result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 22 - 27 1984, West Indies tour of Australia
479 & 186/5d
(87 ov, target 370)296 & 198/8
Match drawn
player of the match
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge c Bennett b Lawson1040500025.00
Desmond Haynes c Border b Lawson1336641036.11
Richie Richardson  b McDermott51821618062.19
Larry Gomes c Matthews b McDermott681221535055.73
Viv Richards c Hughes b Matthews20824537422384.89
Jeff Dujon  b McDermott043000.00
Clive Lloyd (c)c Lawson b Matthews1944754043.18
Malcolm Marshall c †Rixon b Hogg551101596150.00
Roger Harper c & b Hogg58131062.50
Joel Garner lbw b Lawson845630017.77
Courtney Walsh not out 1831521258.06
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 12)24
TOTAL(125.3 Ov, RR: 3.81)479
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-30 (Desmond Haynes), 3-153 (Richie Richardson), 4-154 (Larry Gomes), 5-154 (Jeff Dujon), 6-223 (Clive Lloyd), 7-362 (Malcolm Marshall), 8-376 (Roger Harper), 9-426 (Joel Garner), 10-479 (Viv Richards)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Lawson37910832.91---01
Rodney Hogg2729623.55---00
Craig McDermott27211834.37---011
Murray Bennett2007803.90---00
Greg Matthews14.326724.62---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hilditch  b Harper701432129048.95
Graeme Wood lbw b Garner1217372070.58
Kepler Wessels c †Dujon b Marshall901512466059.60
Kim Hughes c †Dujon b Walsh026000.00
Allan Border (c)c Richards b Walsh35821284042.68
Greg Matthews  b Marshall539580012.82
Steve Rixon c Richardson b Marshall0411000.00
Murray Bennett not out 22681051032.35
Geoff Lawson c Walsh b Garner823281034.78
Craig McDermott  b Marshall023000.00
Rodney Hogg lbw b Marshall1949631038.77
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 22, w 1)35
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 3.22)296
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Graeme Wood), 2-161 (Andrew Hilditch), 3-163 (Kim Hughes), 4-220 (Kepler Wessels), 5-238 (Greg Matthews), 6-238 (Allan Border), 7-240 (Steve Rixon), 8-253 (Geoff Lawson), 9-253 (Craig McDermott), 10-296 (Rodney Hogg)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Malcolm Marshall31.568652.70---00
Joel Garner2467423.08---00
Courtney Walsh2155722.71---00
Roger Harper1415814.14---00
Viv Richards10909.00---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge lbw b Lawson110130010.00
Desmond Haynes  b McDermott63941764067.02
Richie Richardson  b Lawson326360011.53
Larry Gomes c Bennett b McDermott1846701039.13
Viv Richards lbw b McDermott022000.00
Jeff Dujon not out 491201542040.83
Clive Lloyd (c)not out 34521020165.38
Extras(b 4, lb 9, nb 5)18
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.20)186/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-12 (Richie Richardson), 3-63 (Larry Gomes), 4-63 (Viv Richards), 5-100 (Desmond Haynes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Lawson1945422.84---00
Rodney Hogg1434002.85---00
Craig McDermott2166533.09---00
Murray Bennett301204.00---00
Kepler Wessels10202.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 370 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c †Dujon b Garner515240033.33
Andrew Hilditch  b Gomes1132723397041.54
Kepler Wessels  b Garner038000.00
Kim Hughes lbw b Garner011000.00
Allan Border (c)c †Dujon b Richards411211644033.88
Greg Matthews  b Harper2550040.00
Steve Rixon c Richardson b Harper1749601034.69
Murray Bennett not out 35383005.66
Geoff Lawson  b Walsh0612000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 2, nb 9)17
TOTAL(87 Ov, RR: 2.27)198/8
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Graeme Wood), 2-17 (Kepler Wessels), 3-17 (Kim Hughes), 4-128 (Allan Border), 5-131 (Greg Matthews), 6-162 (Steve Rixon), 7-198 (Andrew Hilditch), 8-198 (Geoff Lawson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Malcolm Marshall2043601.80---00
Joel Garner1914932.57---00
Courtney Walsh1844412.44---00
Roger Harper2245422.45---00
Viv Richards62711.16---00
Larry Gomes22010.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1984/85
Player Of The Match
Andrew Hilditch
Andrew Hilditch
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1005
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Craig McDermott
Craig McDermott
Murray Bennett
Murray Bennett
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter McConnell
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Steve Randell
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 22 Dec - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 280/6 (Viv Richards 82*, Malcolm Marshall 18*, null ov)
Sun, 23 Dec - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 115/1 (Andrew Hilditch 46*, Kepler Wessels 44*, null ov)
Mon, 24 Dec - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 281/9 (Murray Bennett 17*, Rodney Hogg 12*, null ov)
Tue, 25 Dec - rest day
Wed, 26 Dec - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 163/5 (Jeff Dujon 40*, Clive Lloyd 22*, null ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 198/8 (87 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 12th men: DCBoon (Australia) & EAE Baptiste (West Indies).