Result
Final (D/N), World Series Cricket Supertests at Sydney, Feb 2-4 1979
172 & 219
(57.1 ov, target 224)
168 & 226/5
WSC World XI won by 5 wickets
Player Of The Match
WSC World XI
WSC Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KC Wessels c Richards b Procter27-----
BM Laird c Zaheer Abbas b le Roux2-----
IM Chappell (c)c Imran Khan b le Roux3-----
IR Redpath c †Knott b Rice4-----
DW Hookes c †Knott b Procter33-----
MF Kent c Greig b le Roux2-----
RW Marsh c †Knott b le Roux6-----
RJ Bright not out27-----
GJ Gilmour c Greig b Procter27-----
DK Lillee c Procter b Rice8-----
LS Pascoe  b le Roux25-----
Extras(lb 7, w 1)8
TOTAL(50.4 Ov, RR: 3.39)172
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Bruce Laird), 2-11 (Ian Chappell), 3-25 (Ian Redpath), 4-66 (Ian Redpath), 5-70 (Ian Redpath), 6-74 (Ian Redpath), 7-80 (Ian Redpath), 8-119 (Ian Redpath), 9-135 (Ian Redpath), 10-172 (Ian Redpath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS le Roux18.435753.0500
Imran Khan923503.8800
CEB Rice1323822.9200
MJ Procter723334.7100
DL Underwood32100.3300
WSC World XI 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Richards c Wessels b Pascoe28-----
EJ Barlow lbw b Lillee0-----
Zaheer Abbas c Laird b Gilmour18-----
CEB Rice c †Marsh b Gilmour18-----
Asif Iqbal c Bright b Gilmour8-----
MJ Procter lbw b Lillee1-----
AW Greig (c)c †Marsh b Lillee0-----
Imran Khan lbw b Lillee6-----
APE Knott  b Gilmour9-----
GS le Roux not out33-----
DL Underwood  b Lillee32-----
Extras(lb 9, nb 6)15
TOTAL(64.5 Ov, RR: 2.59)168
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Eddie Barlow), 2-39 (Barry Richards), 3-69 (Clive Rice), 4-71 (Clive Rice), 5-80 (Clive Rice), 6-80 (Clive Rice), 7-85 (Clive Rice), 8-86 (Clive Rice), 9-104 (Clive Rice), 10-168 (Clive Rice)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee18.565152.7000
GJ Gilmour2565342.1200
LS Pascoe1332912.2300
RJ Bright511002.0000
DW Hookes311003.3300
WSC Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KC Wessels c Greig b Procter1-----
BM Laird c †Knott b Imran Khan58-----
IM Chappell (c) b Imran Khan19-----
IR Redpath c †Knott b Rice3-----
DW Hookes  b le Roux96-----
MF Kent run out4-----
RW Marsh c †Knott b Imran Khan6-----
RJ Bright c Barlow b le Roux10-----
GJ Gilmour c sub b le Roux0-----
DK Lillee not out9-----
LS Pascoe  b le Roux2-----
Extras(b 2, lb 9)11
TOTAL(87.3 Ov, RR: 2.5)219
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Kepler Wessels), 2-29 (Ian Chappell), 3-32 (Ian Redpath), 4-166 (Bruce Laird), 5-172 (Martin Kent), 6-179 (Rod Marsh), 7-203 (David Hookes), 8-203 (Gary Gilmour), 9-211 (Ray Bright), 10-219 (Len Pascoe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS le Roux17.344442.5100
Imran Khan2256032.7200
CEB Rice1222612.1600
MJ Procter1824512.5000
DL Underwood1772601.5200
AW Greig10707.0000
WSC World XI 2nd Innings (target: 224 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BA Richards not out101-----
EJ Barlow c Gilmour b Lillee0-----
Zaheer Abbas c Wessels b Gilmour37-----
CEB Rice c †Marsh b Pascoe4-----
Asif Iqbal lbw b Gilmour3-----
MJ Procter  b Bright44-----
Imran Khan not out17-----
Extras(lb 3, nb 13, w 4)20
TOTAL(57.1 Ov, RR: 3.95)226/5
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Eddie Barlow), 2-57 (Zaheer Abbas), 3-70 (Clive Rice), 4-84 (Asif Iqbal), 5-175 (Mike Procter)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DK Lillee1745713.3500
GJ Gilmour2267523.4000
LS Pascoe1224914.0800
RJ Bright612514.1600
IM Chappell0.10000.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossWSC Australia , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Series Cricket Supertests 1978
Player Of The Match
Garth Le Roux
Season1978/79
Match days2,3,4 February 1979 - day/night match (4-day match)
Umpires
Douglas Sang Hue
Jack Collins
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 02 Feb - day 1 - WSC World XI 1st innings 100/8 (APE Knott 5*, GS le Roux 9*)
Sat, 03 Feb - day 2 - WSC Australia 2nd innings 198/6 (DW Hookes 93*, RJ Bright 4*)
Sun, 04 Feb - day 3 - WSC World XI 2nd innings 226/5 (57.1 ov) - end of match