• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIANS BOBBY SIMPSON AND BILL LAWRY SENT ENGLAND'S HOPES OF GETTING BACK THE ASHES ALMOST OVER THE HORIZON AT OLD TRAFFORD, MANCHESTER, TODAY (THURSDAY) WHERE, AFTER THE FIRST DAY'S PLAY INI THE FOURTH TEST MATCH, THE AUSTRALIANS FINISHED THE DAY WITH A SCORE OF 253 FOR 2 WICKETS.

    25,000 PEOPLE WERE AT OLD TRAFFORD TO WATCH BRITAIN'S NEW ATTACK WITH THREE FAST BOWLERS - RUMSEY, PRICE, AND CARTWRIGHT.

  • Description

    AUSTRALIANS BOBBY SIMPSON AND BILL LAWRY SENT ENGLAND'S HOPES OF GETTING BACK THE ASHES ALMOST OVER THE HORIZON AT OLD TRAFFORD, MANCHESTER, TODAY (THURSDAY) WHERE, AFTER THE FIRST DAY'S PLAY INI THE FOURTH TEST MATCH, THE AUSTRALIANS FINISHED THE DAY WITH A SCORE OF 253 FOR 2 WICKETS.

    25,000 PEOPLE WERE AT OLD TRAFFORD TO WATCH BRITAIN'S NEW ATTACK WITH THREE FAST BOWLERS - RUMSEY, PRICE, AND CARTWRIGHT. INSTEAD THEY SAW THE AUSTRALIAN OPENING PAIR SCORE 201 FOR THE FIRST WICKET, A RECORD PARTNERSHIP FOR THEIR COUNTRY AGAINST ENGLAND.

    ON A FLAWLESS PITCH LAWRY AND SIMPSON SOON MASTERED THE ENGLAND ATTACK AND GAVE VERY FEW CHANGES. ONCE SIMPSON, TRYING TO TAKE HIS BAT AWAY, EDGED RUMSEY, BUT THE BALL FELL SHORT OF PARKES. LAWRY ALSO MADE A SLIP. AGAIN OFF RUMSEY, HE MISHOOKED AND THE BALL FLEW OVER SQUARE LEG'S HEAD FOR TWO.

    BY THE TIME LUNCH CAME ENGLAND HAD BOWLED 38 OVERS, DURING WHICH THERE HAD BEEN SEVEN CHANGES. AUSTRALIA WERE 84 FOR 0 WITH LAWRY 45 TO SIMPSON'S 37.

    AFTER LUNCH THE AUSTRALIAN BATMEN CONTINUED TO COMMAND THE BOWLING. LAWRY, WHO HIT THREE SIXES IN HIS INNINGS, WENT ON TO SCORE HIS THIRD CENTURY AGAINST ENGLAND. BY TEA THE SCORE WAS 183 FOR 0.

    LAWRY FELL SON AFTER THE TEA INTERVAL. HIS END CAME WHEN HE HIT A BALL WHICH APPEARED TO GO PAST MORTIMORE, A NEW ENGLAND MAN, WHO HAD IN FACT STOPPED THE BALL LEFT HANDED. BY THE TIME LAWRY HEARD SIMPSON'S WARNING YELL HE WAS 15 YARDS DOWN THE PITCH AND EASILY RUN OUT. IT WAS LAWRY'S FIFTH RUN-OUT OF THE SUMMER AND THE THIRD IN THE TEST SERIES. LAWRY HAD SCORED 106 AND THE AUSTRALIAN TOTAL WAS 201 FOR 1.

    SIMPSON WAS 88 WHEN REDPATH CAME IN INSTEAD OF O'NEILL. THE AUSTRALIAN CAPTAIN BATTLES ON FOR THE CENTURY WHICH HAS ELUDED HIM IN 24 TESTS.

    THERE WAS SOME EARLY EXCITEMENT IN REDPATH'S INNINGS WHEN AT 13 HE EDGED PRICE TO RUMSEY SHIN-HIGH AT FIRST SLIP, BUT THE CATCH WENT DOWN.

    WITH 25 MINUTES TO GO CARTWRIGHT, THE BEST OF THE ENGLISH BOWLERS, WAS REWARDED WITH REDPATH'S WICKET, L.B.W. REDPATH, OUT FOR 19, WAS FOLLOWED IN BY O'NEILL WHO MAJESTICALLY CUT HIS FIRST BALL FOR FOUR.

    ENGLAND COULDN'T BREAK THROUGH AGAIN AND THE AUSTRALIANS ENDED THE DAY WITH 253 FOR 2.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9M4KKWLMKFZ212QAHWVAPEJTK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9M4KKWLMKFZ212QAHWVAPEJTK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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