1979: Windies vs Aussie in first ever Channel 9 broadcast (Gabba)

Kerry Packer won the "world series" battle as by 1979, the ACB was in desperate financial straits and faced the prospect of fighting an opponent who had seemingly bottomless cash resources. Packer's Channel 9 broadcast its first ever Test match whn Australia drew with the Wets Indies in 1979 at the Gabba

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