Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 18-22 1966, West Indies tour of England
(85.1 ov)
268 & 225
527
England won by an innings and 34 runs
Batsman Of The Match
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC Hunte  b Higgs1550020.00
EDAS McMorris  b Snow1457720024.56
RB Kanhai c Graveney b Illingworth10421722414047.92
BF Butcher c Illingworth b Close1239311030.76
SM Nurse c Graveney b D'Oliveira042000.00
GS Sobers (c)c Graveney b Barber8115114512053.64
DAJ Holford c D'Oliveira b Illingworth532271015.62
JL Hendriks  b Barber01918000.00
CC Griffith c Higgs b Barber413111030.76
WW Hall not out30293350103.44
LR Gibbs c †Murray b Snow1224301050.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 1)5
TOTAL(97.5 Ov, RR: 2.73)268
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Sir Conrad Hunte), 2-56 (Easton McMorris), 3-73 (Basil Butcher), 4-74 (Seymour Nurse), 5-196 (Rohan Kanhai), 6-218 (Sir Garry Sobers), 7-218 (David Holford), 8-223 (Jackie Hendriks), 9-223 (Sir Charlie Griffith), 10-268 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow20.516623.1600
K Higgs1745213.0500
BL D'Oliveira2173511.6600
DB Close922112.3300
RW Barber1534933.2600
R Illingworth1574022.6600
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Boycott  b Hall411111036.36
RW Barber c Nurse b Sobers3666875054.54
JH Edrich c †Hendriks b Sobers3598935035.71
TW Graveney run out16536135919045.70
DL Amiss lbw b Hall1758432029.31
BL D'Oliveira  b Hall44710100.00
DB Close (c)run out421250019.04
R Illingworth c †Hendriks b Griffith323260013.04
JT Murray lbw b Sobers11226026613043.07
K Higgs c & b Holford631481723142.56
JA Snow not out591461408040.41
Extras(b 8, lb 14, nb 3)25
TOTAL(199.5 Ov, RR: 2.63)527
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Sir Geoff Boycott), 2-72 (Bob Barber), 3-85 (John Edrich), 4-126 (Dennis Amiss), 5-130 (Basil D'Oliveira), 6-150 (Brian Close), 7-166 (Ray Illingworth), 8-383 (Tom Graveney), 9-399 (John Murray), 10-527 (Ken Higgs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WW Hall3188532.7400
CC Griffith3277812.4300
GS Sobers542310431.9200
DAJ Holford25.517913.0500
LR Gibbs441611502.6100
CC Hunte1324103.1500
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC Hunte c †Murray b Snow725241028.00
EDAS McMorris c †Murray b Snow16100016.66
RB Kanhai  b D'Oliveira1530462050.00
BF Butcher c Barber b Illingworth60102879058.82
SM Nurse c Edrich b Barber7012112914057.85
DAJ Holford run out724250029.16
GS Sobers (c)c Close b Snow011000.00
JL Hendriks  b Higgs01818000.00
CC Griffith not out29931053031.18
WW Hall c D'Oliveira b Illingworth1756523030.35
LR Gibbs c & b Barber33626008.33
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 1)16
TOTAL(85.1 Ov, RR: 2.64)225
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Easton McMorris), 2-12 (Sir Conrad Hunte), 3-50 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-107 (Basil Butcher), 5-137 (David Holford), 6-137 (Sir Garry Sobers), 7-142 (Jackie Hendriks), 8-168 (Seymour Nurse), 9-204 (Sir Wes Hall), 10-225 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Snow1354033.0700
K Higgs1561811.2000
BL D'Oliveira1744412.5800
DB Close31702.3300
RW Barber22.127823.5100
R Illingworth1592221.4600
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Series resultWest Indies won the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 609
Season1966
Match days18,19,20,22 August 1966 (5-day match)
Test debut
Dennis Amiss
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Syd Buller
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