Result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-30 1975, West Indies tour of Australia
224 & 312
(8.7 ov, target 52)
485 & 55/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RC Fredericks c McCosker b Thomson591151426051.30
CG Greenidge c †Marsh b Thomson318350016.66
LG Rowe c IM Chappell b Thomson033000.00
AI Kallicharran c †Marsh b Thomson2048860041.66
IVA Richards  b Lillee4154854075.92
CH Lloyd (c)c GS Chappell b Thomson29120022.22
DL Murray c Walker b Lillee2438483063.15
BD Julien c Mallett b Lillee1834382052.94
VA Holder  b Walker2447722051.06
AME Roberts c †Marsh b Lillee628330021.42
LR Gibbs not out069000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 22, w 1)27
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 3.57, 287 Mts)224
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 2-22 (Lawrence Rowe), 3-91 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-103 (Roy Fredericks), 5-108 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 6-167 (Deryck Murray), 7-172 (Sir Viv Richards), 8-199 (Bernard Julien), 9-218 (Sir Andy Roberts), 10-224 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1425643.0004
JR Thomson1116254.22113
MHN Walker1314612.6506
GJ Cosier401502.8100
AA Mallett511802.7001
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IR Redpath  b Roberts10225832010039.53
A Turner  b Roberts2147941044.68
RB McCosker c †Murray b Julien410200040.00
IM Chappell c Kallicharran b Gibbs351051493033.33
GS Chappell (c)c †Murray b Julien521271933040.94
GJ Cosier c Kallicharran b Roberts10918625413058.60
RW Marsh c & b Gibbs561091435051.37
MHN Walker c †Murray b Roberts1230050.00
DK Lillee c Richards b Holder2569853036.23
JR Thomson lbw b Julien4447793293.61
AA Mallett not out313150023.07
Extras(b 5, lb 6, nb 22)33
TOTAL(118.3 Ov, RR: 3.07, 683 Mts)485
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Alan Turner), 2-61 (Rick McCosker), 3-151 (Ian Chappell), 4-188 (Ian Redpath), 5-302 (Greg Chappell), 6-390 (Gary Cosier), 7-392 (Max Walker), 8-415 (Rod Marsh), 9-471 (Dennis Lillee), 10-485 (Jeff Thomson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AME Roberts32212642.9506
VA Holder27212313.41012
BD Julien28.3512033.1708
LR Gibbs3098122.0200
IVA Richards10201.5000
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RC Fredericks  b GS Chappell2644594059.09
CG Greenidge c †Marsh b Walker823222034.78
LG Rowe c †Marsh b Lillee819410042.10
AI Kallicharran c †Marsh b Lillee321171410027.35
IVA Richards c †Marsh b Thomson3651685070.58
CH Lloyd (c)c Lillee b Mallett10212120614084.29
DL Murray c †Marsh b Lillee2282753026.82
BD Julien  b Walker2756533048.21
VA Holder run out1531391048.38
AME Roberts c Mallett b IM Chappell55510100.00
LR Gibbs not out525221020.00
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 14)26
TOTAL(69.2 Ov, RR: 3.37, 372 Mts)312
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Sir Gordon Greenidge), 2-48 (Roy Fredericks), 3-48 (Lawrence Rowe), 4-99 (Sir Viv Richards), 5-151 (Alvin Kallicharran), 6-229 (Deryck Murray), 7-278 (Bernard Julien), 8-288 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 9-297 (Sir Andy Roberts), 10-312 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1517033.5006
MHN Walker1917422.9204
GS Chappell712312.4601
IM Chappell5.23711.0000
JR Thomson905114.2507
AA Mallett1406113.2602
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 52 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB McCosker not out2232521068.75
A Turner  b Roberts722271031.81
IR Redpath c sub (KD Boyce) b Julien97620128.57
IM Chappell not out1314163092.85
Extras(lb 1, nb 3)4
TOTAL(8.7 Ov, RR: 4.64)55/2
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Alan Turner), 2-36 (Ian Redpath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AME Roberts301914.7504
BD Julien301313.2500
CG Greenidge11000.0000
LG Rowe10604.5000
AI Kallicharran0.7013011.1400
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Jeff Thomson
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 766
Season1975/76
Match days26,27,28,30 December 1975 (5-day match)
Test debut
Gary Cosier
Umpires
Robin Bailhache
Jack Collins
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 38/0 (IR Redpath 16*, A Turner 16*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 270/4 (GS Chappell 42*, GJ Cosier 44*)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 92/3 (AI Kallicharran 9*, IVA Richards 34*)
Mon, 29 Dec - rest day
Tue, 30 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 55/2 (8.7 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
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