Result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 22-26 1963, West Indies tour of England
275 & 223
(95 ov, target 253)
246 & 255/2
West Indies won by 8 wickets
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Bolus c †Murray b Sobers33-8730-
JH Edrich c †Murray b Sobers25-9510-
ER Dexter (c)c & b Griffith29-7620-
KF Barrington c Sobers b Gibbs16-5010-
DB Close  b Griffith46-12760-
PJ Sharpe c †Murray b Griffith63-11990-
JM Parks c Kanhai b Griffith19-7510-
FS Trueman  b Griffith19-2820-
GAR Lock hit wicket b Griffith4-1600-
JB Statham  b Hall8-2300-
D Shackleton not out0-300-
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 7)13
TOTAL(102.2 Ov, RR: 2.68)275
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Brian Bolus), 2-64 (John Edrich), 3-103 (Ken Barrington), 4-115 (Ted Dexter), 5-216 (Brian Close), 6-224 (Phil Sharpe), 7-254 (Fred Trueman), 8-258 (Tony Lock), 9-275 (Jim Parks), 10-275 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WW Hall22.227113.1700
CC Griffith2747162.6200
GS Sobers2144422.0900
LR Gibbs2775011.8500
FMM Worrell502605.2000
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC Hunte c †Parks b Shackleton80-19570-
WV Rodriguez c Lock b Statham5-1310-
RB Kanhai  b Lock30-7730-
BF Butcher run out53-15670-
GS Sobers run out26-6820-
JS Solomon c Trueman b Statham16-11900-
FMM Worrell (c) b Statham9-2810-
DL Murray c Lock b Trueman5-810-
WW Hall  b Trueman2-800-
CC Griffith not out13-4820-
LR Gibbs  b Trueman4-1200-
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(104.1 Ov, RR: 2.36)246
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Willie Rodriguez), 2-72 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-152 (Sir Conrad Hunte), 4-185 (Basil Butcher), 5-198 (Sir Garry Sobers), 6-214 (Sir Frank Worrell), 7-221 (Deryck Murray), 8-225 (Sir Wes Hall), 9-233 (Joe Solomon), 10-246 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman26.126532.4800
JB Statham2236833.0900
D Shackleton2153711.7600
GAR Lock2966512.2400
ER Dexter61801.3300
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JB Bolus c Gibbs b Sobers15-5300-
JH Edrich c †Murray b Griffith12-5810-
ER Dexter (c)c †Murray b Sobers27-9820-
KF Barrington  b Griffith28-2840-
DB Close lbw b Sobers4-310-
PJ Sharpe c †Murray b Hall83-197100-
JM Parks lbw b Griffith23-5820-
FS Trueman c Sobers b Hall5-3500-
GAR Lock  b Hall0-100-
JB Statham  b Hall14-2230-
D Shackleton not out0-1400-
Extras(b 5, lb 3, nb 4)12
TOTAL(81 Ov, RR: 2.75)223
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Brian Bolus), 2-31 (John Edrich), 3-64 (Ken Barrington), 4-69 (Brian Close), 5-121 (Ted Dexter), 6-173 (Jim Parks), 7-196 (Fred Trueman), 8-196 (Tony Lock), 9-218 (Brian Statham), 10-223 (Phil Sharpe)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WW Hall1633942.4300
CC Griffith2376632.8600
GS Sobers3367732.3300
LR Gibbs912903.2200
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 253 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC Hunte not out108-30690-
WV Rodriguez c Lock b Dexter28-14610-
RB Kanhai c Bolus b Lock77-88101-
BF Butcher not out31-6830-
Extras(b 4, lb 7)11
TOTAL(95 Ov, RR: 2.68)255/2
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Willie Rodriguez), 2-191 (Rohan Kanhai)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FS Trueman11000.0000
JB Statham2225402.4500
D Shackleton3276802.1200
GAR Lock2585212.0800
ER Dexter913413.7700
DB Close603606.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Series resultWest Indies won the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 547
Season1963
Match days22,23,24,26 August 1963 (5-day match)
Umpires
Dusty Rhodes
Syd Buller
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 22 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 275
Fri, 23 Aug - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 231/8 (JS Solomon 15*, CC Griffith 3*)
Sat, 24 Aug - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 5/0 (CC Hunte 5*, WV Rodriguez 0*)
Sun, 25 Aug - rest day
Mon, 26 Aug - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 255/2 (95 ov) - end of match