result
1st Test, The Oval, Jul 26 - 31 1973, West Indies tour of England
415 & 255
(105.1 ov, target 414)257 & 255
West Indies won by 158 runs
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks lbw b Arnold351061232033.01
Ron Headley lbw b Greig864810012.50
Rohan Kanhai (c) b Greig1033621030.30
Clive Lloyd lbw b Arnold13219623815267.34
Alvin Kallicharran c †Knott b Arnold8016419713048.78
Deryck Murray c Roope b Arnold281151521024.34
Garry Sobers run out 1043590023.25
Bernard Julien lbw b Arnold1114112078.57
Keith Boyce  b Underwood72991366172.72
Inshan Ali c Boycott b Underwood1545662033.33
Lance Gibbs not out 1360033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 10)13
TOTAL(145 Ov, RR: 2.86)415
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Ron Headley), 2-47 (Roy Fredericks), 3-64 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-272 (Alvin Kallicharran), 5-275 (Clive Lloyd), 6-297 (Garry Sobers), 7-309 (Bernard Julien), 8-346 (Deryck Murray), 9-405 (Inshan Ali), 10-415 (Keith Boyce)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Snow3187102.29---00
Geoff Arnold391011352.89---00
Tony Greig30.368122.65---00
Graham Roope612604.33---00
Derek Underwood23.386822.89---00
Ray Illingworth1534302.86---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c †Murray b Julien9722724513142.73
Dennis Amiss  b Boyce2944575065.90
Graham Roope  b Boyce935531025.71
Frank Hayes c Lloyd b Sobers1651522131.37
Keith Fletcher c Lloyd b Julien1145481024.44
Tony Greig c Sobers b Boyce3891916041.75
Ray Illingworth (c)lbw b Sobers2764594042.18
Alan Knott not out 420310020.00
John Snow  b Boyce011000.00
Geoff Arnold c Kallicharran b Boyce424220016.66
Derek Underwood c Headley b Sobers012000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 11, w 2)22
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.61)257
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Dennis Amiss), 2-95 (Graham Roope), 3-134 (Frank Hayes), 4-163 (Keith Fletcher), 5-185 (Geoff Boycott), 6-247 (Ray Illingworth), 7-247 (Tony Greig), 8-247 (John Snow), 9-257 (Geoff Arnold), 10-257 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Garry Sobers22.1132731.21---00
Keith Boyce2247053.18---00
Bernard Julien2064922.45---00
Lance Gibbs2383701.60---00
Inshan Ali1135204.72---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks c Hayes b Arnold311150027.27
Ron Headley  b Arnold421371775030.65
Rohan Kanhai (c)c †Knott b Snow01020000.00
Clive Lloyd c Greig b Snow1425261056.00
Alvin Kallicharran  b Illingworth8013917611057.55
Garry Sobers c Underwood b Snow511231528041.46
Deryck Murray c Roope b Underwood416141025.00
Bernard Julien  b Illingworth2324204195.83
Keith Boyce  b Illingworth925241036.00
Inshan Ali not out 517251029.41
Lance Gibbs c †Knott b Arnold33200100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 13, nb 6)21
TOTAL(87.1 Ov, RR: 2.92)255
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Roy Fredericks), 2-31 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-52 (Clive Lloyd), 4-117 (Ron Headley), 5-177 (Alvin Kallicharran), 6-184 (Deryck Murray), 7-215 (Bernard Julien), 8-232 (Keith Boyce), 9-252 (Garry Sobers), 10-255 (Lance Gibbs)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
John Snow1846233.44---00
Geoff Arnold18.174932.69---00
Tony Greig812202.75---00
Derek Underwood1955112.68---00
Ray Illingworth2485032.08---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 414 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott c & b Gibbs3074964040.54
Dennis Amiss c Kanhai b Boyce1524382062.50
Graham Roope c & b Gibbs31101874030.69
Frank Hayes not out 10623424012045.29
Keith Fletcher c Kallicharran b Gibbs51191045.45
Tony Greig c Gibbs b Ali02012000.00
Derek Underwood lbw b Boyce732321021.87
Ray Illingworth (c) b Boyce401171182034.18
Alan Knott lbw b Boyce515101033.33
Geoff Arnold c Headley b Boyce48101050.00
John Snow  b Boyce1340033.33
Extras(lb 5, nb 5, w 1)11
TOTAL(105.1 Ov, RR: 2.42)255
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Dennis Amiss), 2-66 (Geoff Boycott), 3-91 (Graham Roope), 4-97 (Keith Fletcher), 5-107 (Tony Greig), 6-136 (Derek Underwood), 7-229 (Ray Illingworth), 8-239 (Alan Knott), 9-253 (Geoff Arnold), 10-255 (John Snow)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Garry Sobers1132202.00---00
Keith Boyce21.147763.63---00
Bernard Julien1743502.05---00
Lance Gibbs3396131.84---00
Inshan Ali2364912.13---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Season1973
Series resultWest Indies led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 725
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Bernard Julien
Bernard Julien
Frank Hayes
Frank Hayes
Ron Headley
Ron Headley
Umpires
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David Constant
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Tom Spencer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Jul - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 275/4 (Clive Lloyd 132*, Deryck Murray 1*)
Fri, 27 Jul - day 2 - England 1st innings 117/2 (Geoff Boycott 55*, Frank Hayes 14*)
Sat, 28 Jul - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 95/3 (Ron Headley 40*, Alvin Kallicharran 23*)
Sun, 29 Jul - rest day
Mon, 30 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 126/5 (Frank Hayes 37*, Derek Underwood 3*)
Tue, 31 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 255 (105.1 ov) - end of match
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