• Short Summary

    England moved into a commanding position over Australia at the end of the third day of their first test cricket match played at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday (10 June).

  • Description

    England moved into a commanding position over Australia at the end of the third day of their first test cricket match played at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday (10 June).

    With seven second innings wickets still standing, England held a lead of 243 runs at the end of the day's play.

    The Australians started the day in good form, holding England at bay for 40 minutes. But now the side is in serious trouble with only two days of play remaining.

    SYNOPSIS: At the end of the third day of the first cricket test at Manchester on Friday, England continued their lead over the Australians.

    Here, England's Arnold bowls to Marsh, who snicks for four...

    Arnold to Marsh again, but the ball's caught by Edrich....
    Now it's Snow to Gleeson who is bowled.

    Again it's Snow bowling, but this time to the Australian Walters... He hooks but the ball is caught by Illingworth.

    England batting now with Lillee bowling to Boycott...and Boycott opens the English batting with a good drive for four...

    With England sixty for none, Glesson now bowling to Boycott....and he's out for 47.

    Edrich batting swings at the ball bowled by Watson...his effort leaves Marsh with an easy catch...

    In all it was a poor showing for the Australians. England now leads by 243 runs with 7 wickets in hand and two daya to play.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3JGDFDQMWMZLE9Y9VFT2KY8F4
    Media URN:
    VLVA3JGDFDQMWMZLE9Y9VFT2KY8F4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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