WSC Australia v WSC World XI
World Series Cricket International Cup 1978/79
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 29th November 1978 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWSC Australia won on faster scoring rate (Run rate)
PointsWSC Australia 2; WSC World XI 0
UmpiresG Duperouzel, PR Enright
Man of the MatchIM Chappell

WSC Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
GS Chappelllbw b Underwood4369917-62.32
KC Wesselsc Knott b Procter2047591-42.55
*IM Chappellc Asif Iqbal b Underwood6663839-104.76
IC Davisb Underwood3050612-60.00
DW Hookesb Procter2327511-85.19
TM Chappellrun out143650--38.89
+RW Marshnot out159122-166.67
GJ Gilmournot out117--100.00
DK Lilleedid not bat      
MHN Walkerdid not bat      
MF Malonedid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)11
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 214 minutes, 50 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Wessels, 15.1 ov), 2-92 (GS Chappell, 22.3 ov), 3-161 (IM Chappell, 36.5 ov), 4-164 (Davis, 38.1 ov), 5-203 (Hookes, 47.4 ov), 6-207 (TM Chappell, 48.4 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Sarfraz Nawaz10   1490---4.90
Imran Khan9   0380---4.22
Procter10   1452--30.004.50
Greig5   1160---3.20
Underwood10   1403--20.004.00
Rice6   0240---4.00

WSC World XI inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
Majid Khanc Marsh b Malone71281-58.33
BA Richardsc GS Chappell b Malone63252--18.75
Zaheer Abbasc Wessels b GS Chappell3259654-54.24
CEB Ricec Marsh b Lillee2541561-60.98
Asif Iqbalnot out1735401-48.57
*AW Greignot out336--100.00
Imran Khandid not bat      
+APE Knottdid not bat      
MJ Procterdid not bat      
Sarfraz Nawazdid not bat      
DL Underwooddid not bat      
Extras(9 lb)9
Total(4 wickets, 116 minutes, 30.3 overs)99
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (Majid Khan, 1.6 ov), 2-38 (Richards, 13.2 ov), 3-59 (Zaheer Abbas, 19.3 ov), 4-91 (Rice, 28.6 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Lillee7   0271--42.003.86
Malone7   3112--21.001.57
Gilmour8   2150---1.88
GS Chappell5.31241--33.004.36
Walker3   0130---4.33

--> When play was halted WSC World XI needed to have scored 137 runs to win
--> IM Chappell 50 in 49 balls, 68 minutes with 7 fours

World's innings - 30th over contained 5 balls
Attendance: 20,134
Play ended at 8.51 pm when a heavy thunderstorm hit the ground
Match Abandoned at 9.40 pm