The Frank Worrell Trophy - 3rd Test

Australia v West Indies

Australia won by 8 wickets

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks c McCosker b Thomson 59 142 115 6 0 51.30
CG Greenidge c †Marsh b Thomson 3 35 18 0 0 16.66
LG Rowe c IM Chappell b Thomson 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
AI Kallicharran c †Marsh b Thomson 20 86 48 0 0 41.66
IVA Richards b Lillee 41 85 54 4 0 75.92
CH Lloyd* c GS Chappell b Thomson 2 12 9 0 0 22.22
DL Murray c Walker b Lillee 24 48 38 3 0 63.15
BD Julien c Mallett b Lillee 18 38 34 2 0 52.94
VA Holder b Walker 24 72 47 2 0 51.06
AME Roberts c †Marsh b Lillee 6 33 28 0 0 21.42
LR Gibbs not out 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 1, nb 22) 27
Total (all out; 47 overs; 287 mins) 224 (3.57 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-22 (Greenidge), 2-22 (Rowe), 3-91 (Kallicharran), 4-103 (Fredericks), 5-108 (Lloyd), 6-167 (Murray), 7-172 (Richards), 8-199 (Julien), 9-218 (Roberts), 10-224 (Holder)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 14 2 56 4 3.00 (4nb)
JR Thomson 11 1 62 5 4.22 (13nb, 1w)
MHN Walker 13 1 46 1 2.65 (6nb)
GJ Cosier 4 0 15 0 2.81
AA Mallett 5 1 18 0 2.70 (1nb)
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath b Roberts 102 320 258 10 0 39.53
A Turner b Roberts 21 94 47 1 0 44.68
RB McCosker c †Murray b Julien 4 20 10 0 0 40.00
IM Chappell c Kallicharran b Gibbs 35 149 105 3 0 33.33
GS Chappell* c †Murray b Julien 52 193 127 3 0 40.94
GJ Cosier c Kallicharran b Roberts 109 254 186 13 0 58.60
RW Marsh c & b Gibbs 56 143 109 5 0 51.37
MHN Walker c †Murray b Roberts 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
DK Lillee c Richards b Holder 25 85 69 3 0 36.23
JR Thomson lbw b Julien 44 79 47 3 2 93.61
AA Mallett not out 3 15 13 0 0 23.07
Extras (b 5, lb 6, nb 22) 33
Total (all out; 118.3 overs; 683 mins) 485 (3.07 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-49 (Turner), 2-61 (McCosker), 3-151 (IM Chappell), 4-188 (Redpath), 5-302 (GS Chappell), 6-390 (Cosier), 7-392 (Walker), 8-415 (Marsh), 9-471 (Lillee), 10-485 (Thomson)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 32 2 126 4 2.95 (6nb)
VA Holder 27 2 123 1 3.41 (12nb)
BD Julien 28.3 5 120 3 3.17 (8nb)
LR Gibbs 30 9 81 2 2.02
IVA Richards 1 0 2 0 1.50
West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks b GS Chappell 26 59 44 4 0 59.09
CG Greenidge c †Marsh b Walker 8 22 23 2 0 34.78
LG Rowe c †Marsh b Lillee 8 41 19 0 0 42.10
AI Kallicharran c †Marsh b Lillee 32 141 117 0 0 27.35
IVA Richards c †Marsh b Thomson 36 68 51 5 0 70.58
CH Lloyd* c Lillee b Mallett 102 206 121 14 0 84.29
DL Murray c †Marsh b Lillee 22 75 82 3 0 26.82
BD Julien b Walker 27 53 56 3 0 48.21
VA Holder run out 15 39 31 1 0 48.38
AME Roberts c Mallett b IM Chappell 5 5 5 1 0 100.00
LR Gibbs not out 5 22 25 1 0 20.00
Extras (b 8, lb 4, nb 14) 26
Total (all out; 69.2 overs; 372 mins) 312 (3.37 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-14 (Greenidge), 2-48 (Fredericks), 3-48 (Rowe), 4-99 (Richards), 5-151 (Kallicharran), 6-229 (Murray), 7-278 (Julien), 8-288 (Lloyd), 9-297 (Roberts), 10-312 (Holder)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 15 1 70 3 3.50 (6nb)
MHN Walker 19 1 74 2 2.92 (4nb)
GS Chappell 7 1 23 1 2.46 (1nb)
IM Chappell 5.2 3 7 1 1.00
JR Thomson 9 0 51 1 4.25 (7nb)
AA Mallett 14 0 61 1 3.26 (2nb)
Australia 2nd innings (target: 52 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RB McCosker not out 22 52 32 1 0 68.75
A Turner b Roberts 7 27 22 1 0 31.81
IR Redpath c sub (KD Boyce) b Julien 9 6 7 2 0 128.57
IM Chappell not out 13 16 14 3 0 92.85
Extras (lb 1, nb 3) 4
Total (2 wickets; 8.7 overs) 55 (4.64 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat GS Chappell*, GJ Cosier, RW Marsh, MHN Walker, DK Lillee, JR Thomson, AA Mallett
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Turner), 2-36 (Redpath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 3 0 19 1 4.75 (4nb)
BD Julien 3 0 13 1 3.25
CG Greenidge 1 1 0 0 0.00
LG Rowe 1 0 6 0 4.50
AI Kallicharran 0.7 0 13 0 11.14
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series Australia led the 6-match series 2-1
Test debut GJ Cosier (Australia)
Player of the match JR Thomson (Australia)
Umpires RC Bailhache and JR Collins
Close of play
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 38/0 (IR Redpath 16*, A Turner 16*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 270/4 (GS Chappell 42*, GJ Cosier 44*)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 92/3 (AI Kallicharran 9*, IVA Richards 34*)
Mon, 29 Dec - rest day
Tue, 30 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 55/2 (8.7 ov) - end of match
Match notes
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  • Attendances: 85596, 50466, 44965, 41728 (222755) Receipts $310230.50
 
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Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 31-Feb 5, 1976
Australia won by 165 runs
Australia v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 23-28, 1976
Australia won by 190 runs
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 3-7, 1976
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Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1975
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Australia v West Indies at Perth - Dec 12-16, 1975
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