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England v West Indies
West Indies in British Isles 1966 (4th Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th August 1966 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by an innings and 55 runs
UmpiresJS Buller, CS Elliott
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 137/3 (Butcher 26*, Nurse 8*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 4/0 (Boycott 4*, Barber 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 40/1 (Barber 22*, D'Oliveira 0*)
Batsman of the MatchGS Sobers
Bowler of the MatchGS Sobers

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntelbw b Snow481301597- 
PD Lashleyb Higgs944441- 
RB Kanhaic Graveney b Underwood4594817- 
BF Butcherc Parks b Higgs3866777- 
SM Nursec Titmus b Snow137323341142 
*GS Sobersb Barber17426024024- 
DAJ Holfordb Higgs2445391- 
CC Griffithb Higgs021-- 
+JL Hendriksnot out918271- 
WW Hallb Snow135-- 
LR Gibbsnot out277-- 
Extras(1 b, 12 lb)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 164 overs)500
Fall of wickets:
1-37 (Lashley), 2-102 (Kanhai), 3-122 (Hunte), 4-154 (Butcher), 5-419 (Sobers), 6-467 (Holford), 7-467 (Griffith), 8-489 (Nurse), 9-491 (Hall)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Snow42   61463--
Higgs43   11944--
D'Oliveira19   3520--
Titmus22   7590--
Underwood24   9811--
Barber14   2551--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Holford b Hall1229381- 
RW Barberc Hendriks b Griffith615231- 
C Milburnnot out2954656- 
TW Graveneyb Hall83656-- 
*MC Cowdreyb Hall1717223- 
BL D'Oliveirac Hall b Griffith8814113784 
+JM Parkslbw b Sobers2911-- 
FJ Titmusc Hendriks b Sobers623191- 
K Higgsc Nurse b Sobers4913912852 
DL Underwoodc Gibbs b Sobers053-- 
JA Snowc Holford b Sobers011-- 
Extras(12 b, 11 lb)23
Total(all out, 78.3 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Barber), 2-18 (Boycott), 3-42 (Cowdrey), 4-49 (Graveney), 5-63 (Parks), 6-83 (Titmus), 7-179 (D'Oliveira), 8-238 (Higgs), 9-240 (Underwood), 10-240 (Snow, 78.3 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall17   5473--
Griffith12   2372--
Sobers19.34415--
Gibbs20   5490--
Holford10   3430--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Hendriks b Lashley1426331- 
RW Barberb Sobers551021167- 
BL D'Oliveirac Butcher b Sobers753671- 
TW Graveneyb Gibbs1946651- 
*MC Cowdreylbw b Gibbs1228292- 
+JM Parksc Nurse b Gibbs1644311- 
C Milburnb Gibbs42463571 
FJ Titmusb Gibbs2251432- 
K Higgsc Hunte b Sobers729271- 
DL Underwoodc Kanhai b Gibbs021-- 
JA Snownot out021-- 
Extras(8 b, 1 lb, 2 nb)11
Total(all out, 71.1 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-28 (Boycott), 2-70 (D'Oliveira), 3-84 (Barber), 4-109 (Cowdrey), 5-128 (Graveney), 6-133 (Parks), 7-184 (Milburn), 8-205 (Titmus), 9-205 (Underwood), 10-205 (Higgs, 71.1 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers20.15393--
Griffith12   0520--
Lashley3   211--
Hall8   2240--
Gibbs19   6396--
Holford9   0390--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> PD Lashley made his last appearance in Test matches
--> SM Nurse (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 106
--> GS Sobers (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 90
--> GS Sobers (1) passed 5000 runs in Test matches when he reached 83
--> BL D'Oliveira (1) passed his previous highest score of 76 in Test matches
--> BL D'Oliveira (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 77
--> K Higgs (1) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> K Higgs (1) passed his previous highest score of 43 in first-class matches
--> GS Sobers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the England first innings (previous best was 5-60)
--> GS Sobers reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed K Higgs, his 3rd wicket in the England second innings
--> C Milburn retired hurt in the England first innings having scored 0 (team score 11/1) - he returned when the score was 179/7

 

 

 

 

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