WSC West Indies v WSC Australia
WSC Australia in West Indies 1978/79 (2nd Supertest)
VenueKensington Oval, Bridgetown on 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th March 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWSC West Indies won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresRG Gosein, D Sang Hue
Close of play day 1WSC Australia (1) 240/6 (Marsh 12*, Bright 13*)
Close of play day 2WSC Australia (1) 294/7 (Bright 36*, Lillee 3*)
Close of play day 3WSC Australia (2) 48/2 (IM Chappell 27*, GS Chappell 2*)
Close of play day 4WSC Australia (2) 294 all out
Man of the MatchIM Chappell

WSC Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Lairdc Greenidge b Croft3     
*IM Chappellc Lloyd b King61     
MF Kentc Fredericks b Holding78     
GS Chappellc Murray b King45     
DW Hookesc Austin b Holding4     
TM Chappellc Lloyd b King10     
+RW Marshc King b Croft31     
RJ Brightc Murray b Croft37     
DK Lilleec Greenidge b Holding6     
JR Thomsonnot out10     
LS Pascoeb Holding2     
Extras(2 b, 12 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)24
Total(all out, 106.1 overs)311
Fall of wickets:
1-30 (Laird), 2-134 (IM Chappell), 3-164 (Kent), 4-170 (Hookes), 5-206 (TM Chappell), 6-213 (GS Chappell), 7-283 (Marsh), 8-297, 9-301, 10-311 (106.1 ov)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Croft36   8853--
Daniel14   3290--
Austin10   0500--
King20   4563--

WSC West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec Laird b Lillee4     
DL Haynesc Hookes b Thomson4     
RC Fredericksc Laird b Bright89  13- 
RA Austinc Marsh b Lillee0     
IVA Richardsb Lillee24     
*CH Lloydc Hookes b Thomson14     
CL Kingc IM Chappell b Bright18     
+DL Murrayb Pascoe29     
MA Holdingb Thomson16     
WW Danielb Pascoe4     
CEH Croftnot out9     
Extras(1 b, 9 lb, 18 nb)28
Total(all out, 269 minutes, 58 overs)239
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Greenidge), 2-11 (Haynes), 3-15 (Austin), 4-88 (Richards), 5-107 (Lloyd), 6-175 (Fredericks), 7-206, 8-221, 9-222, 10-239 (58 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee13   2563--
Thomson14   2593--
Pascoe18   3742--
Bright13   5222--

WSC Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*IM Chappellc Murray b Austin86     
BM Lairdlbw b Holding6     
MF Kentc Greenidge b Daniel8     
GS Chappellc Murray b Croft90     
DW Hookesrun out (Richards)6     
TM Chappellb Holding22     
+RW Marshc Fredericks b Austin24     
RJ Brightlbw b King22     
DK Lilleenot out8     
JR Thomsonb King0     
LS Pascoeb Austin0     
Extras(5 b, 12 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 470 minutes, 102.5 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Laird), 2-30 (Kent), 3-136 (IM Chappell), 4-160 (Hookes), 5-213 (TM Chappell), 6-254 (GS Chappell), 7-267 (Marsh), 8-291 (Bright), 9-293 (Thomson), 10-294 (Pascoe, 102.5 ov)
WSC West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holding23   3572--
Croft21   1541--
Daniel15   0501--
King18   3502--
Richards1   020--

WSC West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec Marsh b Pascoe21     
DL Haynesc Marsh b Lillee9     
RC Frederickslbw b Pascoe53  91 
RA Austinc Marsh b Pascoe4     
IVA Richardsnot out38  43 
*CH Lloydnot out0     
CL Kingdid not bat      
+DL Murraydid not bat      
MA Holdingdid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
CEH Croftdid not bat      
Extras(8 nb)8
Total(4 wickets, 140 minutes, 29 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Haynes), 2-41 (Greenidge), 3-47 (Austin), 4-133 (Fredericks)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee14   3531--
Thomson9   3360--
Pascoe4   2203--
Bright2   0160--

--> CL King retired hurt in the WSC West Indies first innings having scored 11 (team score 160/5) - he returned when the score was 222/9

Play was halted midway through the final day because of bottle-throwing demonstration by the crowd protesting against an umpiring decision. The match was abandoned at 2.30pm.
WSC withheld prize money because of the players dissent against umpiring decisions.
Attendance: Day 1 - 13,000, Day 2 - 15,000, Day 3 - 15,000, Day 4 - 6,500, Day 5 - 6,000





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