WSC Australia v WSC World XI
World Series Cricket International Cup 1977/78
VenueVFL Park, Melbourne on 23rd January 1978 (40-over match)
Balls per over8
TossWSC World XI won the toss and decided to field
ResultWSC Australia won by 9 runs (Countback to score at equivalent point of team 1)
PointsWSC Australia 2; WSC World XI 0
UmpiresG Duperouzel, PR Enright

WSC Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*IM Chappellb Snow2141521-51.22
IC Davisc Zaheer Abbas b Greig50931155-53.76
GS Chappellb Underwood3144541-70.45
+RW Marshc Snow b Underwood202329--86.96
MF Kentrun out142840--50.00
GJ Gilmourc Richards b Underwood14121111116.67
R Edwardsrun out41323--30.77
KD Waltersb Imran Khan31210--25.00
MHN Walkernot out172034--85.00
MF Malonec Procter b Snow81719--47.06
LS Pascoenot out035--0.00
Extras(8 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)11
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 206 minutes, 38 overs)193
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (IM Chappell, 9.3 ov), 2-102 (GS Chappell, 21.5 ov), 3-104 (Davis, 22.8 ov), 4-136 (Marsh, 27.5 ov), 5-155 (Gilmour, 29.7 ov), 6-156 (Kent, 29.8 ov), 7-163 (Walters, 32.2 ov), 8-167 (Edwards, 33.5 ov), 9-186 (Malone, 36.8 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Procter7   3230---3.29
Imran Khan8   0321-164.004.00
Asif Iqbal6   0300---5.00
Snow5   0292--20.005.80
Underwood8   0483-121.336.00
Greig4   02011-32.005.00

WSC World XI inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
BA Richardsc Walters b Pascoe01616--0.00
DL Amissc IM Chappell b Malone038--0.00
RA Woolmerc Marsh b Walker3273962-43.84
Zaheer Abbasc Pascoe b Walters103449--29.41
Asif Iqbalc Marsh b Gilmour5974953-79.73
Imran Khanc Malone b Gilmour566--83.33
*AW Greigb Walker910251-90.00
+APE Knottb Gilmour10825--125.00
MJ Procterc Edwards b Walker6581-120.00
JA Snownot out157--20.00
DL Underwoodnot out111--100.00
Extras(3 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(9 wickets, 176 minutes, 29.1 overs)138
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Amiss, 1.3 ov), 2-1 (Richards, 2.7 ov), 3-25 (Zaheer Abbas, 12.5 ov), 4-60 (Woolmer, 18.7 ov), 5-67 (Imran Khan, 19.8 ov), 6-97 (Greig, 24.1 ov), 7-130 (Asif Iqbal, 27.5 ov), 8-131 (Knott, 27.7 ov), 9-137 (Procter, 28.6 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Pascoe5   2101-140.002.00
Malone8   2191--64.002.38
Walters3   0131--24.004.33
Walker7   0503--18.677.14

--> WSC Australia innings was reduced to 38 overs and WSC World XI innings was also reduced
--> When play was halted WSC World XI needed to have scored 148 runs to win
--> IC Davis 50 in 90 balls, 112 minutes with 5 fours
--> Asif Iqbal 50 in 65 balls, 84 minutes with 1 four

Rain stopped play from 3.17-3.36pm - WSC Australia 35-0 (IM Chappell 12*, Davis 22*, 8.2 overs)
Rain came at 10.12pm and when play was halted WSC World XI needed to have scored 148 runs to win
The 6th over in the WSC Australia innings contained 7 balls
12th men: BM Laird (WSC Australia), Majid Khan (WSC World XI)