West Indies v Australia
Australia in West Indies 1954/55 (3rd Test)
VenueBourda, Georgetown on 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th April 1955 (6-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWest Indies won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 8 wickets
UmpiresES Gillette, EN Lee Kow
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 83/1 (McDonald 32*, Harvey 6*)
Close of play day 2West Indies (2) 17/0 (Holt 5*, Stollmeyer 11*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 40/0 (McDonald 20*, Morris 19*)
ArticlesRichie Benaud

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JKC Holtc and b Miller12 25 - 
*JB Stollmeyerc Archer b Miller16     
CL Walcottc and b Archer8     
ED Weekesc Archer b Benaud81 12011- 
FMM Worrellc Johnson b Archer9     
GS Sobersc Watson b Johnson12     
DS Atkinsonb Lindwall13     
+CC Depeiazanot out16     
NE Marshallb Benaud01 -- 
S Ramadhinc Archer b Benaud02 -- 
FM Kingc Langley b Benaud13     
Extras(1 b, 1 lb)2
Total(all out, 43.5 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Holt), 2-30 (Stollmeyer), 3-42 (Walcott), 4-52 (Worrell), 5-83 (Sobers), 6-124 (Atkinson), 7-156 (Weekes), 8-156 (Marshall), 9-160 (Ramadhin), 10-182 (King, 43.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall12   0441--
Miller9   1332--
Archer10   0462--
Johnson9   1421--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Atkinson61 2308- 
AR Morrisc Sobers b Atkinson44     
RN Harveyc Holt b Ramadhin38     
WJ Watsonc and b Ramadhin6  1- 
KR Millerc Depeiaza b Sobers33   1 
R Benaudc sub (OG Smith) b Marshall68 13282 
RG Archerst Depeiaza b Sobers2     
*IWG Johnsonc Stollmeyer b Sobers0     
RR Lindwallb Atkinson2     
+GRA Langleynot out1     
WA Johnstonabsent hurt
Extras(2 lb)2
Total(all out, 134.3 overs)257
Fall of wickets:
1-71 (Morris), 2-135 (Harvey), 3-147 (Watson), 4-161 (McDonald), 5-215 (Miller), 6-231 (Archer), 7-231 (Johnson), 8-238 (Lindwall), 9-257 (Benaud, 134.3 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King12   1370--
Worrell9   2170--
Ramadhin26   9552--
Atkinson37   13853--
Stollmeyer1   010--
Sobers16   10203--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
JKC Holtc Langley b Miller6     
*JB Stollmeyerc and b Johnson17     
CL Walcott hit wkt b Lindwall73     
ED Weekesc Langley b Johnson011-- 
FMM Worrell hit wkt b Benaud56     
+CC Depeiazast Langley b Johnson13     
DS Atkinsonst Langley b Johnson16     
GS Sobersb Johnson11     
NE Marshallc sub (LE Favell) b Johnson8     
S Ramadhinst Langley b Johnson2     
FM Kingnot out0     
Extras(1 b, 2 lb, 2 nb)5
Total(all out, 75.2 overs)207
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Holt), 2-25 (Stollmeyer), 3-25 (Weekes), 4-150 (Walcott), 5-162 (Worrell), 6-175 (Depeiaza), 7-186 (Atkinson), 8-204 (Marshall), 9-204 (Sobers), 10-207 (Ramadhin, 75.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lindwall18   1541--
Miller9   3181--
Benaud14   3431--
Archer12   3430--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CC McDonaldb Atkinson31 93 - 
AR Morrisc Walcott b Marshall38 963- 
RN Harveynot out41     
WJ Watsonnot out22     
KR Millerdid not bat      
R Benauddid not bat      
RG Archerdid not bat      
*IWG Johnsondid not bat      
RR Lindwalldid not bat      
+GRA Langleydid not bat      
WA Johnstondid not bat      
Extras(1 nb)1
Total(2 wickets, 58.5 overs)133
Fall of wickets:
1-70 (McDonald), 2-70 (Morris)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
King3   0100--
Worrell7   2200--
Sobers11   4190--
Marshall13   6221--
Ramadhin9   1290--

--> The match was scheduled for six days but completed in four.
--> CC Depeiaza made his debut in Test matches
--> NE Marshall made his debut in Test matches
--> JB Stollmeyer made his last appearance in Test matches
--> NE Marshall made his last appearance in Test matches
--> R Benaud (1) passed his previous highest score of 46 in Test matches
--> R Benaud (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 64
--> FMM Worrell (2) passed 10500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> AR Morris (2) passed 3500 runs in Test matches when he reached 12
--> WJ Watson (2) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> CC Depeiaza made his debut for West Indies in first-class matches
--> NE Marshall made his debut for West Indies in first-class matches
--> R Benaud achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the West Indies first innings (previous best was 4-118)
--> IWG Johnson achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed S Ramadhin in the West Indies second innings (previous best was 6-42)





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