result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 30 1960 - Jan 3 1961, West Indies tour of Australia
(18.4 ov, target 67)348 & 70/3
(f/o) 181 & 233
Australia won by 7 wickets
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Watson b Hall1526451057.69
Bob Simpson c †Alexander b Hall49681034072.05
Neil Harvey c Sobers b Worrell1219272063.15
Norm O'Neill c Sobers b Worrell4066903060.60
Les Favell c Nurse b Sobers51871025058.62
Ken Mackay  b Ramadhin741361724054.41
Alan Davidson  b Hall3551394168.62
Richie Benaud (c) b Hall2330066.66
Wally Grout  b Watson55600100.00
Johnny Martin  b Valentine5567824182.08
Frank Misson not out 054000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(66.1 Ov, RR: 3.94)348
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Colin McDonald), 2-60 (Neil Harvey), 3-105 (Bob Simpson), 4-155 (Norm O'Neill), 5-189 (Les Favell), 6-242 (Alan Davidson), 7-244 (Richie Benaud), 8-251 (Wally Grout), 9-348 (Ken Mackay), 10-348 (Johnny Martin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wes Hall1225143.18---00
Chester Watson1217314.56---00
Garry Sobers1718813.88---00
Frank Worrell905024.16---00
Alf Valentine11.115513.70---00
Sonny Ramadhin502113.15---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Conrad Hunte c Simpson b Misson1580020.00
Joe Solomon c †Grout b Davidson045000.00
Seymour Nurse c †Grout b Davidson702593051027.02
Rohan Kanhai c Harvey b Davidson8416516413050.90
Garry Sobers c Simpson b Benaud936400025.00
Frank Worrell (c) b Misson0814000.00
Gerry Alexander c Favell b Davidson528340017.85
Sonny Ramadhin  b Davidson087000.00
Wes Hall  b Davidson516130031.25
Chester Watson c McDonald b Benaud422270018.18
Alf Valentine not out 1660016.66
Extras(nb 2)2
TOTAL(69.2 Ov, RR: 1.96)181
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Joe Solomon), 2-1 (Conrad Hunte), 3-124 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-139 (Garry Sobers), 5-142 (Frank Worrell), 6-160 (Gerry Alexander), 7-160 (Sonny Ramadhin), 8-166 (Wes Hall), 9-177 (Seymour Nurse), 10-181 (Chester Watson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson2245361.80---00
Frank Misson1103622.45---00
Richie Benaud27.2105821.59---00
Johnny Martin813203.00---00
Bob Simpson11000.00---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (FOLLOWING ON)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Conrad Hunte c †Grout b O'Neill1102492709044.17
Joe Solomon hit wicket b Benaud45169007.84
Seymour Nurse run out 317150017.64
Rohan Kanhai c Misson b Martin2565503038.46
Garry Sobers c Simpson b Martin049000.00
Frank Worrell (c)c Simpson b Martin022000.00
Gerry Alexander c †Grout b Davidson722141947033.64
Sonny Ramadhin st †Grout b Benaud31180027.27
Wes Hall  b Davidson418260022.22
Chester Watson run out 510180050.00
Alf Valentine not out 0514000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)7
TOTAL(80.4 Ov, RR: 2.17)233
Fall of wickets: 1-40 (Joe Solomon), 2-51 (Seymour Nurse), 3-97 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-99 (Garry Sobers), 5-99 (Frank Worrell), 6-186 (Conrad Hunte), 7-193 (Sonny Ramadhin), 8-206 (Wes Hall), 9-222 (Chester Watson), 10-233 (Gerry Alexander)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson15.425122.46---00
Frank Misson1233602.25---00
Richie Benaud2034921.83---00
Johnny Martin2035632.10---00
Bob Simpson802402.25---00
Norm O'Neill511011.50---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 67 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Colin McDonald c Sobers b Hall1324391054.16
Bob Simpson not out 27621121043.54
Neil Harvey c †Alexander b Hall022000.00
Norm O'Neill lbw b Watson087000.00
Les Favell not out 2453601045.28
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1)6
TOTAL(18.4 Ov, RR: 2.83)70/3
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Colin McDonald), 2-27 (Neil Harvey), 3-30 (Norm O'Neill)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wes Hall9.403222.52---00
Chester Watson913212.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1960/61
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 500
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Frank Misson
Frank Misson
Johnny Martin
Johnny Martin
Umpires
Australia Image
Col Egar
Australia Image
Col Hoy
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 30 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 1/1 (Conrad Hunte 1*)
Sat, 31 Dec - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 108/2 (Seymour Nurse 35*, Rohan Kanhai 70*)
Sun, 01 Jan - rest day
Mon, 02 Jan - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 129/5 (Conrad Hunte 74*, Gerry Alexander 19*)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 70/3 (18.4 ov) - end of match