An old game called Stoolball, similar to cricket, is played by Society of Sussex Downsmen.
Item title reads - Cricket's ancestor. Society of Sussex Downsmen in smock and beaver hats, revive old game of Stoolball. Horsham, West Sussex.
M/S of the team in their smocks. L/S as they are led up the street on a horse and cart, they wave their hats as they pass the camera. M/S as they play the game, M/S as someone bats with what looks like a table tennis bat. Various shots as they play and run.