• Short Summary

    THE FIFTH AND LAST TEST BETWEEN ENGLAND AND THE WEST INDIES IS POISED FOR ANOTHER FINE FINISH IN AN EXCITING SERIES AFTER SOME FINE CRICKET AT THE OVAL, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    THE FIFTH AND LAST TEST BETWEEN ENGLAND AND THE WEST INDIES IS POISED FOR ANOTHER FINE FINISH IN AN EXCITING SERIES AFTER SOME FINE CRICKET AT THE OVAL, LONDON, TODAY (SATURDAY).

    AT THE CLOSE OF THE THIRD DAY'S PLAY THE WEST INDIES NEED 248 TO WIN WITH ALL THEIR SECOND INNINGS WICKETS STANDING.THE SCORE STANDS AT: ENGLAND 275 AND 223; WEST INDIES 246 AND 5 FOR NO WICKET.

    ENGLAND WITH A 29 RUN LEAD ON THE FIRST INNINGS BEGAN BATTING THIS MORNING.THEY STARTED BADLY WITH 4 WICKETS DOWN FOR 69.BUT SHARPE (YORKSHIRE) STOOD FIRM, BATTING SOBERLY AND COURAGEOUSLY HE PRODUCED SOME HANDSOME STROKES.HE AND DEXTER TOOK ENGLAND OUT OF SERIOUS TROUBLE ADDING 52.THEN DEXTER FLASHED WILDLY AT SOBERS AND PAID THE PENALTY.HE WAS CAUGHT BY MURRAY, THE WEST INDIAN WICKET-KEEPER FOR 27.

    PARKS CAME IN NEXT AND ADDED MORE VITAL RUNS.THE ENGLAND TOTAL HAD PASSED 170 BEFORE PARKS WENT L.B.W.TO GRIFFITHS FOR 23.ENGLAND NOW SEEMED IN COMMAND BUT HALL, THE WEST INDIES FAST BOWLER, CAME ON AND QUICKLY TOOK TRUEMAN'S WICKET, CAUGHT BY SOBERS FOR 5.LOCK FACED JUST ONE BALL -- BOWLED MIDDLE STUMP.STATHAM CAME NEXT AND SAVED THE HAT-TRICK.WITH THE SCORE AT 223 SHARPE MISJUDGED A BALL FROM HALL AND WAS CAUGHT BY MURRAY.IN CATCHING HIM MURRAY SET A NEW WORLD WICKET-KEEPING RECORD -- 24 VICTIMS IN A SERIES.SHARPE'S SCORE OF 83 WAS THE INNINGS OF THE DAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6TKMVNNT0Z8LRT02P6HXNZMN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TKMVNNT0Z8LRT02P6HXNZMN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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