Bad luck hits the Australians in the firs day at Nottingham.
Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
First cricket test match between England and Australia in progress. SV. Towards, most of the Australian cricketers having past camera as they come out onto the field. GV. Crowd. LV. Zoom in - Ray Lindwall bowling to Richardson. He bowls and Richardson makes a nice shot. Richardson hits ball. SV. Crowd watching. LV. Zoom in - Keith Miller bowling to Colin Cowdrey. He bowls. Cowdrey strikes and it goes off. LV. Australian fielder picks up the ball and throws it back into the wicket. LV. Richardson having got back to the crease, but has left his bat in the middle of the field. Australian fielder picks up the bat and gives it to Peter Richardson. SV. Crowds looking. LV. Zoom - Richardson at the wicket and Miller is bowling to him. Richardson hits the ball. Pan and zoom in to the fielder chasing it but it has gone for four. SV. Crowd. LV. Bowler running up to the wicket. He bowls and Cowdrey strikes or flicks the ball. SCU. Crowd. During this, Cowdrey has been caught by Miller. SV. Cowdrey walking off. SV. Crowd clapping him as he comes off. LV. Ian Johnson bowling to Tom Graveney. Zoom - he bowls. Graveney flicks or strikes at the ball. Johnson leaps in the air appealing for a catch which was upheld. Archer caught him, Graveney turns and starts to walk away from wicket. SV. Massed crowd. LV. Zoom in - Lindwall walking off after his accident. GV. Crowd. LV. Zoom - Alan Davidson is on the ground after having slipped and chipped a bone in his right ankle. He is rolling in pain while the umpire and players bend over him. SCU. Spectator watching. LV. Zoom, Davidson being carried off by Johnson, Miller and Peter Burge. GV. Very cloudy sky. GV. Players running off - rain.
(Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "G")