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Australia v West Indies
West Indies in Australia and New Zealand 1968/69 (1st Test)
VenueBrisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane on 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th December 1968 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by 125 runs
UmpiresCJ Egar, LP Rowan
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 267/9 (Hendriks 3*, Gibbs 0*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 255/5 (Sheahan 14*, Jarman 0*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 298/7 (Carew 29*)

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Camachob Gleeson6 351- 
MC Carewrun out83 24612- 
RB Kanhaic Gleeson b Mallett94 212151 
SM Nursec Jarman b McKenzie25 694- 
BF Butcherc Chappell b Connolly22 623- 
*GS Sobersc Jarman b Connolly2 9-- 
CH Lloydc Jarman b Connolly7 151- 
DAJ Holfordc Jarman b Gleeson6 33-- 
+JL Hendriksnot out15 681- 
CC Griffithc Sheahan b Connolly8 72- 
LR Gibbsb McKenzie17 384- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 4 nb)11
Total(all out, 95 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Camacho), 2-188 (Carew), 3-192 (Kanhai), 4-241 (Butcher), 5-243 (Nurse), 6-247 (Sobers), 7-250 (Lloyd), 8-258 (Holford), 9-267 (Griffith), 10-296 (Gibbs, 95 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie21   5552--
Connolly19   5604--
Gleeson28   7722--
Mallett14   2541--
Chappell4   0100--
Stackpole9   3340--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IR Redpathc Hendriks b Sobers073-- 
*WM Lawryc Sobers b Lloyd10529628612- 
IM Chappellc Sobers b Lloyd11726324717- 
KR Stackpolec Holford b Gibbs1 10-- 
AP Sheahanc Nurse b Holford14 511- 
RJ Inverarityc Holford b Gibbs5 131- 
+BN Jarmanc Sobers b Gibbs17 492- 
GD McKenziec Gibbs b Holford4 131- 
AA Mallettb Gibbs6 241- 
JW Gleesonnot out1 8-- 
AN Connollylbw b Gibbs0 6-- 
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 6 nb)14
Total(all out, 98.4 overs)284
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Redpath), 2-217 (Chappell), 3-220 (Stackpole), 4-246 (Lawry), 5-255 (Inverarity), 6-257 (Sheahan), 7-263 (McKenzie), 8-283 (Jarman), 9-284 (Mallett), 10-284 (Connolly, 98.4 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers14   5301--
Griffith12   1470--
Gibbs39.47885--
Holford25   6882--
Lloyd8   1172--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GS Camachoc Redpath b Connolly40 825- 
SM Nursec Mallett b Gleeson16 441- 
RB Kanhaic Inverarity b Gleeson29 405- 
BF Butcherb Gleeson1 11-- 
CH Lloydlbw b McKenzie129222209181 
*GS Sobersc Jarman b Gleeson36 726- 
DAJ Holfordc Jarman b McKenzie4 211- 
MC Carewnot out71 18010- 
+JL Hendriksc Jarman b Chappell10 481- 
CC Griffithb Gleeson1 21-- 
LR Gibbsc Inverarity b Chappell0 4-- 
Extras(4 b, 10 lb, 2 nb)16
Total(all out, 87 overs)353
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Nurse), 2-92 (Camacho), 3-92 (Kanhai), 4-93 (Butcher), 5-165 (Sobers), 6-178 (Holford), 7-298 (Lloyd), 8-331 (Hendriks), 9-350 (Griffith), 10-353 (Gibbs, 87 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McKenzie16   2552--
Connolly21   1751--
Gleeson33   51225--
Mallett4   0320--
Stackpole7   1320--
Chappell6   0212--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
IR Redpathc Lloyd b Sobers18 322- 
*WM Lawryb Gibbs9 342- 
IM Chappellc sub (CA Davis) b Sobers50 1436- 
KR Stackpoleb Sobers32 426- 
AP Sheahanb Gibbs34 723- 
RJ Inverarityc Kanhai b Gibbs9 361- 
+BN Jarmanst Hendriks b Sobers4 7-- 
GD McKenzienot out38 804- 
AA Mallettlbw b Carew19 50-- 
JW Gleesonc sub (CA Davis) b Sobers10 122- 
AN Connollyc Holford b Sobers0 13-- 
Extras(9 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)17
Total(all out, 88.6 overs)240
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Redpath), 2-29 (Lawry), 3-66 (Stackpole), 4-137 (Sheahan), 5-161 (Chappell), 6-165 (Jarman), 7-165 (Inverarity), 8-220 (Mallett), 9-238 (Gleeson), 10-240 (Connolly, 88.6 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Sobers33.612736--
Lloyd2   070--
Gibbs30   6823--
Holford14   1310--
Carew9   1301--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> MC Carew (1) passed his previous highest score of 40 in Test matches
--> MC Carew (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 62
--> RB Kanhai (1) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> BF Butcher (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> WM Lawry (1) passed 15500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> CH Lloyd (2) passed his previous highest score of 118 in Test matches
--> BF Butcher made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> CC Griffith made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> JL Hendriks made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> MC Carew made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> DAJ Holford made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> CH Lloyd made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> GS Camacho made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> RJ Inverarity made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> AA Mallett made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> DAJ Holford reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed AP Sheahan, his 1st wicket in the Australia first innings
--> JW Gleeson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed GS Sobers in the West Indies second innings (previous best was 3-44)
--> JW Gleeson achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the West Indies second innings
--> GS Sobers achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed AN Connolly in the Australia second innings (previous best was 5-41)
--> GS Sobers reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed IM Chappell, his 3rd wicket in the Australia second innings

 

 

 

 

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