result
4th Test, Melbourne, Dec 31 1951 - Jan 3 1952, West Indies tour of Australia
272 & 203
(97 ov, target 260)216 & 260/9
Australia won by 1 wicket
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Kenneth Rickards  b Miller15-4310-
Jeffrey Stollmeyer c †Langley b Miller7-2200-
Frank Worrell  b Lindwall108-24770-
Everton Weekes c Johnson b Johnston1-400-
Gerry Gomez c †Langley b Miller37-8420-
Robert Christiani run out 37-10630-
John Goddard (c) b Miller21-5010-
Sammy Guillen not out 22-5620-
John Trim run out 0-400-
Sonny Ramadhin c †Langley b Johnston1-900-
Alf Valentine c Lindwall b Miller14-2020-
Extras(b 2, lb 6, w 1)9
TOTAL(75.3 Ov, RR: 2.70, 328 Mts)272
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Jeffrey Stollmeyer), 2-29 (Kenneth Rickards), 3-30 (Everton Weekes), 4-102 (Gerry Gomez), 5-194 (Robert Christiani), 6-221 (Frank Worrell), 7-237 (John Goddard), 8-242 (John Trim), 9-248 (Sonny Ramadhin), 10-272 (Alf Valentine)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1827213.00---00
Keith Miller19.316052.32---00
Bill Johnston2015922.21---00
Doug Ring904303.58---00
Ian Johnson702302.46---00
Graeme Hole20602.25---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Moroney lbw b Ramadhin26-9520-
Arthur Morris  b Trim6-2000-
Lindsay Hassett (c)run out 15-7010-
Neil Harvey c & b Ramadhin83-120150-
Keith Miller  b Trim47-15950-
Graeme Hole  b Valentine2-400-
Ray Lindwall lbw b Trim13-4620-
Ian Johnson c †Guillen b Trim1-2100-
Doug Ring  b Trim6-1800-
Gil Langley not out 0-1400-
Bill Johnston  b Gomez1-400-
Extras(b 12, lb 4)16
TOTAL(73.3 Ov, RR: 2.20, 294 Mts)216
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Arthur Morris), 2-48 (Lindsay Hassett), 3-49 (Jack Moroney), 4-173 (Neil Harvey), 5-176 (Graeme Hole), 6-208 (Keith Miller), 7-209 (Ray Lindwall), 8-210 (Ian Johnson), 9-215 (Doug Ring), 10-216 (Bill Johnston)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Trim1223452.12---00
Gerry Gomez13.372511.40---00
Alf Valentine2385011.63---00
Sonny Ramadhin1746322.77---00
John Goddard802802.62---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sammy Guillen c Johnston b Lindwall032000.00
Jeffrey Stollmeyer lbw b Miller54-12440-
John Goddard (c)lbw b Lindwall022000.00
Kenneth Rickards lbw b Johnston22-6700-
Everton Weekes lbw b Johnson2-1000-
Robert Christiani  b Miller33-6520-
Gerry Gomez  b Johnston52-13240-
Frank Worrell  b Johnston30-8340-
John Trim run out 014000.00
Sonny Ramadhin run out 011000.00
Alf Valentine not out 1-1200-
Extras(b 4, lb 5)9
TOTAL(59.3 Ov, RR: 2.56, 257 Mts)203
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sammy Guillen), 2-0 (John Goddard), 3-53 (Kenneth Rickards), 4-60 (Everton Weekes), 5-97 (Jeffrey Stollmeyer), 6-128 (Robert Christiani), 7-190 (Frank Worrell), 8-194 (John Trim), 9-194 (Sonny Ramadhin), 10-203 (Gerry Gomez)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ray Lindwall1725922.60---00
Keith Miller1614922.29---00
Bill Johnston14.325132.66---00
Doug Ring711701.82---00
Ian Johnson501812.70---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 260 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jack Moroney lbw b Ramadhin5-3500-
Arthur Morris lbw b Valentine12-4100-
Lindsay Hassett (c)lbw b Valentine102-32390-
Neil Harvey  b Valentine33-8840-
Keith Miller hit wicket b Valentine2-1000-
Graeme Hole c Gomez b Worrell13-5810-
Ray Lindwall c †Guillen b Ramadhin29-7640-
Ian Johnson c †Guillen b Ramadhin6-3300-
Doug Ring not out 32-5530-
Gil Langley lbw b Valentine1-1400-
Bill Johnston not out 7-3500-
Extras(b 14, lb 4)18
TOTAL(97 Ov, RR: 2.01, 392 Mts)260/9
Fall of wickets: 0-13, 1-27 (Arthur Morris), 2-93 (Neil Harvey), 3-106 (Jack Moroney), 4-109 (Keith Miller), 5-147 (Graeme Hole), 6-192 (Ray Lindwall), 7-218 (Ian Johnson), 8-218 (Lindsay Hassett), 9-222 (Gil Langley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Trim1032501.87---00
Gerry Gomez911801.50---00
Alf Valentine3098852.20---00
Sonny Ramadhin39159331.78---00
Frank Worrell911811.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1951/52
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 345
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Mel McInnes
Australia Image
Ronald Wright
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 31 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 272
Tue, 01 Jan - day 2 - West Indies 2nd innings 20/2 (Jeffrey Stollmeyer 9*, Kenneth Rickards 8*)
Wed, 02 Jan - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 68/1 (Lindsay Hassett 23*, Neil Harvey 21*)
Thu, 03 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 260/9 (97 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • J Moroney (2) retired hurt on 3* from 13/0 to 93/2