England v West Indies
West Indies in British Isles 1963 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 26th August 1963 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by 8 wickets
UmpiresJS Buller, AEG Rhodes
Close of play day 1England (1) 275 all out
Close of play day 2West Indies (1) 231/8 (Solomon 15*, Griffith 3*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 5/0 (Hunte 5*, Rodriguez 0*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Bolusc Murray b Sobers3372873- 
JH Edrichc Murray b Sobers2563951- 
*ER Dexterc and b Griffith2970762- 
KF Barringtonc Sobers b Gibbs1649501- 
DB Closeb Griffith461361276- 
PJ Sharpec Murray b Griffith631361199- 
+JM Parksc Kanhai b Griffith1942751- 
FS Truemanb Griffith1929282- 
GAR Lock hit wkt b Griffith4916-- 
JB Stathamb Hall81323-- 
D Shackletonnot out043-- 
Extras(4 b, 2 lb, 7 nb)13
Total(all out, 102.2 overs)275
Fall of wickets:
1-59 (Bolus), 2-64 (Edrich), 3-103 (Barrington), 4-115 (Dexter), 5-216 (Close), 6-224 (Sharpe), 7-254 (Trueman), 8-258 (Lock), 9-275 (Parks), 10-275 (Statham, 102.2 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Griffith27   4716--
Sobers21   4442--
Gibbs27   7501--
Worrell5   0260--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntec Parks b Shackleton801751957- 
WV Rodriguezc Lock b Statham515131- 
RB Kanhaib Lock3066773- 
BF Butcherrun out531561567- 
GS Sobersrun out2673682- 
JS Solomonc Trueman b Statham1670119-- 
*FMM Worrellb Statham918281- 
+DL Murrayc Lock b Trueman5881- 
WW Hallb Trueman298-- 
CC Griffithnot out1325382- 
LR Gibbsb Trueman41012-- 
Extras(3 lb)3
Total(all out, 104.1 overs)246
Fall of wickets:
1-10 (Rodriguez), 2-72 (Kanhai), 3-152 (Hunte), 4-185 (Butcher), 5-198 (Sobers), 6-214 (Worrell), 7-221 (Murray), 8-225 (Hall), 9-233 (Solomon), 10-246 (Gibbs, 104.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   3683--
Shackleton21   5371--
Lock29   6651--
Dexter6   180--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JB Bolusc Gibbs b Sobers155653-- 
JH Edrichc Murray b Griffith1228581- 
*ER Dexterc Murray b Sobers2779982- 
KF Barringtonb Griffith2839284- 
DB Closelbw b Sobers4431- 
PJ Sharpec Murray b Hall8318519710- 
+JM Parkslbw b Griffith2347582- 
FS Truemanc Sobers b Hall53135-- 
GAR Lockb Hall011-- 
JB Stathamb Hall1413223- 
D Shackletonnot out0914-- 
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 4 nb)12
Total(all out, 81 overs)223
Fall of wickets:
1-29 (Bolus), 2-31 (Edrich), 3-64 (Barrington), 4-69 (Close), 5-121 (Dexter), 6-173 (Parks), 7-196 (Trueman), 8-196 (Lock), 9-218 (Statham), 10-223 (Sharpe, 81 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hall16   3394--
Griffith23   7663--
Sobers33   6773--
Gibbs9   1290--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC Huntenot out1082953069- 
WV Rodriguezc Lock b Dexter281141461- 
RB Kanhaic Bolus b Lock7710388101 
BF Butchernot out3157683- 
GS Sobersdid not bat      
JS Solomondid not bat      
*FMM Worrelldid not bat      
+DL Murraydid not bat      
WW Halldid not bat      
CC Griffithdid not bat      
LR Gibbsdid not bat      
Extras(4 b, 7 lb)11
Total(2 wickets, 95 overs)255
Fall of wickets:
1-78 (Rodriguez), 2-191 (Kanhai)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Statham22   2540--
Shackleton32   7680--
Trueman1   100--
Lock25   8521--
Dexter9   1341--
Close6   0360--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> D Shackleton made his last appearance in Test matches
--> FMM Worrell made his last appearance in Test matches
--> DB Close (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 30
--> PJ Sharpe (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> BF Butcher (1) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 51
--> BF Butcher (1) passed 3500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 12
--> CC Griffith (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> JM Parks (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 20
--> WV Rodriguez made his debut in England in Test matches
--> GS Sobers reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed JH Edrich, his 2nd wicket in the England first innings





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