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    Item title reads: " New Zealand's first match of the tour in delightful weather and charming old English cricket `surroundings'. `Diggers' show good form against Mr. Martineau's XI."

    Maidenhead, Berkshire

    M/S of team and individuals in nice dark blazers with white piping, followed by the team walk onto the pitch waving. Trees in view. L/S of play and some runs - one player keeps adjusting his jumper.

    Note: Could be a village cricket scene. A pathe website user informs us that this cricket match actually took place in the village of Holyport, near Maidenhead, Berks.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    32980
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    682.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:15:00 / 01:04:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1397
    Sort Number:
    G 1397
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    1927/05/12 Wochenschau
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The match was played on 9 and 10 May 1927.

    Confirming the comment in the last paragraph, the location is Holyport, near Maidenhead.

    The man pictured at 00:21 is the New Zealand Captain, Tom Lowry.

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