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
5/62, 44 & 1/51
jeff-thomson
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks c McCosker b Thomson591151426051.30
Gordon Greenidge c †Marsh b Thomson318350016.66
Lawrence Rowe c IM Chappell b Thomson033000.00
Alvin Kallicharran c †Marsh b Thomson2048860041.66
Viv Richards  b Lillee4154854075.92
Clive Lloyd (c)c GS Chappell b Thomson29120022.22
Deryck Murray c Walker b Lillee2438483063.15
Bernard Julien c Mallett b Lillee1834382052.94
Vanburn Holder  b Walker2447722051.06
Andy Roberts c †Marsh b Lillee628330021.42
Lance Gibbs not out 069000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 22, w 1)27
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 3.57, 287 Mts)224
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-22 (Lawrence Rowe), 3-91 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-103 (Roy Fredericks), 5-108 (Clive Lloyd), 6-167 (Deryck Murray), 7-172 (Viv Richards), 8-199 (Bernard Julien), 9-218 (Andy Roberts), 10-224 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1425643.00---04
Jeff Thomson1116254.22---113
Max Walker1314612.65---06
Gary Cosier401502.81---00
Ashley Mallett511802.70---01
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ian Redpath  b Roberts10225832010039.53
Alan Turner  b Roberts2147941044.68
Rick McCosker c †Murray b Julien410200040.00
Ian Chappell c Kallicharran b Gibbs351051493033.33
Greg Chappell (c)c †Murray b Julien521271933040.94
Gary Cosier c Kallicharran b Roberts10918625413058.60
Rod Marsh c & b Gibbs561091435051.37
Max Walker c †Murray b Roberts1230050.00
Dennis Lillee c Richards b Holder2569853036.23
Jeff Thomson lbw b Julien4447793293.61
Ashley Mallett not out 313150023.07
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
Andy Roberts32212642.95---06
Vanburn Holder27212313.41---012
Bernard Julien28.3512033.17---08
Lance Gibbs3098122.02---00
Viv Richards10201.50---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks  b GS Chappell2644594059.09
Gordon Greenidge c †Marsh b Walker823222034.78
Lawrence Rowe c †Marsh b Lillee819410042.10
Alvin Kallicharran c †Marsh b Lillee321171410027.35
Viv Richards c †Marsh b Thomson3651685070.58
Clive Lloyd (c)c Lillee b Mallett10212120614084.29
Deryck Murray c †Marsh b Lillee2282753026.82
Bernard Julien  b Walker2756533048.21
Vanburn Holder run out 1531391048.38
Andy Roberts c Mallett b IM Chappell55510100.00
Lance Gibbs not out 525221020.00
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 14)26
TOTAL(69.2 Ov, RR: 3.37, 372 Mts)312
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-48 (Roy Fredericks), 3-48 (Lawrence Rowe), 4-99 (Viv Richards), 5-151 (Alvin Kallicharran), 6-229 (Deryck Murray), 7-278 (Bernard Julien), 8-288 (Clive Lloyd), 9-297 (Andy Roberts), 10-312 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1517033.50---06
Max Walker1917422.92---04
Greg Chappell712312.46---01
Ian Chappell5.23711.00---00
Jeff Thomson905114.25---07
Ashley Mallett1406113.26---02
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 52 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Rick McCosker not out 2232521068.75
Alan Turner  b Roberts722271031.81
Ian Redpath c sub (KD Boyce) b Julien97620128.57
Ian Chappell not out 1314163092.85
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
Andy Roberts301914.75---04
Bernard Julien301313.25---00
Gordon Greenidge11000.00---00
Lawrence Rowe10604.50---00
Alvin Kallicharran0.7013011.14---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1975/76
Player Of The Match
Jeff Thomson
Jeff Thomson
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 766
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Gary Cosier
Gary Cosier
Umpires
Australia Image
Jack Collins
Australia Image
Robin Bailhache
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 38/0 (Ian Redpath 16*, Alan Turner 16*)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 270/4 (Greg Chappell 42*, Gary Cosier 44*)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 92/3 (Alvin Kallicharran 9*, Viv 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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