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  • Short Summary

    Cricketer Ranji bats against Essex. Leyton, Greater London.

  • Description

    Item title (missing) - "Ranji" returns. The "Wizard of Cricket" makes welcome return and captains his country against Essex. Leyton, Greater London.

    M/S as Ranji (K S Ranjitsinhji ?) makes his way down onto the cricket pitch to applause from the crowd. L/S as he bats. M/S as he walks off the pitch afterwards.

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    Film ID:
    218.14
    Media URN:
    21904
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:40:00 / 01:25:12:00
    Canister:
    G 692

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location is the County Ground, Leyton.

    This 3-day match was played on 4-6 August 1920.

    "M/S as Ranji (K S Ranjitsinhji ?)" - yes, that's correct. Ranji was making a brief return to cricket after losing an eye in a hunting accident the previous year.

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