result
1st Test, Port of Spain, Feb 13 - 18 1981, England tour of West Indies
(99 ov)(f/o) 178 & 169
West Indies won by an innings and 79 runs
player of the match
Colin Croft
West Indies
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge c Botham b Emburey8419122312043.97
Desmond Haynes c & b Emburey9619928610048.24
Viv Richards c Gower b Miller2961844047.54
Everton Mattis c Miller b Emburey052000.00
Larry Gomes c †Downton b Old56183008.19
Clive Lloyd (c) b Emburey641481939043.24
David Murray c Botham b Emburey46891135051.68
Andy Roberts not out 5075843466.66
Michael Holding lbw b Botham2638440268.42
Joel Garner lbw b Botham44600100.00
Colin Croft not out 414161028.57
Extras(lb 15, nb 3)18
TOTAL(147 Ov, RR: 2.89)426/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-168 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-203 (Desmond Haynes), 3-203 (Everton Mattis), 4-215 (Viv Richards), 5-257 (Larry Gomes), 6-332 (David Murray), 7-348 (Clive Lloyd), 8-383 (Michael Holding), 9-393 (Joel Garner)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley2847302.60---00
Ian Botham28611324.03---00
Chris Old1644913.06---00
John Emburey521612452.38---00
Geoff Miller1844212.33---00
Graham Gooch20301.50---00
Peter Willey31401.33---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch  b Roberts411201834034.16
Geoff Boycott c Richards b Croft3038554078.94
Brian Rose c Haynes b Garner1038491026.31
David Gower lbw b Croft481401885034.28
Geoff Miller c †Murray b Croft318240016.66
Ian Botham (c)lbw b Croft025000.00
Peter Willey lbw b Garner1319302068.42
Paul Downton  b Gomes422290018.18
John Emburey not out 1756562030.35
Graham Dilley  b Croft01222000.00
Chris Old  b Roberts16170016.66
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3)11
TOTAL(78 Ov, RR: 2.28)178
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Geoff Boycott), 2-63 (Brian Rose), 3-110 (Graham Gooch), 4-121 (Geoff Miller), 5-127 (Ian Botham), 6-143 (Peter Willey), 7-151 (Paul Downton), 8-163 (David Gower), 9-167 (Graham Dilley), 10-178 (Chris Old)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Roberts1334123.15---00
Michael Holding1132902.63---00
Colin Croft2264051.81---00
Joel Garner2383721.60---00
Viv Richards721602.28---00
Larry Gomes21412.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch lbw b Holding530340016.66
Geoff Boycott c Haynes b Holding702293077030.56
Brian Rose c †Murray b Holding5891062.50
David Gower c †Murray b Roberts271031413026.21
Geoff Miller c Greenidge b Croft822301036.36
Ian Botham (c)c Holding b Richards1661591026.22
Peter Willey c Lloyd b Garner21701041030.00
Paul Downton c Lloyd b Roberts547570010.63
John Emburey  b Roberts1148007.14
Graham Dilley not out 11519006.66
Chris Old c sub b Garner011000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 6)10
TOTAL(99 Ov, RR: 1.70)169
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Graham Gooch), 2-25 (Brian Rose), 3-86 (David Gower), 4-103 (Geoff Miller), 5-134 (Ian Botham), 6-142 (Geoff Boycott), 7-163 (Paul Downton), 8-167 (John Emburey), 9-169 (Peter Willey), 10-169 (Chris Old)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Roberts2174131.95---00
Michael Holding1863832.11---00
Colin Croft1652611.62---00
Joel Garner25103121.24---00
Viv Richards106910.90---00
Larry Gomes941401.55---00
MATCH DETAILS
Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of West Indies
Season1980/81
Player Of The Match
Colin Croft
Colin Croft
Series resultWest Indies led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 896
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Everton Mattis
Everton Mattis
Paul Downton
Paul Downton
Umpires
West Indies Image
Clyde Cumberbatch
West Indies Image
Douglas Sang Hue
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 13 Feb - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 144 (Gordon Greenidge 70*, Desmond Haynes 68*, null ov)
Sat, 14 Feb - day 2 -West Indies 1st innings 365/7 (Andy Roberts 15*, Michael Holding 12*, null ov)
Sun, 15 Feb - rest day
Mon, 16 Feb - day 3 -England 1st innings 159/7 (David Gower 47*, John Emburey 4*, null ov)
Tue, 17 Feb - day 4 -England 2nd innings 65/2 (Geoff Boycott 29*, David Gower 21*, null ov)
Wed, 18 Feb - day 5 -England 2nd innings 169/10 (99 ov) - end of match