result
5th Test, Melbourne, Feb 10 - 15 1961, West Indies tour of Australia
292 & 321
(111.7 ov, target 258)356 & 258/8
Australia won by 2 wickets
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Cammie Smith c O'Neill b Misson1121321052.38
Conrad Hunte c Simpson b Davidson31841364036.90
Rohan Kanhai c Harvey b Benaud3865767058.46
Garry Sobers c †Grout b Simpson641791775035.75
Frank Worrell (c)c †Grout b Martin1027400037.03
Peter Lashley c Misson b Benaud41107994038.31
Gerry Alexander c McDonald b Misson1136421030.55
Joe Solomon run out 451431413031.46
Lance Gibbs c Burge b Misson1113141084.61
Wes Hall  b Misson2140841052.50
Alf Valentine not out 046000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, w 1)9
TOTAL(89.7 Ov, RR: 2.43)292
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Cammie Smith), 2-75 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-81 (Conrad Hunte), 4-107 (Frank Worrell), 5-200 (Peter Lashley), 6-204 (Garry Sobers), 7-221 (Gerry Alexander), 8-235 (Lance Gibbs), 9-290 (Wes Hall), 10-292 (Joe Solomon)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson2748912.47---00
Frank Misson1435843.10---00
Ken Mackay10100.75---00
Richie Benaud21.755521.88---00
Johnny Martin802912.71---00
Bob Simpson1835112.12---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Simpson c Gibbs b Sobers752372005031.64
Colin McDonald lbw b Sobers911751666052.00
Norm O'Neill  b Gibbs1031340032.25
Peter Burge c Sobers b Gibbs681941947035.05
Ken Mackay c †Alexander b Hall19109951017.43
Neil Harvey c †Alexander b Sobers522260022.72
Alan Davidson c †Alexander b Sobers2457691042.10
Richie Benaud (c) b Gibbs320210015.00
Johnny Martin c Kanhai b Sobers1554421027.77
Frank Misson not out 1261541019.67
Wally Grout c Hunte b Gibbs1423280060.86
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 8)20
TOTAL(121.4 Ov, RR: 2.19)356
Fall of wickets: 1-146 (Colin McDonald), 2-181 (Bob Simpson), 3-181 (Norm O'Neill), 4-244 (Ken Mackay), 5-260 (Neil Harvey), 6-309 (Peter Burge), 7-309 (Alan Davidson), 8-319 (Richie Benaud), 9-335 (Johnny Martin), 10-356 (Wally Grout)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wes Hall1515612.80---00
Frank Worrell1124403.00---00
Garry Sobers44712052.04---00
Lance Gibbs38.4187441.44---00
Alf Valentine1334202.42---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Cammie Smith lbw b Davidson3763615158.73
Conrad Hunte c †Grout b Davidson521661794031.32
Rohan Kanhai c Misson b Benaud3141554075.60
Joe Solomon run out 361751623020.57
Garry Sobers c †Grout b Simpson2150611042.00
Gerry Alexander c Mackay b Davidson731261555057.93
Frank Worrell (c)c †Grout b Davidson727211025.92
Peter Lashley lbw b Martin1844451040.90
Lance Gibbs c O'Neill b Simpson836541022.22
Wes Hall c †Grout b Davidson2129342072.41
Alf Valentine not out 312190025.00
Extras(b 5, lb 8, w 1)14
TOTAL(95.7 Ov, RR: 2.51)321
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Cammie Smith), 2-103 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-135 (Conrad Hunte), 4-173 (Garry Sobers), 5-201 (Joe Solomon), 6-218 (Frank Worrell), 7-262 (Peter Lashley), 8-295 (Lance Gibbs), 9-304 (Gerry Alexander), 10-321 (Wes Hall)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Alan Davidson24.748452.53---00
Frank Misson1015804.34---00
Ken Mackay1022101.57---00
Richie Benaud2345311.72---00
Johnny Martin1013612.70---00
Bob Simpson1845522.29---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 258 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Simpson  b Gibbs9223119410039.82
Colin McDonald c Smith b Gibbs1152530021.15
Richie Benaud (c) b Valentine636420016.66
Norm O'Neill c †Alexander b Worrell481971455024.36
Peter Burge  b Valentine531951558027.17
Neil Harvey c Smith b Worrell1249391024.48
Alan Davidson c Sobers b Worrell1258481020.68
Ken Mackay not out 35142005.88
Wally Grout c Smith b Valentine525190020.00
Johnny Martin not out 1530020.00
Extras(b 3, lb 9, nb 3)15
TOTAL(111.7 Ov, RR: 1.72)258/8
Did not bat: Frank Misson 
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Colin McDonald), 2-75 (Richie Benaud), 3-154 (Bob Simpson), 4-176 (Norm O'Neill), 5-200 (Neil Harvey), 6-236 (Alan Davidson), 7-248 (Peter Burge), 8-256 (Wally Grout)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wes Hall504006.00---00
Frank Worrell31164331.04---00
Garry Sobers1323201.84---00
Lance Gibbs41196821.24---00
Alf Valentine21.746032.05---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1960/61
Series resultAustralia won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 506
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
Australia Image
Col Egar
Australia Image
Col Hoy
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 10 Feb - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 252/8 (Joe Solomon 21*, Wes Hall 5*)
Sat, 11 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 236/3 (Peter Burge 37*, Ken Mackay 16*)
Sun, 12 Feb - rest day
Mon, 13 Feb - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 126/2 (Conrad Hunte 46*, Joe Solomon 9*)
Tue, 14 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 57/1 (Bob Simpson 44*, Richie Benaud 1*)
Wed, 15 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 258/8 (111.7 ov) - end of match