England tour of West Indies, 1st Test: West Indies v England at Port of Spain, Jan 19-24, 1968
Match drawn
19,20,22,23,24 January 1968 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M 4s 6s
G Boycott lbw b Holford 68 156 10 0
JH Edrich c †Murray b Gibbs 25 113 4 0
MC Cowdrey* c †Murray b Griffith 72 218 12 0
KF Barrington c Griffith b Gibbs 143 390 14 2
TW Graveney b Gibbs 118 250 20 0
JM Parks lbw b Sobers 42 73 5 0
BL D'Oliveira b Griffith 32 54 4 0
FJ Titmus lbw b Griffith 15 49 3 0
DJ Brown not out 22 51 3 0
RNS Hobbs c Butcher b Griffith 2 17 0 0
IJ Jones c †Murray b Griffith 2 2 0 0
Extras (b 8, lb 11, w 1, nb 7) 27
  Total (all out; 200.5 overs) 568 (2.82 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  WW Hall 28 5 92 0 3.28
  GS Sobers 26 5 83 1 3.19
  CC Griffith 29.5 13 69 5 2.31
  LR Gibbs 63 15 147 3 2.33
  DAJ Holford 43 1 121 1 2.81
  CH Lloyd 8 3 17 0 2.12
  GS Camacho 3 1 12 0 4.00
  West Indies 1st innings R M 4s 6s
SM Nurse c Graveney b Titmus 41 175 6 0
GS Camacho c Graveney b Brown 22 88 3 0
RB Kanhai c Cowdrey b D'Oliveira 85 250 8 0
BF Butcher lbw b Brown 14 26 2 0
CH Lloyd b Jones 118 273 17 1
GS Sobers* c Graveney b Barrington 17 85 2 0
DAJ Holford run out 4 6 1 0
DL Murray c D'Oliveira b Hobbs 16 33 2 0
CC Griffith c †Parks b Jones 18 43 2 0
WW Hall not out 10 51 1 0
LR Gibbs b Jones 1 11 0 0
Extras (b 4, lb 6, nb 7) 17
  Total (all out; 135 overs) 363 (2.68 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DJ Brown 22 3 65 2 2.95
  IJ Jones 19 5 63 3 3.31
  BL D'Oliveira 27 13 49 1 1.81
  FJ Titmus 34 9 91 1 2.67
  RNS Hobbs 15 1 34 1 2.26
  KF Barrington 18 6 44 1 2.44
  West Indies 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
SM Nurse b Titmus 42 85 6 0
GS Camacho c Graveney b Barrington 43 111 5 0
BF Butcher lbw b Brown 52 145 6 0
RB Kanhai c & b Hobbs 37 65 7 0
CH Lloyd c Titmus b Jones 2 4 0 0
DAJ Holford b Titmus 1 35 0 0
GS Sobers* not out 33 115 5 0
DL Murray lbw b Brown 0 3 0 0
CC Griffith b Brown 0 1 0 0
WW Hall not out 26 90 4 0
Extras (lb 5, nb 2) 7
  Total (8 wickets; 90 overs) 243 (2.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DJ Brown 14 4 27 3 1.92
  IJ Jones 15 3 32 1 2.13
  BL D'Oliveira 5 2 21 0 4.20
  FJ Titmus 27 13 42 2 1.55
  RNS Hobbs 13 2 44 1 3.38
  KF Barrington 15 0 69 1 4.60
  MC Cowdrey 1 0 1 0 1.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Test debut - GS Camacho (West Indies)
Umpires - RG Gosein and HBD Jordan
Close of play
  • Fri, 19 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 244/2 (MC Cowdrey 72*, KF Barrington 71*)
  • Sat, 20 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 546/7 (FJ Titmus 11*, DJ Brown 12*)
  • Sun, 21 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 22 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 195/3 (RB Kanhai 66*, CH Lloyd 36*)
  • Tue, 23 Jan - day 4 - West Indies 1st innings 363
  • Wed, 24 Jan - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 243/8 (90 ov) - end of match
 
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