West Indies tour of Australia 1960/61

No. 3

Worrell and Co. get a royal farewell

West Indies may have lost the series, but they won the hearts of all Australia

No. 2

A Test is tied

Hall, Meckiff, Kline, Solomon. It all came down to one ball.

First Test

Australia v West Indies 1960-61

Toss: West Indies


The Frank Worrell Trophy, 1960/61 (West Indies in Australia Tests)

West Indies tour of Australia, Oct 1960 - Feb 1961

Test matches

West Indies team manager Gerry Gomez and captain Frank Worrell are cheered by a huge crowd in a parade through the streets of Melbourne
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Frank Worrell's 1960-61 West Indies side gets a ticker-tape thank you from Melbourne
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West Indies won the hearts of the Australians
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Richie Benaud and wicketkeeper Wally Grout wait for the umpire's decision after batsman Joe Solomon's cap falls and dislodges a bail
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Alan Davidson enjoys his lunch
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The final play of the first Tied Test
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Tour Results
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Feb 10-15, 1961
Australia won by 2 wickets
Australia v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 27-Feb 1, 1961
Match drawn
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 13-18, 1961
West Indies won by 222 runs
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Dec 30, 1960 - Jan 3, 1961
Australia won by 7 wickets
Australia v West Indies at Brisbane - Dec 9-14, 1960
Match tied
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