• Short Summary

    THE OLD ENEMY OF CRICKET IN ENGLAND, RAIN TODAY (SATURDAY) STEPPED IN AND THREATENED THE FIRST TEST BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA WITH A DRAW.

  • Description

    1.
    LV COVERS OVER WICKET
    0.13

    2.
    LV PEOPLE WITH UMBRELLAS
    0.16

    3.
    SV AUSTRALIAN VISITORS (2 SHOTS)
    0.25

    4.
    SV CHILDREN PLAY
    0.30

    5.
    TV SOF BEGINS: CROWD CLAPPING SLOWLY
    0.35

    6.
    SV UMPIRES INSPECT WICKET (2 SHOTS)
    0.50

    7.
    CU RAIN FALLS
    0.53

    8.
    TV UMPIRES RETURN TO PAVILION
    0.55

    9.
    SV AUSTRALIANS LEAVE ENCLOSURES
    1.02

    10.
    LV COVER OVER WICKET ANNOUNCEMENT BEING MADE
    1.10

    11.
    LV CROWD LEAVING
    1.18



    Initials


    SPORT: CRICKET
    EDITORS NOTE: FILM HAS BACKGROUND SOUND IN PART

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE OLD ENEMY OF CRICKET IN ENGLAND, RAIN TODAY (SATURDAY) STEPPED IN AND THREATENED THE FIRST TEST BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA WITH A DRAW.

    THERE WAS NO PLAY AT ALL AT TRENT BRIDGE, WHERE THE COVERS STAYED ON THE WICKET ALL DAY. THE UMPIRES MADE AN INSPECTION EARLY IN THE DAY AND DECIDED THAT THERE COULD BE NO PLAY -- AND, INVARIABLY, DOWN CAME MORE RAIN.

    THE LAST INSPECTION WAS AT FIVE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON, AND DESPITE CATCALLS AND JEERS FROM THE DIE-HARDS WHO STAYED AT THE GROUND IN THE HOPE OF SOME PLAY, THE UMPIRES DECISION WAS AGAIN NEGATIVE.

    ENGLAND, THE WEATHER PERMITTING, WILL RESUME ITS FIRST INNINGS AT TRENT BRIDGE ON MONDAY WITH THE SCORE AT 216 RUNS FOR 8 WICKETS. ENGLAND'S NOT OUT BATSMEN ARE P.J. SHARPE ON 35 AND L.J.COLDWELL NO SCORE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6GB92GBIIQB963JUHHUFXDAYC
    Media URN:
    VLVA6GB92GBIIQB963JUHHUFXDAYC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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