Australia's test cricketers get down to serious practice at the nets at Lords.
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Lords Cricket Ground, London.
SV. A group of Australian cricketers walking out for practice (title super over). SV. Group of Australian cricketers walking. SV. Birk walking last.
SCU. Lord Alexander with Mr Aird, secretary of M.C.C. SCU. Cricketer Colin MacDonald putting on his pads. CU. Cricketer Ray Lindwall putting on his pads.
GV. Team at practice in the nets. SCU. Alan Davidson running to bowl. SCU. John Rutherford receives the ball, he is batting. SV. Keith Miller running up to bowl. LV. Johnson in the nets batting, receives and strikes ball. SV. Small crowd watching. SV. Keith Miller runs with ball again. LV. Johnson again strikes ball. SV. Crawford running to bowl. SCU. Crowd with two small boys. SV. Crawford runs up to bowl, camera goes down to show his feet - revealing the drag. LV. Craig at the wicket is being bowled at - he strikes ball making nice stroke, the ball comes back to the bowler. SCU. Johnson runs to bowl. SCU. Rutherford batting in the net makes stroke. LV. Keith Miller at the wicket - he is bowled at and slashes the ball. LV. Ron Archer at the wicket, somebody bowls and Ron Archer slashes a good shot. LV. Harvey at the wicket, he and Craig bowling, releases ball - Harvey plays nice stroke. SV. Three batsmen at the nets.
CU. Crawford. CU. Richie Benaud. SCU. Lindwall and Johnson talking. Lindwall puts on his second sweater while Johnson stands there laughing.