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    THE POWERFUL WEST INDIES BATTING LINEUP COLLAPSED DISMALLY ON A PERFECT SABINA PARK PITCH ON WEDNESDAY WHEN THE FIRST SIX-DAY TEST WITH AUSTRALIA OPENED IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA.

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    Background: THE POWERFUL WEST INDIES BATTING LINEUP COLLAPSED DISMALLY ON A PERFECT SABINA PARK PITCH ON WEDNESDAY WHEN THE FIRST SIX-DAY TEST WITH AUSTRALIA OPENED IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA.

    THE WEST INDIES, WHO LOST THREE STAR BATSMEN AT ONE STAGE WHILE THE TOTAL STAYED ON 149, WERE ALL OUT SHORTLY AFTER TEA FOR 239 RUNS.

    BY CLOSE OF PLAY, BOBBY SIMPSON AND BILL LAWRY, THE AUSTRALIAN OPENERS, HAD MADE 32 TOGETHER WITHOUT BEING SEPARATED TO BRING AN END TO A STARTLING DAY'S CRICKET.

    AFTER COMPILING A PLACID 70 FOR ONE WICKET BEFORE LUNCH, THE WEST INDIES LOST SIX MEN BETWEEN LUNCH AND TEA.WHEN THE INNINGS CLOSED AFTER 242 MINUTES, TONY WHITE, BATTING NO.8, WAS TOP SCORER WITH 57 NOT OUT.

    THE AUSTRALIAN BOWLERS SHARED THE WICKETS -- LAURIE MAYNE DID BEST WITH 4 WICKETS FOR 43 RUNS -- AND THEY WERE SUPERBLY SUPPORTED IN THE FIELD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC4CVOY1QKVDG00R35OJDBQUV8
    Media URN:
    VLVAC4CVOY1QKVDG00R35OJDBQUV8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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