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West Indies in Australia and New Zealand (1968/69)

1968/69 West Indies in Australia and New Zealand

    Oct 26 - 29 1968

  • Western Australia
    199 and 288
    Western Australia
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    361 and 127/4 (target: 127)
  • Nov 02 - 05 1968

  • Western Australia Combined XI won by 7 wickets
    Western Australia Combined XI
    333 and 354/3 (target: 354)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    254 and 432/7d
  • Nov 08 - 11 1968

  • South Australia won by 10 wickets
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    South Australia
    390 and 47/0 (target: 46)
    South Australia
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    206 and 229
  • Nov 15 - 18 1968

  • Match drawn
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Victoria
    338 and 201/6 (target: 300)
    Victoria
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    401 and 236/4d
  • Nov 22 - 24 1968

  • West Indians won by 9 wickets
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    New South Wales
    175 and 306
    New South Wales
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    433 and 51/1 (target: 49)
  • Nov 29 - Dec 02 1968

  • Match drawn
    Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
    Queensland
    473/9d
    Queensland
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    202 and 423/9
  • Dec 06 - 10 1968

  • 1st Test West Indies won by 125 runs
    Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
    Australia
    284 and 240 (target: 366)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    296 and 353
  • Dec 19 - 23 1968

  • Match drawn
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    South Australia
    484 and 106/2d
    South Australia
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    281 and 219/7 (target: 310)
  • Dec 26 - 30 1968

  • 2nd Test Australia won by an innings and 30 runs
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Australia
    510
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    200 and 280
  • Jan 03 - 08 1969

  • 3rd Test Australia won by 10 wickets
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Australia
    547 and 42/0 (target: 42)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    264 and 324
  • Jan 11 - 14 1969

  • Match drawn
    Tasmania Cricket Association Ground, Hobart
    Tasmania
    231 and 77/2 (target: 266)
    Tasmania
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    349/7d and 147/0d
  • Jan 16 - 18 1969

  • West Indians won by 10 wickets
    North Tasmania Cricket Association Ground, Launceston
    Tasmania Combined XI
    152 and 216 (f/o)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    351/5d and 21/0 (target: 18)
  • Jan 24 - 29 1969

  • 4th Test Match drawn
    Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
    Australia
    533 and 339/9 (target: 360)
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    276 and 616
  • Jan 31 - Feb 03 1969

  • Match drawn
    Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
    Victoria
    313/5d and 89/1 (target: 294)
    Victoria
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    349 and 257
  • Feb 14 - 20 1969

  • 5th Test Australia won by 382 runs
    Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
    Australia
    619 and 394/8d
    Australia
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    279 and 352 (target: 735)
  • Feb 22 - 25 1969

  • Match drawn
    Carisbrook, Dunedin
    South Island
    413/8d
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    307/8d and 306/4
  • Feb 27 - Mar 03 1969

  • 1st Test West Indies won by 5 wickets
    Eden Park, Auckland
    New Zealand
    323 and 297/8d
    New Zealand
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    276 and 348/5 (target: 345)
  • Mar 04 - 06 1969

  • Match drawn
    McLean Park, Napier
    North Island
    231 and 127/3 (target: 288)
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    303 and 215/8d
  • Mar 07 - 11 1969

  • 2nd Test New Zealand won by 6 wickets
    Basin Reserve, Wellington
    New Zealand
    282 and 166/4 (target: 164)
    New Zealand
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    297 and 148
  • Mar 13 - 17 1969

  • 3rd Test Match drawn
    Lancaster Park, Christchurch
    New Zealand
    217 and 367/6 (f/o)
    New Zealand
    vs
    West Indies
    West Indies
    417
  • Mar 21 - 23 1969

