West Indies tour of England, 3rd Test: England v West Indies at Lord's, Aug 23-27, 1973
West Indies won by an innings and 226 runs
Played at Lord's, London
23,24,25,27 August 1973 (5-day match)
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
RC Fredericks c Underwood b Willis 51 96 77 9 0 66.23
DL Murray b Willis 4 23 19 0 0 21.05
RB Kanhai* c Greig b Willis 157 339 280 21 0 56.07
CH Lloyd c & b Willis 63 134 114 7 1 55.26
AI Kallicharran c Arnold b Illingworth 14 40 48 1 0 29.16
GS Sobers not out 150 288 227 19 0 66.07
MLC Foster c Willis b Greig 9 57 44 1 0 20.45
BD Julien c & b Greig 121 171 143 18 2 84.61
KD Boyce c Amiss b Greig 36 50 46 6 0 78.26
VA Holder not out 23 21 25 3 1 92.00
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 1, nb 8) 24
  Total (8 wickets dec; 168.4 overs) 652 (3.86 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GG Arnold 35 6 111 0 3.17
  RGD Willis 35 3 118 4 3.37
  AW Greig 33 2 180 3 5.45
  DL Underwood 34 6 105 0 3.08
  R Illingworth 31.4 3 114 1 3.60
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott c Kanhai b Holder 4 10 8 1 0 50.00
DL Amiss c Sobers b Holder 35 104 74 5 0 47.29
BW Luckhurst c †Murray b Boyce 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
FC Hayes c Fredericks b Holder 8 14 6 2 0 133.33
KWR Fletcher c Sobers b Gibbs 68 159 129 7 0 52.71
AW Greig c Sobers b Boyce 44 109 91 6 0 48.35
R Illingworth* c Sobers b Gibbs 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
APE Knott c †Murray b Boyce 21 53 51 2 0 41.17
GG Arnold c †Murray b Boyce 5 14 11 0 0 45.45
RGD Willis not out 5 58 56 0 0 8.92
DL Underwood c Gibbs b Holder 12 34 28 1 0 42.85
Extras (b 6, lb 4, w 3, nb 17) 30
  Total (all out; 73 overs) 233 (3.19 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  VA Holder 15 3 56 4 3.73
  KD Boyce 20 7 50 4 2.50
  BD Julien 11 4 26 0 2.36
  LR Gibbs 18 3 39 2 2.16
  GS Sobers 8 0 30 0 3.75
  MLC Foster 1 0 2 0 2.00
  England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Boycott c Kallicharran b Boyce 15 84 52 1 0 28.84
DL Amiss c Sobers b Boyce 10 62 45 1 0 22.22
APE Knott c †Murray b Boyce 5 8 11 0 0 45.45
BW Luckhurst c Sobers b Julien 12 64 50 2 0 24.00
FC Hayes c Holder b Boyce 0 18 14 0 0 0.00
KWR Fletcher not out 86 175 132 12 0 65.15
AW Greig lbw b Julien 13 26 19 2 0 68.42
R Illingworth* c Kanhai b Gibbs 13 35 31 2 0 41.93
GG Arnold c Fredericks b Gibbs 1 12 11 0 0 9.09
RGD Willis c Fredericks b Julien 0 4 6 0 0 0.00
DL Underwood b Gibbs 14 53 38 1 0 36.84
Extras (b 9, w 1, nb 14) 24
  Total (all out; 65.3 overs) 193 (2.94 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  VA Holder 14 4 18 0 1.28
  KD Boyce 16 5 49 4 3.06
  BD Julien 18 2 69 3 3.83
  LR Gibbs 13.3 3 26 3 1.92
  GS Sobers 4 1 7 0 1.75

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to bat
Series - West Indies won the 3-match series 2-0
Umpires - HD Bird and CS Elliott
Close of play
  • Thu, 23 Aug - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 335/4 (RB Kanhai 156*, GS Sobers 31*)
  • Fri, 24 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 88/3 (DL Amiss 32*, KWR Fletcher 30*)
  • Sat, 25 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 42/3 (BW Luckhurst 2*)
  • Sun, 26 Aug - rest day
  • Mon, 27 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 193 (65.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • GS Sobers (1) retired hurt on 132* from 528/6 to 604/7
 
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