result
5th Test, The Oval, Aug 12 - 17 1976, West Indies tour of England
687/8d & 182/0d
(78.4 ov, target 435)435 & 203
West Indies won by 231 runs
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks c Balderstone b Miller711371577051.82
Gordon Greenidge lbw b Willis01111000.00
Viv Richards  b Greig29138647238075.38
Lawrence Rowe st †Knott b Underwood7017816710039.32
Clive Lloyd (c)c †Knott b Greig8415019312056.00
Collis King c Selvey b Balderstone631241426050.80
Deryck Murray c & b Underwood3685944042.35
Vanburn Holder not out 1323302056.52
Michael Holding  b Underwood32152151213.33
Extras(b 1, lb 17, nb 9)27
TOTAL(182.5 Ov, RR: 3.75)687/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-159 (Roy Fredericks), 3-350 (Lawrence Rowe), 4-524 (Viv Richards), 5-547 (Clive Lloyd), 6-640 (Deryck Murray), 7-642 (Collis King), 8-687 (Michael Holding)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1537314.86---00
Mike Selvey1506704.46---00
Derek Underwood60.51516532.71---00
Bob Woolmer904404.88---00
Geoff Miller27410613.92---00
Chris Balderstone1608015.00---00
Tony Greig3459622.82---00
Peter Willey301103.66---00
David Steele301806.00---00
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Woolmer lbw b Holding843691018.60
Dennis Amiss  b Holding20332044328063.43
David Steele lbw b Holding44881106050.00
Chris Balderstone  b Holding0710000.00
Peter Willey c Fredericks b King331171575028.20
Tony Greig (c) b Holding1222342054.54
Derek Underwood  b Holding418280022.22
Alan Knott  b Holding50651078076.92
Geoff Miller c sub b Holder361001284036.00
Mike Selvey  b Holding011000.00
Bob Willis not out 522390022.72
Extras(b 8, lb 11, nb 21)40
TOTAL(129.5 Ov, RR: 3.35)435
Fall of wickets: 1-47 (Bob Woolmer), 2-147 (David Steele), 3-151 (Chris Balderstone), 4-279 (Peter Willey), 5-303 (Tony Greig), 6-323 (Derek Underwood), 7-342 (Dennis Amiss), 8-411 (Alan Knott), 9-411 (Mike Selvey), 10-435 (Geoff Miller)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Roberts27410203.77---00
Michael Holding3399282.78---00
Vanburn Holder27.577512.69---00
Wayne Daniel1013003.00---00
Roy Fredericks1123603.27---00
Viv Richards1443002.14---00
Collis King733014.28---00
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Roy Fredericks not out 861011379085.14
Gordon Greenidge not out 859813712186.73
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 5, w 1)11
TOTAL(32 Ov, RR: 5.68)182
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis704806.85---00
Mike Selvey914404.88---00
Derek Underwood923804.22---00
Bob Woolmer503006.00---00
Tony Greig201105.50---00
England 2nd INNINGS (target: 435 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Bob Woolmer c †Murray b Holding30283960107.14
Dennis Amiss c Greenidge b Holding16163020100.00
David Steele c †Murray b Holder421451835028.96
Chris Balderstone  b Holding01725000.00
Peter Willey c Greenidge b Holder11113009.09
Tony Greig (c) b Holding1420025.00
Alan Knott  b Holding571721934033.13
Geoff Miller  b Richards2450613048.00
Derek Underwood c Lloyd b Roberts214190014.28
Mike Selvey not out 413170030.76
Bob Willis lbw b Holding023000.00
Extras(b 15, lb 3, w 8)26
TOTAL(78.4 Ov, RR: 2.58)203
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Dennis Amiss), 2-54 (Bob Woolmer), 3-64 (Chris Balderstone), 4-77 (Peter Willey), 5-78 (Tony Greig), 6-148 (David Steele), 7-196 (Geoff Miller), 8-196 (Alan Knott), 9-202 (Derek Underwood), 10-203 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Andy Roberts1343712.84---00
Michael Holding20.465762.75---00
Vanburn Holder1452922.07---00
Roy Fredericks1253302.75---00
Viv Richards1161111.00---00
Collis King62901.50---00
Clive Lloyd21100.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of England
Season1976
Series resultWest Indies won the 5-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 781
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Geoff Miller
Geoff Miller
Umpires
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Bill Alley
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Dickie Bird
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 12 Aug - day 1 -West Indies 1st innings 373/3 (Viv Richards 200*, Clive Lloyd 15*)
Fri, 13 Aug - day 2 -England 1st innings 34/0 (Bob Woolmer 6*, Dennis Amiss 22*)
Sat, 14 Aug - day 3 -England 1st innings 304/5 (Dennis Amiss 176*, Derek Underwood 1*)
Sun, 15 Aug - rest day
Mon, 16 Aug - day 4 -England 2nd innings 43/0 (Bob Woolmer 21*, Dennis Amiss 14*)
Tue, 17 Aug - day 5 -England 2nd innings 203 (78.4 ov) - end of match