  • New Zealand Governor-General's XI won by 23 runs
    Eden Park, Auckland
    New Zealand Governor-General's XI
    236 and 361
    vs
    West Indians
    West Indians
    256 and 318 (target: 342)
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Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd% Dot Dot%
SM Nurse WI 1968-1969 17 30 1 1520 258 52.41 None None None 4 5 1 110+ 5+ None None None
BF Butcher WI 1968-1969 17 31 2 1505 172 51.89 None None None 5 8 3 None None None None None
CH Lloyd NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 19 33 2 1292 205* 41.67 None None None 2 8 1 None None None None None
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 16 31 4 1222 109 45.25 None None None 1 10 0 78+ 0+ None None None
IM Chappell Aust/NZGGXI/SAust/WACXI 1968-1969 9 14 1 1184 188* 91.07 None None None 5 5 0 None None None None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 14 24 2 1166 132 53.00 None None None 5 4 2 109+ 2+ None None None
RC Fredericks NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 19 37 2 1131 136 32.31 None None None 1 5 1 None None None None None
KD Walters Aust/NSW/NZGGXI/WACXI 1968-1969 7 11 0 891 242 81.00 989+ 3.26* 247.2* 4 3 0 65+ 0+ 4.85* 664+ 67.1*
RB Kanhai WI 1968-1969 12 22 1 851 174* 40.52 None None None 2 3 0 None None None None None
WM Lawry Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 12 1 762 205 69.27 1202+ 2.53* 240.4* 3 2 0 56+ 1+ 3.41* 616+ 67.9*
KR Stackpole Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 13 3 561 140* 56.10 None None None 2 3 0 None None None None None
DAJ Holford WI 1968-1969 16 28 6 551 80 25.04 None None None 0 3 4 None None None None None
GS Camacho WI 1968-1969 10 20 2 527 102 29.27 None None None 1 2 3 None None None None None
AP Sheahan Aust/Vic/WACXI 1968-1969 8 15 4 495 111* 45.00 None None None 1 2 0 19+ 0+ None None None
CA Davis WI 1968-1969 11 20 0 423 69 21.15 None None None 0 2 4 None None None None None

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot%
LR Gibbs WI 1968-1969 15 24 4562 1767 50 5/36 8/170 35.34 2.32 91.2 2 2 0 None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 14 24 3441 1510 45 6/73 7/103 33.55 2.63 76.4 2 2 0 None None
GD McKenzie Aust/WAust/WACXI 1968-1969 7 14 2106 1018 37 8/71 10/159 27.51 2.90 56.9 2 1 1 809+ 76.1*
RM Edwards NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 14 24 2662 1353 35 5/84 7/126 38.65 3.04 76.0 1 1 0 None None
WW Hall WI 1968-1969 11 20 1960 1044 32 5/48 6/69 32.62 3.19 61.2 0 1 0 None None
CC Griffith WI 1968-1969 13 22 2087 1171 32 5/82 7/98 36.59 3.36 65.2 1 1 0 None None
DAJ Holford WI 1968-1969 16 26 2772 1555 32 4/66 5/148 48.59 3.36 86.6 1 0 0 None None
JW Gleeson Aust/NSW 1968-1969 6 11 2222 936 31 5/61 7/194 30.19 2.52 71.6 1 3 0 None None
CA Davis WI 1968-1969 11 18 1509 782 24 7/106 7/121 32.58 3.10 62.8 0 2 0 None None
AN Connolly Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 14 2084 845 23 5/122 7/183 36.73 2.43 90.6 2 1 0 None None
EW Freeman Aust/SAust 1968-1969 6 12 1216 639 20 4/52 6/116 31.95 3.15 60.8 2 0 0 None None
RC Motz NZ 1969-1969 3 5 712 381 17 6/69 8/113 22.41 3.21 41.8 0 2 0 None None
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 16 23 1427 660 14 3/49 3/49 47.14 2.77 101.9 0 0 0 None None
LA King NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 9 15 1340 572 13 3/83 3/83 44.00 2.56 103.0 0 0 0 None None
IM Chappell Aust/NZGGXI/SAust/WACXI 1968-1969 9 12 831 437 12 3/39 4/64 36.41 3.15 69.2 0 0 0 None None

