• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH AND FINAL MATCH OF THE TEST CRICKET SERIES BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND THE WEST INDIES ENDED IN VICTORY FOR AUSTRALIA BY TEN WICKETS.

  • Description

    THE FIFTH AND FINAL MATCH OF THE TEST CRICKET SERIES BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND THE WEST INDIES ENDED IN VICTORY FOR AUSTRALIA BY TEN WICKETS. THE WEST INDIES, HOWEVER, WON THE FIVE-MATCH SERIES. THEY WON TWO MATCHES, AUSTRALIA WON ONE, AND TWO ERE DRAWN.

    THE WEST INDIES, BATTING FIRST, HIT UP 224 IN THE FIRST INNINGS. AUSTRALIA REPLIED WITH A TOTAL OF 294, AND THEN DISMISSED THE WEST INDIES IN THE SECOND INNING FOR ONLY 131. SETTING THE AUSTRALIAN BATSMEN THE EASY TASK OF SCORING 61 RUNS IN THREE DAYS FOR VICTORY.

    LAWRY SCORED 34, SIMPSON 18, AND POOR BOWLING BY THE WEST INDIES REWARDED THE AUSTRALIANS WITH 11 EXTRAS - SIX NO-BALLS AND FOUR WIDES.

    AFTER THE MATCH THE AUSTRALIAN CAPTAIN PRESENTED THE WEST INDIAN SKIPPER WITH THE SIR FRANK WORRELL TROPHY. AUSTRALIA WON THE TROPHY AFTER THE TEST SERIES IN AUSTRALIA THREE YEARS AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA295FETAJH8MGJ9O0NXTUCKWK4
    Media URN:
    VLVA295FETAJH8MGJ9O0NXTUCKWK4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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