4th Test, Adelaide, January 23 - 26, 1993, West Indies tour of Australia
252 & 146
(T:186) 213 & 184

West Indies won by 1 run

Player Of The Match
6/74 & 4/46
West Indies 1st Innings
Australia 1st Innings
West Indies 2nd Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Flow
West Indies 1st Innings 
Desmond Haynes st †Healy b May45951466047.36
Phil Simmons c Hughes b SR Waugh4690988051.11
Richie Richardson (c)lbw b Hughes215180013.33
Brian Lara c †Healy b McDermott52761006068.42
Keith Arthurton c SR Waugh b May048000.00
Carl Hooper c †Healy b Hughes2970022.22
Junior Murray not out 49801187061.25
Ian Bishop c ME Waugh b Hughes1319242068.42
Curtly Ambrose c †Healy b Hughes022000.00
Kenny Benjamin  b ME Waugh1523292065.21
Courtney Walsh lbw b Hughes55500100.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 12)23
TOTAL67.3 Ov (RR: 3.73, 282 Mins)252
Fall of wickets: 1-84 (Phil Simmons), 2-99 (Richie Richardson), 3-129 (Desmond Haynes), 4-130 (Keith Arthurton), 5-134 (Carl Hooper), 6-189 (Brian Lara), 7-206 (Ian Bishop), 8-206 (Curtly Ambrose), 9-247 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-252 (Courtney Walsh)
Craig McDermott1618515.31---07
Merv Hughes21.336452.97---04
Steve Waugh1343712.84---00
Tim May1414122.92---01
Shane Warne201105.50---00
Mark Waugh10313.00---00
Australia 1st Innings 
Mark Taylor c Hooper b Bishop1460025.00
David Boon not out 391362084028.67
Justin Langer c †Murray b Benjamin2079982025.31
Mark Waugh c Simmons b Ambrose022000.00
Steve Waugh c †Murray b Ambrose42781325053.84
Allan Border (c)c Hooper b Ambrose1952762036.53
Ian Healy c Hooper b Ambrose032000.00
Merv Hughes c †Murray b Hooper4366893165.15
Shane Warne lbw b Hooper032000.00
Tim May c †Murray b Ambrose633320018.18
Craig McDermott  b Ambrose1418151077.77
Extras(b 7, lb 3, nb 19)29
TOTAL75.2 Ov (RR: 2.82, 337 Mins)213
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mark Taylor), 1-16, 2-16 (Mark Waugh), 3-46 (Justin Langer), 4-108 (Allan Border), 5-108 (Ian Healy), 6-112 (Steve Waugh), 7-181 (Merv Hughes), 8-181 (Shane Warne), 9-197 (Tim May), 10-213 (Craig McDermott)
Curtly Ambrose28.267462.61---04
Ian Bishop1834812.66---010
Kenny Benjamin602213.66---04
Courtney Walsh1033403.40---01
Carl Hooper1342521.92---00
West Indies 2nd Innings 
Desmond Haynes c †Healy b McDermott1114112078.57
Phil Simmons  b McDermott1020420050.00
Richie Richardson (c)c †Healy b Warne721061506267.92
Brian Lara c SR Waugh b Hughes711121063.63
Keith Arthurton c †Healy b McDermott086000.00
Carl Hooper c Hughes b May2563772039.68
Junior Murray c ME Waugh b May01011000.00
Ian Bishop c ME Waugh b May621260028.57
Curtly Ambrose st †Healy b May1450025.00
Kenny Benjamin c Warne b May066000.00
Courtney Walsh not out 00300-
Extras(lb 2, nb 12)14
TOTAL41.5 Ov (RR: 3.49, 179 Mins)146
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Desmond Haynes), 2-49 (Phil Simmons), 3-63 (Brian Lara), 4-65 (Keith Arthurton), 5-124 (Carl Hooper), 6-137 (Junior Murray), 7-145 (Richie Richardson), 8-146 (Curtly Ambrose), 9-146 (Kenny Benjamin), 10-146 (Ian Bishop)
Craig McDermott1106636.00---012
Merv Hughes1314313.30---00
Steve Waugh51801.60---00
Tim May6.53951.31---00
Shane Warne621813.00---00
Australia 2nd Innings (T: 186 runs)
David Boon lbw b Ambrose01718000.00
Mark Taylor c †Murray b Benjamin742500016.66
Justin Langer c †Murray b Bishop541462534036.98
Mark Waugh c Hooper b Walsh2638584068.42
Steve Waugh c Arthurton b Ambrose411120036.36
Allan Border (c)c Haynes b Ambrose11720005.88
Ian Healy  b Walsh012000.00
Merv Hughes lbw b Ambrose1350033.33
Shane Warne lbw b Bishop960720015.00
Tim May not out 42991354042.42
Craig McDermott c †Murray b Walsh1857880031.57
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 13)22
TOTAL79 Ov (RR: 2.32)184
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (David Boon), 2-16 (Mark Taylor), 3-54 (Mark Waugh), 4-64 (Steve Waugh), 5-72 (Allan Border), 6-73 (Ian Healy), 7-74 (Merv Hughes), 8-102 (Shane Warne), 9-144 (Justin Langer), 10-184 (Craig McDermott)
Curtly Ambrose2654641.76---04
Ian Bishop1734122.41---02
Kenny Benjamin1223212.66---04
Courtney Walsh1944432.31---03
Carl Hooper511202.40---00
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Sat, 23 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 2/1 (David Boon 1*, Justin Langer 0*)
Sun, 24 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 100/3 (Steve Waugh 35*, Allan Border 18*)
Mon, 25 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 146
Tue, 26 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 184 (79 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • DC Boon (1) retired hurt on 2* from 16/1 to 108/5 (bruised elbow)
  • 45 minutes of play was lost on day 1 due to rain and bad light.
  • 220 minutes of play was lost on day 2 due to rain.
  • Crowd Total : 57573
  • The narrowest victory ever in Test cricket.
Adelaide Oval
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
West Indies
Curtly Ambrose
Series result5-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1210
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Justin Langer
Justin Langer
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