Test Match #439 Hide Percentages    Printable Scorecard     
1957 England v West Indies - 1st Test
Edgbaston, Birmingham
30th May, 1957
 
England 186 & 583/4 dec
West Indies 474 & 72/7
Match drawn

 
England   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Peter Richardson c Walcott b Ramadhin 47    5  0   25.27%
Brian Close c †Kanhai b Gilchrist 15    1  0   8.06%
Douglas Insole b Ramadhin 20    1  0   10.75%
Peter May* c Weekes b Ramadhin 30    3  0   16.13%
Colin Cowdrey c Gilchrist b Ramadhin 4    0  0   2.15%
Trevor Bailey b Ramadhin 1    0  0   0.54%
Tony Lock b Ramadhin 0    0  0  
Godfrey Evans b Gilchrist 14    1  0   7.53%
James Laker b Ramadhin 7    0  0   3.76%
Fred Trueman not out 29    3  1   15.59%
Brian Statham b Atkinson 13    1  0   6.99%
Extras (b 3, lb 3) 6  
Total All Out   (79.4 overs @ 2.33 rpo) 186
Fall of Wickets
 
1-32 Close, 2-61 Insole, 3-104 Richardson, 4-115 May, 5-116 Bailey, 6-118 Lock,
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7-121 Cowdrey, 8-130 Laker, 9-150 Evans, 10-186 Statham
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Frank Worrell 9.0 1 27 0 3.00
Roy Gilchrist 27.0 4 74 2 2.74 20.00
Sonny Ramadhin 31.0 16 49 7 1.58 70.00
Denis Atkinson 12.4 3 30 1 2.37 10.00
 
 
West Indies   1st Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Bruce Pairaudeau b Trueman 1    0  0   0.21%
Rohan Kanhai lbw b Statham 42    6  0   8.86%
Clyde Walcott c †Evans b Laker 90    11  0   18.99%
Everton Weekes b Trueman 9    0  0   1.90%
Garry Sobers c Bailey b Statham 53    8  0   11.18%
O'Neil Smith lbw b Laker 161    19  1   33.97%
Frank Worrell b Statham 81    8  0   17.09%
John Goddard* c Lock b Laker 24    3  0   5.06%
Denis Atkinson c Statham b Laker 1    0  0   0.21%
Sonny Ramadhin not out 5    0  0   1.05%
Roy Gilchrist run out 0    0  0  
Extras (b 1, lb 6) 7  
Total All Out   (193.0 overs @ 2.46 rpo) 474
Fall of Wickets
 
1-4 Pairaudeau, 2-83 Kanhai, 3-120 Weekes, 4-183 Walcott, 5-197 Sobers, 6-387 Worrell,
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7-466 Smith, 8-469 Atkinson, 9-474 Goddard, 10-474 Gilchrist
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Brian Statham 39.0 4 114 3 2.92 30.00
Fred Trueman 30.0 4 99 2 3.30 20.00
Trevor Bailey 34.0 11 80 0 2.35
James Laker 54.0 17 119 4 2.20 40.00
Tony Lock 34.4 15 55 0 1.59
 
 
England   2nd Innings
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Peter Richardson c sub b Ramadhin 34    2  0   5.83%
Brian Close c Weekes b Gilchrist 42    3  0   7.20%
Douglas Insole b Ramadhin 0    0  0  
Peter May* not out 285    25  2   48.89%
Colin Cowdrey c sub b Smith 154    16  0   26.42%
Godfrey Evans not out 29    5  0   4.97%
Extras (b 23, lb 16) 39  
Total 4 wickets declared   (258.0 overs @ 2.26 rpo) 583
 
Did not Bat
 
Trevor Bailey, Tony Lock, James Laker, Fred Trueman, Brian Statham
Fall of Wickets
 
1-63 Richardson, 2-65 Insole, 3-113 Close, 4-524 Cowdrey
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Roy Gilchrist 26.0 2 67 1 2.58 10.00
Sonny Ramadhin 98.0 35 179 2 1.83 20.00
Denis Atkinson 72.0 29 137 0 1.90
Garry Sobers 30.0 4 77 0 2.57
O'Neil Smith 26.0 4 72 1 2.77 10.00
John Goddard 6.0 2 12 0 2.00
 
 
West Indies   2nd Innings  (target 296)
 
BATTING
 
R
 
BF
 
4s
 
6s
 
SR
 
% Total
Bruce Pairaudeau b Trueman 7    0  0   9.72%
Rohan Kanhai c Close b Trueman 1    0  0   1.39%
Garry Sobers c Cowdrey b Lock 14    3  0   19.44%
Everton Weekes c Trueman b Lock 33    6  0   45.83%
Frank Worrell c May b Lock 0    0  0  
Clyde Walcott c Lock b Laker 1    0  0   1.39%
O'Neil Smith lbw b Laker 5    0  0   6.94%
John Goddard* not out 0    0  0  
Denis Atkinson not out 4    1  0   5.56%
Extras (b 7) 7  
Total 7 wickets   (60.0 overs @ 1.20 rpo) 72
 
Did not Bat
 
Sonny Ramadhin, Roy Gilchrist
Fall of Wickets
 
1-1 Kanhai, 2-9 Pairaudeau, 3-25 Sobers, 4-27 Worrell, 5-43 Walcott, 6-66 Weekes,
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7-68 Smith
 
BOWLING
 
O
 
M
 
R
 
W
 
ER
 
% Wickets
Brian Statham 2.0 0 6 0 3.00
Fred Trueman 5.0 3 7 2 1.40 20.00
James Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54 20.00
Tony Lock 27.0 19 31 3 1.15 30.00
Brian Close 2.0 1 8 0 4.00
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Edgbaston, Birmingham
Toss England won the toss and elected to bat
Series 1957 England v West Indies - 1st Test
Match No. Test #439
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 83/1 (RB Kanhai 42*, CL Walcott 40*)
Day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 316/5 (OG Smith 70*, FMM Worrell 48*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/2 (DB Close 34*, PBH May 21*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 378/3 (PBH May 193*, MC Cowdrey 78*)
Day 5 - West Indies 2nd Innings 72/7, 60.0 overs - end of match

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