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    Legends At Battle Season VIII
    Final (timeless Test)


    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 (if required)

    PROFESSIONAL XI vs POST-WAR XI


    at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Toss: Post-war XI won the toss and chose to bowl


    Day 5

    PROFESSIONAL XI 2nd innings (149/0 overnight)

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    59.1  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar playing forward defensive
    59.2  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    59.3  Laker to Gavaskar, FOUR, Sunil Gavaskar is going haywire!
    59.4  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar playing forward defensive
    59.5  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    59.6  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    
             End of over 60  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     153/0 (lead 179)
             Jim Laker            16.0-2-55-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       77(199b 15X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     71(162b 15X4)
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    60.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    60.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    60.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    60.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    60.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    60.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 61  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     153/0 (lead 179)
             Lance Gibbs          13.0-4-26-0
             Gordon Greenidge     71(168b 15X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       77(199b 15X4)
    
    61.1  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    61.2  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    61.3  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    61.4  Laker to Gavaskar, FOUR, Jim Laker is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    61.5  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    61.6  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 62  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     157/0 (lead 183)
             Jim Laker            17.0-2-59-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       81(205b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     71(168b 15X4)
    
    62.1  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    62.2  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    62.3  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    62.4  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    62.5  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    62.6  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 63  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     157/0 (lead 183)
             Alan Davidson        8.0-1-15-0
             Gordon Greenidge     71(174b 15X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       81(205b 16X4)
    
    63.1  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    63.2  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    63.3  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    63.4  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    63.5  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    63.6  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    
             End of over 64  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     157/0 (lead 183)
             Lance Gibbs          14.0-5-26-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       81(211b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     71(174b 15X4)
    
    64.1  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    64.2  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    64.3  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    64.4  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    64.5  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    64.6  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 65  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     157/0 (lead 183)
             Alan Davidson        9.0-2-15-0
             Gordon Greenidge     71(180b 15X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       81(211b 16X4)
    
    65.1  Trueman to Gavaskar, three runs, Great save by Fred Trueman 3 instead of 4
    65.2  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    65.3  Trueman to Greenidge, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Gordon Greenidge
    65.4  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    65.5  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    65.6  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 66  (7 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     164/0 (lead 190)
             Fred Trueman         10.0-3-24-0
             Gordon Greenidge     75(185b 16X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       84(212b 16X4)
    
    66.1  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    66.2  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    66.3  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    66.4  Laker to Gavaskar, one run, The misfield by Everton Weekes allows yet another run
    66.5  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    66.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 67  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     165/0 (lead 191)
             Jim Laker            18.0-2-60-0
             Gordon Greenidge     75(187b 16X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       85(216b 16X4)
    
    67.1  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    67.2  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    67.3  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    67.4  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    67.5  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    67.6  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    
             End of over 68  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     165/0 (lead 191)
             Alan Davidson        10.0-3-15-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       85(222b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     75(187b 16X4)
    
    68.1  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    68.2  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    68.3  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    68.4  Trueman to Greenidge, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Fred Trueman
    68.5  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    68.6  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 69  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     166/0 (lead 192)
             Fred Trueman         11.0-3-25-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       85(224b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     76(191b 16X4)
    
    69.1  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    69.2  Sobers to Greenidge, one run, Great cooperation between Gordon Greenidge and Sunil Gavaskar
    69.3  Sobers to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    69.4  Sobers to Gavaskar, legbye, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    69.5  Sobers to Greenidge, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Gordon Greenidge
    69.6  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 70  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     172/0 (lead 198)
             Garry Sobers         8.0-0-28-0
             Gordon Greenidge     81(195b 17X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       85(226b 16X4)

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    The two great openers began Day 5 with the same watchfulness as when they began their innings on Day 4. They did lash out on the odd poor balls every now and then. Both Sunil Gavaskar and Gordon Greenidge, now in the 80s, were eyeing that elusive century that had evaded them all season.


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    70.1  Gibbs to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    70.2  Gibbs to Gavaskar, one run, The misfield by Fred Trueman allows yet another run
    70.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    70.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    70.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Gordon Greenidge
    70.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 71  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     177/0 (lead 203)
             Lance Gibbs          15.0-6-31-0
             Gordon Greenidge     85(199b 18X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(228b 16X4)
    
    71.1  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    71.2  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    71.3  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    71.4  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    71.5  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    71.6  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    
             End of over 72  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     177/0 (lead 203)
             Jim Laker            19.0-2-60-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(234b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     85(199b 18X4)
    
    72.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    72.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    72.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    72.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    72.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    72.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 73  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     177/0 (lead 203)
             Lance Gibbs          16.0-6-31-0
             Gordon Greenidge     85(205b 18X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(234b 16X4)
    
    73.1  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar playing forward defensive
    73.2  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    73.3  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    73.4  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    73.5  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    73.6  Trueman to Gavaskar, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 74  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     177/0 (lead 203)
             Fred Trueman         12.0-3-25-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(240b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     85(205b 18X4)
    
    74.1  Davidson to Greenidge, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    74.2  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    74.3  Davidson to Greenidge, one run, That is very well run by Sunil Gavaskar
    74.4  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    74.5  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar playing forward defensive
    74.6  Davidson to Gavaskar, no run, Sunil Gavaskar was completely deceived
    
             End of over 75  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     182/0 (lead 208)
             Alan Davidson        11.0-4-20-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(243b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     90(208b 19X4)
    
    75.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    75.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    75.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    75.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    75.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    75.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    
             End of over 76  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     182/0 (lead 208)
             Lance Gibbs          17.0-7-31-0
             Gordon Greenidge     90(214b 19X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(243b 16X4)
    
    76.1  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    76.2  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    76.3  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Left alone by Sunil Gavaskar
    76.4  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, Defensively played by Sunil Gavaskar
    76.5  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    76.6  Laker to Gavaskar, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    
             End of over 77  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     182/0 (lead 208)
             Jim Laker            20.0-3-60-0
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(249b 16X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     90(214b 19X4)
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    77.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    77.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    77.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    77.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    77.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    77.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    
             End of over 78  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     182/0 (lead 208)
             Lance Gibbs          18.0-8-31-0
             Gordon Greenidge     90(220b 19X4)
             Sunil Gavaskar       86(249b 16X4)
    
    78.1  Laker to Gavaskar, OUT, Thats plumb in front of the wicket
    
             Sunil Gavaskar         86 (250b 16X4)
             lbw            b. Laker 
    
    78.2  Laker to Richards, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    78.3  Laker to Richards, no run, Left alone by Viv Richards
    78.4  Laker to Richards, one run, Great cooperation between Viv Richards and Gordon Greenidge
    78.5  Laker to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    78.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 79  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     183/1 (lead 209)
             Jim Laker            21.0-4-61-1
             Gordon Greenidge     90(222b 19X4)
             Viv Richards          1(3b) 

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    It wasn't to be for Gavaskar though. After nearly 80 overs of toil, the Post-war XI had finally managed to get rid of him. The 182-run partnership put on by the two batsmen for the 1st wicket was the highest of the season. Meanwhile, the Professional XI's lead had just crossed the 200-run mark.


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    79.1  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    79.2  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    79.3  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    79.4  Gibbs to Richards, FOUR, Viv Richards is one of the best batsmen in the world
    79.5  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    79.6  Gibbs to Richards, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Viv Richards 
    
             End of over 80  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     191/1 (lead 217)
             Lance Gibbs          19.0-9-39-0
             Viv Richards          9(9b 2X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     90(222b 19X4)
    
    80.1  Laker to Greenidge, FOUR, Jim Laker is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    80.2  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    80.3  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    80.4  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    80.5  Laker to Greenidge, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Gordon Greenidge
    80.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 81  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     199/1 (lead 225)
             Jim Laker            22.0-4-69-1
             Gordon Greenidge     98(228b 21X4)
             Viv Richards          9(9b 2X4)
    
    81.1  Gibbs to Richards, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    81.2  Gibbs to Richards, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    81.3  Gibbs to Richards, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    81.4  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Left alone by Viv Richards
    81.5  Gibbs to Richards, one run, One more to the total
    81.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 82  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     200/1 (lead 226)
             Lance Gibbs          20.0-9-40-0
             Gordon Greenidge     98(229b 21X4)
             Viv Richards         10(14b 2X4)
    
    82.1  Davidson to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    82.2  Davidson to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    82.3  Davidson to Richards, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    82.4  Davidson to Richards, no run, Viv Richards was completely deceived
    82.5  Davidson to Richards, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    82.6  Davidson to Richards, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    
             End of over 83  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     204/1 (lead 230)
             Alan Davidson        12.0-4-24-0
             Viv Richards         14(20b 3X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     98(229b 21X4)

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    Enter Viv Richards, who began in style as usual. Greenidge at the other end was just two away from a century.


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    83.1  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    83.2  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    83.3  Laker to Greenidge, 1 bye, That ball spun too much for Clyde Walcott to stop
    83.4  Laker to Richards, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    83.5  Laker to Richards, no run, Left alone by Viv Richards
    83.6  Laker to Richards, no run, Defensively played by Viv Richards
    
             End of over 84  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     205/1 (lead 231)
             Jim Laker            23.0-4-69-1
             Viv Richards         14(23b 3X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     98(232b 21X4)
    
    84.1  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    84.2  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    84.3  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    84.4  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    84.5  Davidson to Greenidge, one run, Great cooperation between Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards 
    84.6  Davidson to Richards, no run, Left alone by Viv Richards
    
             End of over 85  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     206/1 (lead 232)
             Alan Davidson        13.0-4-25-0
             Viv Richards         14(24b 3X4)
             Gordon Greenidge     99(237b 21X4)
    
    85.1  Bedser to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    85.2  Bedser to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    85.3  Bedser to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    85.4  Bedser to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    85.5  Bedser to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    85.6  Bedser to Greenidge, one run, Great cooperation between Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards 
    Gordon Greenidge raises his bat to everyone in the stadium as he reaches 100
    
             End of over 86  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     207/1 (lead 233)
             Alec Bedser          10.0-4-15-0
             Viv Richards         14(24b 3X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    100(243b 21X4)

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    Gordon Greenidge got 'em in singles and raised his bat for a century - the fourth such occasion he has done so in a LAB final after seasons II, VI and VII. It's like they say "When the going gets tough, the tough get going".


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    86.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, one run, That is very well run by Viv Richards 
    86.2  Gibbs to Richards, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    86.3  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Defensively played by Viv Richards
    86.4  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    86.5  Gibbs to Richards, no run, Left alone by Viv Richards
    86.6  Gibbs to Richards, OUT, That ball caught the edge and struck the stumps. Viv Richards is out
    
             Viv Richards           14 (29b 3X4)
                            b. Gibbs 
    
    
             End of over 87  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     208/2 (lead 234)
             Lance Gibbs          21.0-9-41-1
             Greg Chappell         0(0b)
             Gordon Greenidge    101(244b 21X4)
    
    87.1  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    87.2  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    87.3  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    87.4  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    87.5  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    87.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    
             End of over 88  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     208/2 (lead 234)
             Jim Laker            24.0-4-69-1
             Gordon Greenidge    101(250b 21X4)
             Greg Chappell         0(0b)
    
    88.1  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    88.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    88.3  Gibbs to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is one of the best batsmen in the world
    88.4  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    88.5  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    88.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 89  (4 runs)

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    But Richards couldn't make his start last this time. He was claimed by Lance Gibbs, who was pleased to finally get a wicket after having sent down nearly 50 overs in the match. Soon after, it was time for lunch.


