• Short Summary

    Cricket, and in an exciting finish to the Centenary Test match being played in Australia, the Australians dismissed England to win by 45 runs.

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    1.
    SV Queen Elizabeth shaking hands with Tony Greig and other team members
    0.08

    2.
    SV Police women standing to attention around ground
    0.10

    3.
    SV Queen talking to Rick McCosker
    0.14

    4.
    SV Crowd
    0.19

    5.
    SV Queen seated in stand
    0.22

    6.
    GV Lillee bowling to Randall who runs a single to bring up his hundred (2 shots)
    0.38

    7.
    GV Lillee bowling to Randall and Randall falls to ground after being struck on the head by a bouncer (2 shots)
    0.53

    8.
    SV & GV Randall hits another four (3 shots)
    1.04

    9.
    SV O'Keefe bowling to Randall and Randall is caught close to wicket (2 shots)
    1.14

    10.
    SV Crowd giving Randall a standing ovation as he returns to pavilion (2 shots)
    1.22

    11.
    GV Lillee bowling to Knott who is out lbw ending the English innings and Lillee being congratulated by team-mates (2 shots)
    1.41


    TRANSCRIPT: BOB FRIEND: "As Queen of Australia as well as England she didn't mention which way she wanted the match to go. Instead she commiserated with Rick McCosker about his injury. The crowd gave her their own welcome by changing their chant from 'Lillee Lillee' to 'Lizzie, Lizzie'."



    MICHAEL BLAKEY: "In the match itself Randall carried on where he'd finished last night:"



    NORMAN MAY: "And they're going for a run. that's his hundred. Magnificent effort Randall, Derek Randall, a hundred in his first test against Australia."



    MICHAEL BLAKEY: "So a century in Randall's first test against Australia when he faced Lillee in possibly his last test."



    NORMAN MAY: "And the hit with the head, a bad one. There's an appeal there. The ball's gone to second slip and caught. Now the batsman is down."



    MICHAEL BLAKEY: "But the blow on the head didn't affect his from."



    JIM LAKER: "Beautiful shot. Perfect piece of timing again by Derek Randall. He just lent easily and casually into it."



    MICHAEL BLAKEY: "England had victory in sight when O'Keefe bowled to Randall."



    NORMAN MAY: "An appeal for caught is he? He's walked. He's gone. Everybody here is standing up giving him a tremendous ovation as he comes back to the pavilion after an absolutely fantastic knock."



    MICHAEL BLAKEY: "But the end came when Lillee bowled to Knott."



    JIM LAKER: "And that's it. It's l.b.w. Alan Knott is out. Lillee has struck again to finish off this Test match. England all out for 417. Another gre??? performance there by Lillee to see the end of England."




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    SPORT: CRICKET
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    REPORTER: MICHAEL BLAKEY, JIM LAKER, BOB FRIEND (BBC). NORMAN MAY (ABC)

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Cricket, and in an exciting finish to the Centenary Test match being played in Australia, the Australians dismissed England to win by 45 runs. The winning margin was the same as that when the two teams first met in a Test match a hundred years ago. Highlights of the match were a score of 174 by England's Derek Randall playing in his first Test, and the taking of 11 wickets by Australia's Dennis Lillee. Queen Elizabeth, on a tour of Australia, was there to watch part of the last day's play and to meet the players. The BBC's Bob Friend reports, with match commentary by Michael Blakey, Norman May and Jim Laker.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA31HK21ZP22LS8PTX7360KRKLW
    Media URN:
    VLVA31HK21ZP22LS8PTX7360KRKLW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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