• Short Summary

    Cricket...and the Australians had taken a lead of 57 runs over Barbados at the close?

  • Description

    1.
    TV Haynes off drives Clarke for four.
    0.08

    2.
    GV Crowd
    0.10

    3.
    TV Greenidge hooks Clarke for one run.
    0.17

    4.
    SV Scoreboard at lunch 50 for 1 with Haynes out for 24.
    0.21

    5.
    TV Greenidge scores four on offside off Cosier.
    0.30

    6.
    LV King square cuts Clarke for four.
    0.42

    7.
    LV Scoreboard 90 for 2 with Haynes and Murray out.
    0.45

    8.
    TV King missed in slips by Hughes off Higgs.
    0.48

    9.
    GV Crowd
    0.50

    10.
    TV Greenidge on drives four off Higgs.
    0.56

    11.
    TV Greenidge stumped by Rixon off Higgs.
    1.05

    12.
    LV Scoreboard 170 for 4.
    1.09

    13.
    TV Skeete caught at backward gully by Sergeant off Laughlin.
    1.17

    14.
    LV Scoreboard 171 for 5.
    1.20

    15.
    TV Holder straight drives Higgs and Serjeant narrowly fails to hold difficult running catch.
    1.26

    16.
    TV Beckles drives Simpson for 4.
    1.35

    17.
    TV Crowd watches Padmore lofts Clarke for 4.
    1.42

    18.
    SV Final scoreboard with Barbados all out for 291.
    1.46

    19.
    TV Wood pulls Daniel for four.
    1.50

    20.
    LV and TV Crowd watches as Darling pulls Daniel for four.
    1.59


    Wood went on to make 75 and Darling 62, and the pair put on 125 for the first wicket.




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    SPORT: CRICKET

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Cricket...and the Australians had taken a lead of 57 runs over Barbados at the close of the second day's play (12 March) in their four-day match at Bridgetown. The tourists had score 348 for three wickets in reply to the Barbados first innings total of 291 all out. During the first day's play a highlight of the home team's innings was a fine 96-by their opening batsman, Alvin Greenidge.

    SYNOPSIS: Newcomer to test cricket, Desmond Haynes, helped Barbados make a good start with fours like this one off Clarke.

    Greenidge, hooking Clarke for one, and Haynes put on 47 for the first wicket before Haynes was bowled by Laughlin for 24.

    Cosier to Greenidge, who is not related to the Test player Gordon Greenidge, but is as flamboyant as his name sake.

    Collis King joined Greenidge after Barbados had lost a second wicket, that of Captain Derryck Murray, for nine. King takes a four off Clarke.

    King had a narrow escape when he faced Higgs.

    But Geenidge remained unperturbed, as he scored a four off Higgs.

    Higgs had his revenge, however, when he had Greenidge stumped by Rixon when Greenidge was four short of his century. He stayed for 202 minutes and struck 16 fours.

    Skeets did not last long.....He was caught by Serjeant off Laughlin for nought.

    At 171 for five, Barbados were struggling.

    Higgs to Holder. Holder was out for 9, and Barbados had lost six wickets for 181.

    The evening session brought a flourish from the tailenders here Beckles drives Bobby Simpson for four.

    104 runs were added in 85 minutes. Clarke to Padmore, who made an unbeaten 47. Barbados were all out for 291, leaving Australia with 25 minutes to bat.

    Daniel's hostility failed to impress Wood, who pulls him to the boundary.

    Wood's partner, Darling, also scored freely, and the visitors had reached 30 without loss by the end of the day.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADA6NE0JJIU7POG1VWGLNKUFEA
    Media URN:
    VLVADA6NE0JJIU7POG1VWGLNKUFEA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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