West Indies tour of Australia, 1960/61 / Scorecard

The Frank Worrell Trophy - 5th Test

Australia v West Indies

Australia won by 2 wickets

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CW Smith c O'Neill b Misson 11 32 21 1 0 52.38
CC Hunte c Simpson b Davidson 31 136 84 4 0 36.90
RB Kanhai c Harvey b Benaud 38 76 65 7 0 58.46
GS Sobers c †Grout b Simpson 64 177 179 5 0 35.75
FMM Worrell* c †Grout b Martin 10 40 27 0 0 37.03
PD Lashley c Misson b Benaud 41 99 107 4 0 38.31
FCM Alexander c McDonald b Misson 11 42 36 1 0 30.55
JS Solomon run out 45 141 143 3 0 31.46
LR Gibbs c Burge b Misson 11 14 13 1 0 84.61
WW Hall b Misson 21 84 40 1 0 52.50
AL Valentine not out 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 1) 9
Total (all out; 89.7 overs) 292 (2.43 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (Smith), 2-75 (Kanhai), 3-81 (Hunte), 4-107 (Worrell), 5-200 (Lashley), 6-204 (Sobers), 7-221 (Alexander), 8-235 (Gibbs), 9-290 (Hall), 10-292 (Solomon)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 27 4 89 1 2.47
FM Misson 14 3 58 4 3.10
KD Mackay 1 0 1 0 0.75
R Benaud 21.7 5 55 2 1.88
JW Martin 8 0 29 1 2.71
RB Simpson 18 3 51 1 2.12
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RB Simpson c Gibbs b Sobers 75 200 237 5 0 31.64
CC McDonald lbw b Sobers 91 166 175 6 0 52.00
NC O'Neill b Gibbs 10 34 31 0 0 32.25
PJP Burge c Sobers b Gibbs 68 194 194 7 0 35.05
KD Mackay c †Alexander b Hall 19 95 109 1 0 17.43
RN Harvey c †Alexander b Sobers 5 26 22 0 0 22.72
AK Davidson c †Alexander b Sobers 24 69 57 1 0 42.10
R Benaud* b Gibbs 3 21 20 0 0 15.00
JW Martin c Kanhai b Sobers 15 42 54 1 0 27.77
FM Misson not out 12 54 61 1 0 19.67
ATW Grout c Hunte b Gibbs 14 28 23 0 0 60.86
Extras (b 4, lb 8, nb 8) 20
Total (all out; 121.4 overs) 356 (2.19 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-146 (McDonald), 2-181 (Simpson), 3-181 (O'Neill), 4-244 (Mackay), 5-260 (Harvey), 6-309 (Burge), 7-309 (Davidson), 8-319 (Benaud), 9-335 (Martin), 10-356 (Grout)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WW Hall 15 1 56 1 2.80
FMM Worrell 11 2 44 0 3.00
GS Sobers 44 7 120 5 2.04
LR Gibbs 38.4 18 74 4 1.44
AL Valentine 13 3 42 0 2.42
West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CW Smith lbw b Davidson 37 61 63 5 1 58.73
CC Hunte c †Grout b Davidson 52 179 166 4 0 31.32
RB Kanhai c Misson b Benaud 31 55 41 4 0 75.60
JS Solomon run out 36 162 175 3 0 20.57
GS Sobers c †Grout b Simpson 21 61 50 1 0 42.00
FCM Alexander c Mackay b Davidson 73 155 126 5 0 57.93
FMM Worrell* c †Grout b Davidson 7 21 27 1 0 25.92
PD Lashley lbw b Martin 18 45 44 1 0 40.90
LR Gibbs c O'Neill b Simpson 8 54 36 1 0 22.22
WW Hall c †Grout b Davidson 21 34 29 2 0 72.41
AL Valentine not out 3 19 12 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 5, lb 8, w 1) 14
Total (all out; 95.7 overs) 321 (2.51 runs per 6 balls)
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Smith), 2-103 (Kanhai), 3-135 (Hunte), 4-173 (Sobers), 5-201 (Solomon), 6-218 (Worrell), 7-262 (Lashley), 8-295 (Gibbs), 9-304 (Alexander), 10-321 (Hall)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AK Davidson 24.7 4 84 5 2.53
FM Misson 10 1 58 0 4.35
KD Mackay 10 2 21 0 1.57
R Benaud 23 4 53 1 1.72
JW Martin 10 1 36 1 2.70
RB Simpson 18 4 55 2 2.29
Australia 2nd innings (target: 258 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
RB Simpson b Gibbs 92 194 231 10 0 39.82
CC McDonald c Smith b Gibbs 11 53 52 0 0 21.15
R Benaud* b Valentine 6 42 36 0 0 16.66
NC O'Neill c †Alexander b Worrell 48 145 197 5 0 24.36
PJP Burge b Valentine 53 155 195 8 0 27.17
RN Harvey c Smith b Worrell 12 39 49 1 0 24.48
AK Davidson c Sobers b Worrell 12 48 58 1 0 20.68
KD Mackay not out 3 42 51 0 0 5.88
ATW Grout c Smith b Valentine 5 19 25 0 0 20.00
JW Martin not out 1 3 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 3, lb 9, nb 3) 15
Total (8 wickets; 111.7 overs) 258 (1.72 runs per 6 balls)
Did not bat FM Misson
Fall of wickets 1-50 (McDonald), 2-75 (Benaud), 3-154 (Simpson), 4-176 (O'Neill), 5-200 (Harvey), 6-236 (Davidson), 7-248 (Burge), 8-256 (Grout)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WW Hall 5 0 40 0 6.00
FMM Worrell 31 16 43 3 1.04
GS Sobers 13 2 32 0 1.84
LR Gibbs 41 19 68 2 1.24
AL Valentine 21.7 4 60 3 2.05
Match details
Balls per over 8
Toss Australia, who chose to field
Series Australia won the 5-match series 2-1
Umpires CJ Egar and C Hoy
Close of play
Fri, 10 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 252/8 (JS Solomon 21*, WW Hall 5*)
Sat, 11 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 236/3 (PJP Burge 37*, KD Mackay 16*)
Sun, 12 Feb - rest day
Mon, 13 Feb - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 126/2 (CC Hunte 46*, JS Solomon 9*)
Tue, 14 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 57/1 (RB Simpson 44*, R Benaud 1*)
Wed, 15 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (111.7 ov) - end of match
 
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Series 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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Feb 13, 1961

Alan Davidson hooks Wes Hall, Australia v West Indies, 5th Test, Melbourne, 3rd day, February 13, 1961

Alan Davidson hooks Wes Hall

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