Up-to-the-minute scenes in the fifth and decisive Test Match.
Kennington Oval Cricket Ground, London.
SV. England taking field. STV. Crowd. CU. Aussie openers A. R. Morris and A. L. Hassett taking field. CU. Sir Jack Hobbs (Old England Opener). GV. Play - gas holders in background. CU. Hassett preparing to meet Trueman. LV. Trueman tears up to wicket and bowling. SV. Hassett collects single. SV. Crowd. LV. Bedser bowls to Morris, he appeals. SV. Morris leaves wicket - out. BV. TV. Morris leaving field. SV. Scoreboard 38 for 1. SV. Trueman runs up to bowl. CU. Miller moving away from ball (he was out). SV. Crowd. SV. Hutton and Lock place field. LV. Tony Lock (Surrey and England) to Hassett who flicks one past slips, takes single, Hassett acknowledges applause for 50. SV. Crowd. GV. Trueman bowls to Neil Harvey. CU. Harvey knocks up catch. SV. Hutton catches Harvey. SV. Crowd. CU. De Courcy at wicket. SV. England's slips and leg fielders. LV. Trueman runs up and bowls, zoom in. CU. De Courcy hits up catch and walks away. CU. Aussie in crowd. SV. Lock to Graham Hole. Zoom - Hole scores. SV. Jim Laker fields ball. SV. Trueman, Alec Bedser (Surrey and England) and Lock at slip. SV. Archer gives a half chance to Trueman, from Bedser. SV. Crowd. STV. Archer leaving field after being bowled by Bedser. SV. Bedser congratulated by team mates after beating Tate's record. GV. Trueman to Ray Lindwall (both fast bowlers). CU. Lindwall swipes and runs. SV. Laker chases ball to boundary. CU. Lindwall acknowledges applause for 50. SV. Crowd. SV. Aussie total 275 - all out. SV. Lindwall to Hutton. CU. Hutton at wicket. SV. Hutton snicks one - just short of fielders. Hutton picks up cap. SV. Scoreboard at start of second day's play (England 1 for 0). GV. Play. CU. Hutton turns a ball to leg. LV. Ball beating leg field for 4. GV. Packed ground. SV. Keith Miller bowls a bumper. SV. Peter May ducking. CU. Hassett places field. SV. Miller bowling. Zoom out as Trevor Bailey (England & Essex) scores single. CU. Len Hutton watching play from pavilion in vest. CU. Bailey fiercely driving. LV. Aussie slips wait for next ball. LV. Bedser prepares to receive. CU. Bedser scores (this pair equalled and passed Aussie total). TV. Crowd rising at end of England innings. SV. Bedser and Bailey walking in to cheers. SV. Scoreboard 306 for 10.
GV. Through press box, start of Aussie innings. SV. Laker bowling. SV. Hassett enters pavilion after being bowled by Laker for 10. SV. Laker bowling. CU. Umpire Davies getting out Hole BV. & LV. Hole leaving field. SV. Scoreboard 59 for 2. SV. Lock bowling, hands in air, as he bowls Harvey. LV. Harvey leaves wicket. SV. Scoreboard 60 for 3. SV. Lock bowls to Miller. SV. Miller caught in two minds as ball beats him. TV. Crowd. SV. & CU. Laker runs up to bowl. SV. Miller leaves wicket after being caught by Trueman. SV. Scoreboard 61 for 4. SV. Morris leaves wicket for same total. Bowled by Lock. GV. Lock runs up to bowl (he captures next 3 wickets). CU. Lock bowling, hands in air as he bowls Davidson. SV. Davidson leaves wicket. CU. Lock collecting ball. SV. Archer knocks up a ball from Lock and Edrich catches in slips. Pan as Archer leaves wicket. CU. Lock bowling W. Langley. LV. Langley. TV. Crowd (Aussies lose Lindwall and W. Johnston over this and following scene). CU. Scoreboard 162 all out. GV. Start of England innings. SV. Hutton at wicket. CU. Hutton plays shot and runs. SV. Pan, Hutton running. SV. Crowd. SV. Hutton back. CU. Langley whips off bails to run out Hutton. SV. Umpire Davies watches Hutton leave field. GV. Crowd. LV. Peter May batting, he hits a 4. GV. Field of play. SV Compton pushes a single and runs. SV. Hassett fielding. SV. Edrich cuts ball down and runs. CU. Scoreboard turning. SV. Bill Johnston bowling. GV. Play. SV. Hassett bowling. SV. Edrich glances ball to leg. SV Hassett fielding, zoom in. SV. Denis Compton preparing fro delivery. SV. Compton sweeps ball round to leg securing England victory and after 20 years the return of the ashes. SV Edrich and Compton walk back to the Pavilion as the crowd invade the pitch. GV. Crowd run onto the ground. TV. Crowd surround Edrich and Compton. GV. Crowd in front of the Pavilion. GV. Hassett and Hutton with crowds on the Pavilion balcony. CU. Len Hutton. GV. Crowd in front of Oval Pavilion.
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