South African Invitation XI v International Wanderers
International Wanderers in South Africa 1975/76
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th April 1976 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossInternational Wanderers won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresDH Bezuidenhout, SG Moore
Close of play day 1South African Invitation XI (1) 39/0 (Richards 20*, Barlow 17*; 11 overs)
Close of play day 2No play
Close of play day 3International Wanderers (2) 61/1 (Turner 31*, Denness 24*)
Close of play day 4International Wanderers (2) 353/6 (Taylor 54*, Mallett 0*)

International Wanderers first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JFM Morrisonc Smith b van der Bijl1     
GM Turnerlbw b Rice3     
MH Dennessc and b Barlow26     
*GS Chappell hit wkt b Rice6     
MF Kentlbw b Barlow28     
+RW Taylorc Wilmot b Bergins14     
GJ Gilmournot out32     
JN Shepherdc Smith b Barlow3     
MHN Walkerb van der Bijl14     
DK Lilleec van der Bijl b Rice0     
AA Mallettc Barlow b Rice0     
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 43 overs)134
Fall of wickets:
1-2, 2-8, 3-26, 4-43, 5-82, 6-84, 7-91, 8-125, 9-126, 10-134 (43 ov)
South African Invitation XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van der Bijl13   2372--
Rice13   3364--
Barlow11   4343--
Bergins6   0201--

South African Invitation XI first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Taylor b Shepherd52     
*EJ Barlowlbw b Walker19     
CEB Ricec Taylor b Gilmour7     
RG Pollockc Mallett b Walker124  21- 
BL Irvineb Walker39     
AL Wilmotc Taylor b Chappell28     
AL Barnesc Kent b Chappell30     
+AJS Smithb Mallett3     
WF Carelseb Mallett0     
VAP van der Bijlnot out13     
HWH Berginsc Taylor b Mallett1     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)8
Total(all out, 85.5 overs)324
Fall of wickets:
1-49, 2-77, 3-87, 4-223, 5-250, 6-291, 7-300, 8-300, 9-312, 10-324 (85.5 ov)
International Wanderers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee24   7640--
Gilmour15   1611--
Walker15   2633--
Shepherd13   3511--
Chappell6   0302--

International Wanderers second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JFM Morrisonc Wilmot b van der Bijl0     
GM Turnerc Wilmot b van der Bijl40     
MH Dennessc Barlow b van der Bijl32     
*GS Chappellc Irvine b Barlow35     
MF Kentlbw b Rice155     
+RW Taylorc Smith b Bergins97 382   
GJ Gilmourc Carelse b Barlow17     
AA Mallettlbw b Barlow2     
JN Shepherdlbw b van der Bijl0     
MHN Walkerc sub (PD de Vaal) b Carelse44     
DK Lilleenot out22     
Extras(1 b, 17 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)22
Total(all out, 147.4 overs)466
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-77, 3-86, 4-167, 5-315, 6-352, 7-356, 8-357, 9-436, 10-466 (147.4 ov)
South African Invitation XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
van der Bijl42   9974--
Rice36   61151--
Barlow27   7773--
Richards11   1370--
Barnes6   0210--
Carelse7   2281--

South African Invitation XI second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BA Richardsc Taylor b Lillee0     
*EJ Barlowlbw b Lillee20     
CEB Ricec Taylor b Lillee2     
RG Pollockc Chappell b Gilmour6     
BL Irvinec Taylor b Lillee31     
AL Wilmotc Chappell b Lillee0     
+AJS Smithnot out12     
AL Barnes hit wkt b Lillee0     
WF Carelselbw b Lillee0     
VAP van der Bijlnot out5     
HWH Berginsdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 2 nb, 2 w)15
Total(8 wickets, 36 overs)91
Fall of wickets:
1-0, 2-7, 3-19, 4-51, 5-57, 6-76, 7-76, 8-76
International Wanderers bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee14   5277--
Gilmour7   2161--
Walker2   030--
Shepherd2   150--
Mallett9   4210--
Chappell2   140--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but extended to five.
--> WF Carelse made his last appearance in First-Class matches
--> MF Kent (2) passed his previous highest score of 140 in First-Class matches
--> MF Kent (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> RW Taylor (2) passed his previous highest score of 74 in First-Class matches
--> DK Lillee made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches

It was agreed to extend the match into a fifth day after rain prevented play on the second day