Queen greets cricketers during the second test between England and West Indies at Lords.
This is a duplicate copy of item 1766.07 - other version is colour.
This item was shot in Technicolor - this version has been transferred in black and white.
Lords Cricket Ground, London.
Various shots of the cricket test match between England and West Indies. Crowd watching, packed stands. Several shots of the Queen Elizabeth II shaking hands with members and officials of the West Indies team. Prince Philip and several officials behind her. Various shots of the Queen shaking hands with England players. The players give the Queen three cheers.
Start of the second innings. Worrell leading his team onto the field. Various shots of the match and the crowd watching. West Indies supporters cheering. More shots of the match, crowd cheering. Cowdrey injures his arm and kneels in pain. He has to leave the court. At the end of the day England are 116 for 3 and with Cowdrey hurt.
Several shots of crowded stands on the last day of the match. Barrington and Close entering the ground to resume the innings. Crowd applauding. Various shots of the match and the crowd cheering, some supporters quite excited.
The match ends in draw. Supporters run across the ground, mostly West Indies, cheering and jumping with joy. One man is seen kissing the ground.
Cricketers featured in this match are: Frank Worrell (W. Indies), Ted Dexter (England), Ken Barrington (England), Wesley Hall (W. Indies), Mickey Stewart (England), John Edrich (England), Charlie Griffith (W. Indies), J. Solomon (W. Indies), L. R. Gibbs (W. Indies), Colin Cowdrey (England), Brian Close (England), D. Murray (W. Indies), J. M. Parks (England), Freddie Trueman / Fred Trueman (England), D. A. Allen (England) and D. Shackleton (England).