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Cricket: Worcestershire v Yorkshire
Cricket: Worcestershire v Yorkshire

Cricket: Worcestershire v Yorkshire 1955


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Cricket: Worcestershire v Yorkshire 1955

6 mins United Kingdom

Idyllic scenes for the cricket fan: a three day county championship match at New Road in Worcester bathed in sunshine. The visitors are Yorkshire (look out for a youthful looking Fred Trueman). Highlights of the first day include a double century for Yorkshire's Willie Watson. It's a hard target to chase as the home side take to the field led by openers Don Kenyon and Laddie Outschoorn. There are slim pickings too for the youthful autograph hunters at the end of the day's play.

Yorkshire won the three day match by nine wickets. The filmmaker was Frank Dale from Leominster.

The Media Archive for Central England is the public screen archive for the East and West Midlands. An independent charity and company based at the University of Lincoln, MACE acquires, catalogues, preserves and makes widely available moving image materials that inform our understanding of the diverse cultures and histories of communities between the Lincolnshire coast and the Welsh border.


Amateur film


Cricket matches Sports Cricket Yorkshire (cricket team) Worcestershire (cricket team)


The County Game




United Kingdom



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