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Northampton v Essex - The Benson & Hedges Cup Final 1980

Anglia TV News Report from Lord’s where Northamptonshire beat Essex in the 1980 Benson & Hedges Cricket Cup Final.

Sport 1980 3 mins

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There’s an uproarious applause from the fans as Allan Lamb avoids being caught out by a hair’s breadth, during the Benson & Hedges Cup Final in 1980, where Northamptonshire play against Essex at Lord’s. It’s a tense match with Northamptonshire winning by 6 runs. Anglia TV reports with highlights and an interview with Player of the Match Allan Lamb in the dressing room, as well as an interview with Northamptonshire captain Jim Watts.