Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

Adelaide Oval through the ages

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I didn’t drive 730 kilometres on a hot day in a car with no air-conditioning and a dud battery to then be evicted from the hill at the Adelaide Oval, under the gaze… Continue reading

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne: the reality of retro

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The Albert Ground is a sporting oasis, nestled between St Kilda Road and Queens Road, only minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.  The ground is home to cricket and lacrosse teams from the Melbourne Cricket… 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

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

Glenferrie Oval, Victoria, 1929

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These pictures are scanned images of a photocopy of a 1929 photograph. So, apologies if they are not crystal-clear. I found the photocopy inside a manila folder (remember them?) inside a filing cabinet… Continue reading

Knackered. A day doing a cricket scoreboard

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As the batsman neared his century I hoped like hell I had the right score on the scoreboard… The call came on Friday arvo. Could I do the cricket scoreboard at Footscray’s home… Continue reading

Junction Oval, St Kilda re-visited, Victoria

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What will become of the 1956 scoreboard at the Junction Oval in St Kilda? The ground, also known as CitiPower Centre, is now the home of Cricket Victoria. The redevelopment included a new… Continue reading

Lawrie Emmins Reserve, Laverton, Victoria

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Cricket in Melbourne. In May. Call it dedication. Call it love of the game. Call it a big pre-season.  Call it a relief from the 365 day AFL hype machine. There’s a league… Continue reading