The Wisden Trophy - 3rd Test

England v West Indies

West Indies won by 425 runs

West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks c Underwood b Selvey 0 7 9 0 0 0.00
CG Greenidge b Underwood 134 250 198 18 0 67.67
IVA Richards b Selvey 4 14 7 0 0 57.14
AI Kallicharran b Selvey 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
CH Lloyd* c Hayes b Hendrick 2 5 7 0 0 28.57
CL King c Greig b Underwood 32 121 106 4 0 30.18
DL Murray c Greig b Hendrick 1 24 13 0 0 7.69
MA Holding b Selvey 3 20 17 0 0 17.64
AME Roberts c Steele b Pocock 6 35 25 1 0 24.00
AL Padmore not out 8 24 18 0 0 44.44
WW Daniel lbw b Underwood 10 19 21 1 0 47.61
Extras (lb 8, nb 3) 11
Total (all out; 70 overs) 211 (3.01 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Fredericks), 2-15 (Richards), 3-19 (Kallicharran), 4-26 (Lloyd), 5-137 (King), 6-154 (Murray), 7-167 (Holding), 8-193 (Roberts), 9-193 (Greenidge), 10-211 (Daniel)
Bowling O M R W Econ
M Hendrick 14 1 48 2 3.42
MWW Selvey 17 4 41 4 2.41
AW Greig 8 1 24 0 3.00
RA Woolmer 3 0 22 0 7.33
DL Underwood 24 5 55 3 2.29
PI Pocock 4 2 10 1 2.50
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich c †Murray b Roberts 8 108 69 1 0 11.59
DB Close lbw b Daniel 2 31 20 0 0 10.00
DS Steele lbw b Roberts 20 37 23 3 0 86.95
PI Pocock c Kallicharran b Holding 7 30 29 1 0 24.13
RA Woolmer c †Murray b Holding 3 35 20 0 0 15.00
FC Hayes c Lloyd b Roberts 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AW Greig* b Daniel 9 20 17 1 0 52.94
APE Knott c Greenidge b Holding 1 26 15 0 0 6.66
DL Underwood b Holding 0 8 5 0 0 0.00
MWW Selvey not out 2 11 5 0 0 40.00
M Hendrick b Holding 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, nb 11) 19
Total (all out; 32.5 overs) 71 (2.16 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-9 (Close), 2-36 (Steele), 3-46 (Pocock), 4-48 (Edrich), 5-48 (Hayes), 6-65 (Greig), 7-66 (Woolmer), 8-67 (Underwood), 9-71 (Knott), 10-71 (Hendrick)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 12 4 22 3 1.83
MA Holding 14.5 7 17 5 1.14
WW Daniel 6 2 13 2 2.16
West Indies 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks hit wicket b Hendrick 50 111 98 5 0 51.02
CG Greenidge b Selvey 101 245 155 13 0 65.16
IVA Richards lbw b Pocock 135 288 261 18 0 51.72
CH Lloyd* c Underwood b Selvey 43 130 85 4 1 50.58
AI Kallicharran c Close b Pocock 20 36 34 4 0 58.82
CL King not out 14 37 29 2 1 48.27
DL Murray not out 7 22 27 0 0 25.92
Extras (b 5, lb 30, w 1, nb 5) 41
Total (5 wickets dec; 114 overs) 411 (3.60 runs per over)
Did not bat MA Holding, AME Roberts, AL Padmore, WW Daniel
Fall of wickets 1-116 (Fredericks), 2-224 (Greenidge), 3-356 (Lloyd), 4-385 (Richards), 5-388 (Kallicharran)
Bowling O M R W Econ
M Hendrick 24 4 63 1 2.62
MWW Selvey 26 3 111 2 4.26
AW Greig 2 0 8 0 4.00
DL Underwood 35 9 90 0 2.57
PI Pocock 27 4 98 2 3.62
England 2nd innings (target: 552 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JH Edrich b Daniel 24 140 100 3 0 24.00
DB Close b Roberts 20 162 108 4 0 18.51
DS Steele c Roberts b Holding 15 44 27 1 1 55.55
RA Woolmer lbw b Roberts 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
FC Hayes c Greenidge b Roberts 18 100 73 4 0 24.65
AW Greig* b Holding 3 19 12 0 0 25.00
APE Knott c Fredericks b Roberts 14 35 25 1 0 56.00
DL Underwood c King b Roberts 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MWW Selvey c Greenidge b Roberts 4 49 30 0 0 13.33
PI Pocock c King b Daniel 3 12 13 0 0 23.07
M Hendrick not out 0 15 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 20) 25
Total (all out; 63.5 overs) 126 (1.97 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-54 (Edrich), 2-60 (Close), 3-60 (Woolmer), 4-80 (Steele), 5-94 (Greig), 6-112 (Knott), 7-112 (Underwood), 8-118 (Hayes), 9-124 (Pocock), 10-126 (Selvey)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AME Roberts 20.5 8 37 6 1.77
MA Holding 23 15 24 2 1.04
WW Daniel 17 8 39 2 2.29
AL Padmore 3 2 1 0 0.33
Match details
Toss West Indies, who chose to bat
Series West Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts MWW Selvey (England); CL King (West Indies)
Umpires WE Alley and WL Budd
Close of play
Thu, 8 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 37/2 (JH Edrich 6*, PI Pocock 1*)
Fri, 9 Jul - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 163/1 (CG Greenidge 71*, IVA Richards 28*)
Sat, 10 Jul - day 3 - England 2nd innings 21/0 (JH Edrich 10*, DB Close 1*)
Sun, 11 Jul - rest day
Mon, 12 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 125/9 (MWW Selvey 3*, M Hendrick 0*)
Tue, 13 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 126 (63.5 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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Jul 10, 1976

Brian Close in the firing line at Old Trafford, England v West Indies, 3rd Test, July 10, 1976

Brian Close in the firing line at Old Trafford

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Jul 9, 1976

Brian Close dives at a chance offered by Roy Fredericks, England v West Indies, third Test, Old Trafford, Manchester, July 9, 1976

Brian Close dives for a catch

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