WSC Australia v WSC West Indies
World Series Cricket International Cup 1978/79
VenueVFL Park, Melbourne on 9th January 1979 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossWSC West Indies won the toss and decided to field
ResultWSC Australia won by 71 runs
PointsWSC Australia 2; WSC West Indies 0
UmpiresC Hoy, D Sang Hue
Man of the MatchMHN Walker

WSC Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
KC Wesselsc King b Holding54     
BM Lairdc King b Holding2     
GS Chappelllbw b Julien12     
R Edwardsc Murray b Julien0     
DW Hookesb Roberts46     
*IM Chappellc Lloyd b King26     
+RW Marshb Daniel15     
GJ Gilmourb Roberts5     
MF Malonec Richards b Daniel5     
MHN Walkerc Lloyd b Daniel1     
W Priornot out0     
Extras(2 b, 6 lb)8
Total(all out, 209 minutes, 49.3 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Laird), 2-33 (GS Chappell), 3-33 (Edwards), 4-93 (Wessels), 5-138 (Hookes), 6-152 (IM Chappell), 7-164, 8-166, 9-174, 10-174 (49.3 ov)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Roberts10   3222--30.002.20
Holding10   0312--30.003.10
Julien10   0222--30.002.20
King10   0651--60.006.50

WSC West Indies inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CG Greenidgec Wessels b Prior17     
DL Haynesnot out21     
IVA Richardslbw b Gilmour6     
*CH Lloydc Marsh b Gilmour29   4 
JC Allenlbw b Walker3     
BD Julienc Marsh b Walker1     
CL Kingc Prior b GS Chappell0     
+DL Murrayc GS Chappell b Walker2     
AME Robertsc Hookes b Walker13     
MA Holdingb Walker0     
WW Danielb Malone8     
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 168 minutes, 39.5 overs)103
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Richards), 2-32 (Greenidge), 3-65 (Allen), 4-69 (Julien), 5-71 (King), 6-73 (Murray), 7-81 (Lloyd), 8-89 (Roberts), 9-89 (Holding), 10-103 (Daniel)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Prior5   0181--30.003.60
Gilmour10   3212--30.002.10
Walker10   3235--12.002.30
GS Chappell5   1211--30.004.20

--> DL Haynes retired hurt in the WSC West Indies innings having scored 13 (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 89/9

Attendance: 39,252
Walker captured his five wickets in 26 balls as a cost of just 5 runs.
Haynes suffered a wrist injury and batted one handed when he returned.
MA Holding aggravated a badly torn groin in his comeback match and would be unable to play for some time.





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