West Indies tour of England, 1976 / Scorecard

The Wisden Trophy - 5th Test

England v West Indies

West Indies won by 231 runs

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks c Balderstone b Miller 71 157 137 7 0 51.82
CG Greenidge lbw b Willis 0 11 11 0 0 0.00
IVA Richards b Greig 291 472 386 38 0 75.38
LG Rowe st †Knott b Underwood 70 167 178 10 0 39.32
CH Lloyd* c †Knott b Greig 84 193 150 12 0 56.00
CL King c Selvey b Balderstone 63 142 124 6 0 50.80
DL Murray c & b Underwood 36 94 85 4 0 42.35
VA Holder not out 13 30 23 2 0 56.52
MA Holding b Underwood 32 21 15 5 1 213.33
Extras (b 1, lb 17, nb 9) 27
Total (8 wickets dec; 182.5 overs) 687 (3.75 runs per over)
Did not bat AME Roberts, WW Daniel
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Greenidge), 2-159 (Fredericks), 3-350 (Rowe), 4-524 (Richards), 5-547 (Lloyd), 6-640 (Murray), 7-642 (King), 8-687 (Holding)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 15 3 73 1 4.86
MWW Selvey 15 0 67 0 4.46
DL Underwood 60.5 15 165 3 2.71
RA Woolmer 9 0 44 0 4.88
G Miller 27 4 106 1 3.92
JC Balderstone 16 0 80 1 5.00
AW Greig 34 5 96 2 2.82
P Willey 3 0 11 0 3.66
DS Steele 3 0 18 0 6.00
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RA Woolmer lbw b Holding 8 69 43 1 0 18.60
DL Amiss b Holding 203 443 320 28 0 63.43
DS Steele lbw b Holding 44 110 88 6 0 50.00
JC Balderstone b Holding 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
P Willey c Fredericks b King 33 157 117 5 0 28.20
AW Greig* b Holding 12 34 22 2 0 54.54
DL Underwood b Holding 4 28 18 0 0 22.22
APE Knott b Holding 50 107 65 8 0 76.92
G Miller c sub b Holder 36 128 100 4 0 36.00
MWW Selvey b Holding 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis not out 5 39 22 0 0 22.72
Extras (b 8, lb 11, nb 21) 40
Total (all out; 129.5 overs) 435 (3.35 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-47 (Woolmer), 2-147 (Steele), 3-151 (Balderstone), 4-279 (Willey), 5-303 (Greig), 6-323 (Underwood), 7-342 (Amiss), 8-411 (Knott), 9-411 (Selvey), 10-435 (Miller)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 27 4 102 0 3.77
MA Holding 33 9 92 8 2.78
VA Holder 27.5 7 75 1 2.69
WW Daniel 10 1 30 0 3.00
RC Fredericks 11 2 36 0 3.27
IVA Richards 14 4 30 0 2.14
CL King 7 3 30 1 4.28
West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks not out 86 137 101 9 0 85.14
CG Greenidge not out 85 137 98 12 1 86.73
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 1, nb 5) 11
Total (0 wickets dec; 32 overs) 182 (5.68 runs per over)
Did not bat IVA Richards, LG Rowe, CH Lloyd*, CL King, DL Murray, VA Holder, MA Holding, AME Roberts, WW Daniel
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 7 0 48 0 6.85
MWW Selvey 9 1 44 0 4.88
DL Underwood 9 2 38 0 4.22
RA Woolmer 5 0 30 0 6.00
AW Greig 2 0 11 0 5.50
England 2nd innings (target: 435 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RA Woolmer c †Murray b Holding 30 39 28 6 0 107.14
DL Amiss c Greenidge b Holding 16 30 16 2 0 100.00
DS Steele c †Murray b Holder 42 183 145 5 0 28.96
JC Balderstone b Holding 0 25 17 0 0 0.00
P Willey c Greenidge b Holder 1 13 11 0 0 9.09
AW Greig* b Holding 1 2 4 0 0 25.00
APE Knott b Holding 57 193 172 4 0 33.13
G Miller b Richards 24 61 50 3 0 48.00
DL Underwood c Lloyd b Roberts 2 19 14 0 0 14.28
MWW Selvey not out 4 17 13 0 0 30.76
RGD Willis lbw b Holding 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 15, lb 3, w 8) 26
Total (all out; 78.4 overs) 203 (2.58 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-49 (Amiss), 2-54 (Woolmer), 3-64 (Balderstone), 4-77 (Willey), 5-78 (Greig), 6-148 (Steele), 7-196 (Miller), 8-196 (Knott), 9-202 (Underwood), 10-203 (Willis)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 13 4 37 1 2.84
MA Holding 20.4 6 57 6 2.75
VA Holder 14 5 29 2 2.07
RC Fredericks 12 5 33 0 2.75
IVA Richards 11 6 11 1 1.00
CL King 6 2 9 0 1.50
CH Lloyd 2 1 1 0 0.50
Match details
Toss West Indies, who chose to bat
Series West Indies won the 5-match series 3-0
Test debut G Miller (England)
Umpires WE Alley and HD Bird
Close of play
Thu, 12 Aug - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 373/3 (IVA Richards 200*, CH Lloyd 15*)
Fri, 13 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 34/0 (RA Woolmer 6*, DL Amiss 22*)
Sat, 14 Aug - day 3 - England 1st innings 304/5 (DL Amiss 176*, DL Underwood 1*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 43/0 (RA Woolmer 21*, DL Amiss 14*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 203 (78.4 ov) - end of match
 
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Series Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Aug 12-17, 1976
West Indies won by 231 runs
England v West Indies at Leeds - Jul 22-27, 1976
West Indies won by 55 runs
England v West Indies at Manchester - Jul 8-13, 1976
West Indies won by 425 runs
England v West Indies at Lord's - Jun 17-22, 1976
Match drawn
England v West Indies at Nottingham - Jun 3-8, 1976
Match drawn
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Aug 17, 1976

Michael Holding sends Alan Knott's middle stump cartwheeling, England v West Indies, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 17, 1976

Michael Holding sends Alan Knott's middle stump cartwheeling

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Aug 16, 1976

Dennis Amiss is congratulated for his double-century by team-mate Alan Knott and bowler Michael Holding, England v West Indies, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 16, 1976

Dennis Amiss is congratulated for his double-century by team-mate Alan Knott and bowler Michael Holding

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