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             LUNCH: DAY 5
             Time: 12:02 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     212/2 (lead 238)
             Lance Gibbs          22.0-9-45-1
             Greg Chappell         4(6b 1X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    101(250b 21X4) 

    Lunch, Day 5


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    89.1  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    89.2  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    89.3  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    89.4  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    89.5  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    89.6  Sobers to Greenidge, FOUR, Gordon Greenidge is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 90  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     216/2 (lead 242)
             Garry Sobers         9.0-0-32-0
             Gordon Greenidge    105(256b 22X4)
             Greg Chappell         4(6b 1X4)
    
    90.1  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Greg Chappell  
    90.2  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is going haywire!
    90.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    90.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    90.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    90.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 91  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     224/2 (lead 250)
             Jim Laker            25.0-5-77-1
             Greg Chappell        12(12b 3X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    105(256b 22X4)
    
    91.1  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    91.2  Sobers to Greenidge, FOUR, Garry Sobers is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    91.3  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    91.4  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    91.5  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    91.6  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 92  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     228/2 (lead 254)
             Garry Sobers         10.0-0-36-0
             Gordon Greenidge    109(262b 23X4)
             Greg Chappell        12(12b 3X4)
    
    92.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    92.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    92.3  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    92.4  Bedser to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is going haywire!
    92.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    92.6  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 93  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     232/2 (lead 258)
             Alec Bedser          11.0-4-19-0
             Greg Chappell        16(18b 4X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    109(262b 23X4)
    
    93.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    93.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    93.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    93.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    93.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, FOUR, Gordon Greenidge is going haywire!
    93.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 94  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     236/2 (lead 262)
             Lance Gibbs          23.0-9-49-1
             Gordon Greenidge    113(268b 24X4)
             Greg Chappell        16(18b 4X4)
    
    94.1  Trueman to Chappell, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Fred Trueman
    94.2  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    94.3  Trueman to Greenidge, one run, Great cooperation between Gordon Greenidge and Greg Chappell  
    94.4  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    94.5  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    94.6  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 95  (2 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     238/2 (lead 264)
             Fred Trueman         13.0-4-27-0
             Greg Chappell        17(22b 4X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    114(270b 24X4)
    
    95.1  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    95.2  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    95.3  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    95.4  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    95.5  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    95.6  Sobers to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 96  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     238/2 (lead 264)
             Garry Sobers         11.0-0-36-0
             Gordon Greenidge    114(276b 24X4)
             Greg Chappell        17(22b 4X4)
    
    96.1  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    96.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    96.3  Gibbs to Chappell, one run, That is very well run by Gordon Greenidge
    96.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    96.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Gordon Greenidge
    96.6  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 97  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     243/2 (lead 269)
             Lance Gibbs          24.0-9-54-1
             Gordon Greenidge    118(279b 25X4)
             Greg Chappell        18(25b 4X4)
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    97.1  Laker to Chappell, legbye, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    97.2  Laker to Greenidge, FOUR, Gordon Greenidge is going haywire!
    97.3  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    97.4  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    97.5  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    97.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 98  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     248/2 (lead 274)
             Jim Laker            26.0-5-81-1
             Gordon Greenidge    122(284b 26X4)
             Greg Chappell        18(26b 4X4)
    
    98.1  Bedser to Chappell, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Greg Chappell  
    98.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    98.3  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    98.4  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    98.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    98.6  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 99  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     252/2 (lead 278)
             Alec Bedser          12.0-4-23-0
             Greg Chappell        22(32b 5X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    122(284b 26X4)
    
    99.1  Davidson to Greenidge, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    99.2  Davidson to Greenidge, one run, The misfield by Lance Gibbs allows yet another run
    99.3  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    99.4  Davidson to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    99.5  Davidson to Chappell, one run, Great cooperation between Greg Chappell and Gordon Greenidge
    99.6  Davidson to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 100  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     258/2 (lead 284)
             Alan Davidson        14.0-4-31-0
             Gordon Greenidge    127(287b 27X4)
             Greg Chappell        23(35b 5X4)
    
    100.1  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    100.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    100.3  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    100.4  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    100.5  Gibbs to Chappell, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    100.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 101  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     262/2 (lead 288)
             Lance Gibbs          25.0-9-58-1
             Greg Chappell        27(41b 6X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    127(287b 27X4) 

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    One thing was certain - Greg Chappell wasn't going to stick around blocking everything in his path this time like in the first innings.


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    101.1  Laker to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge was completely deceived
    101.2  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    101.3  Laker to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    101.4  Laker to Greenidge, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Gordon Greenidge
    101.5  Laker to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    101.6  Laker to Greenidge, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    
             End of over 102  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     266/2 (lead 292)
             Jim Laker            27.0-5-85-1
             Gordon Greenidge    131(293b 28X4)
             Greg Chappell        27(41b 6X4)
    
    102.1  Trueman to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    102.2  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    102.3  Trueman to Chappell, one run, Great cooperation between Greg Chappell and Gordon Greenidge
    102.4  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    102.5  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    102.6  Trueman to Greenidge, no run, Defensively played by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 103  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     267/2 (lead 293)
             Fred Trueman         14.0-4-28-0
             Gordon Greenidge    131(296b 28X4)
             Greg Chappell        28(44b 6X4)
    
    103.1  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Jim Laker is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    103.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    103.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    103.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    103.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    103.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 104  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     271/2 (lead 297)
             Jim Laker            28.0-5-89-1
             Greg Chappell        32(50b 7X4)
             Gordon Greenidge    131(296b 28X4)
    
    104.1  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Gordon Greenidge playing forward defensive
    104.2  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    104.3  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, Left alone by Gordon Greenidge
    104.4  Gibbs to Greenidge, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    104.5  Gibbs to Greenidge, OUT, Bowled him! Great delivery by Lance Gibbs. Gordon Greenidge didnt have a clue
    
             Gordon Greenidge       131 (301b 28X4)
                            b. Gibbs  
    
    104.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 105  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     271/3 (lead 297)
             Lance Gibbs          26.0-9-58-2
             Allan Border          0(1b)
             Greg Chappell        32(50b 7X4)

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    Greenidge finally fell to Gibbs in the 105th over of the innings. He walked off to a standing ovation after having played a brilliant knock of 131 off 301 balls which had surely put his team in the driver's seat at this stage of the match.


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    105.1  Pollock to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    105.2  Pollock to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    105.3  Pollock to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    105.4  Pollock to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    105.5  Pollock to Chappell, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border  
    105.6  Pollock to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 106  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     272/3 (lead 298)
             Graeme Pollock       1.0-0-1-0
             Allan Border          0(2b)
             Greg Chappell        33(55b 7X4)
    
    106.1  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    106.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    106.3  Gibbs to Chappell, one run, Great cooperation between Greg Chappell and Allan Border  
    106.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    106.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    106.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 107  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     273/3 (lead 299)
             Lance Gibbs          27.0-10-59-2
             Allan Border          0(5b)
             Greg Chappell        34(58b 7X4)
    
    107.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    107.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    107.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    107.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    107.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    107.6  Laker to Chappell, one run, One more to the total
    
             End of over 108  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     274/3 (lead 300)
             Jim Laker            29.0-5-90-1
             Allan Border          0(5b)
             Greg Chappell        35(64b 7X4)

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    The Professional XI's lead had now crossed 300. With Allan Border and Greg Chappell at the crease, both averaging above 50 in Test cricket and the conditions getting increasingly batting friendly as the game progresses, things were looking grim for the Post-war XI.


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    108.1  Sobers to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    108.2  Sobers to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    108.3  Sobers to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    108.4  Sobers to Chappell, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border  
    108.5  Sobers to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    108.6  Sobers to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 109  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     275/3 (lead 301)
             Garry Sobers         12.0-1-37-0
             Allan Border          0(7b)
             Greg Chappell        36(68b 7X4)
    
    109.1  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    109.2  Trueman to Chappell, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Greg Chappell  
    109.3  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    109.4  Trueman to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    109.5  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    109.6  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 110  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     279/3 (lead 305)
             Fred Trueman         15.0-4-32-0
             Greg Chappell        40(74b 8X4)
             Allan Border          0(7b)
    
    110.1  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    110.2  Bedser to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    110.3  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    110.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    110.5  Bedser to Border, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Allan Border  
    110.6  Bedser to Border, legbye, Defensively played by Allan Border
    
             End of over 111  (9 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     288/3 (lead 314)
             Alec Bedser          13.0-4-31-0
             Greg Chappell        40(74b 8X4)
             Allan Border          8(13b 2X4)
    
    111.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    111.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    111.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    111.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    111.5  Gibbs to Border, one run, One more to the total
    111.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 112  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     289/3 (lead 315)
             Lance Gibbs          28.0-10-60-2
             Greg Chappell        40(75b 8X4)
             Allan Border          9(18b 2X4)
    
    112.1  Laker to Border, one run, The misfield by Alec Bedser allows yet another run
    112.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    112.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    112.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    112.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    112.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 113  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     290/3 (lead 316)
             Jim Laker            30.0-5-91-1
             Greg Chappell        40(80b 8X4)
             Allan Border         10(19b 2X4)
    
    113.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    113.2  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border  
    113.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    113.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    113.5  Gibbs to Border, one run, The misfield by Graeme Pollock allows yet another run
    113.6  Gibbs to Chappell, three runs, They could have actually gone for the fourth
    
             End of over 114  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     298/3 (lead 324)
             Lance Gibbs          29.0-10-68-2
             Allan Border         15(24b 3X4)
             Greg Chappell        43(81b 8X4)
    
    114.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    114.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    114.3  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    114.4  Bedser to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is going haywire!
    114.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    114.6  Bedser to Chappell, one run, The misfield by Alec Bedser allows yet another run
    
             End of over 115  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     303/3 (lead 329)
             Alec Bedser          14.0-4-36-0
             Allan Border         15(24b 3X4)
             Greg Chappell        48(87b 9X4)
    
    115.1  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    115.2  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    115.3  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    115.4  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    115.5  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    115.6  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 116  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     303/3 (lead 329)
             Fred Trueman         16.0-4-32-0
             Greg Chappell        48(93b 9X4)
             Allan Border         15(24b 3X4)
    
    116.1  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    116.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    116.3  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    116.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    116.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    116.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 117  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     303/3 (lead 329)
             Alec Bedser          15.0-4-36-0
             Allan Border         15(30b 3X4)
             Greg Chappell        48(93b 9X4)
    
    117.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    117.2  Laker to Chappell, one run, The misfield by Garry Sobers allows yet another run
    117.3  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    117.4  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    117.5  Laker to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border  
    117.6  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 118  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     308/3 (lead 334)
             Jim Laker            31.0-5-96-1
             Allan Border         19(34b 4X4)
             Greg Chappell        49(95b 9X4)
    
    118.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    118.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    118.3  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    118.4  Bedser to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    118.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    118.6  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 119  (0 runs)

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    The final session of the day approached as the players went off for tea. Chappell was just one short of a half-century.


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             TEA: DAY 5
             Time: 2:33 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     308/3 (lead 334)
             Alec Bedser          16.0-5-36-0
             Greg Chappell        49(101b 9X4)
             Allan Border         19(34b 4X4)

    Tea, Day 5


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    119.1  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    119.2  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    119.3  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    119.4  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    119.5  Laker to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    119.6  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    
             End of over 120  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     308/3 (lead 334)
             Jim Laker            32.0-5-96-1
             Allan Border         19(40b 4X4)
             Greg Chappell        49(101b 9X4)
    
    120.1  Gibbs to Chappell, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Greg Chappell   
    The crowd cheers for Greg Chappell's fifty
    120.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    120.3  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    120.4  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    120.5  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    120.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 121  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     312/3 (lead 338)
             Lance Gibbs          30.0-10-72-2
             Greg Chappell        53(107b 10X4)
             Allan Border         19(40b 4X4)

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    Greg Chappell brought up fifty shortly after the lunch interval. It was his second of the match.


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    121.1  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    121.2  Laker to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    121.3  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    121.4  Laker to Border, one run, Great cooperation between Allan Border and Greg Chappell   
    121.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    121.6  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 122  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     317/3 (lead 343)
             Jim Laker            33.0-6-101-1
             Greg Chappell        57(109b 11X4)
             Allan Border         20(44b 4X4)
    
    122.1  Davidson to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    122.2  Davidson to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    122.3  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    122.4  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    122.5  Davidson to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    122.6  Davidson to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 123  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     317/3 (lead 343)
             Alan Davidson        15.0-4-31-0
             Allan Border         20(50b 4X4)
             Greg Chappell        57(109b 11X4)
    
    123.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    123.2  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Greg Chappell   
    123.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    123.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    123.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    123.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 124  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     321/3 (lead 347)
             Jim Laker            34.0-6-105-1
             Greg Chappell        61(115b 12X4)
             Allan Border         20(50b 4X4)
    
    124.1  Bedser to Border, FOUR, Alec Bedser is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    124.2  Bedser to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    124.3  Bedser to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border   
    124.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    124.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    124.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 125  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     329/3 (lead 355)
             Alec Bedser          17.0-6-44-0
             Allan Border         28(56b 6X4)
             Greg Chappell        61(115b 12X4)
    
    125.1  Davidson to Chappell, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    125.2  Davidson to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    125.3  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    125.4  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    125.5  Davidson to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    125.6  Davidson to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 126  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     333/3 (lead 359)
             Alan Davidson        16.0-5-35-0
             Greg Chappell        65(121b 13X4)
             Allan Border         28(56b 6X4)
    
    126.1  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    126.2  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    126.3  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    126.4  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    126.5  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    126.6  Laker to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    
             End of over 127  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     337/3 (lead 363)
             Jim Laker            35.0-6-109-1
             Allan Border         32(62b 7X4)
             Greg Chappell        65(121b 13X4)
    
    127.1  Davidson to Chappell, one run, One more to the total
    127.2  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    127.3  Davidson to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    127.4  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    127.5  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    127.6  Davidson to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border   
    
             End of over 128  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     342/3 (lead 368)
             Alan Davidson        17.0-5-40-0
             Allan Border         36(67b 8X4)
             Greg Chappell        66(122b 13X4)
    
    128.1  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    128.2  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    128.3  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    128.4  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    128.5  Trueman to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    128.6  Trueman to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 129  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     342/3 (lead 368)
             Fred Trueman         17.0-5-32-0
             Greg Chappell        66(128b 13X4)
             Allan Border         36(67b 8X4)
    
    129.1  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    129.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    129.3  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Allan Border   
    129.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    129.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    129.6  Gibbs to Border, three runs, They could have actually gone for the fourth
    
             End of over 130  (11 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     353/3 (lead 379)
             Lance Gibbs          31.0-10-83-2
             Greg Chappell        66(128b 13X4)
             Allan Border         47(73b 10X4)

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    The two batsmen lashed out at the Post-war XI's bowlers with an array of attacking shots. Allan Border put behind a run of mediocre performances in the prelude to the final, and was now batting as good as ever.


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    130.1  Bedser to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    130.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    130.3  Bedser to Border, one run, Great cooperation between Allan Border and Greg Chappell   
    130.4  Bedser to Chappell, one run, The misfield by Ilikena Bula allows yet another run
    130.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    130.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 131  (2 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     355/3 (lead 381)
             Alec Bedser          18.0-6-46-0
             Allan Border         48(78b 10X4)
             Greg Chappell        67(129b 13X4)
    
    131.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    131.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    131.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    131.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    131.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    131.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 132  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     355/3 (lead 381)
             Jim Laker            36.0-6-109-1
             Greg Chappell        67(135b 13X4)
             Allan Border         48(78b 10X4)
    
    132.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    132.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    132.3  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Allan Border   
    Thats another fifty for Allan Border   
    132.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    132.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    132.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 133  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     359/3 (lead 385)
             Lance Gibbs          32.0-10-87-2
             Allan Border         52(84b 11X4)
             Greg Chappell        67(135b 13X4)

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    Border brought up his own half-century off 81 balls. Lance Gibbs, having bowled so economically thus far was beginning to feel the heat.


