Tag Archive: Test cricket

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

Calcutta 1967, Bombay 1969, Leeds 1970

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The scoreboard at Eden Gardens Calcutta (now known as Kolkata) might have been a relatively safe spot when tensions flared during a Test match in January 1967 between India and the West Indies.… Continue reading

Ashes scoreboards (part 1)

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Scoreboard Pressure’s been poking about the archives for photos of Ashes scoreboards. We found a handful at the bottom of the filing cabinet in the garage near the table-tennis table, beside the box… 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