Film ID:
NEFA 21835

TODAY AT SIX: DURHAM V. ESSEX CRICKET MATCH AT CHESTER-LE-STREET

1973

Visitor Tabs

Description

Tyne Tees Television footage transmitted 11 July 1973 of the 2nd round Gillette Cup cricket match between Durham and Essex taking place at Ropery Lane in Chester-le-Street. The report shows various balls being played. Essex won the match by seven wickets with 86 balls remaining.

The report shows various balls being bowled and being hit by the batsmen. Some of the balls are caught by the fielders, others go for a ‘six’ where the crowd watching begin to applaud. With the game over the players begin to leave the pitch. From the crowd two teenagers rush out for autographs.