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Sussex vs The West Indies at Hove

Cricket legends abound in Hove as Sussex play the West Indies during their 1963 tour of the UK

Amateur film 1963 13 mins Silent

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Sussex takes on the West Indies and other teams, in this fascinating film from 1963. We begin with cricket action at the county ground in Hove. Slow-motion filming captures bowling and fielding. The touring West Indies Cricket team arrives to play Sussex. After a pitch inspection by both captains the players emerge from the pavilion and an exciting day of cricket action begins. Two further Sussex matches are seen - all before large crowds of appreciative spectators.