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    133.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    133.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    133.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    133.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    133.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    133.6  Laker to Chappell, three runs, Great save by Alec Bedser 3 instead of 4
    
             End of over 134  (3 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     362/3 (lead 388)
             Jim Laker            37.0-7-112-1
             Allan Border         52(84b 11X4)
             Greg Chappell        70(141b 13X4)
    
    134.1  Gibbs to Chappell, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Greg Chappell   
    134.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    134.3  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    134.4  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    134.5  Gibbs to Chappell, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    134.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no ball , no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    134.6  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 135  (9 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     371/3 (lead 397)
             Lance Gibbs          33.0-10-96-2
             Greg Chappell        78(147b 15X4)
             Allan Border         52(84b 11X4)
    
    135.1  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    135.2  Davidson to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    135.3  Davidson to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    135.4  Davidson to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    135.5  Davidson to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    135.6  Davidson to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 136  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     375/3 (lead 401)
             Alan Davidson        18.0-5-44-0
             Allan Border         56(90b 12X4)
             Greg Chappell        78(147b 15X4) 

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    The lead was now past 400. The highest any team has ever scored in the 4th innings of a Test at the MCG is 417. Chappell and Border had also managed to put up 100 for the 4th wicket in fairly quick time.


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    136.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    136.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    136.3  Bedser to Chappell, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Greg Chappell   
    136.4  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    136.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    136.6  Bedser to Chappell, one run, One more to the total
    
             End of over 137  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     380/3 (lead 406)
             Alec Bedser          19.0-6-51-0
             Allan Border         56(90b 12X4)
             Greg Chappell        83(153b 16X4)
    
    137.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    137.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    137.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    137.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    137.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    137.6  Laker to Chappell, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Greg Chappell   
    
             End of over 138  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     384/3 (lead 410)
             Jim Laker            38.0-7-116-1
             Greg Chappell        87(159b 17X4)
             Allan Border         56(90b 12X4)
    
    138.1  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    138.2  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    138.3  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    138.4  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    138.5  Davidson to Border, one run, One more to the total
    138.6  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 139  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     385/3 (lead 411)
             Alan Davidson        19.0-5-45-0
             Greg Chappell        87(160b 17X4)
             Allan Border         57(95b 12X4)
    
    139.1  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Allan Border   
    139.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    139.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    139.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    139.5  Gibbs to Border, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    139.6  Gibbs to Border, no ball , no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    139.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 140  (9 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     394/3 (lead 420)
             Lance Gibbs          34.0-10-105-2
             Allan Border         65(101b 14X4)
             Greg Chappell        87(160b 17X4)
    
    140.1  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    140.2  Davidson to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    140.3  Davidson to Chappell, FOUR, Greg Chappell is going haywire!
    140.4  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    140.5  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    140.6  Davidson to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 141  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     398/3 (lead 424)
             Alan Davidson        20.0-5-49-0
             Greg Chappell        91(166b 18X4)
             Allan Border         65(101b 14X4)
    
    141.1  Sobers to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    141.2  Sobers to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    141.3  Sobers to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    141.4  Sobers to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    141.5  Sobers to Border, one run, That is very well run by Greg Chappell   
    141.6  Sobers to Chappell, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Lance Gibbs
    
             End of over 142  (2 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     400/3 (lead 426)
             Garry Sobers         13.0-1-39-0
             Allan Border         66(106b 14X4)
             Greg Chappell        92(167b 18X4)
    
    142.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    142.2  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    142.3  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    142.4  Bedser to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    142.5  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    142.6  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 143  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     400/3 (lead 426)
             Alec Bedser          20.0-6-51-0
             Greg Chappell        92(173b 18X4)
             Allan Border         66(106b 14X4)
    
    143.1  Laker to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is one of the best batsmen in the world
    143.2  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    143.3  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    143.4  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    143.5  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    143.6  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 144  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     404/3 (lead 430)
             Jim Laker            39.0-7-120-1
             Allan Border         70(112b 15X4)
             Greg Chappell        92(173b 18X4)
    
    144.1  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    144.2  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    144.3  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    144.4  Gibbs to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    144.5  Gibbs to Chappell, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border   
    144.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    
             End of over 145  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     405/3 (lead 431)
             Lance Gibbs          35.0-10-106-2
             Allan Border         70(113b 15X4)
             Greg Chappell        93(178b 18X4)

    [​IMG]

    Chappell had now entered the 90s and was eyeing his first LAB century since Season V.


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    145.1  Pollock to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    145.2  Pollock to Chappell, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border   
    145.3  Pollock to Border, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Lance Gibbs
    145.4  Pollock to Chappell, legbye, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    145.5  Pollock to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    145.6  Pollock to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 146  (3 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     408/3 (lead 434)
             Graeme Pollock       2.0-0-3-0
             Allan Border         71(116b 15X4)
             Greg Chappell        94(181b 18X4)
    
    146.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    146.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    146.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell was completely deceived
    146.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Greg Chappell playing forward defensive
    146.5  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    146.6  Laker to Chappell, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 147  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     408/3 (lead 434)
             Jim Laker            40.0-7-120-1
             Greg Chappell        94(187b 18X4)
             Allan Border         71(116b 15X4)
    
    147.1  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    147.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    147.3  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    147.4  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    147.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    147.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 148  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     408/3 (lead 434)
             Alec Bedser          21.0-7-51-0
             Allan Border         71(122b 15X4)
             Greg Chappell        94(187b 18X4)
    
    148.1  Laker to Chappell, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    148.2  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    148.3  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    148.4  Laker to Chappell, no run, Left alone by Greg Chappell
    148.5  Laker to Chappell, one run, The misfield by Alan Davidson allows yet another run
    148.6  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 149  (1 runs)

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    He would have to wait until the next day however. The umpires called it stumps with him unbeaten on 95 alongside Border on 71. The Professional XI's lead currently stood at 435. At the end of 5 days, a result was still nowhere in sight making it increasingly possible that this match might indeed go all the way. Not a very good prospect for the players involved, as five days of Test cricket is gruelling enough as it is. This has already become the longest LAB final in history as a consequence; no other final in it's eight season history has lasted more than five days.


    HTML:
             END OF DAY 5
             Time: 5:01 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     409/3 (lead 435)
             Jim Laker            41.0-8-121-1
             Allan Border         71(123b 15X4)
             Greg Chappell        95(192b 18X4)
    HTML:
    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Sunil Gavaskar      lbw            b. Laker        86   250   16    0   34.4%
    Gordon Greenidge                   b. Gibbs       131   301   28    0   43.5%
    Viv Richards                       b. Gibbs        14    29    3    0   48.3%
    Greg Chappell       not out                        95   192   18    0   49.5%
    Allan Border        not out                        71   123   15    0   57.7%
    Steve Waugh*     
    Adam Gilchrist†       
    Wasim Akram   
    Shane Warne         
    Curtly Ambrose   
    Glenn McGrath     
     
     Total:  409/3       Overs:  149.0        Run Rate:  2.74     Extras:  12
     
                                 Day 5  5:31 PM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    PROFESSIONAL XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    S Gavaskar    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      182 (469)
    V Richards    Greenidge    þþþþþ                                     26 (53)
    G Chappell    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþ                              63 (107)
    G Chappell    A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ               138 (265)
    
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    182/1     208/2     271/3   
     
    
     Total:  409/3      Overs:  149.0         Run Rate:  2.74    Extras:  12 
     
                                         -X-
    
    POST-WAR XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Alec Bedser          21.0      7      51      0      2.43     0      0
    Fred Trueman         17.0      5      32      0      1.88     0      0
    Garry Sobers         13.0      1      39      0      3.00     0      0
    Jim Laker            41.0      8     121      1      2.95     0      0
    Alan Davidson        20.0      5      49      0      2.45     0      0
    Lance Gibbs          35.0     10     106      2      3.03     1      3
    Graeme Pollock        2.0      0       3      0      1.50     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 1      No Balls: 3      Leg Byes: 6     Byes: 2
    
     Total:  409/3       Overs:  149.0        Run Rate:  2.74    Extras:  12 
                                         -X-

    Stumps, Day 5

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    Legends At Battle Season VIII
    Final (timeless Test)

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 (if required)

    PROFESSIONAL XI vs POST-WAR XI


    at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Toss: Post-war XI won the toss and chose to bowl


    Day 6

    PROFESSIONAL XI 2nd innings (409/3 overnight)

    HTML:
    149.1  Bedser to Chappell, no run, Defensively played by Greg Chappell
    149.2  Bedser to Chappell, OUT, That ball caught the edge and struck the stumps. Greg Chappell is out
    
             Greg Chappell          95 (194b 18X4)
                            b. Bedser
    
    149.3  Bedser to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    149.4  Bedser to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    149.5  Bedser to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    149.6  Bedser to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh was completely deceived
    
             End of over 150  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     409/4 (lead 435)
             Alec Bedser          22.0-8-51-1
             Steve Waugh           0(4b)
             Allan Border         71(123b 15X4)

    [​IMG]

    There would be no century for Greg Chappell. He was bowled for 95 off the second ball of the day's play!


    HTML:
    150.1  Davidson to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    150.2  Davidson to Border, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Allan Border  
    150.3  Davidson to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    150.4  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    150.5  Davidson to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    150.6  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 151  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     413/4 (lead 439)
             Alan Davidson        21.0-5-53-0
             Allan Border         75(129b 16X4)
             Steve Waugh           0(4b)
    
    151.1  Laker to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    151.2  Laker to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    151.3  Laker to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    151.4  Laker to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    151.5  Laker to Waugh, FOUR, Steve Waugh is going haywire!
    151.6  Laker to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 152  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     417/4 (lead 443)
             Jim Laker            42.0-8-125-1
             Steve Waugh           4(10b 1X4)
             Allan Border         75(129b 16X4)
    
    152.1  Sobers to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    152.2  Sobers to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    152.3  Sobers to Border, three runs, They could have actually gone for the fourth
    152.4  Sobers to Waugh, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Steve Waugh    
    152.5  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    152.6  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    
             End of over 153  (7 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     424/4 (lead 450)
             Garry Sobers         14.0-1-46-0
             Steve Waugh           8(13b 2X4)
             Allan Border         78(132b 16X4)
    
    153.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    153.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    153.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    153.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    153.5  Gibbs to Border, one run, One more to the total
    153.6  Gibbs to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 154  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     425/4 (lead 451)
             Lance Gibbs          36.0-10-107-2
             Steve Waugh           8(14b 2X4)
             Allan Border         79(137b 16X4)
    
    154.1  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    154.2  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    154.3  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    154.4  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    154.5  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    154.6  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 155  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     425/4 (lead 451)
             Jim Laker            43.0-8-125-1
             Allan Border         79(143b 16X4)
             Steve Waugh           8(14b 2X4)
    
    155.1  Bedser to Waugh, one run, The misfield by Lance Gibbs allows yet another run
    155.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    155.3  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    155.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    155.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    155.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 156  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     426/4 (lead 452)
             Alec Bedser          23.0-9-52-1
             Allan Border         79(148b 16X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(15b 2X4)
    
    156.1  Gibbs to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh was completely deceived
    156.2  Gibbs to Waugh, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    156.3  Gibbs to Waugh, legbye, Steve Waugh was completely deceived
    156.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    156.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    156.6  Gibbs to Border, three runs,
    
             End of over 157  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     430/4 (lead 456)
             Lance Gibbs          37.0-10-110-2
             Steve Waugh           9(18b 2X4)
             Allan Border         82(151b 16X4)
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    157.1  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    157.2  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    157.3  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    157.4  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    157.5  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    157.6  Laker to Border, legbye, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 158  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     431/4 (lead 457)
             Jim Laker            44.0-9-125-1
             Steve Waugh           9(18b 2X4)
             Allan Border         82(157b 16X4)
    
    158.1  Davidson to Border, one run, The misfield by Graeme Pollock allows yet another run
    158.2  Davidson to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    158.3  Davidson to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    158.4  Davidson to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    158.5  Davidson to Waugh, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    158.6  Davidson to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 159  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     432/4 (lead 458)
             Alan Davidson        22.0-5-54-0
             Steve Waugh           9(23b 2X4)
             Allan Border         83(158b 16X4)
    
    159.1  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    159.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    159.3  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    159.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    159.5  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    159.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 160  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     432/4 (lead 458)
             Alec Bedser          24.0-9-52-1
             Allan Border         83(164b 16X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(23b 2X4)
    
    160.1  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    160.2  Sobers to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    160.3  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    160.4  Sobers to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    160.5  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    160.6  Sobers to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 161  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     432/4 (lead 458)
             Garry Sobers         15.0-1-46-0
             Steve Waugh           9(29b 2X4)
             Allan Border         83(164b 16X4)
    
    161.1  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    161.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    161.3  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    161.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    161.5  Bedser to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    161.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 162  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     432/4 (lead 458)
             Alec Bedser          25.0-10-52-1
             Allan Border         83(170b 16X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(29b 2X4)
    
    162.1  Laker to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    162.2  Laker to Waugh, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    162.3  Laker to Waugh, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    162.4  Laker to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    162.5  Laker to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh was completely deceived
    162.6  Laker to Waugh, no run, Left alone by Steve Waugh
    
             End of over 163  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     432/4 (lead 458)
             Jim Laker            45.0-9-125-1
             Steve Waugh           9(35b 2X4)
             Allan Border         83(170b 16X4)
    
    163.1  Trueman to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    163.2  Trueman to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    163.3  Trueman to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    163.4  Trueman to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    163.5  Trueman to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    163.6  Trueman to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 164  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     436/4 (lead 462)
             Fred Trueman         18.0-6-36-0
             Allan Border         87(176b 17X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(35b 2X4)
    
    164.1  Laker to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    164.2  Laker to Waugh, no run, Steve Waugh playing forward defensive
    164.3  Laker to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    164.4  Laker to Waugh, no run, Defensively played by Steve Waugh
    164.5  Laker to Waugh, no run, Left alone by Steve Waugh
    164.6  Laker to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    
             End of over 165  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     436/4 (lead 462)
             Jim Laker            46.0-10-125-1
             Steve Waugh           9(41b 2X4)
             Allan Border         87(176b 17X4)
    
    165.1  Trueman to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    165.2  Trueman to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    165.3  Trueman to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    165.4  Trueman to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    165.5  Trueman to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    165.6  Trueman to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 166  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     436/4 (lead 462)
             Fred Trueman         19.0-6-36-0
             Allan Border         87(182b 17X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(41b 2X4)
    
    166.1  Pollock to Waugh, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    166.2  Pollock to Waugh, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    166.3  Pollock to Waugh, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    166.4  Pollock to Waugh, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    166.5  Pollock to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    166.6  Pollock to Waugh, no run, Left alone by Steve Waugh
    
             End of over 167  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     436/4 (lead 462)
             Graeme Pollock       3.0-0-3-0
             Steve Waugh           9(47b 2X4)
             Allan Border         87(182b 17X4)

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    Allan Border was nearing his own century.


