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A Century before Lunch

A masterful innings by Australian batsman Macartney in the third test at Headingley.

Non-Fiction 1926 1 mins Silent


The third test at Headingley 1926: Bill Woodfull and Warren 'Curly' Bardsley open the batting for Australia, but Bardsley's out for a duck. Enter Charlie Macartney, who would go on to reach a century in an hour and 40 minutes, 112 not out at lunch. A packed crowd watches the play unfold, including an unfortunate blow to the toe for Woodfull.