West Indies tour of England, 5th Test: England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 18-22, 1966
England won by an innings and 34 runs
18,19,20,22 August 1966 (5-day match)
  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)
  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)
  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)
  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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