First-class

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd% Dot Dot%
SM Nurse WI 1968-1969 17 30 1 1520 258 52.41 None None None 4 5 1 110+ 5+ None None None
BF Butcher WI 1968-1969 17 31 2 1505 172 51.89 None None None 5 8 3 None None None None None
CH Lloyd NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 19 33 2 1292 205* 41.67 None None None 2 8 1 None None None None None
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 16 31 4 1222 109 45.25 None None None 1 10 0 78+ 0+ None None None
IM Chappell Aust/NZGGXI/SAust/WACXI 1968-1969 9 14 1 1184 188* 91.07 None None None 5 5 0 None None None None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 14 24 2 1166 132 53.00 None None None 5 4 2 109+ 2+ None None None
RC Fredericks NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 19 37 2 1131 136 32.31 None None None 1 5 1 None None None None None
KD Walters Aust/NSW/NZGGXI/WACXI 1968-1969 7 11 0 891 242 81.00 989+ 3.26* 247.2* 4 3 0 65+ 0+ 4.85* 664+ 67.1*
RB Kanhai WI 1968-1969 12 22 1 851 174* 40.52 None None None 2 3 0 None None None None None
WM Lawry Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 12 1 762 205 69.27 1202+ 2.53* 240.4* 3 2 0 56+ 1+ 3.41* 616+ 67.9*
KR Stackpole Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 13 3 561 140* 56.10 None None None 2 3 0 None None None None None
DAJ Holford WI 1968-1969 16 28 6 551 80 25.04 None None None 0 3 4 None None None None None
GS Camacho WI 1968-1969 10 20 2 527 102 29.27 None None None 1 2 3 None None None None None
AP Sheahan Aust/Vic/WACXI 1968-1969 8 15 4 495 111* 45.00 None None None 1 2 0 19+ 0+ None None None
CA Davis WI 1968-1969 11 20 0 423 69 21.15 None None None 0 2 4 None None None None None

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot%
LR Gibbs WI 1968-1969 15 24 4562 1767 50 5/36 8/170 35.34 2.32 91.2 2 2 0 None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 14 24 3441 1510 45 6/73 7/103 33.55 2.63 76.4 2 2 0 None None
GD McKenzie Aust/WAust/WACXI 1968-1969 7 14 2106 1018 37 8/71 10/159 27.51 2.90 56.9 2 1 1 809+ 76.1*
RM Edwards NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 14 24 2662 1353 35 5/84 7/126 38.65 3.04 76.0 1 1 0 None None
WW Hall WI 1968-1969 11 20 1960 1044 32 5/48 6/69 32.62 3.19 61.2 0 1 0 None None
CC Griffith WI 1968-1969 13 22 2087 1171 32 5/82 7/98 36.59 3.36 65.2 1 1 0 None None
DAJ Holford WI 1968-1969 16 26 2772 1555 32 4/66 5/148 48.59 3.36 86.6 1 0 0 None None
JW Gleeson Aust/NSW 1968-1969 6 11 2222 936 31 5/61 7/194 30.19 2.52 71.6 1 3 0 None None
CA Davis WI 1968-1969 11 18 1509 782 24 7/106 7/121 32.58 3.10 62.8 0 2 0 None None
AN Connolly Aust/Vic 1968-1969 7 14 2084 845 23 5/122 7/183 36.73 2.43 90.6 2 1 0 None None
EW Freeman Aust/SAust 1968-1969 6 12 1216 639 20 4/52 6/116 31.95 3.15 60.8 2 0 0 None None
RC Motz NZ 1969-1969 3 5 712 381 17 6/69 8/113 22.41 3.21 41.8 0 2 0 None None
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 16 23 1427 660 14 3/49 3/49 47.14 2.77 101.9 0 0 0 None None
LA King NZGGXI/WI 1968-1969 9 15 1340 572 13 3/83 3/83 44.00 2.56 103.0 0 0 0 None None
IM Chappell Aust/NZGGXI/SAust/WACXI 1968-1969 9 12 831 437 12 3/39 4/64 36.41 3.15 69.2 0 0 0 None None

