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    AUSTRALIA, WITH ONLY EIGHT WICKETS IN HAND, ARE 353 BEHIND THE WEST INDIES IN THE FIRST TEST MATCH IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA.

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    AUSTRALIA, WITH ONLY EIGHT WICKETS IN HAND, ARE 353 BEHIND THE WEST INDIES IN THE FIRST TEST MATCH IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA.WITH TWO DAYS LEFT FOR PLAY THE BATSMEN HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO MAKE THE RUNS - IF THEY CAN GET THEM.

    THE AUSTRALIAN BOWLING ATTACK WORRIED THE WEST INDIES AT FIRST.THEY STARTED THE DAY WITH 199 RUNS FOR THREE WICKETS ON THE BOARD - A LEAD OF 221.THE NEW FAST BOWLER LAURIE MAYNE STRUCK FIRST FOR AUSTRALIA WITH HUNTE, CAUGHT BY SIMPSON FOR 81.THEN HE CLEAN BOWLED THE NIGHT WATCHNAN LANCE GIBBS WITH 5 RUNS TO HIS CREDIT.EARLIER GIBBS RECEIVED A SEVERE BLOW ON THE HAND FROM MCKENZIE.THE DISMISSAL OF GIBBS LEFT THE WEST INDIES WITH 226 RUNS FOR FIVE WICKETS.

    SOBERS, THE WEST INDIES CAPTAIN, HAMPERED BY A STRAINED THIGH, PLAYED A HURRIED DEFENSIVE SHOT AGAINST A BALL FROM LEG-SPINNER PHILPOTT AND SIMPSON SNATCHED UP THE CATCH.THERE WAS SOME CONTROVERSY OVER WHETHER IT WAS S CATCH AND SOBERS HESITATED, BUT UMPIRE SANG ??? GAVE HIM OUT.HE HAD SCORED 27.

    THE LUNCHTIME CORE WAS 256 FOR SIX WICKETS THEN LITTLE JOE SOLOMON TOOK HIS SCORE TO 76 BEFORE FALLING TO MAYNE, CAUGHT AT THE WICKET.O'NEILL BOWLED HENDRIKS FOR 30, AND PHILPOTT LURED WHITE OUT OF THE CREASE FOR AN EASY STUMPING.THIS MEANT EIGHT MEN CONE FOR 314, BUT HALL AND SOLOMON STATED TOGETHER SO THE WEST INDIES WERE ABLE TO FINISH WITH A TOTAL OF 373.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABHEYTV8VXGDDVQK3Q3H9ADQC7
    Media URN:
    VLVABHEYTV8VXGDDVQK3Q3H9ADQC7
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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