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West Indies v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in West Indies 1947/48 (1st Test)
VenueKensington Oval, Bridgetown on 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th January 1948 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresCS Foster, JH Walcott
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 244/3 (Gomez 85*, Headley 29*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 150/3 (Hardstaff 42*, Ikin 3*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 117/4 (Goddard 9*, Christiani 28*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 60/2 (Robertson 35*, Cranston 2*)

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Stollmeyerc Robertson b Ikin78 2117- 
+CL Walcottb Laker8 301- 
ED Weekesc Evans b Tremlett35 573- 
GE Gomezb Laker86 21310- 
*GA Headleyb Laker29 825- 
RJ Christianilbw b Laker1 18-- 
JDC Goddardb Howorth28 375- 
EAV Williamsc Ikin b Laker2 8-- 
W Fergusonb Laker0 2-- 
PEW Jonesnot out10 201- 
BBM Gaskinc Ikin b Laker10 92- 
Extras(4 lb, 3 nb, 2 w)9
Total(all out, 124 overs)296
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Walcott), 2-81 (Weekes), 3-185 (Stollmeyer), 4-245 (Headley), 5-246 (Gomez), 6-271 (Christiani), 7-273 (Williams), 8-273 (Ferguson), 9-279 (Goddard), 10-296 (Gaskin, 124 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett26   8491--
Cranston15   4290--
Laker37   91037--
Ikin16   3381--
Howorth30   8681--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonlbw b Williams80 1718- 
W Placec Gomez b Goddard12 561- 
D Brookesb Jones10 451- 
J Hardstaffb Williams98 2585- 
JT Ikinc Walcott b Williams3 55-- 
GA Smithsonc Gomez b Jones0 19-- 
*K Cranstonrun out2 48-- 
R Howorthc Goddard b Ferguson14 182- 
+TG Evansb Jones26 475- 
JC Lakerc Walcott b Jones2 10-- 
MF Tremlettnot out0 5-- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)6
Total(all out, 110.2 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-32 (Place), 2-67 (Brookes), 3-130 (Robertson), 4-153 (Ikin), 5-156 (Smithson), 6-176 (Cranston), 7-197 (Howorth), 8-250 (Hardstaff), 9-252 (Evans), 10-253 (Laker, 110.2 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones25.26544--
Gaskin11   0300--
Williams33   15513--
Goddard21   6491--
Ferguson14   1521--
Headley6   1110--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Stollmeyerc Evans b Howorth31 652- 
+CL Walcottc Ikin b Howorth16 392- 
ED Weekesb Laker25 483- 
GE Gomezst Evans b Howorth0 6-- 
JDC Goddardc Ikin b Laker18 821- 
RJ Christianilbw b Cranston99 17611- 
EAV Williamsc Evans b Howorth72 6382 
PEW Jonesc Robertson b Howorth7 71- 
W Fergusonnot out56 899- 
BBM Gaskinc Brookes b Howorth7 22-- 
*GA Headleynot out7 291- 
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)13
Total(9 wickets, declared, 106 overs)351
Fall of wickets:
1-46 (Walcott), 2-69 (Stollmeyer), 3-71 (Gomez), 4-87 (Weekes), 5-144 (Goddard), 6-240 (Williams), 7-252 (Jones), 8-301 (Christiani), 9-328 (Gaskin)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tremlett10   0400--
Cranston13   3311--
Laker30   12952--
Ikin12   1480--
Howorth41   81246--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JDB Robertsonnot out51 1205- 
D Brookesc Walcott b Goddard7 38-- 
R Howorthb Ferguson16 281- 
*K Cranstonlbw b Gaskin8 38-- 
J Hardstaffc Gomez b Goddard0 4-- 
W Placenot out1 5-- 
JT Ikindid not bat      
GA Smithsondid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
MF Tremlettdid not bat      
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(4 wickets, 45.4 overs)86
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Brookes), 2-55 (Howorth), 3-70 (Cranston), 4-71 (Hardstaff)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones9   1290--
Gaskin10   4151--
Goddard14   4182--
Williams9   3170--
Ferguson3.4141--

Notes
--> JB Stollmeyer (1) passed his previous highest score of 59 in Test matches
--> CL Walcott made his debut in Test matches
--> ED Weekes made his debut in Test matches
--> GE Gomez (1) passed his previous highest score of 11 in Test matches
--> GE Gomez (1) passed 3000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 27
--> RJ Christiani made his debut in Test matches
--> JDC Goddard made his debut in Test matches
--> W Ferguson made his debut in Test matches
--> PEW Jones made his debut in Test matches
--> BBM Gaskin made his debut in Test matches
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed his previous highest score of 30 in Test matches
--> JDB Robertson (1) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 71
--> W Place made his debut in Test matches
--> D Brookes made his debut in Test matches
--> GA Smithson made his debut in Test matches
--> JC Laker made his debut in Test matches
--> MF Tremlett made his debut in Test matches
--> RJ Christiani (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 99
--> EAV Williams (2) 50 in 28 balls, 30 minutes
--> JC Laker reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed RJ Christiani, his 4th wicket in the West Indies first innings
--> EAV Williams achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed JDB Robertson in the England first innings (previous best was 0-23)
--> R Howorth achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed EAV Williams in the West Indies second innings (previous best was 3-64)

 

 

 

 

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