result
1st Test, Birmingham, May 30 - Jun 4 1957, West Indies tour of England
186 & 583/4d
(target 296)474 & 72/7
Match drawn
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c Walcott b Ramadhin47-14850-
Brian Close c †Kanhai b Gilchrist15-3410-
Doug Insole  b Ramadhin20-4610-
Peter May (c)c Weekes b Ramadhin30-8030-
Colin Cowdrey c Gilchrist b Ramadhin4-3500-
Trevor Bailey  b Ramadhin1-800-
Tony Lock  b Ramadhin0-600-
Godfrey Evans  b Gilchrist14-3710-
Jim Laker  b Ramadhin7-1000-
Fred Trueman not out 29-4531-
Brian Statham  b Atkinson13-2610-
Extras(b 3, lb 3)6
TOTAL(79.4 Ov, RR: 2.33)186
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Brian Close), 2-61 (Doug Insole), 3-104 (Peter Richardson), 4-115 (Peter May), 5-116 (Trevor Bailey), 6-118 (Tony Lock), 7-121 (Colin Cowdrey), 8-130 (Jim Laker), 9-150 (Godfrey Evans), 10-186 (Brian Statham)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Frank Worrell912703.00---00
Roy Gilchrist2747422.74---00
Sonny Ramadhin31164971.58---00
Denis Atkinson12.433012.36---00
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Pairaudeau  b Trueman1-1400-
Rohan Kanhai lbw b Statham42-11960-
Clyde Walcott c †Evans b Laker90-262110-
Everton Weekes  b Trueman9-5300-
Garry Sobers c Bailey b Statham53-12980-
Collie Smith lbw b Laker161-341191-
Frank Worrell  b Statham81-29380-
John Goddard (c)c Lock b Laker24-4830-
Denis Atkinson c Statham b Laker1-800-
Sonny Ramadhin not out 5-600-
Roy Gilchrist run out 0-300-
Extras(b 1, lb 6)7
TOTAL(191.4 Ov, RR: 2.47)474
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 2-83 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-120 (Everton Weekes), 4-183 (Clyde Walcott), 5-197 (Garry Sobers), 6-387 (Frank Worrell), 7-466 (Collie Smith), 8-469 (Denis Atkinson), 9-474 (John Goddard), 10-474 (Roy Gilchrist)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian Statham39411432.92---00
Fred Trueman3049923.30---00
Trevor Bailey34118002.35---00
Jim Laker541711942.20---00
Tony Lock34.4155501.58---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Peter Richardson c sub b Ramadhin34-9220-
Brian Close c Weekes b Gilchrist42-14130-
Doug Insole  b Ramadhin0-200-
Peter May (c)not out 285-600252-
Colin Cowdrey c sub b Smith154-500160-
Godfrey Evans not out 29-3050-
Extras(b 23, lb 16)39
TOTAL(258 Ov, RR: 2.25)583/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Peter Richardson), 2-65 (Doug Insole), 3-113 (Brian Close), 4-524 (Colin Cowdrey)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Roy Gilchrist2626712.57---00
Sonny Ramadhin983517921.82---00
Denis Atkinson722913701.90---00
Garry Sobers3047702.56---00
Collie Smith2647212.76---00
John Goddard621202.00---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS (target: 296 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bruce Pairaudeau  b Trueman7-2500-
Rohan Kanhai c Close b Trueman1-500-
Garry Sobers c Cowdrey b Lock14-3530-
Everton Weekes c Trueman b Lock33-9160-
Frank Worrell c May b Lock0-1800-
Clyde Walcott c Lock b Laker1-2800-
Collie Smith lbw b Laker5-6400-
John Goddard (c)not out 0-4000-
Denis Atkinson not out 4-610-
Extras(b 7)7
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 1.20)72/7
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Rohan Kanhai), 2-9 (Bruce Pairaudeau), 3-25 (Garry Sobers), 4-27 (Frank Worrell), 5-43 (Clyde Walcott), 6-66 (Everton Weekes), 7-68 (Collie Smith)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian Statham20603.00---00
Fred Trueman53721.40---00
Jim Laker24201320.54---00
Tony Lock27193131.14---00
Brian Close21804.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Season1957
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 439
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Rohan Kanhai
Rohan Kanhai
Roy Gilchrist
Roy Gilchrist
Umpires
England Image
Charlie Elliott
England Image
Emrys Davies
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 30 May - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 83/1 (Rohan Kanhai 42*, Clyde Walcott 40*)
Fri, 31 May - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 316/5 (Collie Smith 70*, Frank Worrell 48*)
Sat, 01 Jun - day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/2 (Brian Close 34*, Peter May 21*)
Sun, 02 Jun - rest day
Mon, 03 Jun - day 4 - England 2nd innings 378/3 (Peter May 193*, Colin Cowdrey 78*)
Tue, 04 Jun - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 72/7 (60 ov) - end of match