Australia v West Indies
West Indies in Australia 1960/61 (3rd Test)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 18th January 1961 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by 222 runs
UmpiresCJ Egar, C Hoy
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 303/5 (Sobers 152*, Solomon 4*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 172/5 (Mackay 27*, Davidson 3*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 179/7 (Alexander 11*, Gibbs 4*)
Close of play day 4Australia (2) 182/2 (Harvey 84*, O'Neill 53*)

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec Simpson b Meckiff3468733-  
CW Smithc Simpson b Davidson1622353-  
RB Kanhaic Grout b Davidson2154692-  
GS Sobersc and b Davidson168234270251  
*FMM Worrellc Davidson b Benaud2281664-  
SM Nursec Simpson b Benaud431181125-  
JS Solomonc Simpson b Benaud1437503-  
+FCM Alexanderc Harvey b Benaud0811--  
LR Gibbsc Grout b Davidson073--  
WW Hallc Grout b Davidson1022172-  
AL Valentinenot out0315--  
Extras(6 b, 4 lb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 81.6 overs)339
Fall of wickets:
1-48 (Smith), 2-68 (Hunte), 3-89 (Kanhai), 4-152 (Worrell), 5-280 (Nurse), 6-329 (Solomon), 7-329 (Sobers), 8-329 (Gibbs), 9-329 (Alexander), 10-339 (Hall, 81.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Meckiff13   1741--
Mackay14   1400--
Benaud23   3864--
Martin8   1370--
Simpson2   0110--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Valentine34811121-  
RB Simpsonc Kanhai b Hall101723--  
RN Harveyc Sobers b Hall92034--  
NCL O'Neillb Sobers7114814210-  
LE Favellc Worrell b Valentine1656361-  
KD Mackayc Solomon b Gibbs391551342-  
AK Davidsonc Worrell b Valentine1658482-  
*R Benaudc and b Valentine34943--  
JW Martinc Solomon b Gibbs011--  
+ATW Groutc Hunte b Gibbs044--  
I Meckiffnot out063--  
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 74.2 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Simpson), 2-40 (Harvey), 3-65 (McDonald), 4-105 (Favell), 5-155 (O'Neill), 6-194 (Davidson), 7-200 (Mackay), 8-200 (Martin), 9-202 (Grout), 10-202 (Benaud, 74.2 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall13   0532--
Worrell9   4180--
Gibbs23   6463--
Sobers5   2141--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec O'Neill b Davidson11620--  
CW Smithc Simpson b Benaud55941169-  
RB Kanhaic Martin b Davidson397--  
GS Sobersc Grout b Davidson1510--  
*FMM Worrelllbw b Benaud82224198111  
SM Nursec and b Mackay115758--  
JS Solomonc Harvey b Benaud12525--  
+FCM Alexanderlbw b Mackay10819021291  
LR Gibbsst Grout b Benaud18112912-  
WW Hallb Mackay247871-1  
AL Valentinenot out101092-  
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 102.4 overs)326
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Hunte), 2-20 (Kanhai), 3-22 (Sobers), 4-123 (Smith), 5-144 (Nurse), 6-159 (Solomon), 7-166 (Worrell), 8-240 (Gibbs), 9-309 (Hall), 10-326 (Alexander, 102.4 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Davidson8   1333--
Meckiff5   2120--
Benaud44   141134--
Martin10   0650--
Simpson4   0160--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldc Alexander b Valentine2789972-  
RB Simpsonb Sobers1227262-  
RN Harveyc Sobers b Gibbs851851809-  
NCL O'Neillc Sobers b Gibbs701461318-  
LE Favellb Gibbs2810--  
KD Mackayc Nurse b Gibbs052--  
*R Benaudc and b Valentine2468503-  
JW Martinb Valentine513121-  
+ATW Groutb Gibbs01112--  
AK Davidsonb Valentine11725--  
I Meckiffnot out697--  
Extras(3 b, 6 lb)9
Total(all out, 72.2 overs)241
Fall of wickets:
1-27 (Simpson), 2-83 (McDonald), 3-191 (Harvey), 4-197 (Favell), 5-197 (Mackay), 6-202 (O'Neill), 7-209 (Martin), 8-220 (Grout), 9-234 (Benaud), 10-241 (Davidson, 72.2 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall8   0350--
Sobers9   1381--
Gibbs26   5665--
Worrell4   070--

--> WW Hall (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> CW Smith (2) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Test matches
--> CW Smith (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 34
--> FCM Alexander (2) passed his previous highest score of 72 in Test matches
--> FCM Alexander (2) made his first century in Test matches
--> FCM Alexander (2) passed his previous highest score of 99 in first-class matches
--> FCM Alexander (2) made his first century in first-class matches
--> LR Gibbs made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> LR Gibbs achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia second innings (previous best was 5-80)





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