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The Frank Worrell Trophy 1975-76
Part of West Indian cricket team in Australia in 1975–76
Date 29 October 1975–5 February 1976
Location Australia
Result Australia won the 6-Test series 5-1
Teams
Flag of Australia Australia Flag of West Indies West Indies
Captains
Greg Chappell Clive Lloyd
Most runs
Greg Chappell (702) Clive Lloyd (469)
Most wickets
Jeff Thomson (29) Andy Roberts (22)
1972-73 (Previous) (Next) 1977-78

The West Indies cricket team toured Australia in the 1975-76 season and played 6 Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 5-1.

Test series summary

First Test

28 November – 2 December 1975
Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
214 (37.5 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
366 (106 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
The Gabba, Brisbane
Umpires: RC Bailhache and TF Brooks
Player of the match: GS Chappell (AUS)
DL Murray 66 (69)
GJ Gilmour 4/42 (12 overs)
GS Chappell 123 (232)
LR Gibbs 5/102 (38 overs)
370 (86.4 overs) 219/2 (56.2 overs)
LG Rowe 107 (235)
DK Lillee 3/72 (16 overs)
GS Chappell 109* (172)
AME Roberts 1/47 (14 overs)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 1 December was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • MA Holding (WIN) made his Test debut.

Second Test

12 – 16 December 1975
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
329 (69.7 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
585 (95.4 overs)
West Indies won by an innings and 87 runs
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: RR Ledwidge and MG O'Connell
Player of the match: RC Fredericks (WIN)
IM Chappell 156 (261)
MA Holding 4/88 (18.7 overs)
RC Fredericks 169 (145)
JR Thomson 3/128 (17 overs)
169 (40.7 overs)
GS Chappell 43 (109)
AME Roberts 7/54 (14 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 15 December was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.

Third Test

26 – 30 December 1975
Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
224 (47 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
485 (118.3 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: RC Bailhache and JR Collins
Player of the match: JR Thomson (AUS)
RC Fredericks 59 (115)
JR Thomson 5/62 (11 overs)
GJ Cosier 109 (186)
AME Roberts 4/126 (32 overs)
312 (69.2 overs) 55/2 (8.7 overs)
CH Lloyd 102 (121)
DK Lillee 3/70 (15 overs)
RB McCosker 22* (32)
BD Julien 1/13 (3 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • 29 December was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • GJ Cosier (AUS) made his Test debut.

Fourth Test

3 – 7 January 1976
Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
355 (80.2 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
405 (90.6 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: TF Brooks and RR Ledwidge
Player of the match: GS Chappell (AUS)
LG Rowe 67 (172)
MHN Walker 4/70 (21 overs)
GS Chappell 182* (274)
MA Holding 3/79 (21 overs)
128 (39.3 overs) 82/3 (18.1 overs)
DL Murray 50 (106)
JR Thomson 6/50 (15 overs)
IR Redpath 28 (50)
AI Kallicharran 1/7 (2 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • 6 January was taken as a rest day.
  • The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
  • GN Yallop (AUS) made his Test debut.

Fifth Test

23 – 28 January 1976
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
418 (88 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
274 (42.2 overs)
Australia won by 190 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: TF Brooks and MG O'Connell
Player of the match: KD Boyce (WIN)
IR Redpath 103 (175)
VA Holder 5/108 (21 overs)
KD Boyce 95* (105)
JR Thomson 4/68 (11 overs)
345/7d (79.5 overs) 299 (63.4 overs)
A Turner 136 (222)
LR Gibbs 3/106 (32.5 overs)
IVA Richards 101 (136)
GJ Gilmour 3/44 (10.4 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 25 January was taken as a rest day.

Sixth Test

31 January – 5 February 1976
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
351 (90.2 overs)
v Flag of West Indies West Indies
160 (30.3 overs)
Australia won by 165 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: TF Brooks and MG O'Connell
Player of the match: IR Redpath (AUS)
IR Redpath 101 (230)
KD Boyce 3/75 (17.2 overs)
IVA Richards 50 (54)
GJ Gilmour 5/34 (10 overs)
300/3d (78 overs) 326 (54.5 overs)
RB McCosker 109* (267)
KD Boyce 2/74 (19 overs)
IVA Richards 98 (103)
JR Thomson 4/80 (12.5 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 3 February was taken as a rest day.

Only ODI

Between the 2nd and 3rd Tests a 40 over ODI was played.


20 December 1975
Scorecard
Flag of West Indies West Indies
224 (37.6 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
225/5 (31.5 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: RC Bailache and MG O'Connell
Player of the match: IM Chappell (AUS)
IVA Richards 74 (87)
MHN Walker 4/19 (6.6 overs)
IM Chappell 63 (105)
VA Holder 2/53 (7.5 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • GJ Cosier (AUS) and LG Rowe (WIN) made their ODI debuts.

Annual reviews

  • Playfair Cricket Annual 1976
  • Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1976

Further reading

  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993

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