Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

Colts and big ships at Greenwich Reserve, Newport, Victoria

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Greenwich Reserve, on The Strand in Newport, is a very pretty sporting spot. The reserve is home to cricket, baseball and lacrosse (and, long ago, footy). An athletics track is just over the… Continue reading

The Holy Boot’s Holiday Snaps – Bradman and the Sherrin

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Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin? Did he ever kick a goal? Did Don Bradman ever kick a Sherrin? Give off a handball? Did he ever take a mark, a speccie, a… Continue reading

Glenelg Oval, South Australia

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  A piece of South Australian cricket history – not the majestic Adelaide Oval scoreboard – but still providing plenty of  information to the small crowds at the inaugural first class fixture at… Continue reading

Melbourne University Main Oval and Princes Park Oval Number 1, Victoria

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The main oval at Melbourne University is home to a green and black  electronic scoreboard on wheels that is housed in a shady shelter parallel to the pitch. A cream electrical cord runs,… Continue reading

David Mandie Scoreboard, Toorak Park, Victoria

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Prahran Cricket Club unveiled Toorak Park’s spectacular new scoreboard on Saturday 16 February, during the first day’s play of the senior X1 game against Melbourne. The scoreboard, named after the late David Mandie,… Continue reading

Harry Trott Oval, St Kilda, Victoria

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The Guild of International Scoreboard Attendants has traditionally been wary of these fancy, new fandangled, electronic-digital scoreboards, ever since the first feeble light bulb lit up a scoreboard all those years ago. (Indeed,… Continue reading

Queenstown Events Centre, Frankton, New Zealand

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The Queenstown Events Centre must be one of the prettiest cricket grounds in the Southern Hemisphere, and beyond. And the mountainous backdrop must be a distraction for batsmen (Never mind moving the sightscreen,… Continue reading

MCC Members’ Atrium, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria

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These four scoreboard signs are in the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ atrium  overlooking the Percy Beames Bar. The artwork is titled ‘Best Test performances at the MCG’ and was commissioned for the MCG’s… Continue reading