England v West Indies
West Indies in England 1988 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th August 1988 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultWest Indies won by 8 wickets
UmpiresHD Bird, KE Palmer
Close of play day 1England (1) 203/9 (Foster 5*, Childs 0*)
Close of play day 2England (2) 64/3 (Gooch 38*, Foster 1*)
Close of play day 3West Indies (2) 71/0 (Greenidge 53*, Haynes 15*)
Man of the MatchPJL Dujon

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochc Logie b Ambrose925352- 
TS Curtisc Dujon b Benjamin301211554- 
RJ Baileyc Dujon b Ambrose431442033- 
RA Smithc Harper b Marshall571622108- 
MP Maynardc Dujon b Ambrose368-- 
DJ Capelc Marshall b Harper1640492- 
+CJ Richardsc Logie b Harper045-- 
DR Pringlec Dujon b Marshall11617-- 
PAJ DeFreitasc Haynes b Harper1826312- 
NA Fosterc sub (KLT Arthurton) b Marshall711151- 
JH Childsnot out057-- 
Extras(6 lb, 15 nb)21
Total(all out, 370 minutes, 90.3 overs)205
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Gooch), 2-77 (Curtis), 3-116 (Bailey), 4-121 (Maynard), 5-160 (Capel), 6-160 (Richards), 7-165 (Pringle), 8-196 (DeFreitas), 9-198 (Smith), 10-205 (Foster)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ambrose20   6313-7
Walsh10   1210-5
Benjamin14   2331--
Harper21   7503--
Hooper1   100--

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec DeFreitas b Foster102635-- 
DL Haynesc Richards b Foster22227-- 
CL Hooperc Gooch b Foster112749-1 
*IVA Richardsc Curtis b Foster033-- 
AL Logiec Gooch b Foster47791305- 
+PJL Dujonlbw b Pringle641111507- 
RA Harperrun out1753811- 
MD Marshallc and b Childs075-- 
CEL Ambrosenot out1723312- 
WKM Benjaminb Pringle011-- 
CA Walshc DeFreitas b Pringle5691- 
Extras(7 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)10
Total(all out, 268 minutes, 59 overs)183
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Haynes), 2-16 (Greenidge), 3-16 (Richards), 4-57 (Hooper), 5-126 (Logie), 6-155 (Dujon), 7-156 (Marshall), 8-167 (Harper), 9-168 (Benjamin), 10-183 (Walsh)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster16   26451-
DeFreitas13   4330--
Pringle17   4453--
Capel7   0210--
Childs6   1131--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GA Goochc Greenidge b Ambrose8424043081 
TS Curtislbw b Marshall1550692- 
RJ Baileyb Benjamin31824-- 
RA Smithlbw b Benjamin043-- 
NA Fosterc Logie b Benjamin34801065- 
MP Maynardc and b Benjamin1028281- 
DJ Capellbw b Walsh1233382- 
+CJ Richardsc Dujon b Walsh32435-- 
DR Pringleb Harper843551- 
PAJ DeFreitasc Haynes b Harper067-- 
JH Childsnot out02447-- 
Extras(3 b, 15 lb, 15 nb)33
Total(all out, 422 minutes, 89.1 overs)202
Fall of wickets:
1-50 (Curtis), 2-55 (Bailey), 3-55 (Smith), 4-108 (Foster), 5-125 (Maynard), 6-139 (Capel), 7-157 (Richards), 8-175 (Pringle), 9-177 (DeFreitas), 10-202 (Gooch)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Marshall25   6521-8
Benjamin22   4524-2
Walsh12   5212--
Harper6   392--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
CG Greenidgec Richards b Childs7720321910- 
DL Haynesnot out772373586- 
CL Hooperb Foster23555521 
AL Logienot out3859806- 
*IVA Richardsdid not bat      
+PJL Dujondid not bat      
RA Harperdid not bat      
MD Marshalldid not bat      
CEL Ambrosedid not bat      
WKM Benjamindid not bat      
CA Walshdid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 6 nb)11
Total(2 wickets, 354 minutes, 91 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-131 (Greenidge), 2-162 (Hooper)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Foster18   3521-1
DeFreitas17   2460-5
Childs40   16791--
Pringle13   4240--
Capel3   0200--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> RJ Bailey made his debut in Test matches
--> MP Maynard made his debut in Test matches
--> CJ Richards made his last appearance in Test matches
--> JH Childs made his last appearance in Test matches
--> TS Curtis (1) passed his previous highest score of 12 in Test matches
--> RJ Bailey (1) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 43
--> RA Smith (1) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Test matches
--> RA Smith (1) 50 in 131 balls, 172 minutes
--> PJL Dujon (1) 50 in 70 balls, 90 minutes
--> RA Harper (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 14
--> GA Gooch did not score for 69 minutes when 40 in the England second innings
--> GA Gooch (2) 50 in 148 balls, 285 minutes
--> MP Maynard (2) passed 1000 runs in First-Class matches for the season when he reached 8
--> CG Greenidge (2) 50 in 81 balls, 89 minutes
--> DL Haynes (2) 50 in 168 balls, 264 minutes
--> DL Haynes (2) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 54
--> RJ Bailey made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> MP Maynard made his debut for England in First-Class matches
--> WKM Benjamin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed MP Maynard in the England second innings (previous best was 3-32)

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