World Series Cricket player records

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Supertests[edit]

Records from all Supertests played in World Series Cricket. There were four series of Supertests:

  • 1977/78 Australia v West Indies (3 Matches)
  • 1978 Australia v World XI (3)
  • 1978/79 Australia v West Indies v World XI (5 [3 round robin, 1 semi-final, 1 final])
  • 1979 West Indies v Australia (5)

Team totals[edit]

Highest team total[edit]

Highest team total (450 plus)
Score
(Overs)
Team Versus Venue Date
625 (114.3) World XI Australia Gloucester Park, Perth, Western Australia 27-30 January 1978
538-6 (100.5) Australia World XI VFL Park, Melbourne, Victoria 9-13 February 1978
481(109.4) West Indies Australia Sabina Park, Jamaica 23-26 February 1979
476-5 (113.1) West Indies Australia Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana 25-28 March 1979
471(163.3) World XI West Indies Sydney Cricket Ground, New South Wales 21-23 December 1977
Source: Cricinfo

Bowling[edit]

Most wickets in the tournament[edit]

  • Note: Only top 10 players shown. Sorted by wickets then bowling average.
Player Team Matches Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5WI
Dennis Lillee Australia 14 522.1 106 1800 67 7/23 9/56 26.87 3.295 53.35 4
Andy Roberts West Indies 13 417.3 99 1207 50 6/69 7/104 24.14 2.608 56.68 1
Ray Bright Australia 15 420 97 1248 42 6/52 7/64 29.71 2.88 64.25 2
Michael Holding West Indies 9 255.1 37 808 35 5/48 7/97 23.09 2.993 44.45 1
Joel Garner West Indies 7 284.3 43 867 35 5/52 7/113 24.77 2.598 62.25 1
Colin Croft West Indies 7 291.7 55 866 30 5/65 6/104 28.87 2.835 58.20 1
Len Pascoe Australia 9 242.1 55 866 30 3/20 5/75 32.00 3.523 58.20 0
Max Walker Australia 7 191 38 712 28 7/88 9/130 25.43 2.800 78.87 2
Imran Khan World XI 5 146.5 27 521 25 4/24 7/103 20.84 3.150 40.05 0
Gary Gilmour Australia 7 255 56 784 23 4/26 7/129 34.87 3.097 66.50 0

Best bowling[edit]

Note: Only top ten performances listed.

Bowling figures:
Wickets-Runs (Overs)
Bowler Country Versus Venue Date
7-23 (14) Dennis Lillee Australia West Indies SCG 21 Jan '79
7-88 (28.3) Max Walker Australia World XI RAS 14 Jan '78
6-52 (23) Ray Bright Australia West Indies SCG 21 Jan '79
6-69 (12) Andy Roberts World XI Australia RAS 14 Jan '78
6-81 (54.4) Albert Padmore West Indies Australia Queen's Park Oval 16 Mar '79
6-125 (33.2) Dennis Lillee Australia West Indies ARG 6 Apr '79
5-20 (12) Greg Chappell Australia West Indies Football Park 31 Dec '77
5-39 (25.5) Garth Le Roux World XI Australia VFL Park 8 Dec '78
5-48 (21) Michael Holding West Indies Australia Queen's Park Oval 16 Mar '79
5-51 (18.5) Dennis Lillee Australia World XI SCG 2 Feb '79

Batting[edit]

Most runs in the tournament[edit]

  • Note : Only top 10 players shown.
Player Team M I NO Runs Avg 100s 50s HS
Greg Chappell Australia 14 26 1 1415 56.60 5 4 246*
Viv Richards West Indies 14 25 2 1281 55.69 4 4 177
Ian Chappell Australia 14 27 2 893 35.72 1 5 141
David Hookes Australia 12 22 2 771 38.55 1 7 116
Gordon Greenidge West Indies 13 23 2 754 35.90 1 4 140
Clive Lloyd West Indies 13 21 3 683 37.94 1 3 197
Bruce Laird Australia 13 26 1 630 25.20 3 1 122
Roy Fredericks West Indies 10 18 0 621 34.50 0 4 89
Lawrence Rowe West Indies 9 15 2 570 43.85 2 2 175
Barry Richards World XI 5 8 1 554 79.14 2 2 207

Highest individual scores[edit]

Note: Only top ten scores listed.

Runs Batsman Team Versus Venue Date
246* Greg Chappell Australia World XI VFL Park 9 Feb '78
207 Barry Richards World XI Australia Gloucester Park 27 Jan '78
197 Clive Lloyd West Indies Australia Sabina Park 23 Feb '79
177 Viv Richards World XI Australia Gloucester Park 28 Jan '78
175 Lawrence Rowe West Indies Australia VFL Park 12 Jan '79
174 Greg Chappell Australia World XI Gloucester Park 27 Jan '78
170 Viv Richards World XI Australia VFL Park 9 Feb '78
150 Greg Chappell Australia West Indies Queen's Park Oval 16 Mar '79
141 Ian Chappell Australia West Indies Football Park 31 Dec '77
140 Gordon Greenidge West Indies World XI Gloucester Park 27 Jan '78
  • Viv Richards played for the World XI in the 1977/78 Supertests against Australia.

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