Result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 10-15 1961, West Indies tour of Australia
292 & 321
(111.7 ov, target 258)
356 & 258/8
Australia won by 2 wickets
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CW Smith c O'Neill b Misson1121321052.38
CC Hunte c Simpson b Davidson31841364036.90
RB Kanhai c Harvey b Benaud3865767058.46
GS Sobers c †Grout b Simpson641791775035.75
FMM Worrell (c)c †Grout b Martin1027400037.03
PD Lashley c Misson b Benaud41107994038.31
FCM Alexander c McDonald b Misson1136421030.55
JS Solomon run out451431413031.46
LR Gibbs c Burge b Misson1113141084.61
WW Hall  b Misson2140841052.50
AL Valentine not out046000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, w 1)9
TOTAL(89.7 Ov, RR: 2.43)292
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Cammie Smith), 2-75 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-81 (Sir Conrad Hunte), 4-107 (Sir Frank Worrell), 5-200 (Peter Lashley), 6-204 (Sir Garry Sobers), 7-221 (Gerry Alexander), 8-235 (Lance Gibbs), 9-290 (Sir Wes Hall), 10-292 (Joe Solomon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson2748912.4700
FM Misson1435843.1000
KD Mackay10100.7500
R Benaud21.755521.8800
JW Martin802912.7100
RB Simpson1835112.1200
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB Simpson c Gibbs b Sobers752372005031.64
CC McDonald lbw b Sobers911751666052.00
NCL O'Neill  b Gibbs1031340032.25
PJP Burge c Sobers b Gibbs681941947035.05
KD Mackay c †Alexander b Hall19109951017.43
RN Harvey c †Alexander b Sobers522260022.72
AK Davidson c †Alexander b Sobers2457691042.10
R Benaud (c) b Gibbs320210015.00
JW Martin c Kanhai b Sobers1554421027.77
FM Misson not out1261541019.67
ATW Grout c Hunte b Gibbs1423280060.86
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 8)20
TOTAL(121.4 Ov, RR: 2.19)356
Fall of wickets: 1-146 (Colin McDonald), 2-181 (Bob Simpson), 3-181 (Norm O'Neill), 4-244 (Ken Mackay), 5-260 (Neil Harvey), 6-309 (Peter Burge), 7-309 (Alan Davidson), 8-319 (Richie Benaud), 9-335 (Johnny Martin), 10-356 (Wally Grout)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WW Hall1515612.8000
FMM Worrell1124403.0000
GS Sobers44712052.0400
LR Gibbs38.4187441.4400
AL Valentine1334202.4200
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CW Smith lbw b Davidson3763615158.73
CC Hunte c †Grout b Davidson521661794031.32
RB Kanhai c Misson b Benaud3141554075.60
JS Solomon run out361751623020.57
GS Sobers c †Grout b Simpson2150611042.00
FCM Alexander c Mackay b Davidson731261555057.93
FMM Worrell (c)c †Grout b Davidson727211025.92
PD Lashley lbw b Martin1844451040.90
LR Gibbs c O'Neill b Simpson836541022.22
WW Hall c †Grout b Davidson2129342072.41
AL Valentine not out312190025.00
Extras(b 5, lb 8, w 1)14
TOTAL(95.7 Ov, RR: 2.51)321
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Cammie Smith), 2-103 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-135 (Sir Conrad Hunte), 4-173 (Sir Garry Sobers), 5-201 (Joe Solomon), 6-218 (Sir Frank Worrell), 7-262 (Peter Lashley), 8-295 (Lance Gibbs), 9-304 (Gerry Alexander), 10-321 (Sir Wes Hall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson24.748452.5300
FM Misson1015804.3500
KD Mackay1022101.5700
R Benaud2345311.7200
JW Martin1013612.7000
RB Simpson1845522.2900
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 258 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
RB Simpson  b Gibbs9223119410039.82
CC McDonald c Smith b Gibbs1152530021.15
R Benaud (c) b Valentine636420016.66
NCL O'Neill c †Alexander b Worrell481971455024.36
PJP Burge  b Valentine531951558027.17
RN Harvey c Smith b Worrell1249391024.48
AK Davidson c Sobers b Worrell1258481020.68
KD Mackay not out35142005.88
ATW Grout c Smith b Valentine525190020.00
JW Martin not out1530020.00
Extras(b 3, lb 9, nb 3)15
TOTAL(111.7 Ov, RR: 1.72)258/8
Did not bat: FM Misson 
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Colin McDonald), 2-75 (Richie Benaud), 3-154 (Bob Simpson), 4-176 (Norm O'Neill), 5-200 (Neil Harvey), 6-236 (Alan Davidson), 7-248 (Peter Burge), 8-256 (Wally Grout)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WW Hall504006.0000
FMM Worrell31164331.0400
GS Sobers1323201.8400
LR Gibbs41196821.2400
AL Valentine21.746032.0500
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 506
Season1960/61
Match days10,11,13,14,15 February 1961 (5-day match)
Umpires
Col Hoy
Col Egar
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 10 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 252/8 (JS Solomon 21*, WW Hall 5*)
Sat, 11 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 236/3 (PJP Burge 37*, KD Mackay 16*)
Sun, 12 Feb - rest day
Mon, 13 Feb - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 126/2 (CC Hunte 46*, JS Solomon 9*)
Tue, 14 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 57/1 (RB Simpson 44*, R Benaud 1*)
Wed, 15 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (111.7 ov) - end of match