Originally Posted by sir middle stump
Not many people averaged above 50 with the bat in the 80s because of some good bowling and better pitches. Pitches nowadays are overwhelmingly in favour of batsmen.
IMO the WI pace battery would have blown away the current Aussie batting line up more often than not.
Dont forget that the current Australian bowling attack would perform much better on the pitches from the 70's and 80's. What the WI gain in the batting the Australians gain in the bowling.