West Indies tour of Australia, 2nd Test: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 30, 1960 - Jan 3, 1961
Australia won by 7 wickets
30,31 December 1960, 2,3 January 1961 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC McDonald c Watson b Hall 15 45 26 1 0 57.69
RB Simpson c †Alexander b Hall 49 103 68 4 0 72.05
RN Harvey c Sobers b Worrell 12 27 19 2 0 63.15
NC O'Neill c Sobers b Worrell 40 90 66 3 0 60.60
LE Favell c Nurse b Sobers 51 102 87 5 0 58.62
KD Mackay b Ramadhin 74 172 136 4 0 54.41
AK Davidson b Hall 35 39 51 4 1 68.62
R Benaud* b Hall 2 3 3 0 0 66.66
ATW Grout b Watson 5 6 5 0 0 100.00
JW Martin b Valentine 55 82 67 4 1 82.08
FM Misson not out 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, w 1, nb 2) 10
  Total (all out; 66.1 overs) 348 (3.94 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WW Hall 12 2 51 4 3.18
  CD Watson 12 1 73 1 4.56
  GS Sobers 17 1 88 1 3.88
  FMM Worrell 9 0 50 2 4.16
  AL Valentine 11.1 1 55 1 3.70
  S Ramadhin 5 0 21 1 3.15
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC Hunte c Simpson b Misson 1 8 5 0 0 20.00
JS Solomon c †Grout b Davidson 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
SM Nurse c †Grout b Davidson 70 305 259 1 0 27.02
RB Kanhai c Harvey b Davidson 84 164 165 13 0 50.90
GS Sobers c Simpson b Benaud 9 40 36 0 0 25.00
FMM Worrell* b Misson 0 14 8 0 0 0.00
FCM Alexander c Favell b Davidson 5 34 28 0 0 17.85
S Ramadhin b Davidson 0 7 8 0 0 0.00
WW Hall b Davidson 5 13 16 0 0 31.25
CD Watson c McDonald b Benaud 4 27 22 0 0 18.18
AL Valentine not out 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (nb 2) 2
  Total (all out; 69.2 overs) 181 (1.96 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 22 4 53 6 1.80
  FM Misson 11 0 36 2 2.45
  R Benaud 27.2 10 58 2 1.59
  JW Martin 8 1 32 0 3.00
  RB Simpson 1 1 0 0 0.00
  West Indies 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
CC Hunte c †Grout b O'Neill 110 270 249 9 0 44.17
JS Solomon hit wicket b Benaud 4 69 51 0 0 7.84
SM Nurse run out 3 15 17 0 0 17.64
RB Kanhai c Misson b Martin 25 50 65 3 0 38.46
GS Sobers c Simpson b Martin 0 9 4 0 0 0.00
FMM Worrell* c Simpson b Martin 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
FCM Alexander c †Grout b Davidson 72 194 214 7 0 33.64
S Ramadhin st †Grout b Benaud 3 8 11 0 0 27.27
WW Hall b Davidson 4 26 18 0 0 22.22
CD Watson run out 5 18 10 0 0 50.00
AL Valentine not out 0 14 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 2, w 1, nb 2) 7
  Total (all out; 80.4 overs) 233 (2.17 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  AK Davidson 15.4 2 51 2 2.46
  FM Misson 12 3 36 0 2.25
  R Benaud 20 3 49 2 1.83
  JW Martin 20 3 56 3 2.10
  RB Simpson 8 0 24 0 2.25
  NC O'Neill 5 1 10 1 1.50
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 67 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
CC McDonald c Sobers b Hall 13 39 24 1 0 54.16
RB Simpson not out 27 112 62 1 0 43.54
RN Harvey c †Alexander b Hall 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
NC O'Neill lbw b Watson 0 7 8 0 0 0.00
LE Favell not out 24 60 53 1 0 45.28
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 1) 6
  Total (3 wickets; 18.4 overs) 70 (2.83 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WW Hall 9.4 0 32 2 2.52
  CD Watson 9 1 32 1 2.66

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts - JW Martin and FM Misson (Australia)
Umpires - CJ Egar and C Hoy
Close of play
  • Fri, 30 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 1/1 (CC Hunte 1*)
  • Sat, 31 Dec - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 108/2 (SM Nurse 35*, RB Kanhai 70*)
  • Sun, 1 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 2 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 129/5 (CC Hunte 74*, FCM Alexander 19*)
  • Tue, 3 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 70/3 (18.4 ov) - end of match
 
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