result
1st Test, Kingston, Mar 26 - 31 1955, Australia tour of West Indies
(5.2 ov, target 20)515/9d & 20/1
(f/o) 259 & 275
Australia won by 9 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald st †Binns b Valentine50-115-00.00
Arthur Morris lbw b Valentine65-150610.00
Neil Harvey lbw b Walcott133-3062000.00
Keith Miller lbw b Walcott147-3461500.00
Ray Lindwall lbw b Ramadhin10---00.00
Peter Burge c & b Atkinson14---00.00
Len Maddocks  b Valentine1--000.00
Richie Benaud  b Walcott46-85-00.00
Ron Archer c Walcott b Holt24--500.00
Ian Johnson (c)not out 18---00.00
Bill Johnston not out 0--000.00
Extras(b 3, lb 3, w 1)7
TOTAL(201 Ov, RR: 2.56)515/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-102 (Colin McDonald), 2-137 (Arthur Morris), 3-361 (Neil Harvey), 4-391 (Ray Lindwall), 5-417 (Keith Miller), 6-430 (Peter Burge), 7-435 (Len Maddocks), 8-475 (Ron Archer), 9-506 (Richie Benaud)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank King28712204.35---00
Frank Worrell721301.85---00
Denis Atkinson2394612.00---00
Sonny Ramadhin461211212.43---00
Alf Valentine542011332.09---00
Collie Smith1102702.45---00
Clyde Walcott2695031.92---00
Glendon Gibbs31501.66---00
John Holt302016.66---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
John Holt c Benaud b Lindwall31---00.00
Glendon Gibbs lbw b Archer12---00.00
Alfie Binns c Burge b Archer04-000.00
Everton Weekes run out 19---00.00
Clyde Walcott c Benaud b Miller108--1200.00
Frank Worrell  b Johnston9-44-00.00
Collie Smith lbw b Lindwall44-153-00.00
Denis Atkinson (c)c Harvey b Miller15-0020.00
Frank King c †Maddocks b Lindwall4---00.00
Sonny Ramadhin not out 12---00.00
Alf Valentine  b Lindwall0--000.00
Extras(b 14, lb 2, nb 3)19
TOTAL(101 Ov, RR: 2.56)259
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Glendon Gibbs), 2-27 (Alfie Binns), 3-56 (Everton Weekes), 4-75 (John Holt), 5-101 (Frank Worrell), 6-239 (Collie Smith), 7-240 (Denis Atkinson), 8-243 (Clyde Walcott), 9-253 (Frank King), 10-259 (Alf Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall2466142.54---00
Ron Archer1983922.05---00
Bill Johnston2347513.26---00
Richie Benaud1972901.52---00
Keith Miller1653622.25---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
John Holt c †Maddocks b Benaud60-1401100.00
Glendon Gibbs  b Johnston0-36000.00
Collie Smith c Harvey b Miller104-2201400.00
Everton Weekes c & b Benaud1--000.00
Clyde Walcott c Archer b Lindwall39---00.00
Denis Atkinson (c)c Benaud b Miller30---00.00
Alfie Binns lbw b Miller0--000.00
Frank Worrell  b Archer9---00.00
Frank King c †Maddocks b Lindwall21---00.00
Sonny Ramadhin c Lindwall b Archer3--000.00
Alf Valentine not out 2--000.00
Extras(b 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(96.1 Ov, RR: 2.85)275
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Glendon Gibbs), 2-122 (John Holt), 3-132 (Everton Weekes), 4-209 (Clyde Walcott), 5-213 (Collie Smith), 6-213 (Alfie Binns), 7-239 (Frank Worrell), 8-253 (Denis Atkinson), 9-270 (Sonny Ramadhin), 10-275 (Frank King)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall16.136323.89---00
Ron Archer1234423.66---00
Bill Johnston1635413.37---00
Richie Benaud2374421.91---00
Keith Miller2896232.21---00
Neil Harvey10202.00---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 20 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Len Maddocks not out 12---00.00
Arthur Morris c Gibbs b Weekes1--000.00
Colin McDonald not out 7---00.00
Extras0
TOTAL(5.2 Ov, RR: 3.75)20/1
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Arthur Morris)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank King201005.00---00
Everton Weekes2.20813.42---00
Glendon Gibbs10202.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of West Indies
Season1955
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 403
Match daysday(6-day match)
Test debut
Collie Smith
Collie Smith
Glendon Gibbs
Glendon Gibbs
Umpires
West Indies Image
Perry Burke
West Indies Image
Tom Ewart
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Mar - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 266/2 (Neil Harvey 84*, Keith Miller 64*, null ov)
Sun, 27 Mar - rest day
Mon, 28 Mar - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 515/9 (Ian Johnson 18*, Bill Johnston 0*, null ov)
Tue, 29 Mar - day 3 -West Indies 1st innings 221/5 (Clyde Walcott 95*, Collie Smith 37*, null ov)
Wed, 30 Mar - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 186/3 (Collie Smith 92*, Clyde Walcott 28*, null ov)
Thu, 31 Mar - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 20/1 (5.2 ov) - end of match