West Indies tour of Australia, 2nd Test: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 1968
Australia won by an innings and 30 runs
26,27,28,30 December 1968 (5-day match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GS Camacho c Chappell b McKenzie 0 4 5 0 0 0.00
RC Fredericks c Redpath b McKenzie 76 281 226 4 0 33.62
MC Carew c Gleeson b McKenzie 7 34 33 0 0 21.21
SM Nurse c †Jarman b Freeman 22 32 30 2 0 73.33
BF Butcher lbw b Gleeson 42 124 96 4 0 43.75
GS Sobers* b McKenzie 19 33 45 2 0 42.22
RB Kanhai c Sheahan b McKenzie 5 23 33 0 0 15.15
CA Davis b McKenzie 18 79 68 0 0 26.47
JL Hendriks c Chappell b McKenzie 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
RM Edwards not out 9 56 38 0 0 23.68
LR Gibbs b McKenzie 0 5 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 1) 2
  Total (all out; 73 overs) 200 (2.05 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GD McKenzie 28 5 71 8 1.90
  AN Connolly 12 2 34 0 2.12
  EW Freeman 7 0 32 1 3.42
  JW Gleeson 25 8 49 1 1.47
  KR Stackpole 1 0 12 0 9.00
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
IR Redpath c †Hendriks b Edwards 7 19 17 1 0 41.17
WM Lawry* c Carew b Davis 205 461 416 12 1 49.27
IM Chappell b Sobers 165 310 320 16 0 51.56
KD Walters c Camacho b Sobers 76 196 207 5 0 36.71
KR Stackpole b Gibbs 15 21 17 1 0 88.23
AP Sheahan c & b Sobers 18 57 64 1 0 28.12
BN Jarman c Butcher b Gibbs 12 19 30 1 0 40.00
EW Freeman c Carew b Gibbs 2 10 10 0 0 20.00
GD McKenzie b Sobers 1 10 7 0 0 14.28
JW Gleeson b Gibbs 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AN Connolly not out 3 2 5 0 0 60.00
Extras (lb 4, nb 2) 6
  Total (all out; 136.3 overs) 510 (2.80 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GS Sobers 33.3 4 97 4 2.17
  RM Edwards 26 1 128 1 3.69
  CA Davis 24 0 94 1 2.93
  LR Gibbs 43 8 139 4 2.42
  MC Carew 10 2 46 0 3.45
  West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GS Camacho lbw b Gleeson 11 58 66 2 0 16.66
RC Fredericks c Freeman b Gleeson 47 156 134 3 0 35.07
RM Edwards run out 21 72 71 3 0 29.57
RB Kanhai c Redpath b Freeman 4 19 22 0 0 18.18
SM Nurse c Stackpole b Gleeson 74 196 192 7 0 38.54
GS Sobers* lbw b McKenzie 67 167 148 7 0 45.27
BF Butcher c †Jarman b McKenzie 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
MC Carew b Stackpole 33 88 76 3 0 43.42
CA Davis c Redpath b Gleeson 10 50 44 0 0 22.72
JL Hendriks c Redpath b Gleeson 3 23 19 0 0 15.78
LR Gibbs not out 0 2 12 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 7, lb 3) 10
  Total (all out; 98.4 overs) 280 (2.13 runs per 6 balls)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GD McKenzie 20 2 88 2 3.30
  AN Connolly 19 7 35 0 1.38
  EW Freeman 11 1 31 1 2.11
  JW Gleeson 26.4 9 61 5 1.72
  KR Stackpole 13 9 19 1 1.09
  IM Chappell 9 1 36 0 3.00

Match details


Balls per over 8
Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - 5-match series level 1-1
Test debuts - CA Davis, RM Edwards and RC Fredericks (West Indies)
Umpires - CJ Egar and LP Rowan
Close of play
  • Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 176/6 (RC Fredericks 76*, CA Davis 3*)
  • Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 263/1 (WM Lawry 117*, IM Chappell 133*)
  • Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 25/1 (RC Fredericks 13*, RM Edwards 1*)
  • Sun, 29 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 30 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 280 (98.4 ov) - end of match
 
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