• Short Summary

    A RACE AGAINST TIME FACED RICNIE BENAUD AND BOBBIE SIMPSON WHEN THEY FINAL DAY'S PLAY BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICA AND THE AUSTRALIAN COMBINED ELEVEN RESUMED THIS MORNING.

  • Description

    A RACE AGAINST TIME FACED RICNIE BENAUD AND BOBBIE SIMPSON WHEN THEY FINAL DAY'S PLAY BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICA AND THE AUSTRALIAN COMBINED ELEVEN RESUMED THIS MORNING.THE COMBINED ELEVEN...ONE-HUNDRED-AND-TWENTY-SIX FOR ONE WICKET NEEDED FOUR-HUNDRED AND FIFTY-TWO RUNS.

    THEN A QUICK SINGLE OFF A BALL FROM PITHEY BROUGHT UP BENAUD'S CENTURY...HIS TWENTIETH IN FIRST CLASS CRICKET.

    THE PARTNERSHIP OF MORE THAN TWO-HUNDRED RUNS GAVE AUSTRALIA A SPORTING CHANCE OF VICTORY.SIMPSON HIT TWENTY-THREE FOURS IN HIS INNINGS OF TWO-HUNDRED-AND-FORTY-SIX.

    HALSE TO BECKER, WHO IS OUT FOR FOUR.

    AS THE GAME DREW TO A CLOSE IT WAS INEVITABLE THAT AUSTRALIA COULD ONLY DRAW WITH SOUTH AFRICA.THE DISMISSAL OF SIMPSON FIVE MINUTES BEFORE THE END OF PLAY VIRTUALLY ENDED THE COMBINED ELEVEN'S HOPE OF VICTORY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4091JOEGE4A9ZWFB3OA6NUU32
    Media URN:
    VLVA4091JOEGE4A9ZWFB3OA6NUU32
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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