The British Film Institute presents the best global cinema on-demand:
From classic and contemporary films to the best of the BFI National Archive.

Australian Women’s Cricket Team at Exmouth
Australian Women’s Cricket Team at Exmouth

Australian Women’s Cricket Team at Exmouth 1976


This film is certified

Please confirm that you accept our terms of use.


Australian Women’s Cricket Team at Exmouth 1976

4 mins United Kingdom

The captain of the Australian Women's Cricket Team, Anne Gordon is interviewed at the Maer Ground at Exmouth CC. They are in England for the Women’s Ashes which opened in Manchester. Also playing in the match are Raelee Thompson and Sharon Tredea. Gordon played in nine Test matches and eight One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and became a selector for Surrey and England and Chairwoman of England Selectors from 1992 to 1996.

Thompson captained the Australian Women's Cricket team on four occasions and scored 162 runs in her 16 tests and took 57 wickets at and average of 18.24 with a best of 5 for 33. She played 23 one-day Internationals, scoring 207 runs and taking 24 wickets at 18.66. Tredrea played in 10 Test matches and 31 ODIs appearing in the Women’s World Cricket Cup in England in 1973, in India in 1978 and as vice-captain in Australia in 1988. In 1983 she was considered the fastest female bowler in the world. In 1979 Lord's staged its first women's Test match between England and Australia. In 2005, the International Women's Cricket Council became part of the International Cricket Council or ICC.

The South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) is the regional film archive for the South West of England. Established in 1993, SWFTA's core collection comprises of the combined programme libraries of Westward Television and TSW (Television South West). The archive also cares for a significant number of donated film collections, both amateur and professional, dating back to the early 1900s.


Sport News


Sport 1970s Money Cricket


Tests and Tours




United Kingdom



Read lessRead more
Part of

1,000s of beautifully preserved films, capturing 120 years of Britain on Film

The map


View All

Welcome to a new subscription service like no other.

>100s of hand-picked classics and critically-acclaimed films

>Critic Mark Kermode picks a must-see film every week

>No contract, cancel anytime

Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies, as explained in our Cookies Policy.

To accept the terms and hide this message please click 'I accept'.

I accept

Passionate about film? So are we…

Don't miss the email made for the in-the-know film fan:

New releases — on the same day as in cinemas Special collections & unheralded classics Exclusive news on discounts

Never ask | Ask me later