result
3rd Test, Melbourne, Dec 24 - 29 1988, West Indies tour of Australia
280 & 361/9d
(target 400)242 & 114
West Indies won by 285 runs
Player Of The Match
44, 4/60 & 2/21
curtly-ambrose
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge c †Healy b Alderman49831115059.03
Desmond Haynes c Boon b McDermott17691080024.63
Richie Richardson c Taylor b Alderman2640582065.00
Carl Hooper c Border b McDermott38861132044.18
Viv Richards (c)c Border b Waugh1225362048.00
Gus Logie lbw b Alderman1035580028.57
Jeff Dujon c †Healy b Waugh2660723043.33
Malcolm Marshall c Jones b Waugh715221046.66
Curtly Ambrose lbw b McDermott4465976067.69
Courtney Walsh not out 30721060041.66
Patrick Patterson lbw b Alderman1315202086.66
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 3)8
TOTAL(93.1 Ov, RR: 3.00)280
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Desmond Haynes), 2-68 (Gordon Greenidge), 3-114 (Richie Richardson), 4-137 (Viv Richards), 5-147 (Carl Hooper), 6-166 (Gus Logie), 7-185 (Malcolm Marshall), 8-199 (Jeff Dujon), 9-256 (Curtly Ambrose), 10-280 (Patrick Patterson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes1435203.71---00
Terry Alderman32.196842.11---00
Craig McDermott1936233.26---00
Steve Waugh2137733.66---00
Peter Taylor731602.28---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Boon run out 2348632047.91
Geoff Marsh  b Patterson361221824029.50
Dean Jones  b Ambrose281061512026.41
Graeme Wood c Haynes b Patterson12761300015.78
Allan Border (c) b Ambrose058000.00
Steve Waugh c Greenidge b Ambrose421051411040.00
Ian Healy lbw b Patterson46140066.66
Peter Taylor c Greenidge b Ambrose1431491045.16
Craig McDermott c Marshall b Patterson2844671063.63
Merv Hughes not out 2137671056.75
Terry Alderman  b Walsh38110037.50
Extras(b 2, lb 14, nb 15)31
TOTAL(94.3 Ov, RR: 2.56)242
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (David Boon), 2-103 (Geoff Marsh), 3-117 (Dean Jones), 4-117 (Allan Border), 5-155 (Graeme Wood), 6-161 (Ian Healy), 7-186 (Steve Waugh), 8-190 (Peter Taylor), 9-234 (Craig McDermott), 10-242 (Terry Alderman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Malcolm Marshall3086802.26---00
Curtly Ambrose2776042.22---00
Courtney Walsh17.334912.80---00
Patrick Patterson2024942.45---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge not out 361291573027.90
Desmond Haynes lbw b Alderman2351752045.09
Richie Richardson c & b Waugh12228739114042.50
Carl Hooper lbw b Alderman44251009.52
Jeff Dujon c Wood b Alderman46891303051.68
Viv Richards (c)lbw b Waugh63701085290.00
Malcolm Marshall c Alderman b Waugh1923342182.60
Curtly Ambrose c Marsh b McDermott57140071.42
Courtney Walsh c Marsh b Waugh615180040.00
Gus Logie c Border b Waugh1721391080.95
Patrick Patterson not out 34100075.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 16)17
TOTAL(120 Ov, RR: 3.00)361/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Desmond Haynes), 1-69, 2-92 (Carl Hooper), 3-191 (Jeff Dujon), 4-284 (Viv Richards), 5-317 (Malcolm Marshall), 6-324 (Curtly Ambrose), 7-324 (Richie Richardson), 8-335 (Courtney Walsh), 9-356 (Gus Logie)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Merv Hughes2487102.95---00
Terry Alderman36127832.16---00
Steve Waugh2459253.83---00
Craig McDermott2637813.00---00
Allan Border11000.00---00
Peter Taylor914104.55---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 400 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Boon lbw b Marshall2026404076.92
Geoff Marsh  b Patterson11216008.33
Dean Jones c sub (RA Harper) b Ambrose1848881037.50
Graeme Wood c Ambrose b Walsh733501021.21
Allan Border (c)c Haynes b Patterson201111570018.01
Steve Waugh c sub (RA Harper) b Ambrose314250021.42
Ian Healy c Hooper b Walsh820271040.00
Peter Taylor not out 18731091024.65
Craig McDermott c sub (KLT Arthurton) b Patterson022000.00
Merv Hughes c †Dujon b Patterson4890050.00
Terry Alderman c †Dujon b Patterson026000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 6)15
TOTAL(57.1 Ov, RR: 1.99)114
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Geoff Marsh), 2-30 (David Boon), 3-56 (Graeme Wood), 4-58 (Dean Jones), 5-64 (Steve Waugh), 6-75 (Ian Healy), 7-104 (Allan Border), 8-104 (Craig McDermott), 9-114 (Merv Hughes), 10-114 (Terry Alderman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Malcolm Marshall931211.33---00
Patrick Patterson15.133952.57---00
Curtly Ambrose1352121.61---00
Courtney Walsh1672121.31---00
Viv Richards411203.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1988/89
Player Of The Match
Curtly Ambrose
Curtly Ambrose
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1112
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Peter McConnell
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Tony Crafter
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 24 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 246/8 (Curtly Ambrose 37*, Courtney Walsh 16*)
Sun, 25 Dec - rest day
Mon, 26 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 121/4 (Graeme Wood 4*, Steve Waugh 4*)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 69/1 (Gordon Greenidge 25*, Richie Richardson 17*)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 361/9 (Gordon Greenidge 36*, Patrick Patterson 3*)
Thu, 29 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 114 (57.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • sub # KLT Arthurton
  • CG Greenidge (2) retired hurt on 25* from 69/1 to 335/8