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The First Century of the Season

Surrey batsman Jack Hobbs gets in some batting practice, with team mate Bert Strudwick keeping wicket.

Sport 1920 Silent


This short newsreel shows Jack Hobbs marking the first century of the 1920 season with a spot of batting for the cameras, with wicketkeeper Bert Strudwick in support. Surrey scored an impressive innings of 114 - including 12 fours and a six - in the second innings of the opening three day match, against Northamptonshire at the Oval.