Result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 22-27 1984, West Indies tour of Australia
479 & 186/5d
(87 ov, target 370)
296 & 198/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CG Greenidge c Bennett b Lawson1040500025.00
DL Haynes c Border b Lawson1336641036.11
RB Richardson  b McDermott51821618062.19
HA Gomes c Matthews b McDermott681221535055.73
IVA Richards c Hughes b Matthews20824537422384.89
PJL Dujon  b McDermott043000.00
CH Lloyd (c)c Lawson b Matthews1944754043.18
MD Marshall c †Rixon b Hogg551101596150.00
RA Harper c & b Hogg58131062.50
J Garner lbw b Lawson845630017.77
CA Walsh not out1831521258.06
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 12)24
TOTAL(125.3 Ov, RR: 3.81)479
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 2-30 (Desmond Haynes), 3-153 (Sir Richie Richardson), 4-154 (Larry Gomes), 5-154 (Jeff Dujon), 6-223 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 7-362 (Malcolm Marshall), 8-376 (Roger Harper), 9-426 (Joel Garner), 10-479 (Sir Viv Richards)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Lawson37910832.9101
RM Hogg2729623.5500
CJ McDermott27211834.37011
MJ Bennett2007803.9000
GRJ Matthews14.326724.6200
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AMJ Hilditch  b Harper701432129048.95
GM Wood lbw b Garner1217372070.58
KC Wessels c †Dujon b Marshall901512466059.60
KJ Hughes c †Dujon b Walsh026000.00
AR Border (c)c Richards b Walsh35821284042.68
GRJ Matthews  b Marshall539580012.82
SJ Rixon c Richardson b Marshall0411000.00
MJ Bennett not out22681051032.35
GF Lawson c Walsh b Garner823281034.78
CJ McDermott  b Marshall023000.00
RM Hogg lbw b Marshall1949631038.77
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 22, w 1)35
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 3.22)296
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Graeme Wood), 2-161 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-163 (Kim Hughes), 4-220 (Kepler Wessels), 5-238 (Greg Matthews), 6-238 (Allan Border), 7-240 (Steve Rixon), 8-253 (Geoff Lawson), 9-253 (Craig McDermott), 10-296 (Rodney Hogg)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MD Marshall31.568652.7000
J Garner2467423.0800
CA Walsh2155722.7100
RA Harper1415814.1400
IVA Richards10909.0000
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CG Greenidge lbw b Lawson110130010.00
DL Haynes  b McDermott63941764067.02
RB Richardson  b Lawson326360011.53
HA Gomes c Bennett b McDermott1846701039.13
IVA Richards lbw b McDermott022000.00
PJL Dujon not out491201542040.83
CH Lloyd (c)not out34521020165.38
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 5)18
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.2)186/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 2-12 (Sir Richie Richardson), 3-63 (Larry Gomes), 4-63 (Sir Viv Richards), 5-100 (Desmond Haynes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GF Lawson1945422.8400
RM Hogg1434002.8500
CJ McDermott2166533.0900
MJ Bennett301204.0000
KC Wessels10202.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 370 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c †Dujon b Garner515240033.33
AMJ Hilditch  b Gomes1132723397041.54
KC Wessels  b Garner038000.00
KJ Hughes lbw b Garner011000.00
AR Border (c)c †Dujon b Richards411211644033.88
GRJ Matthews  b Harper2550040.00
SJ Rixon c Richardson b Harper1749601034.69
MJ Bennett not out35383005.66
GF Lawson  b Walsh0612000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 9)17
TOTAL(87 Ov, RR: 2.27)198/8
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Graeme Wood), 2-17 (Kepler Wessels), 3-17 (Kim Hughes), 4-128 (Allan Border), 5-131 (Greg Matthews), 6-162 (Steve Rixon), 7-198 (Andrew Hilditch), 8-198 (Geoff Lawson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MD Marshall2043601.8000
J Garner1914932.5700
CA Walsh1844412.4400
RA Harper2245422.4500
IVA Richards62711.1600
HA Gomes22010.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Andrew Hilditch
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1005
Season1984/85
Match days22,23,24,26,27 December 1984 (5-day match)
Test debut
Murray Bennett
Craig McDermott
Umpires
Peter McConnell
Steve Randell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 22 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 280/6 (IVA Richards 82*, MD Marshall 18*)
Sun, 23 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 115/1 (AMJ Hilditch 46*, KC Wessels 44*)
Mon, 24 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 281/9 (MJ Bennett 17*, RM Hogg 12*)
Tue, 25 Dec - rest day
Wed, 26 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 163/5 (PJL Dujon 40*, CH Lloyd 22*)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 198/8 (87 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 12th men: DCBoon (Australia) & EAE Baptiste (West Indies).