Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

MCG, Victoria – World Cup warm-up, Australia vs United Arab Emirates

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Photos and text by Michael Costello The World Cup warm up match on February 11 between Australia and United Arab Emirates was an unusual experience.  In a place where normally you are bombarded… Continue reading

Surrogate scoreboards (volume 1)

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If you can’t find a scoreboard with numbers, find numbers that remind you of scoreboards. The Opec Systems First X1 made a steady start of 1/41 this afternoon at the Orange St Recreation… Continue reading

St Joseph’s, Herne Hill Reserve, Geelong

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A weekday. No footy. No numbers on the scoreboard. What’s the point? you would rightfully ask. June 2011. I was driving through one of my hometowns, on my way to Lorne, to learn… Continue reading

Wellington, New Zealand, 1950-51

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Look closely, very closely, and you may spy not only famous cricket names on the scoreboards, such as Bailey, Edrich and Hadlee, but the scoreboard attendants themselves: one seated to the left, one… Continue reading

Dacca, Pakistan, 1959-60

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The things you find while cleaning up around the house in that lull between Christmas and New Year. (Part 3). You can just make out the words ‘Pakistan’ and ‘Australia’ on the scoreboard,… Continue reading

Old Trafford, England, 1912

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The things you find while cleaning up around the house in that lull between Christmas and New Year. (Part 2). These images are  from The Illustrated History of Test Cricket, The First Century… Continue reading

Anywhere in England, 1980

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The things you come across when you’re tidying up the house during that lull between Christmas and New Year. This article about how to read an English scoreboard was part of a four-page… Continue reading

A.W.Langshaw Reserve, Altona North, Victoria

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A.W. Langshaw Reserve, between Third and Fifth Avenue in Altona North, is home to the Altona Roosters Cricket Club and the Powerhouse Rugby Club. When I took the above photo one of the… Continue reading