Timeless Test Match ends in four days with overwhelming victory for England. Injury to Bradman?
SLATE INFORMATION: Hard Luck, Australia!
ENGLAND: The Oval:
Pan of crowd at the oval. Pan. of Hutton & Hardstaff out to Bat. Gen. view of play Hutton hits & runs 2. Cu. of Hutton hitting ball, running (Breaks World record for highest Inning's) Bradman congratulates him followed by other players. Long view of play Hutton batting. Cu. of Hutton talking. Score board 800 - 6. Cu. of Don Bradman bowling. Semi view of players around Bradman lying on ground. Semi view of players picking up Bradman, showing injured foot. Scoreboard 903 for 7. Slip pan. Scoreboard Australia 201-8 all out. Semi view Brown and Badcock out to open 2nd Innings. Top view of crowd. Pan. Badcock walks back to pavilion. Pan. McCabe walking back from wicket. Scoreboard 18 - 2. Pan of Farnes bowling to Barnes, who swipes. Cu. of Barnes batting. Top view showing slips around B.A. Barnett. Cu. pan. Barnett walking back to pavilion. Cu. of Fleetwood Smith batting and pulling face. Long view of Variety bowling, O'Reilly hits ball in air, players grab stumps but Hardstaff drops catch. Shot of players replacing stumps & Wood (Eng wicket keeper throwing hat down in disgust.) Shot of crowd laughing. Long view of Fleetwood-Smith out and end of game, players grab stumps for souvenirs. Semi view of players towards into pavilion. Long view and semi view of England posing for camera from left to right standing Compton, Edrich, Bowes, Hutton, Hardstaff, Fagg 12th Man & Leyland. Seated left to right. Verity Farnes, Hammond Wood Paynter.
Sound Effects: Hutton says..To day I think must be one of the happiest Days of my cricket career. I managed to Beat Don's great Record & I must say that I felt very pleased when I achieved it.
Cricket; Sir Donald George Bradman (1908- ), Personalities - Sport; Sir Len Hutton (1916-1990), Great Britain
Background: Timeless Test Match ends in four days with overwhelming victory for England. Injury to Bradman robs home side of much of the glory.