Tag Archive: cricket scoreboards

The Mervyn G Hughes Oval, Footscray, Victoria

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The Mervyn G Hughes Oval in Footscray is home to two award-winning scoreboard attendants. John Lord, who looks after the W.Keith Burnham Scoreboard that’s perched atop the clubrooms, was one of 20 recipients… Continue reading

Adelaide University Black’s Number 1 Ground, South Australia

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The satisfaction of a close victory secured. The victorious Yorke Peninsula side  more than happily pose by the modest portable scoreboard after  the 2012 senior South Australian Country Cup final at the famous… Continue reading

Bath Cricket Club, England

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The autumn leaves have fallen and the electronic scoreboard numbers will not glow til next summer. You can just see the Bath scoreboard in action in this photo taken two summers ago. Bath… Continue reading

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

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