Result
1st Test, England tour of West Indies at Port of Spain, Feb 2-7 1974
131 & 392
37.5 ov, target 132
392 & 132/3
West Indies won by 7 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
G Boycott c Julien b Boyce615141040.00
DL Amiss c †Murray b Sobers627461022.22
MH Denness (c) b Julien922391040.90
FC Hayes c Fredericks b Sobers1249740024.48
KWR Fletcher  b Julien414111028.57
AW Greig c †Murray b Boyce3779954146.83
APE Knott  b Boyce718280038.88
CM Old c Fredericks b Ali1128410039.28
PI Pocock  b Boyce213190015.38
DL Underwood not out1037541027.02
RGD Willis  b Gibbs641430014.63
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 12)21
TOTAL(55 Ov, RR: 2.38)131
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-22 (Dennis Amiss), 3-23 (Mike Denness), 4-30 (Keith Fletcher), 5-71 (Frank Hayes), 6-90 (Alan Knott), 7-100 (Tony Greig), 8-108 (Pat Pocock), 9-116 (Chris Old), 10-131 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KD Boyce1944242.2100
BD Julien1251421.1600
GS Sobers1433722.6400
LR Gibbs31511.6600
Inshan Ali751211.7100
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
RC Fredericks c †Knott b Old517251029.41
LG Rowe c †Knott b Willis1330502043.33
AI Kallicharran c Underwood b Pocock15833436918047.30
CH Lloyd c Denness b Old18172421105.88
RB Kanhai (c) b Pocock833531024.24
GS Sobers c Denness b Underwood2361652137.70
DL Murray c Fletcher b Pocock1959750032.20
BD Julien not out8615420612055.84
KD Boyce c Boycott b Pocock26101032260.00
Inshan Ali c †Knott b Pocock965452013.84
LR Gibbs  b Old218250011.11
Extras(b 3, lb 6, nb 16)25
TOTAL(122.4 Ov, RR: 3.19)392
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Roy Fredericks), 2-27 (Lawrence Rowe), 3-63 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 4-106 (Rohan Kanhai), 5-147 (Sir Garry Sobers), 6-196 (Deryck Murray), 7-296 (Alvin Kallicharran), 8-324 (Keith Boyce), 9-373 (Inshan Ali), 10-392 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis1955212.7300
CM Old20.428934.3000
AW Greig1736003.5200
PI Pocock431211052.5500
DL Underwood2385612.4300
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
G Boycott c Fredericks b Gibbs9323225412040.08
DL Amiss lbw b Sobers17442939619040.55
MH Denness (c)run out441231315035.77
FC Hayes  b Sobers834350023.52
KWR Fletcher c Rowe b Sobers044000.00
AW Greig  b Gibbs2047542042.55
APE Knott c Rowe b Gibbs2182820025.60
CM Old c & b Gibbs326200011.53
PI Pocock c Fredericks b Gibbs022000.00
DL Underwood c Kanhai b Gibbs921221042.85
RGD Willis not out086000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 5, nb 10)20
TOTAL(166.2 Ov, RR: 2.35)392
Fall of wickets: 1-209 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-328 (Mike Denness), 3-338 (Dennis Amiss), 4-338 (Keith Fletcher), 5-349 (Frank Hayes), 6-366 (Tony Greig), 7-378 (Chris Old), 8-378 (Pat Pocock), 9-391 (Alan Knott), 10-392 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KD Boyce1013603.6000
BD Julien1524803.2000
GS Sobers34155431.5800
LR Gibbs57.21510861.8800
Inshan Ali3759902.6700
RC Fredericks1022402.4000
CH Lloyd31301.0000
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 132 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
RC Fredericks not out659813811066.32
LG Rowe c Hayes b Pocock524321020.83
AI Kallicharran c Greig b Underwood2160594035.00
CH Lloyd c Hayes b Underwood032000.00
RB Kanhai (c)not out3944424188.63
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL(37.5 Ov, RR: 3.48)132/3
Did not bat: GS Sobers, DL Murray, BD Julien, KD Boyce, Inshan Ali, LR Gibbs 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Lawrence Rowe), 2-77 (Alvin Kallicharran), 3-77 (Sir Clive Lloyd)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RGD Willis41601.5000
CM Old301806.0000
AW Greig21402.0000
PI Pocock1664913.0600
DL Underwood1224824.0000
KWR Fletcher0.50506.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossWest Indies , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of West Indies 1973/74
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 731
Season1973/74
Match days2,3,5,6,7 February 1974 (5-day match)
Umpires
Douglas Sang Hue
Ralph Gosein
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 02 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 14/0 (RC Fredericks 5*, LG Rowe 8*)
Sun, 03 Feb - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 274/6 (AI Kallicharran 142*, BD Julien 22*)
Mon, 04 Feb - rest day
Tue, 05 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 201/0 (G Boycott 91*, DL Amiss 92*)
Wed, 06 Feb - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 77/1 (RC Fredericks 49*, AI Kallicharran 21*)
Thu, 07 Feb - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 132/3 (37.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 132/3 (37.5 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 77/1 (RC Fredericks 49*, AI Kallicharran 21*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 201/0 (G Boycott 91*, DL Amiss 92*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 274/6 (AI Kallicharran 142*, BD Julien 22*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 14/0 (RC Fredericks 5*, LG Rowe 8*)
Day 0
  • rest day