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 Procter27601051- 
BM Lairdc Zaheer Abbas b le Roux2912-- 
*IM Chappellc Imran Khan b le Roux3109-- 
IR Redpathc Knott b Rice41931-- 
DW Hookesc Knott b Procter3338714- 
MF Kentc Greig b le Roux21217-- 
+RW Marshc Knott b le Roux612211- 
RJ Brightnot out27661262- 
GJ Gilmourc Greig b Procter2720275- 
DK Lilleec Procter b Rice810231- 
LS Pascoeb le Roux2547542- 
Extras(7 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 257 minutes, 50.4 overs)172
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Laird), 2-11 (Chappell), 3-25 (Redpath), 4-66 (Wessels), 5-70 (Kent), 6-74 (Hookes), 7-80 (Marsh), 8-119 (Gilmour), 9-135 (Lillee), 10-172 (Pascoe, 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 Pascoe28708831 
EJ Barlowlbw b Lillee013-- 
Zaheer Abbasc Laird b Gilmour1820314- 
CEB Ricec Marsh b Gilmour1841631- 
Asif Iqbalc Bright b Gilmour823281- 
MJ Procterlbw b Lillee11720-- 
*AW Greigc Marsh b Lillee0513-- 
Imran Khanlbw b Lillee618171- 
+APE Knottb Gilmour93253-- 
GS le Rouxnot out33941293- 
DL Underwoodb Lillee3272812- 
Extras(9 lb, 6 nb)15
Total(all out, 271 minutes, 64.5 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Barlow), 2-39 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-69 (Richards), 4-71 (Rice), 5-80 (Asif Iqbal), 6-80 (Procter), 7-85 (Greig), 8-86 (Imran Khan), 9-104 (Knott), 10-168 (Underwood, 64.5 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gilmour25   6534--
Pascoe13   3291--
Bright5   1100--
Hookes3   1100--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
KC Wesselsc Greig b Procter12023-- 
BM Lairdc Knott b Imran Khan581582966- 
*IM Chappellb Imran Khan19283111 
IR Redpathc Knott b Rice365-- 
DW Hookesb le Roux9618329511- 
MF Kentrun out (Asif Iqbal)413121- 
+RW Marshc Knott b Imran Khan612131- 
RJ Brightc Barlow b le Roux1058851- 
GJ Gilmourc sub b le Roux058-- 
DK Lilleenot out92547-1 
LS Pascoeb le Roux21627-- 
Extras(2 b, 9 lb)11
Total(all out, 421 minutes, 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, 87.3 ov)
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 out101183248121 
EJ Barlowc Gilmour b Lillee0119-- 
Zaheer Abbasc Wessels b Gilmour3749626- 
CEB Ricec Marsh b Pascoe41820-- 
Asif Iqballbw b Gilmour31318-- 
MJ Procterb Bright44598361 
Imran Khannot out1723443- 
*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, 248 minutes, 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.

Attendance: 38,249 (Day 1 - 8,011; Day 2 - 16,165; Day 3 - 14,073)





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