4th Test, Adelaide, Jan 23-26 1993, West Indies tour of Australia
252 & 146
(79 ov, target 186)
213 & 184
West Indies won by 1 run
Player Of The Match
West Indies 1st Innings
DL Haynes st †Healy b May45951466047.36
PV Simmons c Hughes b SR Waugh4690988051.11
RB Richardson (c)lbw b Hughes215180013.33
BC Lara c †Healy b McDermott52761006068.42
KLT Arthurton c SR Waugh b May048000.00
CL Hooper c †Healy b Hughes2970022.22
JR Murray not out49801187061.25
IR Bishop c ME Waugh b Hughes1319242068.42
CEL Ambrose c †Healy b Hughes022000.00
KCG Benjamin  b ME Waugh1523292065.21
CA Walsh lbw b Hughes55500100.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 12)23
TOTAL(67.3 Ov, RR: 3.73, 282 Mts)252
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Phil Simmons), 2-99 (Sir Richie Richardson), 3-129 (Desmond Haynes), 4-130 (Keith Arthurton), 5-134 (Carl Hooper), 6-189 (Brian Lara), 7-206 (Ian Bishop), 8-206 (Sir Curtly Ambrose), 9-247 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-252 (Courtney Walsh)
CJ McDermott1618515.3107
MG Hughes21.336452.9704
SR Waugh1343712.8400
TBA May1414122.9201
SK Warne201105.5000
ME Waugh10313.0000
Australia 1st Innings
MA Taylor c Hooper b Bishop1460025.00
DC Boon not out391362084028.67
JL Langer c †Murray b Benjamin2079982025.31
ME Waugh c Simmons b Ambrose022000.00
SR Waugh c †Murray b Ambrose42781325053.84
AR Border (c)c Hooper b Ambrose1952762036.53
IA Healy c Hooper b Ambrose032000.00
MG Hughes c †Murray b Hooper4366893165.15
SK Warne lbw b Hooper032000.00
TBA May c †Murray b Ambrose633320018.18
CJ McDermott  b Ambrose1418151077.77
Extras(b 7, lb 3, nb 19)29
TOTAL(75.2 Ov, RR: 2.82, 337 Mts)213
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mark Taylor), 1-16* (David Boon, retired not out ), 2-16 (Mark Waugh), 3-46 (Justin Langer), 4-108 (Allan Border), 5-108 (Ian Healy), 6-112 (Steve Waugh), 7-181 (Merv Hughes), 8-181 (Shane Warne), 9-197 (Tim May), 10-213 (Craig McDermott)
CEL Ambrose28.267462.6104
IR Bishop1834812.66010
KCG Benjamin602213.6604
CA Walsh1033403.4001
CL Hooper1342521.9200
West Indies 2nd Innings
DL Haynes c †Healy b McDermott1114112078.57
PV Simmons  b McDermott1020420050.00
RB Richardson (c)c †Healy b Warne721061506267.92
BC Lara c SR Waugh b Hughes711121063.63
KLT Arthurton c †Healy b McDermott086000.00
CL Hooper c Hughes b May2563772039.68
JR Murray c ME Waugh b May01011000.00
IR Bishop c ME Waugh b May621260028.57
CEL Ambrose st †Healy b May1450025.00
KCG Benjamin c Warne b May066000.00
CA Walsh not out00300-
Extras(lb 2, nb 12)14
TOTAL(41.5 Ov, RR: 3.49, 179 Mts)146
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Desmond Haynes), 2-49 (Phil Simmons), 3-63 (Brian Lara), 4-65 (Keith Arthurton), 5-124 (Carl Hooper), 6-137 (Junior Murray), 7-145 (Sir Richie Richardson), 8-146 (Sir Curtly Ambrose), 9-146 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-146 (Ian Bishop)
CJ McDermott1106636.00012
MG Hughes1314313.3000
SR Waugh51801.6000
TBA May6.53951.3100
SK Warne621813.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 186 runs)
DC Boon lbw b Ambrose01718000.00
MA Taylor c †Murray b Benjamin742500016.66
JL Langer c †Murray b Bishop541462534036.98
ME Waugh c Hooper b Walsh2638584068.42
SR Waugh c Arthurton b Ambrose411120036.36
AR Border (c)c Haynes b Ambrose11720005.88
IA Healy  b Walsh012000.00
MG Hughes lbw b Ambrose1350033.33
SK Warne lbw b Bishop960720015.00
TBA May not out42991354042.42
CJ McDermott c †Murray b Walsh1857880031.57
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 13)22
TOTAL(79 Ov, RR: 2.32)184
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (David Boon), 2-16 (Mark Taylor), 3-54 (Mark Waugh), 4-64 (Steve Waugh), 5-72 (Allan Border), 6-73 (Ian Healy), 7-74 (Merv Hughes), 8-102 (Shane Warne), 9-144 (Justin Langer), 10-184 (Craig McDermott)
CEL Ambrose2654641.7604
IR Bishop1734122.4102
KCG Benjamin1223212.6604
CA Walsh1944432.3103
CL Hooper511202.4000
Adelaide Oval
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Sir Curtly Ambrose
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1210
Match days23,24,25,26 January 1993 (5-day match)
Test debut
Justin Langer
Leonard King
Darrell Hair
Match Referee
Donald Carr
Sat, 23 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 2/1 (DC Boon 1*, JL Langer 0*)
Sun, 24 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 100/3 (SR Waugh 35*, AR Border 18*)
Mon, 25 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 146
Tue, 26 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 184 (79 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • DC Boon (1) retired hurt on 2* from 16/1 to 108/5 (bruised elbow)
  • 45 minutes of play was lost on day 1 due to rain and bad light.
  • 220 minutes of play was lost on day 2 due to rain.
  • Crowd Total : 57573
  • The narrowest victory ever in Test cricket.