England v West Indies
West Indies in British Isles 1966 (1st Test)
VenueOld Trafford, Manchester on 2nd, 3rd, 4th June 1966 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by an innings and 40 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 343/5 (Sobers 83*, Holford 6*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 163/8 (Brown 10*, Higgs 1*)
Batsman of the MatchGS Sobers
Bowler of the MatchLR Gibbs

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec Smith b Higgs13527929719- 
EDAS McMorrisc Russell b Higgs1150531- 
RB Kanhaib Higgs056-- 
BF Butcherc Parks b Titmus4495856- 
SM Nurseb Titmus4972855- 
*GS Sobersc Cowdrey b Titmus161241244261 
DAJ Holfordc Smith b Allen321161352- 
+DW Allanlbw b Titmus11511-- 
CC Griffithlbw b Titmus3030295- 
WW Hallb Allen11111-- 
LR Gibbsnot out122-- 
Extras(8 b, 10 lb, 1 nb)19
Total(all out, 153.1 overs)484
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (McMorris), 2-42 (Kanhai), 3-116 (Butcher), 4-215 (Nurse), 5-283 (Hunte), 6-410 (Holford), 7-411 (Allan), 8-471 (Griffith), 9-482 (Sobers), 10-484 (Hall, 153.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones28   61000--
Brown28   4840--
Higgs31   5943--
Titmus35   10835--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnrun out0814-- 
WE Russellc Sobers b Gibbs2669923- 
KF Barringtonc and b Griffith51013-- 
MC Cowdreyc and b Gibbs1236391- 
*MJK Smithc Butcher b Gibbs527911- 
+JM Parksc Nurse b Holford431141086- 
FJ Titmusb Holford1512113- 
DA Allenc Sobers b Gibbs3763617- 
DJ Brownb Gibbs1464451- 
K Higgsc Sobers b Holford12215-- 
IJ Jonesnot out01912-- 
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 4 nb)9
Total(all out, 74.1 overs)167
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Milburn), 2-24 (Barrington), 3-42 (Cowdrey), 4-48 (Russell), 5-65 (Smith), 6-85 (Titmus), 7-143 (Parks), 8-153 (Allen), 9-163 (Higgs), 10-167 (Brown, 74.1 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall14   6430--
Griffith10   3281--
Sobers7   1160--
Holford15   4343--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
C Milburnb Gibbs94136152122 
WE Russellb Griffith2049641- 
KF Barringtonc Nurse b Holford3065694- 
MC Cowdreyc Butcher b Sobers691841318- 
*MJK Smithb Gibbs635261- 
+JM Parksc and b Sobers1134191- 
FJ Titmusc Butcher b Sobers1223141- 
DA Allenc Allan b Gibbs192-- 
DJ Brownc Sobers b Gibbs1082602- 
K Higgsst Allan b Gibbs53219-- 
IJ Jonesnot out065-- 
Extras(11 b, 1 lb, 7 nb)19
Total(all out, 108 overs)277
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Russell), 2-142 (Barrington), 3-166 (Milburn), 4-184 (Smith), 5-203 (Parks), 6-217 (Titmus), 7-218 (Allen), 8-268 (Cowdrey), 9-276 (Brown), 10-277 (Higgs, 108 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers42   11873--
Hall5   0280--
Griffith6   1251--
Gibbs41   16695--
Holford14   2491--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
--> DAJ Holford made his debut in Test matches
--> C Milburn made his debut in Test matches
--> DA Allen made his last appearance in Test matches
--> CC Hunte (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 36
--> GS Sobers (1) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 50
--> DAJ Holford made his debut for West Indies in first-class matches
--> C Milburn made his debut for England in first-class matches
--> SM Nurse made his debut in England in Test matches
--> DW Allan made his debut in England in Test matches
--> IJ Jones made his debut in England in Test matches
--> CC Griffith reached 50 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed WE Russell, his 1st wicket in the England second innings
--> GS Sobers reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed FJ Titmus, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings





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