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    167.1  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    167.2  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    167.3  Laker to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    167.4  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    167.5  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    167.6  Laker to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 168  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     440/4 (lead 466)
             Jim Laker            47.0-11-129-1
             Allan Border         91(188b 18X4)
             Steve Waugh           9(47b 2X4)
    
    168.1  Bedser to Waugh, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    168.2  Bedser to Waugh, no run, Left alone by Steve Waugh
    168.3  Bedser to Waugh, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border  
    168.4  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    168.5  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    168.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 169  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     441/4 (lead 467)
             Alec Bedser          26.0-11-53-1
             Allan Border         91(191b 18X4)
             Steve Waugh          10(50b 2X4)
    
    169.1  Laker to Waugh, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    169.2  Laker to Waugh, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    169.3  Laker to Waugh, OUT, Thick edge well taken by Clyde Walcott
    
             Steve Waugh            10 (53b 2X4)
             c. Walcott     b. Laker  
    
    169.4  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    169.5  Laker to Gilchrist, FOUR, Jim Laker is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    169.6  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 170  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     445/5 (lead 471)
             Jim Laker            48.0-11-133-2
             Adam Gilchrist        4(3b 1X4)
             Allan Border         91(191b 18X4) 

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    Steve Waugh was made to depart for just 10 after being deceived by Jim Laker. Border was joined at the wicket by Adam Gilchrist.


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    170.1  Sobers to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    170.2  Sobers to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    170.3  Sobers to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    170.4  Sobers to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    170.5  Sobers to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    170.6  Sobers to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    
             End of over 171  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     445/5 (lead 471)
             Garry Sobers         16.0-2-46-0
             Allan Border         91(197b 18X4)
             Adam Gilchrist        4(3b 1X4)
    
    171.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    171.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    171.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    171.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Adam Gilchrist
    171.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    171.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 172  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     453/5 (lead 479)
             Lance Gibbs          38.0-10-118-2
             Adam Gilchrist       12(9b 3X4)
             Allan Border         91(197b 18X4)
    
    172.1  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    172.2  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    172.3  Davidson to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    172.4  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    172.5  Davidson to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    172.6  Davidson to Border, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    
             End of over 173  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     457/5 (lead 483)
             Alan Davidson        23.0-5-58-0
             Allan Border         95(203b 19X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       12(9b 3X4)
    
    173.1  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    173.2  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    173.3  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    173.4  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    173.5  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    173.6  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 174  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     457/5 (lead 483)
             Fred Trueman         20.0-7-36-0
             Adam Gilchrist       12(15b 3X4)
             Allan Border         95(203b 19X4)
    
    174.1  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    174.2  Laker to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border  
    174.3  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    174.4  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    174.5  Laker to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is one of the best batsmen in the world
    Allan Border has reached 3 figures CENTURY!!
    174.6  Laker to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 175  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     465/5 (lead 491)
             Jim Laker            49.0-11-141-2
             Allan Border        103(209b 21X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       12(15b 3X4)

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    There it was. Border raised his bat for his first century of the season, following a very near miss in his previous match. The Professional XI's lead was now nearing 500. It might only be a matter of time before a declaration is made by the skipper.


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    175.1  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    175.2  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    175.3  Sobers to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    175.4  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    175.5  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    175.6  Sobers to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 176  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     473/5 (lead 499)
             Garry Sobers         17.0-3-54-0
             Adam Gilchrist       20(21b 5X4)
             Allan Border        103(209b 21X4)
    
    176.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    176.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    176.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    176.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    176.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    176.6  Gibbs to Border, no ball , no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    176.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 177  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     474/5 (lead 500)
             Lance Gibbs          39.0-10-119-2
             Allan Border        103(215b 21X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       20(21b 5X4)
    
    177.1  Davidson to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    177.2  Davidson to Gilchrist, one run, Great cooperation between Adam Gilchrist and Allan Border  
    177.3  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    177.4  Davidson to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    177.5  Davidson to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    177.6  Davidson to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    
             End of over 178  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     479/5 (lead 505)
             Alan Davidson        24.0-5-63-0
             Allan Border        107(219b 22X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       21(23b 5X4)
    
    178.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott  
    178.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    178.3  Bedser to Gilchrist, FOUR, Alec Bedser is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    178.4  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    178.5  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    178.6  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 179  (4 runs)

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    They went into lunch with the lead now well past 500, Border looking immovable at the crease and Adam Gilchrist just starting to find the middle. Needless to say, tough times lie ahead for the Post-war XI's already battered bowlers.


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             LUNCH: DAY 6
             Time: 12:02 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     483/5 (lead 509)
             Alec Bedser          27.0-11-57-1
             Adam Gilchrist       25(29b 6X4)
             Allan Border        107(219b 22X4)

    Lunch, Day 6


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    179.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    179.2  Gibbs to Border, wide, The umpire being a bit rough on Lance Gibbs, giving that a wide
    179.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    179.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    179.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    179.5  Gibbs to Border, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Jim Laker
    179.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 180  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     489/5 (lead 515)
             Lance Gibbs          40.0-10-125-2
             Adam Gilchrist       29(30b 7X4)
             Allan Border        108(225b 22X4)
    
    180.1  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    180.2  Bedser to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    180.3  Bedser to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    180.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    180.5  Bedser to Border, no ball , no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    180.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    180.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 181  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     490/5 (lead 516)
             Alec Bedser          28.0-11-58-1
             Allan Border        108(231b 22X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       29(30b 7X4)
    
    181.1  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    181.2  Sobers to Gilchrist, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border   
    181.3  Sobers to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    181.4  Sobers to Border, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Allan Border   
    181.5  Sobers to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    181.6  Sobers to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 182  (9 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     499/5 (lead 525)
             Garry Sobers         18.0-3-63-0
             Allan Border        116(235b 24X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       30(32b 7X4)
    
    182.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    182.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    182.3  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    182.4  Bedser to Gilchrist, one run, The misfield by Alan Davidson allows yet another run
    182.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    182.6  Bedser to Border, FOUR, Allan Border is going haywire!
    
             End of over 183  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     504/5 (lead 530)
             Alec Bedser          29.0-11-63-1
             Allan Border        120(237b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       31(36b 7X4)
    
    183.1  Trueman to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is going haywire!
    183.2  Trueman to Gilchrist, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Everton Weekes
    183.3  Trueman to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    183.4  Trueman to Border, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    183.5  Trueman to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    183.6  Trueman to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 184  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     509/5 (lead 535)
             Fred Trueman         21.0-8-41-0
             Allan Border        120(241b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       36(38b 8X4)
    
    184.1  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    184.2  Laker to Gilchrist, one run, That is very well run by Allan Border   
    184.3  Laker to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    184.4  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    184.5  Laker to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    184.6  Laker to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 185  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     510/5 (lead 536)
             Jim Laker            50.0-11-142-2
             Allan Border        120(245b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       37(40b 8X4)
    
    185.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    185.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, one run, The misfield by Everton Weekes allows yet another run
    185.3  Gibbs to Border, one run, That is very well run by Adam Gilchrist 
    185.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    185.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    185.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Adam Gilchrist 
    
             End of over 186  (10 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     520/5 (lead 546)
             Lance Gibbs          41.0-10-135-2
             Adam Gilchrist       46(45b 10X4)
             Allan Border        121(246b 25X4)
    
    186.1  Laker to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    186.2  Laker to Border, no run, Allan Border was completely deceived
    186.3  Laker to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    186.4  Laker to Border, one run, The misfield by Lance Gibbs allows yet another run
    186.5  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    186.6  Laker to Gilchrist, one run, The misfield by Ilikena Bula allows yet another run
    
             End of over 187  (2 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     522/5 (lead 548)
             Jim Laker            51.0-11-144-2
             Allan Border        122(250b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       47(47b 10X4)
    
    187.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is going haywire!
    The crowd cheers for Adam Gilchrist's fifty
    187.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    187.3  Bedser to Gilchrist, one run, One more to the total
    187.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    187.5  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    187.6  Bedser to Border, one run, One more to the total
    
             End of over 188  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     528/5 (lead 554)
             Alec Bedser          30.0-11-69-1
             Adam Gilchrist       52(50b 11X4)
             Allan Border        123(253b 25X4)

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    Gilchrist took just 48 balls to bring up his half-century. The left-handed pair were scoring at around 5 an over to add to the Post-war XI's misery.


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    188.1  Gibbs to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    188.2  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    188.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    188.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    188.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    188.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 189  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     528/5 (lead 554)
             Lance Gibbs          42.0-10-135-2
             Allan Border        123(259b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       52(50b 11X4)
    
    189.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    189.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, one run, One more to the total
    189.3  Bedser to Border, no run, Allan Border playing forward defensive
    189.4  Bedser to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    189.5  Bedser to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    189.6  Bedser to Border, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 190  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     529/5 (lead 555)
             Alec Bedser          31.0-11-70-1
             Allan Border        123(263b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       53(52b 11X4)
    
    190.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    190.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, legbye, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    190.3  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    190.4  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    190.5  Gibbs to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    190.6  Gibbs to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 191  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     534/5 (lead 560)
             Lance Gibbs          43.0-11-139-2
             Allan Border        123(267b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       57(54b 12X4)
    
    191.1  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    191.2  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    191.3  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    191.4  Sobers to Gilchrist, one run, Dropped! Fred Trueman made a big mess of that simple chance
    191.5  Sobers to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    191.6  Sobers to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    
             End of over 192  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     535/5 (lead 561)
             Garry Sobers         19.0-3-64-0
             Allan Border        123(269b 25X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       58(58b 12X4)
    
    192.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    192.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    192.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    192.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    192.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    192.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 193  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     535/5 (lead 561)
             Lance Gibbs          44.0-11-139-2
             Adam Gilchrist       58(64b 12X4)
             Allan Border        123(269b 25X4)
    
    193.1  Sobers to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    193.2  Sobers to Border, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    193.3  Sobers to Border, FOUR, Garry Sobers is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    193.4  Sobers to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    193.5  Sobers to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    193.6  Sobers to Border, FOUR, Garry Sobers is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    
             End of over 194  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     543/5 (lead 569)
             Garry Sobers         20.0-3-72-0
             Allan Border        131(275b 27X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       58(64b 12X4)
    
    194.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    194.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    194.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    194.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, one run, Great cooperation between Adam Gilchrist and Allan Border   
    194.5  Gibbs to Border, 1 bye, That ball spun too much for Clyde Walcott to stop
    194.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 195  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     549/5 (lead 575)
             Lance Gibbs          45.0-12-144-2
             Adam Gilchrist       63(69b 13X4)
             Allan Border        131(276b 27X4)

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    The Post-war XI's bowlers looked utterly defeated in mind, body and spirit as the lead slowly but steadily approached the 600-run mark. Waugh had yet shown no intention of declaring anytime soon.


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    195.1  Trueman to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    195.2  Trueman to Border, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    195.3  Trueman to Border, no run, Defensively played by Allan Border
    195.4  Trueman to Border, no run, Left alone by Allan Border
    195.5  Trueman to Border, OUT, What a brilliant catch by Len Hutton
    
             Allan Border           131 (281b 27X4)
             c. Hutton      b. Trueman 
    
    195.6  Trueman to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    
             End of over 196  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     549/6 (lead 575)
             Fred Trueman         22.0-8-41-1
             Wasim Akram           0(1b)
             Adam Gilchrist       63(69b 13X4)

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    Fred Trueman finally got them the wicket of Border for 131.


