Worcestershire v West Indians
West Indies in British Isles 1957
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 1st, 2nd May 1957 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indians won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indians won by an innings and 77 runs
UmpiresDE Davies, FS Lee
Close of play day 1West Indians (1) 290/9 (Alexander 31*, Dewdney 2*)

West Indians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AG Ganteaume hit wkt b Berry40      
NS Asgaralist Booth b Berry35      
CL Walcottc Berry b Flavell33      
FMM Worrellst Booth b Berry38      
GS Sobersb Horton0      
OG Smithc Outschoorn b Berry68  73  
DS Atkinsonc DW Richardson b Berry0      
*JDC Goddardc Booth b Flavell27      
+FCM Alexandernot out31      
AL Valentinelbw b Berry7      
DT Dewdneynot out2      
Extras(6 b, 3 lb)9
Total(9 wickets, declared, 120 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-71, 2-92, 3-140, 4-140, 5-168, 6-168, 7-220, 8-263, 9-270
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Flavell25   4652--
Aldridge26   11480--
Berry44   161056--
Horton23   9491--
Jenkins2   0140--

Worcestershire first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Walcott b Valentine26      
*PE Richardsonc and b Worrell18      
LF Outschoornc Sobers b Worrell0      
DW Richardsonc Walcott b Atkinson1      
G Dewsb Atkinson4      
MJ Hortonc Sobers b Atkinson0      
RO Jenkinsc Walcott b Valentine3      
+R Boothc and b Atkinson19      
JA Flavellc Sobers b Valentine0      
R Berrynot out0      
KJ Aldridgeb Atkinson1      
Extras(8 b)8
Total(all out, 32.1 overs)80
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-26, 3-31, 4-53, 5-53, 6-57, 7-78, 8-78, 9-79, 10-80 (32.1 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney5   0160--
Worrell9   1202--
Valentine7   3113--

Worcestershire second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
D Kenyonc Sobers b Worrell0      
*PE Richardsonc and b Worrell10      
LF Outschoornb Atkinson21      
DW Richardsonc Walcott b Atkinson20      
G Dewsb Atkinson12      
MJ Hortonb Valentine1      
RO Jenkinsc Smith b Valentine28      
+R Boothc Ganteaume b Atkinson29      
JA Flavellnot out6      
R Berryc Smith b Atkinson0      
KJ Aldridgeb Valentine0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb)6
Total(all out, 55.1 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-1, 2-32, 3-34, 4-61, 5-66, 6-68, 7-127, 8-127, 9-127, 10-133 (55.1 ov)
West Indians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dewdney3   1190--
Worrell5   1142--
Atkinson17   7375--
Smith8   4180--
Sobers6   1170--

--> The match was scheduled for three days but completed in two.
--> CL Walcott (1) passed 9000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 11
--> JDC Goddard (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> OG Smith made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> DT Dewdney made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> AG Ganteaume made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> DS Atkinson made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> GS Sobers made his debut in England in first-class matches
--> R Berry reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 6th wicket in the West Indians first innings





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