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    First test cricket match - Australia v West Indies.

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    Cinesound Review item.

    Brisbane, Australia.

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    GV. Crowd round pitch at Brisbane. MS. CU. Cammie Smith and Conrad Hunt come out to open for the West Indians. LS. Davidson to Hunt, who plays it carefully back towards the bowler. MS. Ian Meckiff bowls to Camie Smith, who hits it for three, Lindsey Kline chasing it. LS. Davidson to Smith, he hits it for four, pan with the ball as it rolls across pitch. MS. Crowd. LS. Davidson to Smith and he hits it for four - pan with the ball as it rolls across pitch. MS crowd. LS Davidson to Garfield Sobers, he snicks it, but he's not out. LS. Sobers reaches his half century. MS. Solomon skies one from Meckiff, but there's no one there and he gets two runs. LS. Kline to Peter Lashley, he hits it for four. LS. Kline bowls again and Lashley's caught by Grout, (6 for 283) pan to crowd. LS. Richie Benaud to Joe Solomon, he hits it for four. LS. Crowd of the pitch with play in progress. LS. Wesley Hall bowling to C McDonald, who just ducked in time. LS. Gary Sobers to McDonald who hits it for four and makes up his half-century. MS. Crowd. MS. Neil Harvey batting, there's an appeal for LBW but the umpire says "not out". GV. Crowd. LS. O'Neill batting, he hits a four. Full screen, crowd. LS. Alfred Valentine to O'Neill, who hits a four and brings up his century, he is congratulated by Davidson. CU. Crowd. LS. Sobers to Davidson, and an appeal for LBW but the umpire says "not out". LS. Norm O'Neill batting and brings his total up to 181 and Australia goes on to pass the West Indies at the start of the first test.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:59:00 / 01:28:53:00
    UN 3441 E

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