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    196.1  Davidson to Gilchrist, FOUR, Alan Davidson is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    196.2  Davidson to Gilchrist, one run, One more to the total
    196.3  Davidson to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    196.4  Davidson to Akram, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    196.5  Davidson to Akram, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    196.6  Davidson to Akram, three runs,
    
             End of over 197  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     557/6 (lead 583)
             Alan Davidson        25.0-5-71-0
             Adam Gilchrist       68(71b 14X4)
             Wasim Akram           3(5b)
    
    197.1  Laker to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    197.2  Laker to Akram, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Wasim Akram     
    197.3  Laker to Akram, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    197.4  Laker to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    197.5  Laker to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram was completely deceived
    197.6  Laker to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    
             End of over 198  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     561/6 (lead 587)
             Jim Laker            52.0-11-148-2
             Wasim Akram           7(11b 1X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       68(71b 14X4)
    
    198.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    198.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    198.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Adam Gilchrist 
    198.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    198.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    198.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 199  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     569/6 (lead 595)
             Lance Gibbs          46.0-12-152-2
             Adam Gilchrist       76(77b 16X4)
             Wasim Akram           7(11b 1X4)
    
    199.1  Sobers to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram was completely deceived
    199.2  Sobers to Akram, FOUR, What a blunder by Alan Davidson. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    199.3  Sobers to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    199.4  Sobers to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram playing forward defensive
    199.5  Sobers to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    199.6  Sobers to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    
             End of over 200  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     573/6 (lead 599)
             Garry Sobers         21.0-3-76-0
             Wasim Akram          11(17b 2X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       76(77b 16X4)
    
    200.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    200.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    200.3  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    200.4  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    200.5  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    200.6  Bedser to Gilchrist, FOUR, Alec Bedser is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    
             End of over 201  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     577/6 (lead 603)
             Alec Bedser          32.0-11-74-1
             Adam Gilchrist       80(83b 17X4)
             Wasim Akram          11(17b 2X4)
    
    201.1  Gibbs to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    201.2  Gibbs to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    201.3  Gibbs to Akram, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    201.4  Gibbs to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    201.5  Gibbs to Akram, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Wasim Akram     
    201.6  Gibbs to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 202  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     581/6 (lead 607)
             Lance Gibbs          47.0-12-156-2
             Wasim Akram          15(23b 3X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       80(83b 17X4)
    
    202.1  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    202.2  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    202.3  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    202.4  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    202.5  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    202.6  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    
             End of over 203  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     581/6 (lead 607)
             Garry Sobers         22.0-3-76-0
             Adam Gilchrist       80(89b 17X4)
             Wasim Akram          15(23b 3X4)
    
    203.1  Laker to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    203.2  Laker to Akram, one run, One more to the total
    203.3  Laker to Gilchrist, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Adam Gilchrist 
    203.4  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    203.5  Laker to Gilchrist, one run, Great cooperation between Adam Gilchrist and Wasim Akram     
    203.6  Laker to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 204  (6 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     587/6 (lead 613)
             Jim Laker            53.0-11-154-2
             Wasim Akram          16(26b 3X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       85(92b 18X4) 

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    But it hardly seemed to matter at this stage. Gilchrist and Wasim Akram glided along with ease to take the lead past 600. Still no signs of a declaration coming just yet. They might be waiting for Gilchrist to bring up his century first.


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    204.1  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    204.2  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    204.3  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    204.4  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    204.5  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Defensively played by Adam Gilchrist
    204.6  Bedser to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 205  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     587/6 (lead 613)
             Alec Bedser          33.0-11-74-1
             Adam Gilchrist       85(98b 18X4)
             Wasim Akram          16(26b 3X4)
    
    205.1  Laker to Akram, FOUR, Jim Laker is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    205.2  Laker to Akram, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    205.3  Laker to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    205.4  Laker to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    205.5  Laker to Akram, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    205.6  Laker to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    
             End of over 206  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     595/6 (lead 621)
             Jim Laker            54.0-11-162-2
             Wasim Akram          24(32b 5X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       85(98b 18X4)
    
    206.1  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott   
    206.2  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    206.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    206.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is one of the best batsmen in the world
    206.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    206.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 207  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     599/6 (lead 625)
             Lance Gibbs          48.0-12-160-2
             Adam Gilchrist       89(104b 19X4)
             Wasim Akram          24(32b 5X4)
    
    207.1  Bedser to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram playing forward defensive
    207.2  Bedser to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    207.3  Bedser to Akram, no run, Left alone by Wasim Akram
    207.4  Bedser to Akram, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    207.5  Bedser to Akram, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    207.6  Bedser to Akram, 1 bye, That ball bounced too much. Clyde Walcott didnt have a chance
    
             End of over 208  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     600/6 (lead 626)
             Alec Bedser          34.0-12-74-1
             Adam Gilchrist       89(104b 19X4)
             Wasim Akram          24(38b 5X4)
    
    208.1  Trueman to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram was completely deceived
    208.2  Trueman to Akram, FOUR, Wasim Akram is going haywire!
    208.3  Trueman to Akram, no run, Defensively played by Wasim Akram
    208.4  Trueman to Akram, no run, Wasim Akram playing forward defensive
    208.5  Trueman to Akram, one run, The misfield by Alan Davidson allows yet another run
    208.6  Trueman to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 209  (5 runs)

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    He wasn't able to bring it up before tea at any rate. But the team total had crossed 600, and the Professional XI went into the final session of Day 6 leading by a gargantuan 631 runs.


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             TEA: DAY 6
             Time: 2:33 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     605/6 (lead 631)
             Fred Trueman         23.0-9-46-1
             Adam Gilchrist       89(105b 19X4)
             Wasim Akram          29(43b 6X4)

    Tea, Day 6


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    209.1  Gibbs to Akram, OUT, Bowled him! Great delivery by Lance Gibbs. Wasim Akram didnt have a clue
    
             Wasim Akram            29 (44b 6X4)
                            b. Gibbs    
    
    209.2  Gibbs to Warne, one run, Great cooperation between Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist  
    209.3  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    209.4  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    209.5  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    209.6  Gibbs to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 210  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     606/7 (lead 632)
             Lance Gibbs          49.0-12-161-3
             Adam Gilchrist       89(109b 19X4)
             Shane Warne           1(1b) 

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    Wasim Akram, in his bid for quick runs was bowled by Lance Gibbs in the first over after the tea interval. He had done his part with a fairly quick 29 off 44 balls.


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    210.1  Laker to Warne, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    210.2  Laker to Warne, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    210.3  Laker to Warne, legbye, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott    
    210.4  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    210.5  Laker to Gilchrist, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Adam Gilchrist  
    210.6  Laker to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 211  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     611/7 (lead 637)
             Jim Laker            55.0-11-166-2
             Adam Gilchrist       93(112b 20X4)
             Shane Warne           1(4b)
    
    211.1  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    211.2  Gibbs to Warne, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    211.3  Gibbs to Warne, FOUR, Lance Gibbs is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    211.4  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    211.5  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    211.6  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 212  (8 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     619/7 (lead 645)
             Lance Gibbs          50.0-12-169-3
             Shane Warne           9(10b 2X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       93(112b 20X4)
    
    212.1  Sobers to Gilchrist, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Adam Gilchrist  
    212.2  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    212.3  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    212.4  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    212.5  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    212.6  Sobers to Gilchrist, no run, Left alone by Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 213  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     623/7 (lead 649)
             Garry Sobers         23.0-4-80-0
             Adam Gilchrist       97(118b 21X4)
             Shane Warne           9(10b 2X4)
    
    213.1  Laker to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    213.2  Laker to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    213.3  Laker to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    213.4  Laker to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    213.5  Laker to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    213.6  Laker to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 214  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     623/7 (lead 649)
             Jim Laker            56.0-11-166-2
             Shane Warne           9(16b 2X4)
             Adam Gilchrist       97(118b 21X4)
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    214.1  Davidson to Gilchrist, FOUR, Adam Gilchrist is going haywire!
    Adam Gilchrist has reached 3 figures CENTURY!!

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    Adam Gilchrist reached his century off just 119 balls. At the same time, the lead had also crossed 650.


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    214.2  Davidson to Gilchrist, no run, Adam Gilchrist was completely deceived
    214.3  Davidson to Gilchrist, OUT, That ball caught the edge and struck the stumps. Adam Gilchrist is out
    
             Adam Gilchrist         101 (121b 22X4)
                            b. Davidson
    
    214.4  Davidson to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    214.5  Davidson to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    214.6  Davidson to Ambrose, one run, One more to the total
    
             End of over 215  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     628/8 (lead 654)
             Alan Davidson        26.0-5-76-1
             Shane Warne           9(16b 2X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        1(3b)

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    He was dismissed by Alan Davidson just a couple of deliveries after reaching the milestone. This seemed the perfect time for a declaration, but remarkably Shane Warne and Curtly Ambrose were asked to continue batting by their skipper. The Post-war XI's misery was to continue for now.


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    215.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    215.2  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    215.3  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott    
    215.4  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    215.5  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    215.6  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 216  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     628/8 (lead 654)
             Lance Gibbs          51.0-12-169-3
             Curtly Ambrose        1(9b)
             Shane Warne           9(16b 2X4)
    
    216.1  Trueman to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    216.2  Trueman to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    216.3  Trueman to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    216.4  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    216.5  Trueman to Warne, FOUR, Fred Trueman is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    216.6  Trueman to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 217  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     632/8 (lead 658)
             Fred Trueman         24.0-9-50-1
             Shane Warne          13(22b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        1(9b)
    
    217.1  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    217.2  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    217.3  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    217.4  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    217.5  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    217.6  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    
             End of over 218  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     632/8 (lead 658)
             Garry Sobers         24.0-4-80-0
             Curtly Ambrose        1(15b)
             Shane Warne          13(22b 3X4)
    
    218.1  Bedser to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    218.2  Bedser to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    218.3  Bedser to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    218.4  Bedser to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    218.5  Bedser to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    218.6  Bedser to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 219  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     632/8 (lead 658)
             Alec Bedser          35.0-12-74-1
             Shane Warne          13(28b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        1(15b)
    
    219.1  Trueman to Ambrose, FOUR, Curtly Ambrose is going haywire!
    219.2  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    219.3  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    219.4  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    219.5  Trueman to Ambrose, one run, Dropped! Everton Weekes made a big mess of that simple chance
    219.6  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 220  (5 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     637/8 (lead 663)
             Fred Trueman         25.0-9-55-1
             Shane Warne          13(29b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        6(20b 1X4)
    
    220.1  Laker to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    220.2  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    220.3  Laker to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    220.4  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    220.5  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    220.6  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    
             End of over 221  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     637/8 (lead 663)
             Jim Laker            57.0-12-166-2
             Curtly Ambrose        6(26b 1X4)
             Shane Warne          13(29b 3X4)
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    221.1  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    221.2  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    221.3  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    221.4  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    221.5  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    221.6  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 222  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     637/8 (lead 663)
             Lance Gibbs          52.0-13-169-3
             Shane Warne          13(35b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        6(26b 1X4)
    
    222.1  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    222.2  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    222.3  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    222.4  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    222.5  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    222.6  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 223  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     637/8 (lead 663)
             Garry Sobers         25.0-5-80-0
             Curtly Ambrose        6(32b 1X4)
             Shane Warne          13(35b 3X4)
    
    223.1  Davidson to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    223.2  Davidson to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    223.3  Davidson to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    223.4  Davidson to Warne, one run, Dropped! Everton Weekes made a big mess of that simple chance
    223.5  Davidson to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    223.6  Davidson to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    
             End of over 224  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     638/8 (lead 664)
             Alan Davidson        27.0-5-77-1
             Curtly Ambrose        6(34b 1X4)
             Shane Warne          14(39b 3X4)
    
    224.1  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    224.2  Trueman to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    224.3  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    224.4  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    224.5  Trueman to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    224.6  Trueman to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 225  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     638/8 (lead 664)
             Fred Trueman         26.0-9-55-1
             Shane Warne          14(45b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        6(34b 1X4)
    
    225.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Graeme Pollock
    225.2  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    225.3  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    225.4  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    225.5  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    225.6  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 226  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     639/8 (lead 665)
             Lance Gibbs          53.0-14-170-3
             Shane Warne          14(50b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose        7(35b 1X4)
    
    226.1  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    226.2  Trueman to Ambrose, FOUR, Fred Trueman is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    226.3  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    226.4  Trueman to Ambrose, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    226.5  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    226.6  Trueman to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 227  (7 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     646/8 (lead 672)
             Fred Trueman         27.0-10-62-1
             Shane Warne          14(52b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       14(39b 2X4)
    
    227.1  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    227.2  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    227.3  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    227.4  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    227.5  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    227.6  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 228  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     646/8 (lead 672)
             Jim Laker            58.0-13-166-2
             Curtly Ambrose       14(45b 2X4)
             Shane Warne          14(52b 3X4)
    
    228.1  Sobers to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    228.2  Sobers to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    228.3  Sobers to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    228.4  Sobers to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    228.5  Sobers to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    228.6  Sobers to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 229  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     646/8 (lead 672)
             Garry Sobers         26.0-6-80-0
             Shane Warne          14(58b 3X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       14(45b 2X4)
    
    229.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    229.2  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    229.3  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    229.4  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    229.5  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    229.6  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    
             End of over 230  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     646/8 (lead 672)
             Lance Gibbs          54.0-14-170-3
             Curtly Ambrose       14(51b 2X4)
             Shane Warne          14(58b 3X4)

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    From all the indications provided by the batsmen, it seemed the Professional XI were going to bat out the rest of the day rather than declare.


