West Indies tour of England, 1966 / Scorecard

The Wisden Trophy - 5th Test

England v West Indies

England won by an innings and 34 runs

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC Hunte b Higgs 1 5 5 0 0 20.00
EDAS McMorris b Snow 14 72 57 0 0 24.56
RB Kanhai c Graveney b Illingworth 104 224 217 14 0 47.92
BF Butcher c Illingworth b Close 12 31 39 1 0 30.76
SM Nurse c Graveney b D'Oliveira 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
GS Sobers* c Graveney b Barber 81 145 151 12 0 53.64
DAJ Holford c D'Oliveira b Illingworth 5 27 32 1 0 15.62
JL Hendriks b Barber 0 18 19 0 0 0.00
CC Griffith c Higgs b Barber 4 11 13 1 0 30.76
WW Hall not out 30 33 29 5 0 103.44
LR Gibbs c †Murray b Snow 12 30 24 1 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 1) 5
Total (all out; 97.5 overs) 268 (2.73 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Hunte), 2-56 (McMorris), 3-73 (Butcher), 4-74 (Nurse), 5-196 (Kanhai), 6-218 (Sobers), 7-218 (Holford), 8-223 (Hendriks), 9-223 (Griffith), 10-268 (Gibbs)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 20.5 1 66 2 3.16
K Higgs 17 4 52 1 3.05
BL D'Oliveira 21 7 35 1 1.66
DB Close 9 2 21 1 2.33
RW Barber 15 3 49 3 3.26
R Illingworth 15 7 40 2 2.66
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott b Hall 4 11 11 1 0 36.36
RW Barber c Nurse b Sobers 36 87 66 5 0 54.54
JH Edrich c †Hendriks b Sobers 35 93 98 5 0 35.71
TW Graveney run out 165 359 361 19 0 45.70
DL Amiss lbw b Hall 17 43 58 2 0 29.31
BL D'Oliveira b Hall 4 7 4 1 0 100.00
DB Close* run out 4 25 21 0 0 19.04
R Illingworth c †Hendriks b Griffith 3 26 23 0 0 13.04
JT Murray lbw b Sobers 112 266 260 13 0 43.07
K Higgs c & b Holford 63 172 148 3 1 42.56
JA Snow not out 59 140 146 8 0 40.41
Extras (b 8, lb 14, nb 3) 25
Total (all out; 199.5 overs) 527 (2.63 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Boycott), 2-72 (Barber), 3-85 (Edrich), 4-126 (Amiss), 5-130 (D'Oliveira), 6-150 (Close), 7-166 (Illingworth), 8-383 (Graveney), 9-399 (Murray), 10-527 (Higgs)
Bowling O M R W Econ
WW Hall 31 8 85 3 2.74
CC Griffith 32 7 78 1 2.43
GS Sobers 54 23 104 3 1.92
DAJ Holford 25.5 1 79 1 3.05
LR Gibbs 44 16 115 0 2.61
CC Hunte 13 2 41 0 3.15
West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CC Hunte c †Murray b Snow 7 24 25 1 0 28.00
EDAS McMorris c †Murray b Snow 1 10 6 0 0 16.66
RB Kanhai b D'Oliveira 15 46 30 2 0 50.00
BF Butcher c Barber b Illingworth 60 87 102 9 0 58.82
SM Nurse c Edrich b Barber 70 129 121 14 0 57.85
DAJ Holford run out 7 25 24 0 0 29.16
GS Sobers* c Close b Snow 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JL Hendriks b Higgs 0 18 18 0 0 0.00
CC Griffith not out 29 105 93 3 0 31.18
WW Hall c D'Oliveira b Illingworth 17 52 56 3 0 30.35
LR Gibbs c & b Barber 3 26 36 0 0 8.33
Extras (b 1, lb 14, nb 1) 16
Total (all out; 85.1 overs) 225 (2.64 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (McMorris), 2-12 (Hunte), 3-50 (Kanhai), 4-107 (Butcher), 5-137 (Holford), 6-137 (Sobers), 7-142 (Hendriks), 8-168 (Nurse), 9-204 (Hall), 10-225 (Gibbs)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JA Snow 13 5 40 3 3.07
K Higgs 15 6 18 1 1.20
BL D'Oliveira 17 4 44 1 2.58
DB Close 3 1 7 0 2.33
RW Barber 22.1 2 78 2 3.51
R Illingworth 15 9 22 2 1.46
Match details
Toss West Indies, who chose to bat
Series West Indies won the 5-match series 3-1
Test debut DL Amiss (England)
Batsmen of the match TW Graveney (England) and JT Murray (England)
Bowler of the match JA Snow (England)
Umpires JS Buller and CS Elliott
Close of play
Thu, 18 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 20/1 (RW Barber 11*, JH Edrich 5*)
Fri, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 330/7 (TW Graveney 132*, JT Murray 81*)
Sat, 20 Aug - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 135/4 (SM Nurse 41*, DAJ Holford 5*)
Sun, 21 Aug - rest day
Mon, 22 Aug - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 225 (85.1 ov) - end of match
 
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Series 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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Aug 22, 1966

The victorious England team poses for a photograph after defeating West Indies by an innings and 34 runs, 5th Test, The Oval, 4th day, August 22, 1966

The victorious England team poses for a photograph after defeating West Indies by an innings and 34 runs

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Aug 20, 1966

Tom Graveney calls for a quick single while Wes Hall appeals for an lbw, 5th Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 20, 1966

Tom Graveney calls for a quick single while Wes Hall appeals for an lbw

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