Tests

Batting

Player Team Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF RR DR 100s 50s 0s 4s 6s Bnd% Dot Dot%
SM Nurse WI 1968-1969 8 15 0 906 258 60.40 None None None 3 2 0 108+ 5+ None None None
KD Walters Aust 1968-1969 4 6 0 699 242 116.50 989+ 3.26* 247.2* 4 2 0 65 0 4.85* 664+ 67.1*
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 8 15 1 683 109 48.78 None None None 1 5 0 77+ 0+ None None None
WM Lawry Aust 1968-1969 5 8 0 667 205 83.37 1202+ 2.53* 240.4* 3 2 0 56 1 3.41* 616+ 67.9*
BF Butcher WI 1968-1969 8 15 1 621 118 44.35 None None None 2 4 2 66+ 0 None None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 8 15 0 567 113 37.80 502+ 3.54* 83.6* 2 2 2 82+ 2+ 8.76* 372+ 74.1*
IM Chappell Aust 1968-1969 5 8 0 548 165 68.50 691+ 2.83* 138.2* 2 3 0 52 1 5.35* None None
CH Lloyd WI 1968-1969 7 13 0 380 129 29.23 499+ 3.07* 99.8* 1 2 0 47 3 7.01* None None
RB Kanhai WI 1968-1969 5 10 0 371 94 37.10 None None None 0 3 0 47 2 None None None
RC Fredericks WI 1968-1969 7 13 0 321 76 24.69 781+ 1.77* 130.1* 0 1 1 20+ 0+ 2.04* 656+ 83.9*
IR Redpath Aust 1968-1969 5 8 0 291 132 36.37 436+ 3.01* 87.2* 1 1 2 31 0 5.50* 322+ 75.0*
KR Stackpole Aust 1968-1969 5 9 1 265 62 33.12 None None None 0 3 0 32 0 None None None
AP Sheahan Aust 1968-1969 5 9 2 257 51 36.71 346+ 2.54* 86.5* 0 1 0 19 0 3.75* 264+ 76.3*
BF Hastings NZ 1969-1969 3 6 2 239 117* 59.75 None None None 1 1 1 20+ 2+ None None None
BE Congdon NZ 1969-1969 3 6 0 233 85 38.83 None None None 0 2 0 23+ 0+ None None None

Bowling

Player Team Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10 Dot Dot% 4s 6s Bnd%
LR Gibbs WI 1968-1969 8 14 3398 1285 32 5/88 8/170 40.15 2.26 106.1 2 1 0 None None None None None
GD McKenzie Aust 1968-1969 5 10 1649 758 30 8/71 10/159 25.26 2.75 54.9 1 1 1 809+ 76.1* 45+ 0+ 4.23*
JW Gleeson Aust 1968-1969 5 10 2006 844 26 5/61 7/194 32.46 2.52 77.1 1 2 0 873+ 84.1* None None None
GS Sobers WI 1968-1969 8 14 2489 1034 25 6/73 7/103 41.36 2.49 99.5 1 1 0 None None None None None
AN Connolly Aust 1968-1969 5 10 1536 628 20 5/122 7/183 31.40 2.45 76.8 2 1 0 684+ 81.4* None None None
RM Edwards WI 1968-1969 5 9 1311 626 18 5/84 7/126 34.77 2.86 72.8 0 1 0 None None None None None
RC Motz NZ 1969-1969 3 5 712 381 17 6/69 8/113 22.41 3.21 41.8 0 2 0 None None None None None
CC Griffith WI 1968-1969 5 9 1308 621 13 3/92 4/121 47.76 2.84 100.6 0 0 0 None None None None None
DAJ Holford WI 1968-1969 5 8 1101 532 13 4/66 5/148 40.92 2.89 84.6 1 0 0 None None None None None
EW Freeman Aust 1968-1969 4 8 707 391 13 4/52 6/116 30.07 3.31 54.3 1 0 0 361+ 75.2* 22+ 0+ 4.58*
WW Hall WI 1969-1969 3 6 737 367 9 3/113 5/204 40.77 2.98 81.8 0 0 0 435+ 71.6* 26+ 0+ 4.28*
BW Yuile NZ 1969-1969 3 5 520 244 9 3/25 4/52 27.11 2.81 57.7 0 0 0 None None None None None
MC Carew WI 1968-1969 8 11 688 292 6 1/12 2/36 48.66 2.54 114.6 0 0 0 None None 18+ 2+ 6.41*
RS Cunis NZ 1969-1969 3 5 648 321 6 3/36 5/112 53.50 2.97 108.0 0 0 0 None None None None None
BR Taylor NZ 1969-1969 3 5 499 268 5 2/48 3/102 53.60 3.22 99.8 0 0 0 None None None None None