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Only Two more to Equal 'W.G.'!
Only Two more to Equal 'W.G.'!

Only Two more to Equal 'W.G.'! 1925

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Only Two more to Equal 'W.G.'! 1925

1 mins United Kingdom

This short newsreel item sees Jack Hobbs taking the final runs for his 124th century at Lord's on 16 July 1925. Two short of WG Grace's record of 126 centuries, a month later Hobbs would equal and pass that milestone with two centuries against Somerset at Taunton. In this match, Hobbs captains the Players team - the professionals - in the Gentlemen v Players match, a fixture at Lord's between 1806 and 1962.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Lord's Cricket matches Cricket

Collection

Cricketing Legends

Released

1925

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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