result
6th Test, Melbourne, Jan 31 - Feb 5 1976, West Indies tour of Australia
351 & 300/3d
(target 492)160 & 326
Australia won by 165 runs
Player Of The Match
101 & 70
ian-redpath
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ian Redpath c Holding b Gibbs10123032511043.91
Alan Turner c Gibbs b Holder3046594065.21
Rick McCosker  b Boyce2144570047.72
Ian Chappell  b Holder1119009.09
Greg Chappell (c)c Boyce b Fredericks681351352150.37
Graham Yallop c Holding b Boyce571681806033.92
Rod Marsh  b Holding720170035.00
Gary Gilmour lbw b Gibbs927312033.33
Ashley Mallett lbw b Boyce1634480047.05
Jeff Thomson lbw b Holder025000.00
Dennis Lillee not out 19121421158.33
Extras(b 4, lb 11, nb 7)22
TOTAL(90.2 Ov, RR: 2.91)351
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Alan Turner), 2-92 (Rick McCosker), 3-96 (Ian Chappell), 4-220 (Greg Chappell), 5-250 (Ian Redpath), 6-261 (Rod Marsh), 7-277 (Gary Gilmour), 8-317 (Ashley Mallett), 9-323 (Jeff Thomson), 10-351 (Graham Yallop)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Keith Boyce17.217533.26---00
Michael Holding1645112.39---00
Vanburn Holder2028633.22---00
Clive Lloyd722002.14---00
Roy Fredericks602913.62---00
Lance Gibbs2446822.12---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks c Thomson b Gilmour2237453059.45
Viv Richards c †Marsh b Lillee5054987092.59
Len Baichan c GS Chappell b Gilmour313120023.07
Alvin Kallicharran  b Gilmour43210133.33
Clive Lloyd (c)c Redpath b Lillee3746914080.43
Lawrence Rowe c †Marsh b Gilmour616150037.50
Deryck Murray c †Marsh b Lillee1870012.50
Keith Boyce lbw b Gilmour033000.00
Michael Holding  b Lillee939481023.07
Vanburn Holder not out 1429302048.27
Lance Gibbs c †Marsh b Lillee2370066.66
Extras(lb 5, nb 6, w 1)12
TOTAL(30.3 Ov, RR: 3.95)160
Fall of wickets: 1-44 (Roy Fredericks), 2-49 (Len Baichan), 3-53 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-99 (Viv Richards), 5-110 (Lawrence Rowe), 6-113 (Deryck Murray), 7-118 (Keith Boyce), 8-140 (Clive Lloyd), 9-151 (Michael Holding), 10-160 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Thomson905104.25---00
Dennis Lillee11.306354.15---00
Gary Gilmour1033452.54---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ian Redpath c sub (CG Greenidge) b Holder701261524055.55
Alan Turner lbw b Boyce2152591040.38
Rick McCosker not out 1092672497040.82
Ian Chappell c Holder b Boyce3172583043.05
Greg Chappell (c)not out 54109965049.54
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 1)15
TOTAL(78 Ov, RR: 2.88)300/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Alan Turner), 2-132 (Ian Redpath), 3-190 (Ian Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Keith Boyce1927422.92---00
Michael Holding10201.50---00
Vanburn Holder1808113.37---00
Clive Lloyd411402.62---00
Roy Fredericks311403.50---00
Lance Gibbs2636201.78---00
Viv Richards703804.07---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 492 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks  b Thomson64210150.00
Viv Richards c GS Chappell b Lillee9810317014095.14
Len Baichan  b Thomson2039451051.28
Alvin Kallicharran c McCosker b Lillee44901075048.88
Clive Lloyd (c)not out 9188140130103.40
Lawrence Rowe c Redpath b Mallett616131037.50
Deryck Murray c †Marsh b Lillee513110038.46
Keith Boyce c GS Chappell b Mallett1117182064.70
Michael Holding c Gilmour b Mallett4571080.00
Vanburn Holder  b Thomson2263673034.92
Lance Gibbs c †Marsh b Thomson031000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 10, nb 3)19
TOTAL(54.5 Ov, RR: 4.47)326
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Roy Fredericks), 2-53 (Len Baichan), 3-170 (Alvin Kallicharran), 4-175 (Viv Richards), 5-186 (Lawrence Rowe), 6-199 (Deryck Murray), 7-226 (Keith Boyce), 8-238 (Michael Holding), 9-326 (Vanburn Holder), 10-326 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Jeff Thomson12.508044.75---00
Dennis Lillee18111234.66---00
Gary Gilmour712602.78---00
Greg Chappell20602.25---00
Ian Chappell201003.75---00
Ashley Mallett1317334.21---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1975/76
Player Of The Match
Ian Redpath
Ian Redpath
Series resultAustralia won the 6-match series 5-1
Match numberTest no. 770
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Max O'Connell
Australia Image
Tom Brooks
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 31 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 263/6 (Graham Yallop 21*, Gary Gilmour 1*)
Sun, 01 Feb - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 32/0 (Roy Fredericks 19*, Viv Richards 11*)
Mon, 02 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 163/2 (Rick McCosker 50*, Ian Chappell 11*)
Tue, 03 Feb - rest day
Wed, 04 Feb - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 248/8 (Clive Lloyd 42*, Vanburn Holder 0*)
Thu, 05 Feb - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 326 (54.5 ov) - end of match