Category Archive: Cricket scoreboards

Bellerive Oval, Tasmania, 23 March 2007

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Photos courtesy of Marcus Nichols. Thirteen years ago Tasmania won its first Sheffield Shield (though the time-honoured state competition was then known as The Pura Cup). Tasmania defeated New South Wales by a… Continue reading

Cockington Green Gardens, Canberra, ACT.

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Given that T20 cricket could be said to be a miniaturised version of the great game of cricket, it is appropriate that there is a miniature cricket ground and matching scoreboard at Cockington… Continue reading

ABC Studios, Sydney, 1930s

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You may have heard of (or even heard at the time!) the so-called synthetic radio broadcasts of Test matches in the 1930s, when commentators in Sydney – namely Alan McGilvray – broadcast Ashes… Continue reading

Caulfield Park, Victoria

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While the Western Australian chapter of Scoreboard Pressure continues its epic odyssey in search of desolate scoreboards in the desert (imagine Harry Dean Stanton in the film Paris, Texas), the Victorian branch this… Continue reading

Cricket in peace

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From The West Australian Tuesday 5 March 2019.

TCA Ground, Hobart, Tasmania, 1976

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Photo supplied by Michael Turner, who wrote to us, saying: Hi Guys, Found an old March 1976 copy of Australian Cricket the other day, which included the attached – taken at the TCA… Continue reading

Yorkshire Tea, runs on the board

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Peeling back the plastic covering on a new box of Yorkshire Tea today I took note of the artwork. Between the dry stone wall, the cute lamb and the rolling green hills I… Continue reading

Perth Stadium WACA tribute

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There’s been a nice touch at Perth Stadium with a digital replication of the classic WACA scoreboard on the big screen… super screen in fact. We’re all for recognition of great scoreboards so… Continue reading