Result
1st Test, Port of Spain, Mar 3-5 1978, Australia tour of West Indies
(63.2 ov)
90 & 209
405
West Indies won by an innings and 106 runs
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood c Haynes b Croft2-2500-
CS Serjeant c †Murray b Croft3-6400-
GN Yallop c Richards b Croft2-1800-
PM Toohey  b Garner20-6620-
RB Simpson (c)lbw b Garner0-1300-
GJ Cosier c Greenidge b Croft46-8870-
SJ Rixon run out1-900-
B Yardley c †Murray b Roberts2-1900-
JR Thomson c Austin b Roberts0-400-
WM Clark  b Garner0-1500-
JD Higgs not out0-600-
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 4)14
TOTAL(35.1 Ov, RR: 2.55)90
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Graeme Wood), 2-10 (Graham Yallop), 3-16 (Craig Serjeant), 4-23 (Bob Simpson), 4-37* (Peter Toohey, retired not out ), 5-45 (Steve Rixon), 6-75 (Bruce Yardley), 7-75 (Jeff Thomson), 8-84 (Wayne Clark), 9-90 (Peter Toohey), 10-90 (Gary Cosier)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AME Roberts1242622.1600
CEH Croft9.151541.6300
J Garner1463532.5000
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CG Greenidge  b Yardley43-14580-
DL Haynes c †Rixon b Higgs61-7572-
IVA Richards lbw b Thomson39-6450-
AI Kallicharran  b Yardley127-258170-
CH Lloyd (c) b Thomson86-160101-
RA Austin c sub (TJ Laughlin) b Thomson2-2600-
DL Murray c †Rixon b Higgs21-7010-
DR Parry  b Yardley0-200-
AME Roberts st †Rixon b Higgs7-3900-
J Garner c Cosier b Higgs0-300-
CEH Croft not out4-2000-
Extras(lb 9, nb 6)15
TOTAL(109.5 Ov, RR: 3.68)405
Fall of wickets: 1-87 (Desmond Haynes), 2-143 (Sir Viv Richards), 3-143 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 4-313 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 5-324 (Richard Austin), 6-385 (Alvin Kallicharran), 7-385 (Derick Parry), 8-391 (Deryck Murray), 9-391 (Joel Garner), 10-405 (Sir Andy Roberts)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson2168434.0000
WM Clark1634102.5600
JD Higgs24.539143.6600
RB Simpson1626504.0600
B Yardley1916433.3600
GJ Cosier1324503.4600
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GM Wood lbw b Roberts32-5440-
CS Serjeant lbw b Garner40-7970-
GN Yallop  b Roberts81-19570-
GJ Cosier lbw b Garner19-11001-
RB Simpson (c) b Parry14-6800-
SJ Rixon lbw b Roberts0-200-
B Yardley not out7-1810-
JR Thomson  b Parry4-200-
WM Clark  b Roberts0-300-
JD Higgs  b Roberts2-600-
PM Toohey absent hurt-
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(63.2 Ov, RR: 3.3)209
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Graeme Wood), 2-90 (Craig Serjeant), 3-149 (Gary Cosier), 4-194 (Graham Yallop), 5-194 (Steve Rixon), 6-194 (Bob Simpson), 7-200 (Jeff Thomson), 8-201 (Wayne Clark), 9-209 (Jim Higgs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AME Roberts16.235653.4200
CEH Croft1315504.2300
J Garner1753922.2900
DR Parry1714922.8800
MATCH DETAILS
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossWest Indies , elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of West Indies
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 819
Season1977/78
Match days3,4,5 March 1978 (5-day match)
Test debut
Desmond Haynes
Richard Austin
Derick Parry
Jim Higgs
Umpires
Douglas Sang Hue
Ralph Gosein
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 03 Mar - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 79/0 (CG Greenidge 26*, DL Haynes 53*)
Sat, 04 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 391/9 (AME Roberts 2*, CEH Croft 0*)
Sun, 05 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 209 (63.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • PM Toohey (1) retired hurt on 15* from 37/4 to 84/8