1957 England v West Indies - 1st Test - Birmingham Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 30th May, 1957  
Venue: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Toss: England  
Result: Match drawn
Player of Match: No Award

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P E Richardson c Walcott b Ramadhin 47          25.27%
D B Close c †Kanhai b Gilchrist 15          8.06%
D J Insole b Ramadhin 20          10.75%
P B H May* c Weekes b Ramadhin 30          16.13%
M C Cowdrey c Gilchrist b Ramadhin 4          2.15%
T E Bailey b Ramadhin 1          0.54%
G A R Lock b Ramadhin 0        
T G Evans b Gilchrist 14          7.53%
J C Laker b Ramadhin 7          3.76%
F S Trueman not out 29          15.59%
J B Statham b Atkinson 13          6.99%
Extras (b 3, lb 3) 6  
Total All Out   (79.4 overs @ 2.33 rpo) 186  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-32  Close   2-61  Insole   3-104  Richardson   4-115  May   
5-116  Bailey   6-118  Lock   7-121  Cowdrey   8-130  Laker   
9-150  Evans   10-186  Statham   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
F M M Worrell 9.0 1 27 0 3.00
R Gilchrist 27.0 4 74 2 2.74  20.00%
S Ramadhin 31.0 16 49 7 1.58  70.00%
D S E Atkinson 12.4 3 30 1 2.37  10.00%
 
West Indies 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B H Pairaudeau b Trueman 1          0.21%
R B Kanhai lbw b Statham 42          8.86%
C L Walcott c †Evans b Laker 90          18.99%
E D C Weekes b Trueman 9          1.90%
G S A Sobers c Bailey b Statham 53          11.18%
O G Smith lbw b Laker 161          33.97%
F M M Worrell b Statham 81          17.09%
J D C Goddard* c Lock b Laker 24          5.06%
D S E Atkinson c Statham b Laker 1          0.21%
S Ramadhin not out 5          1.05%
R Gilchrist run out 0        
Extras (b 1, lb 6) 7  
Total All Out   (193.0 overs @ 2.46 rpo) 474  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-4  Pairaudeau   2-83  Kanhai   3-120  Weekes   4-183  Walcott   
5-197  Sobers   6-387  Worrell   7-466  Smith   8-469  Atkinson   
9-474  Goddard   10-474  Gilchrist   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 39.0 4 114 3 2.92  30.00%
F S Trueman 30.0 4 99 2 3.30  20.00%
T E Bailey 34.0 11 80 0 2.35
J C Laker 54.0 17 119 4 2.20  40.00%
G A R Lock 34.4 15 55 0 1.59
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
P E Richardson c sub b Ramadhin 34          5.83%
D B Close c Weekes b Gilchrist 42          7.20%
D J Insole b Ramadhin 0        
P B H May* not out 285          48.89%
M C Cowdrey c sub b Smith 154          26.42%
T G Evans not out 29          4.97%
T E Bailey              
G A R Lock              
J C Laker              
F S Trueman              
J B Statham              
Extras (b 23, lb 16) 39  
Total 4 wickets declared   (258.0 overs @ 2.26 rpo) 583  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-63  Richardson   2-65  Insole   3-113  Close   4-524  Cowdrey   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R Gilchrist 26.0 2 67 1 2.58  10.00%
S Ramadhin 98.0 35 179 2 1.83  20.00%
D S E Atkinson 72.0 29 137 0 1.90
G S A Sobers 30.0 4 77 0 2.57
O G Smith 26.0 4 72 1 2.77  10.00%
J D C Goddard 6.0 2 12 0 2.00
 
West Indies 2nd Innings (target 296) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
B H Pairaudeau b Trueman 7          9.72%
R B Kanhai c Close b Trueman 1          1.39%
G S A Sobers c Cowdrey b Lock 14          19.44%
E D C Weekes c Trueman b Lock 33          45.83%
F M M Worrell c May b Lock 0        
C L Walcott c Lock b Laker 1          1.39%
O G Smith lbw b Laker 5          6.94%
J D C Goddard* not out 0        
D S E Atkinson not out 4          5.56%
S Ramadhin              
R Gilchrist              
Extras (b 7) 7  
Total 7 wickets   (60.0 overs @ 1.20 rpo) 72  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Kanhai   2-9  Pairaudeau   3-25  Sobers   4-27  Worrell   
5-43  Walcott   6-66  Weekes   7-68  Smith   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
J B Statham 2.0 0 6 0 3.00
F S Trueman 5.0 3 7 2 1.40  20.00%
J C Laker 24.0 20 13 2 0.54  20.00%
G A R Lock 27.0 19 31 3 1.15  30.00%
D B Close 2.0 1 8 0 4.00
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 83/1 (RB Kanhai 42*, CL Walcott 40*)
Day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 316/5 (OG Smith 70*, FMM Worrell 48*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 102/2 (DB Close 34*, PBH May 21*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 378/3 (PBH May 193*, MC Cowdrey 78*)
Day 5 - West Indies 2nd Innings 72/7, 60.0 overs - end of match