1966 English cricket season

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1966 English cricket season

1966 was the 67th season of County Championship cricket in England. It featured an entertaining Test series between England and West Indies in which the great West Indian all-rounder Gary Sobers was outstanding. In domestic cricket, Yorkshire, led by Brian Close, won the County Championship. Close became England's captain too.


Test series[edit]

West Indies won the series 3–1 with one match drawn.

County Championship[edit]

Gillette Cup[edit]

Leading batsmen[edit]

Gary Sobers topped the averages with 1,349 runs @ 61.31

Leading bowlers[edit]

Derek Underwood topped the averages with 157 wickets @ 13.80


Annual reviews[edit]

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