• Short Summary

    Footage of cricket match between Australia and England.

  • Description

    This story held in cricket reels.

    Sydney, Australia.

    SV. Len Hutton and A. R. Morris tossing in centre of pitch. GV. Crowd (packed Sydney stadium). STV. Hutton with new opener Trevor Bailey taking field. SV. Crowd. LV. Ray Lindwall from far end bowls to Hutton. Beats Hutton but off the wicket. SV. Hutton pondering over stroke. LV. Ray Lindwall to Hutton, who plays him, past square leg ring of fielders round bat. They run two. Ray Lindwall running up to bowl to Bailey (at the other end). LV. Lindwall to Bailey, ball through to keeper G. Langley. SV. Langley fielding and returning. SV. Lindwall. SV. Lindwall racing up to bowl. SV. Bailey's middle stump knocked flying. SV. Lindwall bowling to Peter May. SV. May turns Lindwall neatly to leg to midd wicket. He and Hutton run three. SV. Scoreboard with May out for five 2 for 19. SV. Hutton leaving after being dismissed for 30. 58-3. SV. Bill Johnson running to bowl to Tom Graveney. SV. Graveney caught behind wicket by Langley. LV. Davidson, a left hander bowling to Colin Cowdrey who hits him for pan as Harvey fields out in the deep and returns (2 runs). SV. Bill Johnstone running to bowl to Wardle. LV. Johnny Wardle lashing out. SV. Ball being fielded on boundary. LV. Wardle again lashing out at Bill Johnston. Skies ball. LV. Fielder misses it. Returns ball and Wardle finishing his run smiles at fielder. SV. Davidson running to bowl to Brian Statham, the other left-hander. SV. Statham turning it to leg. Runs two. SV. Crowd. SV. Wardle again lashing out and running two.

    England wins second test cricket match against Australia by 38 runs.

    (Lav.) (Orig "A")

    Note: check spelling - Bill Johnson / Johnston.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3441.27
    Media URN:
    93058
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:43:00 / 01:52:47:00
    Canister:
    54/101

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