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'The most incredible game'

Aug 4, 2011: The tied Test was memorable not just for the result but the friendships it built

Alan Davidson

'If I'd been Usain Bolt I wouldn't have made my ground'

Dec 14, 2010: Eight of the protagonists recount the the story of the most thrilling Test ever, played exactly fifty years ago

Interviews by Brydon Coverdale

It was fifty years ago today

Dec 8, 2010: The effect of the first Tied Test was to raise cricket from its prevailing grisly greyness and take it closer to the zeitgeist of that heady decade. That's why that game and that series remain unmatched for cricketing drama

Rob Steen

No. 19

Worrell becomes captain

May 8, 2010: A cricketer and a gentleman who gave a sense of unity to West Indian cricket and championed the cause of player rights

Vaneisa Baksh

No. 2

A Test is tied

Dec 21, 2008: Hall, Meckiff, Kline, Solomon. It all came down to one ball.

Mike Coward

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Australia v West Indies 1960-61

2001: Toss: West Indies

West Indies-Australia series awards named after Tied Test legends

Nov 22, 2000: In a wonderful gesture to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first tied Test, played at the Gabba in the 1960/61 West Indies tour of Australia, the Australian Cricket Board has honored four of the living legends of that spectacular game by

Colin Croft

Tied Test heroes to return to Brisbane

Oct 18, 2000: Forty years after cricket's greatest game, the two teams that played in the historic Tied Test will return to the scene of the match in Brisbane next month for five days of public and private celebrations to mark this golden era of Australian cricket

Australian Cricket Board

Background - 1960/61 tied Test

Oct 18, 2000: This Test, the first ever tied Test, has a unique and special place in the history of the game

Australian Cricket Board

Tied Test II - 14 years on

Sep 22, 2000: In his enthralling book `The Greatest Test Of All'' Jack Fingleton, besides giving us a vivid account of the Tied Test at Brisbane in December 1960 between Australia and West Indies, also expresses the apprehension that the match would be responsible

Partab Ramchand
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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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