West Indies v England
Marylebone Cricket Club in West Indies and Bermuda 1953/54 (3rd Test)
VenueBourda, Georgetown on 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th February, 1st, 2nd March 1954 (6-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 9 wickets
UmpiresES Gillette, B Menzies
Close of play day 1England (1) 153/2 (Hutton 84*, Compton 37*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 401/8 (Bailey 40*, Lock 0*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (1) 31/3 (Weekes 21*, Christiani 3*)
Close of play day 4West Indies (1) 241/9 (Holt 38*, Valentine 0*)
Close of play day 5West Indies (2) 205/6 (Gomez 13*, Atkinson 0*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
W Watsonb Ramadhin12 80 -  
*L Huttonc Worrell b Ramadhin169 460241  
PBH Maylbw b Atkinson12      
DCS Comptonc Stollmeyer b Atkinson64 2338-  
TW Graveneyb Ramadhin0      
JH Wardleb Ramadhin38      
TE Baileyc Weekes b Ramadhin49      
+TG Evanslbw b Atkinson19 45 -  
JC Lakerb Valentine27   1  
GAR Lockb Ramadhin13      
JB Stathamnot out10      
Extras(20 b, 2 nb)22
Total(all out, 220 overs)435
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Watson), 2-76 (May), 3-226 (Compton), 4-227 (Graveney), 5-306 (Hutton), 6-321 (Wardle), 7-350 (Evans), 8-390 (Laker), 9-412 (Bailey), 10-435 (Lock, 220 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gomez32   6750--
Worrell15   4330--
Ramadhin67   341136--
Valentine44   181091--
Atkinson58   27783--
Stollmeyer2   130--
Walcott2   020--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
FMM Worrellc Evans b Statham012--  
*JB Stollmeyerb Statham2      
ED Weekesb Lock94      
CL Walcottb Statham4      
RJ Christianic Watson b Laker25      
GE Gomezb Statham8      
DS Atkinsonc and b Lock0      
+CA McWattrun out54      
JKC Holtnot out48      
S Ramadhinb Laker0      
AL Valentinerun out0      
Extras(8 b, 7 lb, 1 w)16
Total(all out, 105.5 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Worrell), 2-12 (Stollmeyer), 3-16 (Walcott), 4-78 (Christiani), 5-132 (Gomez), 6-134 (Weekes), 7-139 (Atkinson), 8-238 (McWatt), 9-240 (Ramadhin), 10-251 (Valentine, 105.5 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham27   6644--
Bailey5   0130--
Laker21   11322--
Wardle22   4600--
Compton3   160--

West Indies second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JKC Holtb Lock64 165    
*JB Stollmeyerc Compton b Laker44      
FMM Worrellc Evans b Statham2  --  
ED Weekesc Graveney b Bailey38      
CL Walcottlbw b Laker26      
RJ Christianib Bailey11   1  
GE Gomezc Graveney b Wardle35      
DS Atkinsonb Wardle18      
+CA McWattnot out9      
S Ramadhinb Statham1  --  
AL Valentineb Wardle0  --  
Extras(2 b, 4 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 117.3 overs)256
Fall of wickets:
1-79 (Stollmeyer), 2-96 (Worrell), 3-120 (Holt), 4-168 (Weekes), 5-186 (Christiani), 6-200 (Walcott), 7-245 (Atkinson), 8-246 (Gomez), 9-251 (Ramadhin), 10-256 (Valentine, 117.3 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   3862--
Bailey22   9412--
Lock25   11411--
Laker36   18562--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TW Graveneynot out33      
PBH Mayb Atkinson12      
W Watsonnot out27   1  
*L Huttondid not bat      
DCS Comptondid not bat      
JH Wardledid not bat      
TE Baileydid not bat      
+TG Evansdid not bat      
JC Lakerdid not bat      
GAR Lockdid not bat      
JB Stathamdid not bat      
Extras(3 b)3
Total(1 wicket, 20.1 overs)75
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (May)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gomez5   1150--
Atkinson7   0341--
Ramadhin4   070--
Walcott2   060--
Christiani1   020--

--> L Hutton (1) passed 37000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> JH Wardle (1) passed his previous highest score of 33 in Test matches
--> TE Bailey (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 27
--> RJ Christiani made his last appearance in Test matches
--> RJ Christiani made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> CA McWatt (1) equalled his previous highest score of 54 in Test matches
--> DS Atkinson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed TG Evans in the England first innings (previous best was 2-5)
--> AL Valentine reached 100 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed JC Laker, his 1st wicket in the England first innings
--> JB Statham achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the West Indies first innings (previous best was 4-90)
--> JC Laker reached 1000 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed CL Walcott, his 2nd wicket in the West Indies second innings





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