• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION New Zealand police have said they will not prosecute Australian cricket captain, Grey Chappell, on an assault charge brought by a streaker whom he struck on the backside after the man ran onto the pitch during the second test against New Zealand on Saturday (26 February).

  • Description

    1.
    TOP VIEW Turner caught behind by Edwards off the bowling of Cairns.
    0.10

    2.
    SV Jubilant wicket-keeper.
    0.13

    3.
    TOP VIEW McCosker scores 4 off Hadlee
    0.24

    4.
    TOP VIEW Chappell scores a boundary. (3 shots)
    0.40

    5.
    LV Streaker runs on the field to shake Chappell's hand and is held by Chappell whilst he beats him with his bat on his backside.
    0.56

    6.
    LV PAN (SAME SHOT) Chappell lets the streaker go and he is chased off the field by a policeman.
    1.09

    7.
    TOP VIEW Chappell run out on next ball of over. (2 shots)
    1.23


    (TRANSCRIPT)



    REPORTER: "Turner next to go, off Lance Cairns for 30."



    COMMENTATOR: "Got a touch there. Has he picked it up? He has and Jock Edwards has taken his first chance behind the stumps in test cricket."



    REPORTER: "McCoskar who made 84, was the pick of the Australian batsmen."



    COMMENTATOR: "Hadlee attempts the bouncer, but McCosker quickly into line, four runs."



    REPORTER: "Chappell helped him in a 115 run stand."



    COMMENTATOR: "That was played with supreme confidence, picking it up and it may just get through to the ropes before Petherick does."



    REPORTER: "Three streakers invaded the ground today, and Chappell had a message for one of them."



    COMMENTATOR: "Streaker number three. And Greg Chappell, who has stated in the past his intention of dealing with streakers. He's not happy with them. He'll have to take that fence in one."



    REPORTER: "He seemed unsettled by this, he was out next ball, for 58 in a close run-out."



    COMMENTATOR: "Chappell's going to have to be quick. The throw's on. A good run and a good throw and he's out. He's out, and he does not like it."




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    Background: INTRODUCTION New Zealand police have said they will not prosecute Australian cricket captain, Grey Chappell, on an assault charge brought by a streaker whom he struck on the backside after the man ran onto the pitch during the second test against New Zealand on Saturday (26 February). The man, Bruce McAuley, aged 25 was find 75 New Zealand dollars (GBP44 Sterling) for disorderly behaviour by magistrates. Here's a report on the incident and highlights of the day's play in the match, which Australia won by 10 wickets.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD2LSXJD41Q2U8QCK4DE3KSBOV
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2LSXJD41Q2U8QCK4DE3KSBOV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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