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RESULT
1st Match, Sydney, January 14 - 19, 1978, WSC World XI tour of Australia
304 & 128
(T:143) 290 & 145/6

WSC World XI won by 4 wickets

WSC Aust. 1st Innings
WSC World XI 1st Innings
WSC Aust. 2nd Innings
WSC World XI 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
WSC Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Garner1062352878245.10
lbw b Procter51118--45.45
run out 44991483-44.44
c †Knott b Garner39831204146.98
c IVA Richards b Garner3575923-46.66
c IVA Richards b Underwood1064841-15.62
c Lloyd b Procter82632--30.76
c †Knott b Roberts1018231-55.55
c †Knott b Procter923501-39.13
b Procter2233403-66.66
not out 143--25.00
Extras(b 6, lb 3, nb 6)15
TOTAL82.7 Ov (RR: 3.66, 459 Mins)304
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Rick McCosker, 3.5 ov), 2-113 (Ian Chappell, 31.7 ov), 3-203 (Bruce Laird, 52.5 ov), 4-204 (Robbie Langer, 52.7 ov), 5-252 (Greg Chappell, 69.5 ov), 6-252 (Martin Kent, 69.5 ov), 7-270 (Gary Gilmour, 74.7 ov), 8-270 (Rod Marsh, 75.3 ov), 9-303 (Max Walker, 82.1 ov), 10-304 (Ray Bright, 82.7 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1635312.48---00
9.713342.50---00
2227132.42---01
1115503.75---01
2447712.40---04
WSC World XI 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Marsh b Gilmour41720--23.52
b Gilmour57831179-68.67
c †Marsh b Walker2343614-53.48
c Gilmour b Walker11920626317257.76
c IM Chappell b Walker1914--11.11
c IM Chappell b Walker381221584-31.14
b Gilmour22027--10.00
c †Marsh b Walker62228--27.27
c †Marsh b Walker1033351-30.30
c Laird b Walker2436482-66.66
not out 3817--37.50
Extras(nb 3)3
TOTAL74.3 Ov (RR: 3.89, 402 Mins)290
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Roy Fredericks, 3.6 ov), 2-59 (Gordon Greenidge, 13.5 ov), 3-95 (Barry Richards, 20.2 ov), 4-124 (Clive Lloyd, 23.1 ov), 5-218 (Tony Greig, 54.3 ov), 6-227 (Alan Knott, 59.4 ov), 7-253 (Viv Richards, 64.1 ov), 8-253 (Mike Procter, 64.7 ov), 9-275 (Andy Roberts, 70.7 ov), 10-290 (Joel Garner, 74.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1116604.50---00
25210333.09---03
28.388872.32---00
422103.93---00
61901.12---00
WSC Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Roberts511131-45.45
b Procter31317--23.07
c Fredericks b Roberts1944613-43.18
b Roberts1222291-54.54
b Roberts031--0.00
c †Knott b Garner3147872-65.95
c †Knott b Roberts611101-54.54
b Roberts26191932136.84
c †Knott b Garner1144601-25.00
c †Knott b Garner021--0.00
not out 713241-53.84
Extras(b 4, lb 4)8
TOTAL28.4 Ov (RR: 4.49, 169 Mins)128
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Bruce Laird, 2.6 ov), 2-8 (Rick McCosker, 3.2 ov), 3-25 (Robbie Langer, 8.4 ov), 4-25 (Greg Chappell, 8.7 ov), 5-44 (Ian Chappell, 12.7 ov), 6-54 (Rod Marsh, 14.7 ov), 7-86 (Gary Gilmour, 18.3 ov), 8-113 (Martin Kent, 24.6 ov), 9-113 (Max Walker, 24.8 ov), 10-128 (Ray Bright, 28.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1226964.31---00
912512.08---00
7.412632.60---00
WSC World XI 2nd Innings (T: 143 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
b Gilmour131392-100.00
c †Marsh b Walker4859824181.35
b Gilmour501041286-48.07
c †Marsh b Walker1825402-72.00
c Langer b Gilmour811181-72.72
b Gilmour021--0.00
not out 575--71.42
not out 002---
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL27.5 Ov (RR: 5.24, 148 Mins)145/6
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Roy Fredericks, 1.6 ov), 2-82 (Barry Richards, 15.7 ov), 3-124 (Viv Richards, 23.5 ov), 4-140 (Gordon Greenidge, 26.3 ov), 5-140 (Alan Knott, 26.5 ov), 6-141 (Tony Greig, 26.8 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1307404.26---00
412644.87---00
10.514222.96---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 14 Jan - day 1 - WSC Aust. 1st innings 249/4 (Greg Chappell 34*, Martin Kent 8*)
Sun, 15 Jan - day 2 - WSC World 1st innings 199/4 (Viv Richards 79*, Tony Greig 33*)
Mon, 16 Jan - day 3 - WSC Aust. 2nd innings 13/2 (Ian Chappell 0*, Robbie Langer 4*)
Tue, 17 Jan - day 4 - WSC World 2nd innings 78/1 (Barry Richards 45*, Gordon Greenidge 19*)
Wed, 18 Jan - day 5 - no play
Thu, 19 Jan - day 6 - WSC World 2nd innings 145/6 (27.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • The match was scheduled for five days but extended to six.
  • Match attendance: 36,424 (Day 1 - 14,843, Day 2 - 11,566)
  • Day 4: No play until 2.40 pm (rain)
  • Day 5: No play (rain)
  • Day 6: No play until 1.30pm (rain)
  • WSC Australia 1st innings
  • Laird 50 from 128 balls, 149 mins, 2 fours 1 six
  • Laird on 93 swept Greig for four but this was disallowed when it was deemed the bail fell before he bowled (dead ball)
  • Laird 100 from 223 balls, 265 mins, 8 fours 2 sixes
  • WSC World XI 1st innings
  • BA Richards 50 from 70 balls, 107 mins, 8 fours
  • IVA Richards 50 from 60 balls, 76 mins, 10 fours
  • IVA Richards 100 from 197 balls, 254 mins, 14 fours 2 sixes
  • WSC World XI 2nd innings
  • Greenidge 103 balls, 128 mins, 6 fours 12th men: AA Mallett (WSC Australia) and Asif Iqbal (WSC World XI)
MATCH DETAILS
RAS Showground, Sydney
TossWSC Australia, elected to bat first
Series
Season1977/78
Match daysday (6-day match)
Umpires
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