West Indies tour of England, 1966 / Scorecard

The Wisden Trophy - 1st Test

England v West Indies

West Indies won by an innings and 40 runs

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC Hunte c Smith b Higgs 135 297 279 19 0 48.38
EDAS McMorris c Russell b Higgs 11 53 50 1 0 22.00
RB Kanhai b Higgs 0 6 5 0 0 0.00
BF Butcher c †Parks b Titmus 44 85 95 6 0 46.31
SM Nurse b Titmus 49 85 72 5 0 68.05
GS Sobers* c Cowdrey b Titmus 161 244 241 26 1 66.80
DAJ Holford c Smith b Allen 32 135 116 2 0 27.58
DW Allan lbw b Titmus 1 11 15 0 0 6.66
CC Griffith lbw b Titmus 30 29 30 5 0 100.00
WW Hall b Allen 1 11 11 0 0 9.09
LR Gibbs not out 1 2 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 8, lb 10, nb 1) 19
Total (all out; 153.1 overs) 484 (3.15 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-38 (McMorris), 2-42 (Kanhai), 3-116 (Butcher), 4-215 (Nurse), 5-283 (Hunte), 6-410 (Holford), 7-411 (Allan), 8-471 (Griffith), 9-482 (Sobers), 10-484 (Hall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
IJ Jones 28 6 100 0 3.57
DJ Brown 28 4 84 0 3.00
K Higgs 31 5 94 3 3.03
DA Allen 31.1 8 104 2 3.33
FJ Titmus 35 10 83 5 2.37
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
C Milburn run out 0 14 8 0 0 0.00
WE Russell c Sobers b Gibbs 26 92 69 3 0 37.68
KF Barrington c & b Griffith 5 13 10 0 0 50.00
MC Cowdrey c & b Gibbs 12 39 36 1 0 33.33
MJK Smith* c Butcher b Gibbs 5 91 27 1 0 18.51
JM Parks c Nurse b Holford 43 108 114 6 0 37.71
FJ Titmus b Holford 15 11 12 3 0 125.00
DA Allen c Sobers b Gibbs 37 61 63 7 0 58.73
DJ Brown b Gibbs 14 45 64 1 0 21.87
K Higgs c Sobers b Holford 1 15 22 0 0 4.54
IJ Jones not out 0 12 19 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, nb 4) 9
Total (all out; 74.1 overs) 167 (2.25 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Milburn), 2-24 (Barrington), 3-42 (Cowdrey), 4-48 (Russell), 5-65 (Smith), 6-85 (Titmus), 7-143 (Parks), 8-153 (Allen), 9-163 (Higgs), 10-167 (Brown)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WW Hall 14 6 43 0 3.07
CC Griffith 10 3 28 1 2.80
GS Sobers 7 1 16 0 2.28
LR Gibbs 28.1 13 37 5 1.31
DAJ Holford 15 4 34 3 2.26
England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
C Milburn b Gibbs 94 152 136 12 2 69.11
WE Russell b Griffith 20 64 49 1 0 40.81
KF Barrington c Nurse b Holford 30 69 65 4 0 46.15
MC Cowdrey c Butcher b Sobers 69 131 184 8 0 37.50
MJK Smith* b Gibbs 6 26 35 1 0 17.14
JM Parks c & b Sobers 11 19 34 1 0 32.35
FJ Titmus c Butcher b Sobers 12 14 23 1 0 52.17
DA Allen c †Allan b Gibbs 1 2 9 0 0 11.11
DJ Brown c Sobers b Gibbs 10 60 82 2 0 12.19
K Higgs st †Allan b Gibbs 5 19 32 0 0 15.62
IJ Jones not out 0 5 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 11, lb 1, nb 7) 19
Total (all out; 108 overs) 277 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-53 (Russell), 2-142 (Barrington), 3-166 (Milburn), 4-184 (Smith), 5-203 (Parks), 6-217 (Titmus), 7-218 (Allen), 8-268 (Cowdrey), 9-276 (Brown), 10-277 (Higgs)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WW Hall 5 0 28 0 5.60
CC Griffith 6 1 25 1 4.16
GS Sobers 42 11 87 3 2.07
LR Gibbs 41 16 69 5 1.68
DAJ Holford 14 2 49 1 3.50
Match details
Toss West Indies, who chose to bat
Series West Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts C Milburn (England); DAJ Holford (West Indies)
Batsman of the match GS Sobers (West Indies)
Bowler of the match LR Gibbs (West Indies)
Umpires JS Buller and CS Elliott
Close of play
Thu, 2 Jun - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 343/5 (GS Sobers 83*, DAJ Holford 6*)
Fri, 3 Jun - day 2 - England 1st innings 163/8 (DJ Brown 10*, K Higgs 1*)
Sat, 4 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 277 (108 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 18-22, 1966
England won by an innings and 34 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Aug 4-8, 1966
West Indies won by an innings and 55 runs
England v West Indies at Nottingham - Jun 30-Jul 5, 1966
West Indies won by 139 runs
England v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 16-21, 1966
Match drawn
England v West Indies at Manchester - Jun 2-4, 1966
West Indies won by an innings and 40 runs
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Photos

Jun 4, 1966

Colin Milburn made 94 on debut, England v West Indies, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, June 4, 1966

Colin Milburn made 94 on debut

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Jun 3, 1966

Charlie Griffith bowls, England v West Indies, 1st Test, Manchester, 2nd day, June 3, 1966

Charlie Griffith bowls

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