RESULT
1st Test, Port of Spain, March 03 - 05, 1978, Australia tour of West Indies

West Indies won by an innings and 106 runs

Australia 1st Innings
West Indies 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Haynes b Croft2-2500-
Craig Serjeant c †Murray b Croft3-6400-
Graham Yallop c Richards b Croft2-1800-
Peter Toohey  b Garner20-6620-
Bob Simpson (c)lbw b Garner0-1300-
Gary Cosier c Greenidge b Croft46-8870-
Steve Rixon run out 1-900-
Bruce Yardley c †Murray b Roberts2-1900-
Jeff Thomson c Austin b Roberts0-400-
Wayne Clark  b Garner0-1500-
Jim Higgs not out 0-600-
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 4)14
TOTAL35.1 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), 5-45 (Steve Rixon), 6-75 (Bruce Yardley), 7-75 (Jeff Thomson), 8-84 (Wayne Clark), 9-90, 10-90 (Gary Cosier)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Roberts1242622.16---00
Colin Croft9.151541.63---00
Joel Garner1463532.50---00
West Indies 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge  b Yardley43-14580-
Desmond Haynes c †Rixon b Higgs61-7572-
Viv Richards lbw b Thomson39-6450-
Alvin Kallicharran  b Yardley127-258170-
Clive Lloyd (c) b Thomson86-160101-
Richard Austin c sub (TJ Laughlin) b Thomson2-2600-
Deryck Murray c †Rixon b Higgs21-7010-
Derick Parry  b Yardley0-200-
Andy Roberts st †Rixon b Higgs7-3900-
Joel Garner c Cosier b Higgs0-300-
Colin Croft not out 4-2000-
Extras(lb 9, nb 6)15
TOTAL109.5 Ov (RR: 3.68)405
Fall of wickets: 1-87 (Desmond Haynes), 2-143 (Viv Richards), 3-143 (Gordon Greenidge), 4-313 (Clive Lloyd), 5-324 (Richard Austin), 6-385 (Alvin Kallicharran), 7-385 (Derick Parry), 8-391 (Deryck Murray), 9-391 (Joel Garner), 10-405 (Andy Roberts)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Thomson2168434.00---00
Wayne Clark1634102.56---00
Jim Higgs24.539143.66---00
Bob Simpson1626504.06---00
Bruce Yardley1916433.36---00
Gary Cosier1324503.46---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood lbw b Roberts32-5440-
Craig Serjeant lbw b Garner40-7970-
Graham Yallop  b Roberts81-19570-
Gary Cosier lbw b Garner19-11001-
Bob Simpson (c) b Parry14-6800-
Steve Rixon lbw b Roberts0-200-
Bruce Yardley not out 7-1810-
Jeff Thomson  b Parry4-200-
Wayne Clark  b Roberts0-300-
Jim Higgs  b Roberts2-600-
Peter Toohey absent hurt------
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL63.2 Ov (RR: 3.30)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
Andy Roberts16.235653.42---00
Colin Croft1315504.23---00
Joel Garner1753922.29---00
Derick Parry1714922.88---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossWest Indies, elected to field first
Series
Season1977/78
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 819
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Jim Higgs
Jim Higgs
Desmond Haynes
Desmond Haynes
Derick Parry
Derick Parry
Richard Austin
Richard Austin
Umpires
West Indies
Douglas Sang Hue
West Indies
Ralph Gosein
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 03 Mar - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 79/0 (Gordon Greenidge 26*, Desmond Haynes 53*)
Sat, 04 Mar - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 391/9 (Andy Roberts 2*, Colin 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
Australia Innings
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