Wisden

The independent voice of cricket

LIVE SCORES
ENG flag ENGWon toss. Elected to bat
186 & 583-4d
Series badge WI
474 & 72-7
WI flag
Overs: 258.0 RR: 2.26 vs spin: 2.02
vs seam: 2.58
Overs: 60.0 RR: 1.20 vs spin: 0.86
vs seam: 1.86
Thu 30/05/57 England v West Indies, 1st Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham
match drawn Match Drawn
Select View

England - 1st Inns 186 (79.4; RR: 2.33)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
PE Richardson c Walcott b Ramadhin 47 0 5 0
DB Close c Kanhai b Gilchrist 15 0 1 0
DJ Insole b Ramadhin 20 0 1 0
PBH May c Weekes b Ramadhin 30 0 3 0
MC Cowdrey c Gilchrist b Ramadhin 4 0 0 0
TE Bailey b Ramadhin 1 0 0 0
GAR Lock b Ramadhin 0 0 0 0
TG Evans b Gilchrist 14 0 1 0
JC Laker b Ramadhin 7 0 0 0
FS Trueman not out 29 0 3 1
JB Statham b Atkinson 13 0 1 0
Extras (3b, 3lb, 0w, 0nb) 6  
TOTAL 186 all out (79.4 overs; RR: 2.33)

Fall of wickets

32-1 (DB Close 0.0 ov), 61-2 (DJ Insole 0.0 ov), 104-3 (PE Richardson 0.0 ov), 115-4 (PBH May 0.0 ov), 116-5 (TE Bailey 0.0 ov), 118-6 (GAR Lock 0.0 ov), 121-7 (MC Cowdrey 0.0 ov), 130-8 (JC Laker 0.0 ov), 150-9 (TG Evans 0.0 ov), 186-10 (JB Statham 79.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
FMM Worrell 9.0 1 27 0 3.00 0 0
R Gilchrist 27.0 4 74 2 2.74 0 0
S Ramadhin 31.0 16 49 7 1.58 0 0
DS Atkinson 12.4 3 30 1 2.50 0 0

West Indies - 1st Inns 474 (191.4; RR: 2.47)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
BH Pairaudeau b Trueman 1 0 0 0
RB Kanhai lbw b Statham 42 0 6 0
CL Walcott c Evans b Laker 90 0 11 0
ED Weekes b Trueman 9 0 0 0
GS Sobers c Bailey b Statham 53 0 8 0
OG Smith lbw b Laker 161 0 19 1
FMM Worrell b Statham 81 0 8 0
JDC Goddard c Lock b Laker 24 0 3 0
DS Atkinson c Statham b Laker 1 0 0 0
S Ramadhin not out 5 0 0 0
R Gilchrist run out 0 0 0 0
Extras (1b, 6lb, 0w, 0nb) 7  
TOTAL 474 all out (191.4 overs; RR: 2.47)

Fall of wickets

4-1 (BH Pairaudeau 0.0 ov), 83-2 (RB Kanhai 0.0 ov), 120-3 (ED Weekes 0.0 ov), 183-4 (CL Walcott 0.0 ov), 197-5 (GS Sobers 0.0 ov), 387-6 (FMM Worrell 0.0 ov), 466-7 (OG Smith 0.0 ov), 469-8 (DS Atkinson 0.0 ov), 474-9 (JDC Goddard 0.0 ov), 474-10 (R Gilchrist 191.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
JB Statham 39.0 4 114 3 2.92 0 0
FS Trueman 30.0 4 99 2 3.30 0 0
TE Bailey 34.0 11 80 0 2.35 0 0
JC Laker 54.0 17 119 4 2.20 0 0
GAR Lock 34.4 15 55 0 1.62 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 583-4 (258.0; RR: 2.26)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
PE Richardson c b Ramadhin 34 0 2 0
DB Close c Weekes b Gilchrist 42 0 3 0
DJ Insole b Ramadhin 0 0 0 0
PBH May not out 285 0 25 2
MC Cowdrey c b Smith 154 0 16 0
TG Evans not out 29 0 5 0
TE Bailey  
GAR Lock  
JC Laker  
FS Trueman  
JB Statham  
Extras (23b, 16lb, 0w, 0nb) 39  
TOTAL 583-4 (258.0 overs; RR: 2.26)

Fall of wickets

63-1 (PE Richardson 0.0 ov), 65-2 (DJ Insole 0.0 ov), 113-3 (DB Close 56.1 ov), 524-4 (MC Cowdrey 247.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
R Gilchrist 26.0 2 67 1 2.58 0 0
DS Atkinson 72.0 29 137 0 1.90 0 0
S Ramadhin 98.0 35 179 2 1.83 0 0
GS Sobers 30.0 4 77 0 2.57 0 0
OG Smith 26.0 4 72 1 2.77 0 0
JDC Goddard 6.0 2 12 0 2.00 0 0

West Indies - 2nd Inns 72-7 (60.0; RR: 1.20)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
BH Pairaudeau b Trueman 7 0 0 0
RB Kanhai c Close b Trueman 1 0 0 0
GS Sobers c Cowdrey b Lock 14 0 3 0
ED Weekes c Trueman b Lock 33 0 6 0
FMM Worrell c May b Lock 0 0 0 0
CL Walcott c Lock b Laker 1 0 0 0
OG Smith lbw b Laker 5 0 0 0
JDC Goddard not out 0 0 0 0
DS Atkinson not out 4 0 1 0
S Ramadhin  
R Gilchrist  
Extras (7b, 0lb, 0w, 0nb) 7  
TOTAL 72-7 (60.0 overs; RR: 1.20)

Fall of wickets

1-1 (RB Kanhai 0.0 ov), 9-2 (BH Pairaudeau 0.0 ov), 25-3 (GS Sobers 0.0 ov), 27-4 (FMM Worrell 0.0 ov), 43-5 (CL Walcott 0.0 ov), 66-6 (ED Weekes 0.0 ov), 68-7 (OG Smith 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
JB Statham 2.0 0 6 0 3.00 0 0
FS Trueman 5.0 3 7 2 1.40 0 0
GAR Lock 27.0 19 31 3 1.15 0 0
JC Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54 0 0
DB Close 2.0 1 8 0 4.00 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v West Indies at Birmingham, 1st Test

Date

Thursday May 30, 1957

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Umpires

CS Elliott, DE Davies

England Team

Playing XI

TG Evans, JC Laker, TE Bailey, DB Close, DJ Insole, JB Statham, PBH May, FS Trueman, GAR Lock, MC Cowdrey, PE Richardson

West Indies Team

Playing XI

JDC Goddard, CL Walcott, ED Weekes, FMM Worrell, DS Atkinson, S Ramadhin, BH Pairaudeau, GS Sobers, OG Smith, R Gilchrist, RB Kanhai