Weather beats England in cricket test washout in Australia.
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Queensland, Australia. Weather beats England in cricket test washout.
Various shots of spectators leaving in the pouring rain or sheltering under umbrellas around the pitch. L/S of the wicket being rolled. C/U of the scoreboard. L/S of Bill Edrich patting the wicket before his innings. L/S as Keith Miller sends down some body line balls to Edrich, who is winded by them. C/U of the elevated box containing the cameramen. M/S Washbrook walking off the field after being caught by Sid Barnes and bowled by Miller.
L/S as Denis Compton walks off after being L.B.W'd by Miller. L/S of the Australian fielders huddling round the wicket. L/S of Edrich walking off caught by C. McCool. L/S J. T. Ikin caught out on his first ball. L/S Paul Gibb and Alec Bedser bowled out. L/S as N. W. D. Yardley hits a ball, the camera pans to E. Toshack who catches it. L/S as the crowd rushes onto the pitch after the match.
Possibly connected with 46/99 - MD.