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    230.1  Trueman to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    230.2  Trueman to Warne, FOUR, Fred Trueman is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    230.3  Trueman to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    230.4  Trueman to Warne, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    230.5  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    230.6  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 231  (7 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     653/8 (lead 679)
             Fred Trueman         28.0-10-69-1
             Curtly Ambrose       14(53b 2X4)
             Shane Warne          21(62b 4X4)
    
    231.1  Laker to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    231.2  Laker to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    231.3  Laker to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    231.4  Laker to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    231.5  Laker to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    231.6  Laker to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    
             End of over 232  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     653/8 (lead 679)
             Jim Laker            59.0-14-166-2
             Shane Warne          21(68b 4X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       14(53b 2X4)
    
    232.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Curtly Ambrose  
    232.2  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    232.3  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    232.4  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    232.5  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    232.6  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 233  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     657/8 (lead 683)
             Lance Gibbs          55.0-15-174-3
             Curtly Ambrose       18(59b 3X4)
             Shane Warne          21(68b 4X4)
    
    233.1  Bedser to Warne, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    233.2  Bedser to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    233.3  Bedser to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    233.4  Bedser to Warne, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    233.5  Bedser to Warne, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott    
    233.6  Bedser to Warne, no run, Shane Warne was completely deceived
    
             End of over 234  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     657/8 (lead 683)
             Alec Bedser          36.0-13-74-1
             Shane Warne          21(74b 4X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       18(59b 3X4)
    
    234.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, one run, The misfield by Alan Davidson allows yet another run
    234.2  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Left alone by Shane Warne
    234.3  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Defensively played by Shane Warne
    234.4  Gibbs to Warne, no run, Shane Warne playing forward defensive
    234.5  Gibbs to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    234.6  Gibbs to Warne, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott    
    
             End of over 235  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     658/8 (lead 684)
             Lance Gibbs          56.0-15-175-3
             Shane Warne          21(79b 4X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       19(60b 3X4)
    
    235.1  Davidson to Ambrose, one run, The misfield by Fred Trueman allows yet another run
    235.2  Davidson to Warne, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    235.3  Davidson to Warne, OUT, That ball caught the edge and struck the stumps. Shane Warne is out
    
             Shane Warne            21 (81b 4X4)
                            b. Davidson
    
    235.4  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    235.5  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    235.6  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    
             End of over 236  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     659/9 (lead 685)
             Alan Davidson        28.0-5-78-2
             Glenn McGrath         0(3b)
             Curtly Ambrose       20(61b 3X4) 

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    Warne was removed by Alan Davidson for a 81-ball 21, bringing the Professional XI down to their last man Glenn McGrath. But no, still no signs of a declaration. Well, at least they're just a wicket away from being bowled out now.


    HTML:
    236.1  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    236.2  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    236.3  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    236.4  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott    
    236.5  Bedser to Ambrose, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Alan Davidson
    236.6  Bedser to McGrath, no run, Defensively played by Glenn McGrath
    
             End of over 237  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     660/9 (lead 686)
             Alec Bedser          37.0-14-75-1
             Glenn McGrath         0(4b)
             Curtly Ambrose       21(66b 3X4)
    
    237.1  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    237.2  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    237.3  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    237.4  Trueman to Ambrose, one run, The misfield by Ilikena Bula allows yet another run
    237.5  Trueman to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    237.6  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Glenn McGrath playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 238  (1 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     661/9 (lead 687)
             Fred Trueman         29.0-10-70-1
             Glenn McGrath         0(6b)
             Curtly Ambrose       22(70b 3X4)
    
    238.1  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    238.2  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    238.3  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    238.4  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    238.5  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    238.6  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    
             End of over 239  (0 runs)

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    Ambrose and McGrath managed to see them through to the next day. For the first time in LAB history, there will be a Day 7. And who knows how long the Post-war XI will bat in their attempt to chase 680-700 odd or die trying. There seems to be simply no end in sight for this match.


    HTML:
             END OF DAY 6
             Time: 5:01 PM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     661/9 (lead 687)
             Alec Bedser          38.0-14-75-1
             Curtly Ambrose       22(76b 3X4)
             Glenn McGrath         0(6b) 
    HTML:
    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Sunil Gavaskar      lbw            b. Laker        86   250   16    0   34.4%
    Gordon Greenidge                   b. Gibbs       131   301   28    0   43.5%
    Viv Richards                       b. Gibbs        14    29    3    0   48.3%
    Greg Chappell                      b. Bedser       95   194   18    0   49.0%
    Allan Border        c. Hutton      b. Trueman     131   281   27    0   46.6%
    Steve Waugh*        c. †Walcott    b. Laker        10    53    2    0   18.9%
    Adam Gilchrist†                    b. Davidson    101   121   22    0   83.5%
    Wasim Akram                        b. Gibbs        29    44    6    0   65.9%
    Shane Warne                        b. Davidson     21    81    4    0   25.9%
    Curtly Ambrose      not out                        22    76    3    0   28.9%
    Glenn McGrath       not out                         0     6    0    0    0.0%
     
     Total:  661/9       Overs:  239.0        Run Rate:  2.77     Extras:  20
     
                                 Day 6  5:01 PM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    PROFESSIONAL XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    S Gavaskar    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      182 (469)
    V Richards    Greenidge    þþþþþ                                     26 (53)
    G Chappell    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþ                              63 (107)
    G Chappell    A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ               138 (267)
    S Waugh       A Border     þþþþþþ                                    32 (121)
    Gilchrist     A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                     108 (158)
    Gilchrist     W Akram      þþþþþþþþþþ                                56 (80)
    Gilchrist     S Warne      þþþþ                                      22 (32)
    C Ambrose     S Warne      þþþþþþ                                    32 (126)
    C Ambrose     G McGrath    p                                          2 (21)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    182/1     208/2     271/3     409/4     441/5
                            549/6     605/7     627/8     659/9 
    
     Total:  661/9      Overs:  239.0         Run Rate:  2.77    Extras:  20 
     
                                         -X-
    
    POST-WAR XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Alec Bedser          38.0     14      75      1      1.97     0      1
    Fred Trueman         29.0     10      70      1      2.41     0      0
    Garry Sobers         26.0      6      80      0      3.08     0      0
    Jim Laker            59.0     14     166      2      2.81     0      0
    Alan Davidson        28.0      5      78      2      2.79     0      0
    Lance Gibbs          56.0     15     175      3      3.13     2      4
    Graeme Pollock        3.0      1       3      0      1.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 2      No Balls: 5      Leg Byes: 10     Byes: 3
    
     Total:  661/9       Overs:  239.0        Run Rate:  2.77    Extras:  20 
                                         -X-

    Stumps, Day 6

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    Legends At Battle Season VIII
    Final (timeless Test)

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 (if required)

    PROFESSIONAL XI vs POST-WAR XI


    at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Toss: Post-war XI won the toss and chose to bowl


    Day 7

    PROFESSIONAL XI 2nd innings (661/9 overnight)

    HTML:
    239.1  Davidson to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    239.2  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Defensively played by Glenn McGrath
    239.3  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    239.4  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    239.5  Davidson to McGrath, no run, Defensively played by Glenn McGrath
    239.6  Davidson to McGrath, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 240  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     661/9 (lead 687)
             Alan Davidson        29.0-5-78-2
             Glenn McGrath         0(12b)
             Curtly Ambrose       22(76b 3X4)
    HTML:
    240.1  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    240.2  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    240.3  Trueman to Ambrose, FOUR, Fred Trueman is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    240.4  Trueman to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    240.5  Trueman to Ambrose, FOUR, What a blunder by Alan Davidson. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    240.6  Trueman to Ambrose, FOUR, Curtly Ambrose is going haywire!
    
             End of over 241  (12 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     673/9 (lead 699)
             Fred Trueman         30.0-10-82-1
             Curtly Ambrose       34(82b 6X4)
             Glenn McGrath         0(12b)
    
    241.1  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    241.2  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    241.3  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    241.4  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    241.5  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    241.6  Gibbs to McGrath, no run, Glenn McGrath playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 242  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     673/9 (lead 699)
             Lance Gibbs          57.0-15-175-3
             Glenn McGrath         0(18b)
             Curtly Ambrose       34(82b 6X4)
    
    242.1  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    242.2  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    242.3  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    242.4  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    242.5  Laker to Ambrose, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    242.6  Laker to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    
             End of over 243  (3 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     676/9 (lead 702)
             Jim Laker            60.0-15-169-2
             Glenn McGrath         0(19b)
             Curtly Ambrose       37(87b 6X4)
    
    243.1  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    243.2  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose was completely deceived
    243.3  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    243.4  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    243.5  Bedser to Ambrose, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    243.6  Bedser to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 244  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     680/9 (lead 706)
             Alec Bedser          39.0-15-79-1
             Curtly Ambrose       41(93b 7X4)
             Glenn McGrath         0(19b)

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    If being taken apart by Border and Gilchrist wasn't enough, the Post-war XI's bowlers were now being embarrassed by Curtly Ambrose. The Professional XI's lead was now past 700.


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    244.1  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Defensively played by Glenn McGrath
    244.2  Trueman to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    244.3  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    244.4  Trueman to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    244.5  Trueman to McGrath, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    244.6  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    
             End of over 245  (0 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     680/9 (lead 706)
             Fred Trueman         31.0-10-82-1
             Glenn McGrath         0(25b)
             Curtly Ambrose       41(93b 7X4)
    
    245.1  Sobers to Ambrose, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    245.2  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    245.3  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    245.4  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    245.5  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Clyde Walcott 
    245.6  Sobers to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 246  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     684/9 (lead 710)
             Garry Sobers         27.0-7-84-0
             Curtly Ambrose       45(99b 8X4)
             Glenn McGrath         0(25b)
    
    246.1  Laker to McGrath, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    246.2  Laker to McGrath, no run, Glenn McGrath was completely deceived
    246.3  Laker to McGrath, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    246.4  Laker to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    246.5  Laker to McGrath, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Glenn McGrath 
    246.6  Laker to McGrath, no run, Left alone by Glenn McGrath
    
             End of over 247  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     688/9 (lead 714)
             Jim Laker            61.0-15-173-2
             Glenn McGrath         4(31b 1X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       45(99b 8X4)
    
    247.1  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    247.2  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    247.3  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    247.4  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    247.5  Gibbs to Ambrose, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    247.6  Gibbs to Ambrose, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    
             End of over 248  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     692/9 (lead 718)
             Lance Gibbs          58.0-16-179-3
             Curtly Ambrose       49(105b 9X4)
             Glenn McGrath         4(31b 1X4)
    
    248.1  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    248.2  Trueman to McGrath, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    248.3  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Glenn McGrath was completely deceived
    248.4  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    248.5  Trueman to McGrath, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    248.6  Trueman to McGrath, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    
             End of over 249  (4 runs)
             PROFESSIONAL XI     696/9 (lead 722)
             Fred Trueman         32.0-11-86-1
             Glenn McGrath         8(37b 2X4)
             Curtly Ambrose       49(105b 9X4)

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    Glenn McGrath also joined in on the act after taking as many as 29 balls to open his account. Ambrose at the other end was just one short of a maiden LAB fifty. How could it possibly get any worse from here for the Post-war XI?


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    249.1  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Left alone by Curtly Ambrose
    249.2  Laker to Ambrose, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    249.3  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Defensively played by Curtly Ambrose
    249.4  Laker to Ambrose, no run, Curtly Ambrose playing forward defensive
    249.5  Laker to Ambrose, OUT, What a brilliant catch by Ilikena Bula
    
             Curtly Ambrose         49 (110b 9X4)
             c. Bula        b. Laker    

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    Ambrose fell just one short of what would have been a remarkable half-century. After nearly 250 overs, the Professional XI's innings had finally come to an end. There was now the small matter of chasing 723 for the Post-war XI. Against a bowling attack containing Glenn McGrath, Curtly Ambrose, Wasim Akram and Shane Warne among others.


