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The first season of World Series cricket was based entirely in Australia. Three teams - Australia, West Indies and a World side - competed in Supertests and one-day matches. Because there were too many players for the available matches, a secondary country tour took place, with some fringe players doubling up.
In 1978-79 the main matches were still in Australia and there was also a brief foray to New Zealand. In early 1979 the whole show moved to the Caribbean for a long tour of Tests and one-dayers. There were discussions about playing in Pakistan, India and England before Kerry Packer and the cricketing authorities reached a settlement in May 1979.
1977-78 - AustraliaSupertests (WSC Australia v WSC World) | Averages
1978-79 - AustraliaSupertests | Statistics
1978-79 - New ZealandWSC tour matches | Statistics
1978-79 - West IndiesSupertests | Statistics
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