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John Arlott : Voice of Cricket (Nineteen vignettes from late 40s to 1980 , 2 tapes)

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John Arlott was BBC Radio's voice of cricket for more than 30 summers. The imagery and wit of an incomparable broadcaster, is captured here, in a unique collection of historic cricket moments.

Side One : Forties :-
1) 1948 : 4th Test Headingley : Hutton b. Lindwall 81.
2) 1948 : 5th Test Oval : Donald Bradman's last Test.
3) 1948/49 : 1st Test Durban : Last ball win for England.
4) 1948/49 : 5th Test Port Elizabeth : England chase 120 an hour to win.

Side Two : Fifties :-
1) 1950 : 3rd Test Trent Bridge : Worrell & Weekes / Ramadhin & Valentine.
2) 1951 : 5th Test Oval : Hutton out, "obstructing the field".
3) 1954 : 2nd Test Trent Bridge : Pakistan's first visit / Compton's highest Test score (278).
4) 1956 : 4th Test Old Trafford : Laker's 19 wickets v Australia.
5) 1957 : 4th Test Headingley : Loader's hat-trick v West Indies.

Side Three : Sixties :-
1) 1963 : 2nd Test Lords : Dexter (70) faces Hall & Griffith.
2) 1963 : Gillette Cup Final : First one-day final. Sussex v Worcs.
3) 1964 : 5th Test Oval : Trueman's 300th Test wicket / Boycott's first 'ton'.
4) 1965 : 2nd Test Trent Bridge : Graham Pollock's 125.

Side Four : Seventies :-
1) 1975 : Prudential World Cup Final Lords : Clive Lloyd's match.
2) 1975 : 2nd Test Lords : Arlott's 'freaker' : Lords Streaker.
3) 1977 : Centenary Test Melbourne : Randall's heroic 174.
4) 1977 : 3rd Test Trent Bridge : Boycott runs out Randall.
5) 1978 : 1st Test Edgbaston : Gower's first Test, first ball four.
6) 1980 : Centenary Test Lords : Arlott's last commentary.

Brian Johnston Geoffrey Geoff Boycott Fred Trueman Ian Botham David Gower Allan Knott Viv Richards Trent Bridge Oval Lords Headingley Umpire Silly Mid Off Fielder Bowler Bowling Batsman West Indies India Pakistan Sri Lanka Bangladesh Australia Leicestershire Lancashire Derbyshire Kent Middlesex Somerset Essex Surrey Michael Parkinson

Item details

Author(s):
Arlott , John
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC
Title:
John Arlott - the Voice of Cricket

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John Arlott was BBC Radio's voice of cricket for more than 30 summers. The imagery and wit of an incomparable broadcaster, is captured here, in a unique collection of historic cricket moments.

Side One : Forties :-
1) 1948 : 4th Test Headingley : Hutton b. Lindwall 81.
2) 1948 : 5th Test Oval : Donald Bradman's last Test.
3) 1948/49 : 1st Test Durban : Last ball win for England.
4) 1948/49 : 5th Test Port Elizabeth : England chase 120 an hour to win.

Side Two : Fifties :-
1) 1950 : 3rd Test Trent Bridge : Worrell & Weekes / Ramadhin & Valentine.
2) 1951 : 5th Test Oval : Hutton out, "obstructing the field".
3) 1954 : 2nd Test Trent Bridge : Pakistan's first visit / Compton's highest Test score (278).
4) 1956 : 4th Test Old Trafford : Laker's 19 wickets v Australia.
5) 1957 : 4th Test Headingley : Loader's hat-trick v West Indies.

Side Three : Sixties :-
1) 1963 : 2nd Test Lords : Dexter (70) faces Hall & Griffith.
2) 1963 : Gillette Cup Final : First one-day final. Sussex v Worcs.
3) 1964 : 5th Test Oval : Trueman's 300th Test wicket / Boycott's first 'ton'.
4) 1965 : 2nd Test Trent Bridge : Graham Pollock's 125.

Side Four : Seventies :-
1) 1975 : Prudential World Cup Final Lords : Clive Lloyd's match.
2) 1975 : 2nd Test Lords : Arlott's 'freaker' : Lords Streaker.
3) 1977 : Centenary Test Melbourne : Randall's heroic 174.
4) 1977 : 3rd Test Trent Bridge : Boycott runs out Randall.
5) 1978 : 1st Test Edgbaston : Gower's first Test, first ball four.
6) 1980 : Centenary Test Lords : Arlott's last commentary.

Brian Johnston Geoffrey Geoff Boycott Fred Trueman Ian Botham David Gower Allan Knott Viv Richards Trent Bridge Oval Lords Headingley Umpire Silly Mid Off Fielder Bowler Bowling Batsman West Indies India Pakistan Sri Lanka Bangladesh Australia Leicestershire Lancashire Derbyshire Kent Middlesex Somerset Essex Surrey Michael Parkinson

Author(s):
Arlott , John
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Cassette tape
Publisher:
BBC
Title:
John Arlott - the Voice of Cricket

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