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             End of innings (249.5 overs)
             Day 7   10:47 AM
             PROFESSIONAL XI     696/10
             (Run Rate: 2.79)
             Jim Laker             61.5-15-173-3
             Glenn McGrath         8(37b 2X4)
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Sunil Gavaskar      lbw            b. Laker        86   250   16    0   34.4%
    Gordon Greenidge                   b. Gibbs       131   301   28    0   43.5%
    Viv Richards                       b. Gibbs        14    29    3    0   48.3%
    Greg Chappell                      b. Bedser       95   194   18    0   49.0%
    Allan Border        c. Hutton      b. Trueman     131   281   27    0   46.6%
    Steve Waugh*        c. †Walcott    b. Laker        10    53    2    0   18.9%
    Adam Gilchrist†                    b. Davidson    101   121   22    0   83.5%
    Wasim Akram                        b. Gibbs        29    44    6    0   65.9%
    Shane Warne                        b. Davidson     21    81    4    0   25.9%
    Curtly Ambrose      c. Bula        b. Laker        49   110    9    0   44.5%
    Glenn McGrath       not out                         8    37    2    0   21.6%
     
     Total:  696/10       Overs:  249.5        Run Rate:  2.79     Extras:  21
     
                                 Day 7  10:47 AM
     
     
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    PROFESSIONAL XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    S Gavaskar    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      182 (469)
    V Richards    Greenidge    þþþþþ                                     26 (53)
    G Chappell    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþ                              63 (107)
    G Chappell    A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ               138 (267)
    S Waugh       A Border     þþþþþþ                                    32 (121)
    Gilchrist     A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                     108 (158)
    Gilchrist     W Akram      þþþþþþþþþþ                                56 (80)
    Gilchrist     S Warne      þþþþ                                      22 (32)
    C Ambrose     S Warne      þþþþþþ                                    32 (126)
    C Ambrose     G McGrath    þþþþþþþ                                   37 (86)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    182/1     208/2     271/3     409/4     441/5
                            549/6     605/7     627/8     659/9     696/10
    
     Total:  696/10      Overs:  249.5         Run Rate:  2.79    Extras:  21
     
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    POST-WAR XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Alec Bedser          39.0     15      79      1      2.03     0      1
    Fred Trueman         32.0     11      86      1      2.69     0      0
    Garry Sobers         27.0      7      84      0      3.11     0      0
    Jim Laker            61.5     15     173      3      2.80     0      0
    Alan Davidson        29.0      6      78      2      2.69     0      0
    Lance Gibbs          58.0     16     179      3      3.09     2      4
    Graeme Pollock        3.0      1       3      0      1.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 2      No Balls: 5      Leg Byes: 10     Byes: 4
    
     Total:  696/10       Overs:  249.5        Run Rate:  2.79    Extras:  21
                                         -X-

    Post-war XI need 723 runs to win


    POST-WAR XI 2nd innings (Target: 723)
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    0.1  McGrath to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    0.2  McGrath to Hutton, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    0.3  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    0.4  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    0.5  McGrath to Hutton, one run, Great cooperation between Len Hutton and Garry Sobers  
    0.6  McGrath to Sobers, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 1  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI           1/0 (deficit 721)
             Glenn McGrath        1.0-0-1-0
             Garry Sobers          0(1b)
             Len Hutton            1(5b)
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    1.1  Ambrose to Hutton, one run, That is very well run by Garry Sobers  
    1.2  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Garry Sobers playing forward defensive
    1.3  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    1.4  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    1.5  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    1.6  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Left alone by Garry Sobers
    
             End of over 2  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI           2/0 (deficit 720)
             Curtly Ambrose       1.0-0-1-0
             Garry Sobers          0(6b)
             Len Hutton            2(6b)
    
    2.1  Chappell to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    2.2  Chappell to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    2.3  Chappell to Hutton, one run, That is very well run by Garry Sobers  
    2.4  Chappell to Sobers, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    2.5  Chappell to Sobers, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Garry Sobers  
    2.6  Chappell to Sobers, no run, Defensively played by Garry Sobers
    
             End of over 3  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI           7/0 (deficit 715)
             Greg Chappell        1.0-0-5-0
             Garry Sobers          4(9b 1X4)
             Len Hutton            3(9b)
    
    3.1  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    3.2  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    3.3  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    3.4  McGrath to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    3.5  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    3.6  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 4  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI           7/0 (deficit 715)
             Glenn McGrath        2.0-0-1-0
             Len Hutton            3(15b)
             Garry Sobers          4(9b 1X4)
    
    4.1  Akram to Sobers, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Garry Sobers  
    4.2  Akram to Sobers, no run, Defensively played by Garry Sobers
    4.3  Akram to Sobers, no run, Garry Sobers was completely deceived
    4.4  Akram to Sobers, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    4.5  Akram to Sobers, no run, Left alone by Garry Sobers
    4.6  Akram to Sobers, no run, Defensively played by Garry Sobers
    
             End of over 5  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          11/0 (deficit 711)
             Wasim Akram          1.0-0-4-0
             Garry Sobers          8(15b 2X4)
             Len Hutton            3(15b)
    
    5.1  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    5.2  Ambrose to Hutton, wide, The umpire being a bit rough on Curtly Ambrose, giving that a wide
    5.2  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    5.3  Ambrose to Hutton, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Len Hutton    
    5.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    5.5  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    5.6  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 6  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          16/0 (deficit 706)
             Curtly Ambrose       2.0-0-6-0
             Len Hutton            7(22b 1X4)
             Garry Sobers          8(15b 2X4)
    
    6.1  McGrath to Sobers, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    6.2  McGrath to Sobers, no run, Defensively played by Garry Sobers
    6.3  McGrath to Sobers, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Garry Sobers  
    6.4  McGrath to Sobers, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    6.5  McGrath to Sobers, no run, Left alone by Garry Sobers
    6.6  McGrath to Sobers, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    
             End of over 7  (7 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          23/0 (deficit 699)
             Glenn McGrath        3.0-1-8-0
             Len Hutton            7(22b 1X4)
             Garry Sobers         15(21b 3X4)
    
    7.1  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    7.2  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    7.3  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Defensively played by Garry Sobers
    7.4  Ambrose to Sobers, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Garry Sobers  
    7.5  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    7.6  Ambrose to Sobers, no run, Left alone by Garry Sobers
    
             End of over 8  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          27/0 (deficit 695)
             Curtly Ambrose       3.0-0-10-0
             Garry Sobers         19(27b 4X4)
             Len Hutton            7(22b 1X4)
    
    8.1  Akram to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    8.2  Akram to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    8.3  Akram to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    8.4  Akram to Hutton, one run, One more to the total
    8.5  Akram to Sobers, one run, One more to the total
    8.6  Akram to Hutton, FOUR, Len Hutton is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 9  (6 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          33/0 (deficit 689)
             Wasim Akram          2.0-0-10-0
             Len Hutton           12(27b 2X4)
             Garry Sobers         20(28b 4X4)
    
    9.1  Warne to Sobers, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    9.2  Warne to Sobers, no run, Left alone by Garry Sobers
    9.3  Warne to Sobers, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    9.4  Warne to Sobers, OUT, That ball caught the edge and struck the stumps. Garry Sobers is out
    
             Garry Sobers           20 (32b 4X4)
                            b. Warne  
    
    9.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    9.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 10  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          33/1 (deficit 689)
             Shane Warne          1.0-0-0-1
             Graeme Pollock        0(2b)
             Len Hutton           12(27b 2X4) 

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    Shane Warne, brought on as early as the 10th over, struck with the wicket of the Post-war XI's leading run-scorer with just his fourth delivery. Garry Sobers, who started off a lot more positively than in the first innings was gone for 20.


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    10.1  McGrath to Hutton, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    10.2  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    10.3  McGrath to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    10.4  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    10.5  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    10.6  McGrath to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    
             End of over 11  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          33/1 (deficit 689)
             Glenn McGrath        4.0-1-8-0
             Len Hutton           12(33b 2X4)
             Graeme Pollock        0(2b)
    
    11.1  Warne to Pollock, one run, One more to the total
    11.2  Warne to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    11.3  Warne to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    11.4  Warne to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    11.5  Warne to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    11.6  Warne to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 12  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          34/1 (deficit 688)
             Shane Warne          2.0-1-1-1
             Len Hutton           12(38b 2X4)
             Graeme Pollock        1(3b)
    
    12.1  Border to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    12.2  Border to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    12.3  Border to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    12.4  Border to Pollock, one run, Great cooperation between Graeme Pollock and Len Hutton    
    12.5  Border to Hutton, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    12.6  Border to Hutton, one run, The misfield by Viv Richards allows yet another run
    
             End of over 13  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          36/1 (deficit 686)
             Allan Border         1.0-0-2-0
             Graeme Pollock        2(7b)
             Len Hutton           13(40b 2X4)
    
    13.1  Richards to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    13.2  Richards to Hutton, FOUR, Viv Richards is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    13.3  Richards to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    13.4  Richards to Hutton, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    13.5  Richards to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    13.6  Richards to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 14  (7 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          43/1 (deficit 679)
             Viv Richards         1.0-0-7-0
             Graeme Pollock        2(9b)
             Len Hutton           20(44b 3X4)
    
    14.1  Ambrose to Hutton, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Len Hutton    
    14.2  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    14.3  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    14.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    14.5  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    14.6  Ambrose to Hutton, one run, Great cooperation between Len Hutton and Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 15  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          48/1 (deficit 674)
             Curtly Ambrose       4.0-0-15-0
             Graeme Pollock        2(9b)
             Len Hutton           25(50b 4X4)
    
    15.1  Warne to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    15.2  Warne to Hutton, one run, Great cooperation between Len Hutton and Graeme Pollock
    15.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    15.4  Warne to Pollock, one run, The misfield by Viv Richards allows yet another run
    15.5  Warne to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    15.6  Warne to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    
             End of over 16  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          50/1 (deficit 672)
             Shane Warne          3.0-1-3-1
             Len Hutton           26(54b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock        3(11b)
    
    16.1  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Curtly Ambrose
    16.2  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    16.3  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    16.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    16.5  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    16.6  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 17  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          51/1 (deficit 671)
             Curtly Ambrose       5.0-0-16-0
             Len Hutton           26(59b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock        4(12b)
    
    17.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    17.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    17.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    17.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    17.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    17.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 18  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          51/1 (deficit 671)
             Shane Warne          4.0-1-3-1
             Graeme Pollock        4(18b)
             Len Hutton           26(59b 4X4)
    
    18.1  McGrath to Hutton, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Len Hutton    
    18.2  McGrath to Hutton, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Len Hutton    
    18.3  McGrath to Hutton, one run, Great cooperation between Len Hutton and Graeme Pollock
    18.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    18.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    18.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 19  (9 runs)

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    Len Hutton drove McGrath to the boundary off consecutive deliveries in the over before lunch as the latter struggled for rhythm.


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             LUNCH: DAY 7
             Time: 12:03 PM
             POST-WAR XI          60/1 (deficit 662)
             Glenn McGrath        5.0-2-17-0
             Graeme Pollock        4(21b)
             Len Hutton           35(62b 6X4)

    Lunch, Day 7


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    19.1  Warne to Hutton, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Len Hutton     
    19.2  Warne to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    19.3  Warne to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    19.4  Warne to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    19.5  Warne to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    19.6  Warne to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    
             End of over 20  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          64/1 (deficit 658)
             Shane Warne          5.0-2-7-1
             Len Hutton           39(68b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock        4(21b)
    
    20.1  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    20.2  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    20.3  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, The misfield by Steve Waugh allows yet another run
    20.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    20.5  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    20.6  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    
             End of over 21  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          65/1 (deficit 657)
             Curtly Ambrose       6.0-0-17-0
             Len Hutton           39(71b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock        5(24b)
    
    21.1  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    21.2  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    21.3  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    21.4  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    21.5  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    21.6  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 22  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          65/1 (deficit 657)
             Greg Chappell        2.0-0-5-0
             Graeme Pollock        5(30b)
             Len Hutton           39(71b 7X4)
    
    22.1  Border to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    22.2  Border to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    22.3  Border to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    22.4  Border to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    22.5  Border to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    22.6  Border to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 23  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          65/1 (deficit 657)
             Allan Border         2.0-0-2-0
             Len Hutton           39(77b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock        5(30b)
    
    23.1  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    23.2  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    23.3  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Viv Richards
    23.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton was completely deceived
    23.5  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    23.6  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Defensively played by Len Hutton
    
             End of over 24  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          66/1 (deficit 656)
             Curtly Ambrose       7.0-0-18-0
             Len Hutton           39(80b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock        6(33b)
    
    24.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    24.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    24.3  Warne to Pollock, legbye, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    24.4  Warne to Hutton, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    24.5  Warne to Hutton, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    24.6  Warne to Hutton, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 25  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          67/1 (deficit 655)
             Shane Warne          6.0-2-7-1
             Len Hutton           39(83b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock        6(36b)
    
    25.1  Akram to Pollock, FOUR, Graeme Pollock is going haywire!
    25.2  Akram to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    25.3  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    25.4  Akram to Pollock, wide, The umpire being a bit rough on Wasim Akram, giving that a wide
    25.4  Akram to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    25.5  Akram to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    25.6  Akram to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 26  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          72/1 (deficit 650)
             Wasim Akram          3.0-0-15-0
             Graeme Pollock       10(43b 1X4)
             Len Hutton           39(83b 7X4)
    
    26.1  Ambrose to Hutton, FOUR, Len Hutton is going haywire!
    26.2  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Len Hutton playing forward defensive
    26.3  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    26.4  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    26.5  Ambrose to Hutton, FOUR, Len Hutton is one of the best batsmen in the world
    26.6  Ambrose to Hutton, FOUR, Curtly Ambrose is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    The crowd cheers for Len Hutton's fifty
    
             End of over 27  (12 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          84/1 (deficit 638)
             Curtly Ambrose       8.0-0-30-0
             Len Hutton           51(89b 10X4)
             Graeme Pollock       10(43b 1X4)

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    Curtly Ambrose wasn't spared either. Hutton was batting as brilliantly as ever.


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    27.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    27.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    27.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    27.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    27.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    27.6  Warne to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 28  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          85/1 (deficit 637)
             Shane Warne          7.0-2-8-1
             Len Hutton           51(89b 10X4)
             Graeme Pollock       11(49b 1X4)
    
    28.1  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Allan Border
    28.2  Ambrose to Hutton, no run, Left alone by Len Hutton
    28.3  Ambrose to Hutton, one run, Dropped! Steve Waugh made a big mess of that simple chance
    28.4  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    28.5  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    28.6  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 29  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          87/1 (deficit 635)
             Curtly Ambrose       9.0-0-32-0
             Graeme Pollock       12(53b 1X4)
             Len Hutton           52(91b 10X4)
    
    29.1  McGrath to Hutton, OUT, Bowled him! Great delivery by Glenn McGrath. Len Hutton didnt have a clue
    
             Len Hutton             52 (92b 10X4)
                            b. McGrath 
    
    29.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    29.3  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    29.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    29.5  McGrath to Weekes, one run, The misfield by Curtly Ambrose allows yet another run
    29.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 30  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          88/2 (deficit 634)
             Glenn McGrath        6.0-2-18-1
             Graeme Pollock       12(54b 1X4)
             Everton Weekes        1(4b)

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    But Glenn McGrath eventually had the last laugh. Hutton, having been reprieved on 51 by Steve Waugh in the previous over, was out for 52.


