West Indies v Australia
Australia in West Indies 1954/55 (1st Test)
VenueSabina Park, Kingston on 26th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st March 1955 (6-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 9 wickets
UmpiresP Burke, TA Ewart
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 266/2 (Harvey 84*, Miller 64*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 515/9 (Johnson 18*, Johnston 0*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (1) 221/5 (Walcott 95*, Smith 37*)
Close of play day 4West Indies (2) 186/3 (Smith 92*, Walcott 28*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldst Binns b Valentine50 115 - 
AR Morrislbw b Valentine65 15061 
RN Harveylbw b Walcott133 30620- 
KR Millerlbw b Walcott147 34615- 
RR Lindwalllbw b Ramadhin10     
PJP Burgec and b Atkinson14     
+LV Maddocksb Valentine1     
R Benaudb Walcott46 85 - 
RG Archerc Walcott b Holt24  5- 
*IWG Johnsonnot out18     
WA Johnstonnot out0     
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 1 w)7
Total(9 wickets, declared, 201 overs)515
Fall of wickets:
1-102 (McDonald), 2-137 (Morris), 3-361 (Harvey), 4-391 (Lindwall), 5-417 (Miller), 6-430 (Burge), 7-435 (Maddocks), 8-475 (Archer), 9-506 (Benaud)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King28   71220--
Worrell7   2130--
Atkinson23   9461--
Ramadhin46   121121--
Valentine54   201133--
Smith11   0270--
Walcott26   9503--
Gibbs3   150--
Holt3   0201--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JKC Holtc Benaud b Lindwall31     
GL Gibbslbw b Archer12     
+AP Binnsc Burge b Archer04 -- 
ED Weekesrun out19     
CL Walcottc Benaud b Miller108  12- 
FMM Worrellb Johnston9 44 - 
OG Smithlbw b Lindwall44 153 - 
*DS Atkinsonc Harvey b Miller15 -- 
FM Kingc Maddocks b Lindwall4     
S Ramadhinnot out12     
AL Valentineb Lindwall0     
Extras(14 b, 2 lb, 3 nb)19
Total(all out, 101 overs)259
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Gibbs), 2-27 (Binns), 3-56 (Weekes), 4-75 (Holt), 5-101 (Worrell), 6-239 (Smith), 7-240 (Atkinson), 8-243 (Walcott), 9-253 (King), 10-259 (Valentine, 101 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall24   6614--
Archer19   8392--
Johnston23   4751--
Benaud19   7290--
Miller16   5362--

West Indies second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
JKC Holtc Maddocks b Benaud60 14011- 
GL Gibbsb Johnston0 36-- 
OG Smithc Harvey b Miller104 22014- 
ED Weekesc and b Benaud1     
CL Walcottc Archer b Lindwall39     
*DS Atkinsonc Benaud b Miller30     
+AP Binnslbw b Miller0     
FMM Worrellb Archer9     
FM Kingc Maddocks b Lindwall21     
S Ramadhinc Lindwall b Archer3     
AL Valentinenot out2     
Extras(5 b, 1 nb)6
Total(all out, 96.1 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Gibbs), 2-122 (Holt), 3-132 (Weekes), 4-209 (Walcott), 5-213 (Smith), 6-213 (Binns), 7-239 (Worrell), 8-253 (Atkinson), 9-270 (Ramadhin), 10-275 (King, 96.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Miller28   9623--
Archer12   3442--
Johnston16   3541--
Benaud23   7442--
Harvey1   020--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+LV Maddocksnot out12     
AR Morrisc Gibbs b Weekes1  -- 
CC McDonaldnot out7     
RN Harveydid not bat      
KR Millerdid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
PJP Burgedid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Total(1 wicket, 5.2 overs)20
Fall of wickets:
1-6 (Morris)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King2   0100--
Gibbs1   020--

--> The match was scheduled for six days but completed in five.
--> KR Miller (1) passed his previous highest score of 145 in Test matches
--> KR Miller (1) passed 12000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 19
--> PJP Burge (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 5
--> R Benaud (1) passed his previous highest score of 45 in Test matches
--> GL Gibbs made his debut in Test matches
--> OG Smith made his debut in Test matches
--> JKC Holt (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 37
--> CL Walcott (2) passed 8000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> FM King (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in first-class matches
--> FM King (2) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Test matches
--> CL Walcott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia first innings (previous best was 3-52)
--> WA Johnston reached 550 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed FMM Worrell, his 1st wicket in the West Indies first innings
--> RG Archer reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed S Ramadhin, his 2nd wicket in the West Indies second innings
--> KR Miller reached 400 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed OG Smith, his 1st wicket in the West Indies second innings





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