Result
1st Test, Birmingham, May 30 - Jun 4 1957, West Indies tour of England
186 & 583/4d
(60 ov, target 296)
474 & 72/7
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c Walcott b Ramadhin47-14850-
DB Close c †Kanhai b Gilchrist15-3410-
DJ Insole  b Ramadhin20-4610-
PBH May (c)c Weekes b Ramadhin30-8030-
MC Cowdrey c Gilchrist b Ramadhin4-3500-
TE Bailey  b Ramadhin1-800-
GAR Lock  b Ramadhin0-600-
TG Evans  b Gilchrist14-3710-
JC Laker  b Ramadhin7-1000-
FS Trueman not out29-4531-
JB Statham  b Atkinson13-2610-
Extras(b 3, lb 3)6
TOTAL(79.4 Ov, RR: 2.33)186
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Brian Close), 2-61 (Doug Insole), 3-104 (Peter Richardson), 4-115 (Peter May), 5-116 (Trevor Bailey), 6-118 (Tony Lock), 7-121 (Colin Cowdrey), 8-130 (Jim Laker), 9-150 (Godfrey Evans), 10-186 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
FMM Worrell912703.0000
R Gilchrist2747422.7400
S Ramadhin31164971.5800
DS Atkinson12.433012.3600
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BH Pairaudeau  b Trueman1-1400-
RB Kanhai lbw b Statham42-11960-
CL Walcott c †Evans b Laker90-262110-
ED Weekes  b Trueman9-5300-
GS Sobers c Bailey b Statham53-12980-
OG Smith lbw b Laker161-341191-
FMM Worrell  b Statham81-29380-
JDC Goddard (c)c Lock b Laker24-4830-
DS Atkinson c Statham b Laker1-800-
S Ramadhin not out5-600-
R Gilchrist run out0-300-
Extras(b 1, lb 6)7
TOTAL(191.4 Ov, RR: 2.47)474
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 2-83 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-120 (Sir Everton Weekes), 4-183 (Sir Clyde Walcott), 5-197 (Sir Garry Sobers), 6-387 (Sir Frank Worrell), 7-466 (Collie Smith), 8-469 (Denis Atkinson), 9-474 (John Goddard), 10-474 (Roy Gilchrist)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham39411432.9200
FS Trueman3049923.3000
TE Bailey34118002.3500
JC Laker541711942.2000
GAR Lock34.4155501.5800
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PE Richardson c sub b Ramadhin34-9220-
DB Close c Weekes b Gilchrist42-14130-
DJ Insole  b Ramadhin0-200-
PBH May (c)not out285-600252-
MC Cowdrey c sub b Smith154-500160-
TG Evans not out29-3050-
Extras(b 23, lb 16)39
TOTAL(258 Ov, RR: 2.25)583/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Peter Richardson), 2-65 (Doug Insole), 3-113 (Brian Close), 4-524 (Colin Cowdrey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
R Gilchrist2626712.5700
S Ramadhin983517921.8200
DS Atkinson722913701.9000
GS Sobers3047702.5600
OG Smith2647212.7600
JDC Goddard621202.0000
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 296 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BH Pairaudeau  b Trueman7-2500-
RB Kanhai c Close b Trueman1-500-
GS Sobers c Cowdrey b Lock14-3530-
ED Weekes c Trueman b Lock33-9160-
FMM Worrell c May b Lock0-1800-
CL Walcott c Lock b Laker1-2800-
OG Smith lbw b Laker5-6400-
JDC Goddard (c)not out0-4000-
DS Atkinson not out4-610-
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 1.2)72/7
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Rohan Kanhai), 2-9 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 3-25 (Sir Garry Sobers), 4-27 (Sir Frank Worrell), 5-43 (Sir Clyde Walcott), 6-66 (Sir Everton Weekes), 7-68 (Collie Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham20603.0000
FS Trueman53721.4000
JC Laker24201320.5400
GAR Lock27193131.1400
DB Close21804.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 439
Season1957
Match days30,31 May, 1,3,4 June 1957 (5-day match)
Test debut
Rohan Kanhai
Roy Gilchrist
Umpires
Charlie Elliott
Emrys Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 30 May - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 83/1 (RB Kanhai 42*, CL Walcott 40*)
Fri, 31 May - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 316/5 (OG Smith 70*, FMM Worrell 48*)
Sat, 01 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/2 (DB Close 34*, PBH May 21*)
Sun, 02 Jun - rest day
Mon, 03 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 378/3 (PBH May 193*, MC Cowdrey 78*)
Tue, 04 Jun - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 72/7 (60 ov) - end of match