Simpson16   2650--
Yardley19   1643--
Cosier13   2450--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodlbw b Roberts32 544- 
CS Serjeantlbw b Garner40 797- 
GN Yallopb Roberts81 1957- 
GJ Cosierlbw b Garner19 110-1 
*RB Simpsonb Parry14 68-- 
+SJ Rixonlbw b Roberts0 2-- 
B Yardleynot out7 181- 
JR Thomsonb Parry4 2-- 
WM Clarkb Roberts0 3-- 
JD Higgsb Roberts2 6-- 
PM Tooheyabsent hurt
Extras(6 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 63.2 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-59 (Wood), 2-90 (Serjeant), 3-149 (Cosier), 4-194 (Yallop), 5-194 (Rixon), 6-194 (Simpson), 7-200 (Thomson), 8-201 (Clark), 9-209 (Higgs, 63.2 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts16.23565--
Croft13   1550--
Garner17   5392--
Parry17   1492--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
--> JD Higgs made his debut in Test matches
--> DL Haynes made his debut in Test matches
--> AI Kallicharran (1) passed 3000 runs in Test matches when he reached 77
--> CH Lloyd (1) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 34
--> RA Austin made his debut in Test matches
--> DR Parry made his debut in Test matches
--> DR Parry reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed RB Simpson, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings
--> PM Toohey retired hurt in the Australia first innings having scored 15 (team score 37/4) - he returned when the score was 84/8

 

 

 

 

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