Tag Archive: cricket grounds

Adelaide Oval milestones

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Photos and text by freelance photojournalist Peter Argent. PLA Media.  0411 178 444 – copyright Peter Argent The iconic Adelaide Oval wouldn’t be the same without its century old scoreboard. It is the… Continue reading

Gary Greelish Reserve, Yarraville, Victoria

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The Seddon fourths are all out for 163 just before stumps. Time for the scorers, the Seddon skipper/wicketkeeper and the opening bowler, to make sure everything adds up. In the second day’s play… Continue reading

Carlisle Cricket Ground, the Lake District, England

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A tight game. Three runs needed. Two wickets in hand.  Final game of the season.  Scotby second X1 added four more runs to be 8/103, defeating the home team’s 101 all out. The… Continue reading

Fearon Reserve, Williamstown, Victoria

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The first wicket fell on the first ball after the first drinks break. Clean bowled. The game was a 36 overs each sem-final between home team Williamstown CYMs third XI, and Seddon. Early… Continue reading

Seddon Cricket Club, Victoria

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Barry Richards’ scoreboard, featuring the highest score by the Seddon first Xl, 368 against Newport East in 1985, and the Warne-like number of wickets taken by swing bowler William Joy, who played for… Continue reading

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria

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 4th XI final 2006/07  Melbourne v Prahran. Photo courtesy of MCC. If ever a game kept the scoreboard operators on their toes, it was this game – a tie. Melbourne, which finished higher… Continue reading

Bayview St, Williamstown, Victoria

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The fourth-placed Williamstown CYMS Under 15C team were on target in their final game of the season against sixth-placed Hoppers Crossing. The young CYs, playing on their home ground, needed to score four… Continue reading

Anglesea (cricket grounds), Victoria

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“Come on, keep that scoreboard ticking over!” The call came late on the first afternoon of a two day B-grade game between Anglesea and Barrabool in late January. And the call wasn’t from… Continue reading