• Short Summary

    On the third day of the final cricket test against Australia, England's Captain Mike Brearley gambled on his spinners taking wickets with a nearly new ball.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Australia's new opening batsman Andrew Hilditch caught behind wicket by Taylor(2 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    GV Australian batsman caught out by Graham Gooch
    0.24

    3.
    GV Wood bats and is caught by Willis (3 shots)
    0.40

    4.
    SV Emburey bowls two wickets as players congratulate him (3 shots)
    0.51

    5.
    SV Emburey bowling and Australian batsman caught out (4 shots)
    1.04


    BLAKEY: "Australia's new opening batsman Hilditch went to a catch to Taylor, which Hilditch thought had bot carried."



    COMMENTATOR: "And almost a wicket is it? Yes, he's out, he's been given out, and Hilditch can't believe it, he's still there."



    BLAKEY: "Brearley brought on the spinners after only six overs, and the Australians had no answer."



    COMMENTATOR: "Yes, he's out, out caught by Gooch."



    BLAKEY: "Wood was Australia's top scorer with twenty-nine. But he couldn't fathom the spin."



    COMMENTATOR: "Oh that's gone high in the air, underneath is Willis. Well how many catches has Bob Willis taken at mid-off in this series, and that is Australia in a lot of trouble. Three for forty-eight."



    BLAKEY: "Emburey collected the next two wickets without Australia scoring."



    COMMENTATOR: "And that has gone to hand, and he's given out. Caught Gooch, there we have Tohey out for no score. And that's out, that's a good ball."




    Initials BB


    SPORT: CRICKET
    TELERECORDING
    REPORTER: MICHAEL BLAKEY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On the third day of the final cricket test against Australia, England's Captain Mike Brearley gambled on his spinners taking wickets with a nearly new ball. The England team was in a winning position over Australia after three days' play. England leads 4-1 in the series. When play ended, Australia stood at seventy for five in their second innings -- still forty runs behind the England first innings lead. The BBC's Michael Blakey reports:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAWEPR59WVIGGPDWUE80I9QUNA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAWEPR59WVIGGPDWUE80I9QUNA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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