result
2nd Test, Birmingham, Aug 9 - 14 1973, West Indies tour of England
327 & 302
(67 ov, target 325)305 & 182/2
Match drawn
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks c Amiss b Underwood15044351017033.86
Ron Headley  b Old12731003.70
Rohan Kanhai (c)c Greig b Arnold2780028.57
Clive Lloyd lbw b Old1529342051.72
Alvin Kallicharran c Hayes b Arnold3465823052.30
Garry Sobers  b Old2158722036.20
Deryck Murray  b Underwood251392050017.98
Bernard Julien c Greig b Arnold54831109065.06
Keith Boyce lbw b Illingworth1216162075.00
Vanburn Holder c Boycott b Underwood630310020.00
Lance Gibbs not out 1340033.33
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 1)6
TOTAL(149.3 Ov, RR: 2.18)327
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Ron Headley), 2-17 (Rohan Kanhai), 3-39 (Clive Lloyd), 4-93 (Alvin Kallicharran), 5-128 (Garry Sobers), 6-242 (Deryck Murray), 7-280 (Roy Fredericks), 8-302 (Keith Boyce), 9-325 (Bernard Julien), 10-327 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold37137432.00---00
Chris Old3038632.86---00
Tony Greig2638403.23---00
Ray Illingworth32193711.15---00
Derek Underwood24.3104031.63---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott not out 561552024036.12
Dennis Amiss c †Murray b Julien561652232033.93
Brian Luckhurst lbw b Sobers1257871021.05
Frank Hayes c Kallicharran b Holder291491482019.46
Tony Greig c Fredericks b Julien2784821132.14
Alan Knott  b Holder01222000.00
Keith Fletcher c Holder b Sobers521512146034.43
Ray Illingworth (c)lbw b Holder2777952035.06
Chris Old run out 013000.00
Geoff Arnold c Kallicharran b Sobers24961081025.00
Derek Underwood c †Murray b Gibbs21280016.66
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 15)20
TOTAL(156.4 Ov, RR: 1.94)305
Fall of wickets: 0-105, 1-119 (Dennis Amiss), 2-139 (Brian Luckhurst), 3-191 (Frank Hayes), 4-191 (Alan Knott), 5-197 (Tony Greig), 6-249 (Ray Illingworth), 6-249, 7-249 (Chris Old), 8-299 (Geoff Arnold), 9-302 (Keith Fletcher), 10-305 (Derek Underwood)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Vanburn Holder44168331.88---00
Garry Sobers3066232.06---00
Keith Boyce1924802.52---00
Bernard Julien2685522.11---00
Lance Gibbs35.4213210.89---00
Clive Lloyd20502.50---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Ron Headley c †Knott b Old1140632027.50
Roy Fredericks c †Knott b Arnold1233471036.36
Rohan Kanhai (c)c Arnold b Illingworth541071235050.46
Clive Lloyd c †Knott b Underwood941391728167.62
Alvin Kallicharran  b Underwood422191018.18
Garry Sobers  b Arnold7414716012050.34
Deryck Murray hit wicket b Arnold1579690018.98
Bernard Julien  b Greig1131380035.48
Keith Boyce c †Knott b Arnold011000.00
Vanburn Holder c Luckhurst b Greig1019221052.63
Lance Gibbs not out 38100037.50
Extras(lb 10, nb 4)14
TOTAL(103.4 Ov, RR: 2.91)302
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Roy Fredericks), 2-42 (Ron Headley), 3-136 (Rohan Kanhai), 4-152 (Alvin Kallicharran), 5-197 (Clive Lloyd), 6-247 (Deryck Murray), 7-283 (Bernard Julien), 8-283 (Keith Boyce), 9-293 (Garry Sobers), 10-302 (Vanburn Holder)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Geoff Arnold2014342.15---00
Chris Old1406514.64---00
Tony Greig7.403524.56---00
Ray Illingworth2666712.57---00
Derek Underwood3296622.06---00
Brian Luckhurst421203.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 325 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Brian Luckhurst c †Murray b Lloyd421221253034.42
Dennis Amiss not out 861861979046.23
Frank Hayes lbw b Lloyd0106000.00
Keith Fletcher not out 4489625049.43
Extras(b 8, nb 2)10
TOTAL(67 Ov, RR: 2.71)182/2
Fall of wickets: 1-96 (Brian Luckhurst), 2-100 (Frank Hayes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Vanburn Holder711702.42---00
Garry Sobers712103.00---00
Bernard Julien1833201.77---00
Lance Gibbs1223202.66---00
Clive Lloyd1232622.16---00
Roy Fredericks402305.75---00
Rohan Kanhai712103.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
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. 726
Match daysday(5-day match)
Umpires
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Arthur Fagg
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Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 09 Aug - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 190/5 (Roy Fredericks 98*, Deryck Murray 15*, null ov)
Fri, 10 Aug - day 2 -England 1st innings 96 (Geoff Boycott 52*, Dennis Amiss 42*, null ov)
Sat, 11 Aug - day 3 -England 1st innings 265/7 (Keith Fletcher 37*, Geoff Arnold 3*, null ov)
Sun, 12 Aug - rest day
Mon, 13 Aug - day 4 -West Indies 2nd innings 205/5 (Garry Sobers 21*, Deryck Murray 0*, null ov)
Tue, 14 Aug - day 5 -England 2nd innings 182/2 (67 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • G Boycott retired hurt on 54* from 105/0 to 249/6-[R Illingworth] (bruised ribs)
  • G Boycott retired hurt on 54* from 249/6 to 299/8 (hit on the arm first ball by Holder)