Result
1st Test, West Indies tour of Australia at Brisbane, Dec 6-10 1968
296 & 353
(88.6 ov, target 366)
284 & 240
West Indies won by 125 runs
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Camacho  b Gleeson6-3510-
MC Carew run out83-246120-
RB Kanhai c Gleeson b Mallett94-212151-
SM Nurse c †Jarman b McKenzie25-6940-
BF Butcher c Chappell b Connolly22-6230-
GS Sobers (c)c †Jarman b Connolly2-900-
CH Lloyd c †Jarman b Connolly7-1510-
DAJ Holford c †Jarman b Gleeson6-3300-
JL Hendriks not out15-6810-
CC Griffith c Sheahan b Connolly8-720-
LR Gibbs  b McKenzie17-3840-
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 4)11
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.33)296
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Steve Camacho), 2-188 (Joey Carew), 3-192 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-241 (Basil Butcher), 5-243 (Seymour Nurse), 6-247 (Sir Garry Sobers), 7-250 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 8-258 (David Holford), 9-267 (Sir Charlie Griffith), 10-296 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McKenzie2155521.9600
AN Connolly1956042.3600
JW Gleeson2877221.9200
AA Mallett1425412.8900
IM Chappell401001.8700
KR Stackpole933402.8300
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IR Redpath c †Hendriks b Sobers073000.00
WM Lawry (c)c Sobers b Lloyd10529628612035.47
IM Chappell c Sobers b Lloyd11726324717044.48
KR Stackpole c Holford b Gibbs1-1000-
AP Sheahan c Nurse b Holford14-5110-
RJ Inverarity c Holford b Gibbs5-1310-
BN Jarman c Sobers b Gibbs17-4920-
GD McKenzie c Gibbs b Holford4-1310-
AA Mallett  b Gibbs6-2410-
JW Gleeson not out1-800-
AN Connolly lbw b Gibbs0-600-
Extras(b 7, lb 1, nb 6)14
TOTAL(98.4 Ov, RR: 2.16)284
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Ian Redpath), 2-217 (Ian Chappell), 3-220 (Keith Stackpole), 4-246 (Bill Lawry), 5-255 (John Inverarity), 6-257 (Paul Sheahan), 7-263 (Graham McKenzie), 8-283 (Barry Jarman), 9-284 (Ashley Mallett), 10-284 (Alan Connolly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS Sobers1453011.6000
CC Griffith1214702.9300
LR Gibbs39.478851.6700
DAJ Holford2568822.6400
CH Lloyd811721.5900
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GS Camacho c Redpath b Connolly40-8250-
SM Nurse c Mallett b Gleeson16-4410-
RB Kanhai c Inverarity b Gleeson29-4050-
BF Butcher  b Gleeson1-1100-
CH Lloyd lbw b McKenzie12922220918158.10
GS Sobers (c)c †Jarman b Gleeson36-7260-
DAJ Holford c †Jarman b McKenzie4-2110-
MC Carew not out71-180100-
JL Hendriks c †Jarman b Chappell10-4810-
CC Griffith  b Gleeson1-2100-
LR Gibbs c Inverarity b Chappell0-400-
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 2)16
TOTAL(87 Ov, RR: 3.04)353
Fall of wickets: 1-48 (Seymour Nurse), 2-92 (Steve Camacho), 3-92 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-93 (Basil Butcher), 5-165 (Sir Garry Sobers), 6-178 (David Holford), 7-298 (Sir Clive Lloyd), 8-331 (Jackie Hendriks), 9-350 (Sir Charlie Griffith), 10-353 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McKenzie1625522.5700
AN Connolly2117512.6700
JW Gleeson33512252.7700
AA Mallett403206.0000
IM Chappell602122.6200
KR Stackpole713203.4200
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 366 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
IR Redpath c Lloyd b Sobers18-3220-
WM Lawry (c) b Gibbs9-3420-
IM Chappell c sub b Sobers50-14360-
KR Stackpole  b Sobers32-4260-
AP Sheahan  b Gibbs34-7230-
RJ Inverarity c Kanhai b Gibbs9-3610-
BN Jarman st †Hendriks b Sobers4-700-
GD McKenzie not out38-8040-
AA Mallett lbw b Carew19-5000-
JW Gleeson c sub b Sobers10-1220-
AN Connolly c Holford b Sobers0-1300-
Extras(b 9, lb 7, nb 1)17
TOTAL(88.6 Ov, RR: 2.02)240
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Ian Redpath), 2-29 (Bill Lawry), 3-66 (Keith Stackpole), 4-137 (Paul Sheahan), 5-161 (Ian Chappell), 6-165 (Barry Jarman), 7-165 (John Inverarity), 8-220 (Ashley Mallett), 9-238 (John Gleeson), 10-240 (Alan Connolly)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GS Sobers33.6127361.6200
LR Gibbs3068232.0500
DAJ Holford1413101.6600
CH Lloyd20702.6200
MC Carew913012.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 642
Season1968/69
Match days6,7,8,10 December 1968 (5-day match)
Umpires
Lou Rowan
Col Egar
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 267/9 (JL Hendriks 3*, LR Gibbs 0*)
Sat, 07 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 255/5 (AP Sheahan 14*, BN Jarman 0*)
Sun, 08 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 298/7 (MC Carew 29*)
Mon, 09 Dec - rest day
Tue, 10 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 240 (88.6 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 240 (88.6 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 298/7 (MC Carew 29*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 255/5 (AP Sheahan 14*, BN Jarman 0*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 267/9 (JL Hendriks 3*, LR Gibbs 0*)