• Short Summary

    AT THE END OF THE THIRD DAY OF THE FIRST TEST BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND ENGLAND AT EDGBASTON IN BIRMINGHAM, JUNE 2, THE TOURISTS FOUND THEMSELVES FIGHTING DESPERATELY TO AVOID AND INNINGS DEFEAT.

  • Description

    1.
    CU ZOOM FROM SCOREBOARD 138 FOR 4
    0.07

    2.
    TV LOCK TO BURKI
    0.13

    3.
    TV ALLEN TO SAEED FOR ONE RUN.
    0.20

    4.
    CU SCOREBOARD. 143 FOR 4.
    0.24

    5.
    TV TRUEMAN TO SAEED FOR TWO RUNS, BALL IS FIELDED.
    0.30

    6.
    TV TRUEMAN TO SAEED. BALL HITS SAEED'S HAND.
    0.37

    7.
    GV SPECTATORS.
    0.39

    8.
    TV ALLEN TO BURKI, FIELDED BY LOCK.
    0.48

    9.
    TV ALLEN TO SAEED.
    0.53

    10.
    CU SCOREBOARD.... 152 FOR 4
    0.57

    11.
    SCU COWDREY PREPARES TO BOWL.
    1.01

    12.
    TV COWDREY TO BURKI, GOES WIDE.
    1.05

    13.
    TV 3 SHOTS, COWDREY TO BURKI FOR 2.FIELDED BY BARRINGTON
    1.13

    14.
    ALLEN TO BURKI FOR 4. FIELDED BY BARRINGTON.
    1.23

    15.
    TV ALLEN TO SAEED, LABT BALL OF THE DAY STUMPS ARE DRAWN, DISSOLVE TO SCOREBOARD 158 FOR 4,ZOOM BACK PLAYERS LEAVE THE FIELD.
    1.37



    Initials IM-DR/AW/EEH


    FOR SCHEDULED NEWS PROOGRAMMES ONLY. NO MORE THAN TWO MINUTES FILM TO BE USED ON ANY ONE PROGRAMME.
    PROD NOS 3060,3063,3080 AND 3100/62 ALSO REFER.
    SPORT: CRICKET

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE END OF THE THIRD DAY OF THE FIRST TEST BETWEEN PAKISTAN AND ENGLAND AT EDGBASTON IN BIRMINGHAM, JUNE 2, THE TOURISTS FOUND THEMSELVES FIGHTING DESPERATELY TO AVOID AND INNINGS DEFEAT. AFTER BEGIN FORCED TO FOLLOW-ON WHEN THEY WERE ALL OUT IN THEIR FIRST INNINGS FOR 246-RUNS, IN REPLY TO THE ENGLISH FIRST INNINGS TOTAL OF 544-RUNS FOR 5-WICKETS DECLARED, THEY WERE 158 FOR FOUR AT THE CLOSE OF PLAY.

    DESPITE THEIR GRIM POSITION THE PAKISTANIS THRILLED THE 15,000 CROWD WITH DISPLAY OF FIGHTING CRICKET. THEY PRODUCED A FLOURISH OF GOOD STROKES AND NEVER MISSED A CHANCE TO HAMMER THE LOOSE BALL.

    FOLLOWING-ON, HANIF AND BUTT OPENED THE SECOND INNINGS CALMLY. SCORING FREELY FROM THE LOOSE BALLS, THEY TOOK THE SCORE ALONG TO 60 BEFORE BUTT WAS CAUGHT BY TRUEMAN WHEN TRYING TO SWEEP ALLEN TO SQUARE-LEG, THE HAD PUT ON 33-RUNS, WITH THE TOTAL OF 77, THE GALLANT HANIF WAS CAUGHT BY COWDREY IN THE SLIPS FOR 31 AFTER A QUICK BALL FROM ALLEN. THROUGHOUT THE MATCH, HANIF HAS BEEN LIMPING BADLY WITH AN INJURED LEG.

    IN THE FINAL OVERS IT WAS THE SPINNERS ALLEN AND LOCK WHO TROUBLED THE TOURISTS. MUSHTAQ FELL TO ALLEN WHEN HE HAD SCORED 8. HE TRIED TO PLAY AT A FASTER BALL AND WAS CAUGHT BEHIND THE STUMPS.

    AFTER MAKING A VALUABLE 46, IMTIAZ SNICKED A CATCH TO GRAVENEY IN THE SLIPS OFF A VERY GOOD BALL FROM TONY LOCK.

    SAEED AND BURKI, SURVIVED THE LAST HOUR OF PLAY, FROM WHICH BAD LIGHT TOOK 20 MINUTES. AT CLOSE OF PLAY, SAEED HAD 30 RUNS AND BURKI, 9. THERE ARE TWO MORE DAYS OF PLAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8A4EYO2MP0GO6F18IIJUBZJOV
    Media URN:
    VLVA8A4EYO2MP0GO6F18IIJUBZJOV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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