Australia v West Indies
West Indies in Australia 1960/61 (2nd Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 30th, 31st December 1960, 2nd, 3rd January 1961 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 7 wickets
UmpiresCJ Egar, C Hoy
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 1/1 (Hunte 1*)
Close of play day 2West Indies (1) 108/2 (Nurse 35*, Kanhai 70*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 129/5 (Hunte 74*, Alexander 19*)

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Watson b Hall1526451- 
RB Simpsonc Alexander b Hall49681034- 
RN Harveyc Sobers b Worrell1219272- 
NCL O'Neillc Sobers b Worrell4066903- 
LE Favellc Nurse b Sobers51871025- 
KD Mackayb Ramadhin741361724- 
AK Davidsonb Hall35513941 
*R Benaudb Hall233-- 
+ATW Groutb Watson556-- 
JW Martinb Valentine55678241 
FM Missonnot out054-- 
Extras(7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 66.1 overs)348
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (McDonald), 2-60 (Harvey), 3-105 (Simpson), 4-155 (O'Neill), 5-189 (Favell), 6-242 (Davidson), 7-244 (Benaud), 8-251 (Grout), 9-348 (Mackay), 10-348 (Martin, 66.1 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall12   2514--
Watson12   1731--
Sobers17   1881--
Worrell9   0502--
Ramadhin5   0211--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec Simpson b Misson158-- 
JS Solomonc Grout b Davidson045-- 
SM Nursec Grout b Davidson702593051- 
RB Kanhaic Harvey b Davidson8416516413- 
GS Sobersc Simpson b Benaud93640-- 
*FMM Worrellb Misson0814-- 
+FCM Alexanderc Favell b Davidson52834-- 
S Ramadhinb Davidson087-- 
WW Hallb Davidson51613-- 
CD Watsonc McDonald b Benaud42227-- 
AL Valentinenot out166-- 
Extras(2 nb)2
Total(all out, 69.2 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Solomon), 2-1 (Hunte), 3-124 (Kanhai), 4-139 (Sobers), 5-142 (Worrell), 6-160 (Alexander), 7-160 (Ramadhin), 8-166 (Hall), 9-177 (Nurse), 10-181 (Watson, 69.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson22   4536--
Misson11   0362--
Martin8   1320--
Simpson1   100--

West Indies second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec Grout b O'Neill1102492709- 
JS Solomon hit wkt b Benaud45169-- 
SM Nurserun out31715-- 
RB Kanhaic Misson b Martin2565503- 
GS Sobersc Simpson b Martin049-- 
*FMM Worrellc Simpson b Martin022-- 
+FCM Alexanderc Grout b Davidson722141947- 
S Ramadhinst Grout b Benaud3118-- 
WW Hallb Davidson41826-- 
CD Watsonrun out51018-- 
AL Valentinenot out0514-- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)7
Total(all out, 80.4 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-40 (Solomon), 2-51 (Nurse), 3-97 (Kanhai), 4-99 (Sobers), 5-99 (Worrell), 6-186 (Hunte), 7-193 (Ramadhin), 8-206 (Hall), 9-222 (Watson), 10-233 (Alexander, 80.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Misson12   3360--
Benaud20   3492--
Martin20   3563--
Simpson8   0240--
O'Neill5   1101--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Sobers b Hall1324391- 
RB Simpsonnot out27621121- 
RN Harveyc Alexander b Hall022-- 
NCL O'Neilllbw b Watson087-- 
LE Favellnot out2453601- 
KD Mackaydid not bat      
AK Davidsondid not bat      
*R Benauddid not bat      
+ATW Groutdid not bat      
JW Martindid not bat      
FM Missondid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 1 lb, 1 nb)6
Total(3 wickets, 18.4 overs)70
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (McDonald), 2-27 (Harvey), 3-30 (O'Neill)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Watson9   1321--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> JW Martin made his debut in Test matches
--> FM Misson made his debut in Test matches
--> S Ramadhin made his last appearance in Test matches
--> KD Mackay (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 25
--> SM Nurse (1) equalled his previous highest score of 70 in Test matches
--> FCM Alexander (2) passed his previous highest score of 70 in Test matches
--> CD Watson made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> SM Nurse made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> AK Davidson reached 500 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed SM Nurse, his 6th wicket in the West Indies first innings





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