England build up a handsome lead against Australia but weather threatens their victory chances.
FIRST TEST MATCH DRAWN AT NOTTINGHAM
LV. Zoom in, Ian Johnson running up to bowl to Colin Cowdrey. He bowls and Cowdrey strikes ball. No run. GV. Crowd. SV. Cowdrey at wicket (zoom out) and the ball comes into picture and is hit by Cowdrey, down to fine leg (zoom back) showing the batsman running, but the umpire signals. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Zoom in, K. Miller bowling to Peter Richardson. Miller runs up and bowls and Richardson snicks it to leg and gets past the field for a single. SV. Scoreboard, showing 129 for 0 (and this will be the end of the fourth day's play). LV. Miller bowling to Cowdrey, zoom in as he bowls. Cowdrey snicks into the hands of wicket keeper Gil Langley and he is out. He runs from wicket to save time. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. R. Archer running up to bowl. GV. Massed crowd. LV. Ball dropping into wicket keeper Langley's hands as Richardson turns to watch him and walks away from the wicket - out. LV. Scoreboard showing 163 for 2. SV. Miller running up to bowl. SV. Watson at the wicket plays ball. Ball goes on and wicket keeper Langley has caught this one. Camera pans to watch them walking and pans back to show Watson talking to colleague. SV. Scoreboard 188 for 3 wickets. Declaration score by England. SV. Lock bowling to Jim Burke. Zoom back as Burke hits ball. No run. The ball is fielded. SV. Crowd watching. GV. Jim Laker bowling to MacDonald. SCU. MacDonald at the wicket blocking ball. SV. Crowd. SV. Neil Harvey at the wicket blocks ball. SV. Pan, Tony Lock bowling. SV. Neil Harvey out bowled Lock 2-18, pan as Harvey walks from field. SV. Pan, Lock bowling. GV. Miller at wicket hits ball, scores three. SV. Top shot, crowds applauding. SV. Laker bowling. SV. Miller out, L. B. W. Laker 3-41, pan as Miller walks out. LV. Laker bowling to Burke who blocks ball. SV. Pan, Watson fields umpire's hat as the wind rolls it along the ground. GV. Play with Burke and Burge holding on grimly at the wicket. GV. Burge and Burke as they continue to take Australia to a draw 120-3.
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