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Cricket at Birmingham
Cricket at Birmingham

Cricket at Birmingham 1928


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Cricket at Birmingham 1928

1 mins United Kingdom

By sporting standards the West Indies' 1928 tour of Britain was not a great success, but as a sign of a new era in cricket it was of great significance - it included the first Test matched ever played by a team other than England, Australia and New Zealand. It's unclear if this footage is from England's first or second innings, but the camera beautifully captured the action of the West Indian bowlers and the Warwickshire batsmen on this summer's day at Edgbaston. Warwickshire won by 7 wickets.

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