West Indies tour of England 1966

Great allrounder performances, edition 7

Sobers the supreme

Sir Garry Sobers is one of the indisputable greats of world cricket, but this - arguably - was his finest hour yet. Standing high above the West Indies team as their captain, Sobers, who in this match made the top score, 174, and took eight wickets for 80

Fifth Test

England v West Indies

England won by an innings and 34 runs fifteen minutes after lunch on Monday with nearly ten hours to spare.

Fourth Test

England v West Indies

Toss: West Indies

Statistics

The Wisden Trophy, 1966 (West Indies in England Tests)

West Indies tour of England, Jun-Aug 1966

Test matches

The victorious England team poses for a photograph after defeating West Indies by an innings and 34 runs
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Tom Graveney calls for a quick single while Wes Hall appeals for an lbw
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Tom Graveney (left) and John Murray leave the field
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Brian Close is run out for 4
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Brian Close tosses the coin while Garry Sobers waits to call
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Garry Sobers pulls during his unbeaten 163 at Lord's
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Tour 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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