Australia in West Indies Test Series - 1st Test

West Indies v Australia

Australia won by 9 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M 4s 6s
CC McDonald st †Binns b Valentine 50 115 0
AR Morris lbw b Valentine 65 150 6 1
RN Harvey lbw b Walcott 133 306 20 0
KR Miller lbw b Walcott 147 346 15 0
RR Lindwall lbw b Ramadhin 10 0
PJP Burge c & b Atkinson 14 0
LV Maddocks b Valentine 1 0 0
R Benaud b Walcott 46 85 0
RG Archer c Walcott b Holt 24 5 0
IWG Johnson* not out 18 0
WA Johnston not out 0 0 0
Extras (b 3, lb 3, w 1) 7
Total (9 wickets dec; 201 overs) 515 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-102 (McDonald), 2-137 (Morris), 3-361 (Harvey), 4-391 (Lindwall), 5-417 (Miller), 6-430 (Burge), 7-435 (Maddocks), 8-475 (Archer), 9-506 (Benaud)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FM King 28 7 122 0 4.35
FMM Worrell 7 2 13 0 1.85
DS Atkinson 23 9 46 1 2.00
S Ramadhin 46 12 112 1 2.43
AL Valentine 54 20 113 3 2.09
OG Smith 11 0 27 0 2.45
CL Walcott 26 9 50 3 1.92
GL Gibbs 3 1 5 0 1.66
JKC Holt 3 0 20 1 6.66
West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
JKC Holt c Benaud b Lindwall 31 0
GL Gibbs lbw b Archer 12 0
AP Binns c Burge b Archer 0 4 0 0 0.00
ED Weekes run out 19 0
CL Walcott c Benaud b Miller 108 12 0
FMM Worrell b Johnston 9 44 0
OG Smith lbw b Lindwall 44 153 0
DS Atkinson* c Harvey b Miller 1 5 0 0 20.00
FM King c †Maddocks b Lindwall 4 0
S Ramadhin not out 12 0
AL Valentine b Lindwall 0 0 0
Extras (b 14, lb 2, nb 3) 19
Total (all out; 101 overs) 259 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-27 (Gibbs), 2-27 (Binns), 3-56 (Weekes), 4-75 (Holt), 5-101 (Worrell), 6-239 (Smith), 7-240 (Atkinson), 8-243 (Walcott), 9-253 (King), 10-259 (Valentine)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 24 6 61 4 2.54
RG Archer 19 8 39 2 2.05
WA Johnston 23 4 75 1 3.26
R Benaud 19 7 29 0 1.52
KR Miller 16 5 36 2 2.25
West Indies 2nd innings (following on) R M 4s 6s
JKC Holt c †Maddocks b Benaud 60 140 11 0
GL Gibbs b Johnston 0 36 0 0
OG Smith c Harvey b Miller 104 220 14 0
ED Weekes c & b Benaud 1 0 0
CL Walcott c Archer b Lindwall 39 0
DS Atkinson* c Benaud b Miller 30 0
AP Binns lbw b Miller 0 0 0
FMM Worrell b Archer 9 0
FM King c †Maddocks b Lindwall 21 0
S Ramadhin c Lindwall b Archer 3 0 0
AL Valentine not out 2 0 0
Extras (b 5, nb 1) 6
Total (all out; 96.1 overs) 275 (2.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-20 (Gibbs), 2-122 (Holt), 3-132 (Weekes), 4-209 (Walcott), 5-213 (Smith), 6-213 (Binns), 7-239 (Worrell), 8-253 (Atkinson), 9-270 (Ramadhin), 10-275 (King)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RR Lindwall 16.1 3 63 2 3.89
RG Archer 12 3 44 2 3.66
WA Johnston 16 3 54 1 3.37
R Benaud 23 7 44 2 1.91
KR Miller 28 9 62 3 2.21
RN Harvey 1 0 2 0 2.00
Australia 2nd innings (target: 20 runs) R 4s 6s
LV Maddocks not out 12 0
AR Morris c Gibbs b Weekes 1 0 0
CC McDonald not out 7 0
Extras 0
Total (1 wicket; 5.2 overs) 20 (3.75 runs per over)
Did not bat RN Harvey, KR Miller, RR Lindwall, PJP Burge, R Benaud, RG Archer, IWG Johnson*, WA Johnston
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Morris)
Bowling O M R W Econ
FM King 2 0 10 0 5.00
ED Weekes 2.2 0 8 1 3.42
GL Gibbs 1 0 2 0 2.00
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debuts GL Gibbs and OG Smith (West Indies)
Umpires P Burke and TA Ewart
Close of play
Sat, 26 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 266/2 (RN Harvey 84*, KR Miller 64*)
Sun, 27 Mar - rest day
Mon, 28 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 515/9 (IWG Johnson 18*, WA Johnston 0*)
Tue, 29 Mar - day 3 - West Indies 1st innings 221/5 (CL Walcott 95*, OG Smith 37*)
Wed, 30 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 186/3 (OG Smith 92*, CL Walcott 28*)
Thu, 31 Mar - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 20/1 (5.2 ov) - end of match
 
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West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - May 14-20, 1955
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