WSC Australia v WSC World XI
World Series Cricket International Cup 1978/79
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 4th December 1978 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossToss not known
ResultWSC World XI won by 63 runs
PointsWSC Australia 0; WSC World XI 2
UmpiresJR Collins, G Duperouzel
Man of the MatchGS le Roux

WSC World XI inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
Majid Khanlbw b Malone2934414-85.29
DL Amisslbw b Lillee3810--37.50
Zaheer Abbasc Marsh b Lillee1109--10.00
Javed Miandadb Malone621151436-53.91
Asif Iqbalrun out (GS Chappell->Bright)233--66.67
CEB Ricerun out (Laird)32028--15.00
Imran Khanc Bright b Walker3119--27.27
*AW Greigb Lillee52326--21.74
MJ Procterlbw b GS Chappell2925384-116.00
+APE Knottnot out142133--66.67
GS le Rouxlbw b Lillee919181-47.37
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 191 minutes, 48.1 overs)163
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Amiss, 2.4 ov), 2-11 (Zaheer Abbas, 4.6 ov), 3-37 (Majid Khan, 9.3 ov), 4-39 (Asif Iqbal, 10.3 ov), 5-52 (Rice, 18.3 ov), 6-57 (Imran Khan, 21.3 ov), 7-74 (Greig, 28.3 ov), 8-128 (Procter, 38.5 ov), 9-144 (Javed Miandad, 43.2 ov), 10-163 (le Roux, 48.1 ov)
WSC Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Malone10   1332--30.003.30
Bright10   0290---2.90
Walker10   2211--60.002.10
GS Chappell9   1471--54.005.22

WSC Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
BM Lairdlbw b le Roux31924--15.79
GS Chappellc Knott b le Roux128--50.00
*IM Chappelllbw b le Roux025--0.00
IC Davisrun out (Javed Miandad)29791182-36.71
DW Hookesb Rice62023--30.00
IR Redpathc Greig b Asif Iqbal1957641-33.33
+RW Marshc Greig b Asif Iqbal152243--68.18
RJ Brightc Greig b Asif Iqbal5810--62.50
MF Maloneb Imran Khan11510--6.67
MHN Walkernot out71927--36.84
DK Lilleec Asif Iqbal b Rice71823--38.89
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 185 minutes, 43.2 overs)100
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (GS Chappell, 1.5 ov), 2-5 (IM Chappell, 3.1 ov), 3-6 (Laird, 5.3 ov), 4-16 (Hookes, 11.1 ov), 5-54 (Redpath, 27.1 ov), 6-71 (Davis, 31.5 ov), 7-77 (Bright, 33.2 ov), 8-82 (Malone, 36.4 ov), 9-86 (Marsh, 37.3 ov), 10-100 (Lillee, 43.2 ov)
WSC World XI bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
le Roux8   2133--16.001.62
Imran Khan8   21511-48.001.88
Procter7   1120-1-1.71
Greig4   0160---4.00
Asif Iqbal8   1193--16.002.38

--> Javed Miandad 50 in 98 balls, 130 minutes with 5 fours

Attendance: 8,079
Light rain fell during the World XI innings but play continued and there was no adjustment of overs.