International cricket in 1968–69

The 1968–69 international cricket season was from September 1968 to April 1969.[1][2]

Season overviewEdit

International tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
Test ODI FC LA
6 December 1968   Australia   West Indies 3–1 [5]
30 January 1969   Ceylon Marylebone 0–0 [1]
21 February 1969   Pakistan   England 0–0 [3]
27 February 1969   New Zealand   West Indies 1–1 [3]
8 March 1969   India   Ceylon 0–0 [1]

DecemberEdit

West Indies in AustraliaEdit

Frank Worrell Trophy Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 642 6–10 December Bill Lawry Garfield Sobers The Gabba, Brisbane   West Indies by 125 runs
Test 643 26–30 December Bill Lawry Garfield Sobers Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne   Australia by an innings and 30 runs
Test 644 3–8 January Bill Lawry Garfield Sobers Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney   Australia by 10 wickets
Test 645 24–29 January Bill Lawry Garfield Sobers Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Match drawn
Test 646 14–20 February Bill Lawry Garfield Sobers Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney   Australia by 383 runs

JanuaryEdit

MCC in Sri LankaEdit

First-class match
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
FC Match 30 Jan–1 February Buddy Reid Colin Cowdrey P. Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo Match drawn

FebruaryEdit

England in PakistanEdit

 
1969 Test Match at the Dhaka Stadium
Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 647 21–24 February Colin Cowdrey Saeed Ahmed Lahore Stadium, Lahore Match drawn
Test 649 28 Feb–3 March Colin Cowdrey Saeed Ahmed Dacca Stadium, Dhaka Match drawn
Test 650 6–10 March Colin Cowdrey Saeed Ahmed National Stadium, Karachi Match drawn

West Indies in New ZealandEdit

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 648 27 Feb–3 March Graham Dowling Garfield Sobers Eden Park, Auckland   West Indies by 5 wickets
Test 651 7–11 March Graham Dowling Garfield Sobers Basin Reserve, Wellington   New Zealand by 6 wickets
Test 652 13–17 March Graham Dowling Garfield Sobers AMI Stadium, Christchurch Match drawn

MarchEdit

Ceylon in IndiaEdit

MJ Gopalan Trophy
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
FC Match 8–10 March Patamada Belliappa DMA Weerasinghe Kajamalai Stadium, Tiruchi Match drawn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Season 1968–69". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Season 1968–69 archive". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 31 March 2020.