• Short Summary

    WHEN BAD LIGHT STOPPED THE PLAY 55 MINUTES BEFORE THE CLOSE, ENGLAND HAD REACHED 162 FOR TWO IN REPLY TO AUSTRALIA'S MAMMOUTH 656 FOR EIGHT DECLARED, ON THE THIRD DAY OF THE FOURTH TEST MATCH AT OLD TRAFFORD.

  • Description

    WHEN BAD LIGHT STOPPED THE PLAY 55 MINUTES BEFORE THE CLOSE, ENGLAND HAD REACHED 162 FOR TWO IN REPLY TO AUSTRALIA'S MAMMOUTH 656 FOR EIGHT DECLARED, ON THE THIRD DAY OF THE FOURTH TEST MATCH AT OLD TRAFFORD.

    TED DEXTER, THE ENGLAND CAPTAIN, WAS LEADING ENGLAND'S REPLY TO SAVE THE MATCH WITH 71 NOT OUT.

    AUSTRALIA HAD ANOTHER LIVELY HOUR'S BATTLING THIS MORNING WITH SKIPPER SIMPSON SOON PASSING HIS 300 MARK. HE EVENTUALLY TOOK HIS PERSONAL SCORE TO 311 BEFORE HE WAS CAUGHT BEHIND BY PARKS OFF JOHN PRICE.

    SIMPSON BATTED 762 MINUTES, WITH A SIX AND 23 FOURS, SETTING UP SEVERAL DURATION AND OTHER RECORDS, AMONG THEM THE HIGHEST-EVER INDIVIDUAL SCORE AT OLD TRAFFORD. HE AND BRIAN BOOTH ADDED 219 IN 216 MINUTES FOR THE FIFTH WICKET. BOOTH'S 98 INCLUDED A SIX AND TEN FOURS. IT WAS PRICE WHO CLAIMED BOOTH'S WICKET.

    AFTER HIS DISMISSAL SIMPSON SENT IN GROUT AND VIEWERS WHO FELL IN THE SAME OVER TO RUMSEY WHILE ATTEMPTING TO HIT OUT.

    THEN IT WAS ENGLAND'S TURN. IN SPITE OF THE PLACID PITCH EDRICH SOON FELL TO MACKENZIE, CAUGHT IN THE SLIPS BY REDPATH FOR 6 WITH THE SCORE AT 15. GEOFF BOYCOTT AND TED DEXTER ADDED 111 RUNS FOR THE SECOND WICKET BEFORE MACKENZIE BOWLED FOR 15.

    KEN BARRINGTON CAME IN AND STAYED AT THE WICKET WITH DEXTER TILL BAD LIGHT STOPPED PLAY. BARRINGTON NOW HAS 20, DEXTER 71, AND ENGLAND 162 FOR TWO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50IFX6X8RVAUCR7EI0Q4QDMEV
    Media URN:
    VLVA50IFX6X8RVAUCR7EI0Q4QDMEV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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