WSC Australia v WSC West Indies
World Series Cricket International Cup 1978/79 (1st Final)
VenueVFL Park, Melbourne on 27th January 1979 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossWSC Australia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWSC Australia won by 39 runs
Man of the MatchKC Wessels

WSC Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
KC Wesselsb Daniel136     
IC Davisc Lloyd b Austin24     
GS Chappellrun out (Richards)42     
DW Hookesc Fredericks b Holding6     
*IM Chappellrun out0     
MF Kentnot out0     
+RW Marshdid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
MF Malonedid not bat      
MHN Walkerdid not bat      
LS Pascoedid not bat      
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 197 minutes, 50 overs)208
Fall of wickets:
1-57 (Davis), 2-173 (GS Chappell), 3-190 (Hookes), 4-204 (IM Chappell), 5-208 (Wessels)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Roberts10   0550---5.50
Holding10   2351--60.003.50
Daniel10   0351--60.003.50
Garner10   2290---2.90
Austin10   0541--60.005.40

WSC West Indies inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CG Greenidgerun out (Marsh)55     
RA Austinlbw b Pascoe10     
RC Fredericksb Lillee27     
LG Rowelbw b GS Chappell2     
IVA Richardsc Hookes b Walker21     
*CH Lloydb Walker5     
+DL Murraynot out14     
AME Robertsc Malone b Walker0     
J Garnerb Pascoe11     
WW Danielb Malone14     
MA Holdingnot out3     
Extras(7 lb)7
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 210 minutes, 50 overs)169
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (Austin), 2-87 (Greenidge), 3-97 (Rowe), 4-99 (Fredericks), 5-121 (Richards), 6-126 (Lloyd), 7-126 (Roberts), 8-142 (Garner), 9-165 (Daniel)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Lillee10   1281--60.002.80
Malone10   3351--60.003.50
Pascoe10   3292--30.002.90
Walker10   1333--20.003.30
GS Chappell10   0371--60.003.70

Attendance: 15,180
KC Wessels batted throughout the Australian innings to be dismissed on the final ball.
He shared a second wicket partnership of 116 with GS Chappell, the runs coming in 86 minutes.
In this first final of the International Cup MF Kent of Australia and RC Fredericks of West Indies were each making their first appearance in this competition.





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