Result
3rd Test, Georgetown, Mar 31 - Apr 5 1978, Australia tour of West Indies
205 & 439
(101 ov, target 359)
286 & 362/7
Australia won by 3 wickets
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AE Greenidge lbw b Thomson56-125100-
AB Williams lbw b Clark10-3120-
HA Gomes  b Clark4-1300-
AI Kallicharran (c) b Thomson0-2400-
IT Shillingford c Clark b Laughlin3-2300-
DA Murray c Ogilvie b Clark21-8630-
S Shivnarine c †Rixon b Thomson53-118100-
N Phillip c Yardley b Simpson15-2720-
VA Holder c Laughlin b Clark1-500-
DR Parry not out21-3440-
ST Clarke  b Thomson6-510-
Extras(lb 2, nb 13)15
TOTAL(60.2 Ov, RR: 3.39)205
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Basil Williams), 2-36 (Larry Gomes), 3-48 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-77 (Irvine Shillingford), 5-84 (Alvin Greenidge), 6-130 (David Murray), 7-165 (Norbert Phillip), 8-166 (Vanburn Holder), 9-193 (Sew Shivnarine), 10-205 (Sylvester Clarke)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson16.215643.4200
WM Clark2466542.7000
TJ Laughlin1043413.4000
GJ Cosier21100.5000
RB Simpson813414.2500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Darling c Greenidge b Phillip15-3020-
GM Wood lbw b Holder50-13460-
AD Ogilvie c & b Phillip4-1510-
GJ Cosier lbw b Clarke9-5810-
CS Serjeant  b Clarke0-1900-
RB Simpson (c)run out67-17950-
TJ Laughlin c Greenidge b Parry21-7120-
SJ Rixon c Holder b Phillip54-11860-
B Yardley  b Clarke33-4450-
JR Thomson c & b Phillip3-700-
WM Clark not out2-1600-
Extras(lb 12, nb 15, w 1)28
TOTAL(83 Ov, RR: 3.44)286
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Rick Darling), 2-36 (David Ogilvie), 3-77 (Gary Cosier), 4-85 (Craig Serjeant), 5-90 (Graeme Wood), 6-142 (Trevor Laughlin), 7-237 (Bob Simpson), 8-256 (Steve Rixon), 9-268 (Jeff Thomson), 10-286 (Bruce Yardley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Phillip1807544.1600
VA Holder1714012.3500
ST Clarke2235832.6300
HA Gomes30802.6600
DR Parry1523912.6000
S Shivnarine803804.7500
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AE Greenidge  b Clark11-2220-
AB Williams c Serjeant b Clark10011816519084.74
DA Murray lbw b Simpson16-7730-
DR Parry lbw b Clark51-10480-
HA Gomes c Simpson b Yardley101-209110-
AI Kallicharran (c) b Yardley22-5440-
IT Shillingford c & b Thomson16-4330-
S Shivnarine  b Cosier63-14770-
N Phillip st †Rixon b Yardley4-2100-
VA Holder lbw b Clark31-6222-
ST Clarke not out5-910-
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 10)19
TOTAL(116.4 Ov, RR: 3.76)439
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Alvin Greenidge), 2-95 (David Murray), 3-172 (Basil Williams), 4-199 (Derick Parry), 5-249 (Alvin Kallicharran), 6-285 (Irvine Shillingford), 7-355 (Larry Gomes), 8-369 (Norbert Phillip), 9-431 (Sew Shivnarine), 10-439 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JR Thomson2028314.1500
WM Clark34.4412443.5700
TJ Laughlin713304.7100
GJ Cosier611412.3300
RB Simpson1947013.6800
B Yardley3069633.2000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 359 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WM Darling c Williams b Clarke0-1400-
GM Wood run out126-33581-
AD Ogilvie lbw b Clarke0-1000-
RB Simpson (c)c †Murray b Clarke4-1400-
CS Serjeant c sub (SFAF Bacchus) b Phillip124-269181-
GJ Cosier  b Phillip0-1300-
SJ Rixon not out39-8570-
TJ Laughlin c & b Parry24-5520-
B Yardley not out15-1930-
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 16, w 2)30
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 3.58)362/7
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Rick Darling), 2-13 (David Ogilvie), 3-22 (Bob Simpson), 4-273 (Craig Serjeant), 5-279 (Gary Cosier), 6-290 (Graeme Wood), 7-338 (Trevor Laughlin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
N Phillip1926523.4200
VA Holder2035502.7500
ST Clarke2758333.0700
DR Parry1716113.5800
S Shivnarine1826803.7700
MATCH DETAILS
Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of West Indies
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 822
Season1977/78
Match days31 March, 1,2,4,5 April 1978 (5-day match)
Test debut
Alvin Greenidge
Basil Williams
David Murray
Sew Shivnarine
Norbert Phillip
Sylvester Clarke
Trevor Laughlin
Umpires
Compton Vyfhuis
Ralph Gosein
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 31 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 68/2 (GM Wood 31*, GJ Cosier 9*)
Sat, 01 Apr - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 98/2 (AB Williams 60*, DR Parry 2*)
Sun, 02 Apr - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 439
Mon, 03 Apr - rest day
Tue, 04 Apr - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 290/6 (SJ Rixon 9*)
Wed, 05 Apr - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 362/7 (101 ov) - end of match