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    30.1  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    30.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    30.3  Ambrose to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes 
    30.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    30.5  Ambrose to Weekes, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Everton Weekes 
    30.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 31  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI          96/2 (deficit 626)
             Curtly Ambrose       10.0-0-40-0
             Everton Weekes        9(10b 2X4)
             Graeme Pollock       12(54b 1X4)
    
    31.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    31.2  Warne to Pollock, legbye, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    31.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    31.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    31.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    31.6  Warne to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes 
    
             End of over 32  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         101/2 (deficit 621)
             Shane Warne          8.0-2-12-1
             Everton Weekes       13(14b 3X4)
             Graeme Pollock       12(56b 1X4)
    
    32.1  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    32.2  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    32.3  McGrath to Pollock, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Graeme Pollock 
    32.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    32.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    32.6  McGrath to Pollock, FOUR, Graeme Pollock is one of the best batsmen in the world
    
             End of over 33  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         109/2 (deficit 613)
             Glenn McGrath        7.0-2-26-1
             Graeme Pollock       20(62b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       13(14b 3X4)
    
    33.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    33.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    33.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    33.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    33.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    33.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 34  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         109/2 (deficit 613)
             Shane Warne          9.0-2-12-1
             Everton Weekes       13(20b 3X4)
             Graeme Pollock       20(62b 3X4)
    
    34.1  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    34.2  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    34.3  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    34.4  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    34.5  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    34.6  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 35  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         109/2 (deficit 613)
             Greg Chappell        3.0-1-5-0
             Graeme Pollock       20(68b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       13(20b 3X4)
    
    35.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    35.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    35.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    35.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    35.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    35.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    
             End of over 36  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         109/2 (deficit 613)
             Shane Warne          10.0-3-12-1
             Everton Weekes       13(26b 3X4)
             Graeme Pollock       20(68b 3X4)
    
    36.1  Richards to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    36.2  Richards to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    36.3  Richards to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    36.4  Richards to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    36.5  Richards to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    36.6  Richards to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 37  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         109/2 (deficit 613)
             Viv Richards         2.0-0-7-0
             Graeme Pollock       20(74b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       13(26b 3X4)
    
    37.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    37.2  McGrath to Weekes, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Adam Gilchrist
    37.3  McGrath to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    37.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    37.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    37.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 38  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         110/2 (deficit 612)
             Glenn McGrath        8.0-2-27-1
             Graeme Pollock       20(78b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       14(28b 3X4)
    
    38.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    38.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    38.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    38.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    38.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    38.6  Warne to Weekes, one run, The misfield by Allan Border allows yet another run
    
             End of over 39  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         111/2 (deficit 611)
             Shane Warne          11.0-4-13-1
             Graeme Pollock       20(78b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       15(34b 3X4) 
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    39.1  Richards to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    39.2  Richards to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    39.3  Richards to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    39.4  Richards to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    39.5  Richards to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    39.6  Richards to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 40  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         111/2 (deficit 611)
             Viv Richards         3.0-1-7-0
             Everton Weekes       15(40b 3X4)
             Graeme Pollock       20(78b 3X4)
    
    40.1  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    40.2  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    40.3  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    40.4  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    40.5  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    40.6  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 41  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         111/2 (deficit 611)
             Curtly Ambrose       11.0-0-40-0
             Graeme Pollock       20(84b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       15(40b 3X4)
    
    41.1  Warne to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    41.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    41.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    41.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    41.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    41.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 42  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         115/2 (deficit 607)
             Shane Warne          12.0-4-17-1
             Everton Weekes       19(46b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       20(84b 3X4)
    
    42.1  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    42.2  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    42.3  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    42.4  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, The misfield by Allan Border allows yet another run
    42.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    42.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 43  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         116/2 (deficit 606)
             Curtly Ambrose       12.0-1-41-0
             Everton Weekes       19(48b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       21(88b 3X4)
    
    43.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    43.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    43.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    43.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    43.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    43.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 44  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         116/2 (deficit 606)
             Shane Warne          13.0-4-17-1
             Graeme Pollock       21(94b 3X4)
             Everton Weekes       19(48b 4X4)
    
    44.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    44.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    44.3  McGrath to Weekes, one run, One more to the total
    44.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist 
    44.5  McGrath to Pollock, one run, The misfield by Curtly Ambrose allows yet another run
    44.6  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 45  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         118/2 (deficit 604)
             Glenn McGrath        9.0-2-29-1
             Everton Weekes       20(52b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       22(96b 3X4)
    
    45.1  Akram to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    45.2  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    45.3  Akram to Pollock, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Graeme Pollock 
    45.4  Akram to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    45.5  Akram to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    45.6  Akram to Pollock, no ball , no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    45.6  Akram to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 46  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         123/2 (deficit 599)
             Wasim Akram          4.0-0-20-0
             Graeme Pollock       26(102b 4X4)
             Everton Weekes       20(52b 4X4) 
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    46.1  Richards to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    46.2  Richards to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    46.3  Richards to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    46.4  Richards to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    46.5  Richards to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    46.6  Richards to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 47  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         123/2 (deficit 599)
             Viv Richards         4.0-2-7-0
             Everton Weekes       20(58b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       26(102b 4X4)
    
    47.1  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    47.2  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    47.3  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    47.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    47.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    47.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 48  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         123/2 (deficit 599)
             Glenn McGrath        10.0-2-29-1
             Graeme Pollock       26(108b 4X4)
             Everton Weekes       20(58b 4X4)
    
    48.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    48.2  Warne to Weekes, one run, Dropped! Sunil Gavaskar made a big mess of that simple chance
    48.3  Warne to Pollock, one run, The misfield by Allan Border allows yet another run
    48.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    48.5  Warne to Weekes, one run, One more to the total
    48.6  Warne to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Greg Chappell
    
             End of over 49  (4 runs)

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    Everton Weekes, the first innings centurion could thank his lucky stars as a simple chance off Shane Warne went begging with Sunil Gavaskar dropping him at slip. The Post-war XI headed into the final session of the day with 8 wickets intact and another 595 to chase.


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             TEA: DAY 7
             Time: 2:33 PM
             POST-WAR XI         127/2 (deficit 595)
             Shane Warne          14.0-5-21-1
             Everton Weekes       22(62b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       28(110b 4X4)

    Tea, Day 7


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    49.1  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, That is very well run by Everton Weekes  
    49.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    49.3  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    49.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no ball , no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    49.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    49.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    49.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 50  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         129/2 (deficit 593)
             Curtly Ambrose       13.0-1-43-0
             Everton Weekes       22(67b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       29(111b 4X4)
    
    50.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    50.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    50.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    50.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    50.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    50.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    
             End of over 51  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         129/2 (deficit 593)
             Shane Warne          15.0-5-21-1
             Graeme Pollock       29(117b 4X4)
             Everton Weekes       22(67b 4X4)
    
    51.1  Chappell to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    51.2  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    51.3  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    51.4  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    51.5  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    51.6  Chappell to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 52  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         129/2 (deficit 593)
             Greg Chappell        4.0-2-5-0
             Everton Weekes       22(73b 4X4)
             Graeme Pollock       29(117b 4X4)
    
    52.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    52.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    52.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    52.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    52.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    52.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 53  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         129/2 (deficit 593)
             Shane Warne          16.0-6-21-1
             Graeme Pollock       29(123b 4X4)
             Everton Weekes       22(73b 4X4)
    
    53.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    53.2  McGrath to Weekes, no ball , no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    53.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    53.3  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    53.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    53.5  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    53.6  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 54  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         134/2 (deficit 588)
             Glenn McGrath        11.0-3-34-1
             Everton Weekes       26(79b 5X4)
             Graeme Pollock       29(123b 4X4)
    
    54.1  Warne to Pollock, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Graeme Pollock  
    54.2  Warne to Pollock, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Graeme Pollock  
    54.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    54.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    54.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    54.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    
             End of over 55  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         142/2 (deficit 580)
             Shane Warne          17.0-7-29-1
             Graeme Pollock       37(129b 6X4)
             Everton Weekes       26(79b 5X4)
    
    55.1  Akram to Weekes, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    55.2  Akram to Weekes, one run, Great cooperation between Everton Weekes and Graeme Pollock  
    55.3  Akram to Pollock, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Graeme Pollock  
    55.4  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    55.5  Akram to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    55.6  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 56  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         147/2 (deficit 575)
             Wasim Akram          5.0-0-25-0
             Graeme Pollock       41(133b 7X4)
             Everton Weekes       27(81b 5X4)

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    Graeme Pollock and Everton Weekes were batting time rather than deploying their usually attacking shots. But how long can they hope to keep out the likes of McGrath, Warne, Ambrose and Akram in a timeless Test?


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    56.1  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    56.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    56.3  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    56.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    56.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    56.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 57  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         147/2 (deficit 575)
             Curtly Ambrose       14.0-1-43-0
             Everton Weekes       27(87b 5X4)
             Graeme Pollock       41(133b 7X4)
    
    57.1  Waugh to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    57.2  Waugh to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    57.3  Waugh to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    57.4  Waugh to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    57.5  Waugh to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    57.6  Waugh to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 58  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         147/2 (deficit 575)
             Steve Waugh          1.0-0-0-0
             Graeme Pollock       41(139b 7X4)
             Everton Weekes       27(87b 5X4)
    
    58.1  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    58.2  Chappell to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    58.3  Chappell to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    58.4  Chappell to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    58.5  Chappell to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    58.6  Chappell to Weekes, legbye, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 59  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         152/2 (deficit 570)
             Greg Chappell        5.0-3-9-0
             Graeme Pollock       41(139b 7X4)
             Everton Weekes       31(93b 6X4)
    
    59.1  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    59.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    59.3  McGrath to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    59.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    59.5  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    59.6  McGrath to Weekes, one run, That is very well run by Graeme Pollock  
    
             End of over 60  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         157/2 (deficit 565)
             Glenn McGrath        12.0-3-39-1
             Graeme Pollock       41(139b 7X4)
             Everton Weekes       36(99b 7X4)
    
    60.1  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    60.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    60.3  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    60.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    60.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    60.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 61  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         157/2 (deficit 565)
             Curtly Ambrose       15.0-2-43-0
             Everton Weekes       36(105b 7X4)
             Graeme Pollock       41(139b 7X4)
    
    61.1  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    61.2  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    61.3  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    61.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    61.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    61.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 62  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         157/2 (deficit 565)
             Glenn McGrath        13.0-3-39-1
             Graeme Pollock       41(145b 7X4)
             Everton Weekes       36(105b 7X4)
    
    62.1  Akram to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    62.2  Akram to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    62.3  Akram to Weekes, one run, That is very well run by Graeme Pollock  
    62.4  Akram to Pollock, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Graeme Pollock  
    62.5  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    62.6  Akram to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 63  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         162/2 (deficit 560)
             Wasim Akram          6.0-0-30-0
             Graeme Pollock       45(148b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       37(108b 7X4)
    
    63.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    63.2  Warne to Weekes, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Everton Weekes  
    63.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    63.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    63.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    63.6  Warne to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    
             End of over 64  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         170/2 (deficit 552)
             Shane Warne          18.0-7-37-1
             Everton Weekes       45(114b 9X4)
             Graeme Pollock       45(148b 8X4)
    
    64.1  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    64.2  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    64.3  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    64.4  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    64.5  Chappell to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    64.6  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 65  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         170/2 (deficit 552)
             Greg Chappell        6.0-3-9-0
             Graeme Pollock       45(154b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       45(114b 9X4)
    
    65.1  Akram to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    65.2  Akram to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    65.3  Akram to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    65.4  Akram to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    65.5  Akram to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    65.6  Akram to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 66  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         170/2 (deficit 552)
             Wasim Akram          7.0-0-30-0
             Everton Weekes       45(120b 9X4)
             Graeme Pollock       45(154b 8X4) 
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    66.1  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    66.2  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    66.3  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    66.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    66.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    66.6  McGrath to Pollock, one run, One more to the total
    
             End of over 67  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         171/2 (deficit 551)
             Glenn McGrath        14.0-4-40-1
             Everton Weekes       45(120b 9X4)
             Graeme Pollock       46(160b 8X4)
    
    67.1  Akram to Pollock, legbye, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    67.2  Akram to Weekes, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist  
    67.3  Akram to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    67.4  Akram to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    67.5  Akram to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    67.6  Akram to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 68  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         172/2 (deficit 550)
             Wasim Akram          8.0-1-30-0
             Everton Weekes       45(125b 9X4)
             Graeme Pollock       46(161b 8X4)
    
    68.1  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    68.2  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    68.3  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    68.4  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    68.5  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    68.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 69  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         172/2 (deficit 550)
             Glenn McGrath        15.0-4-40-1
             Graeme Pollock       46(167b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       45(125b 9X4)
    
    69.1  Richards to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    69.2  Richards to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    69.3  Richards to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    The crowd cheers for Everton Weekes's fifty
    69.4  Richards to Weekes, wide, The umpire being a bit rough on Viv Richards, giving that a wide
    69.4  Richards to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    69.5  Richards to Weekes, legbye, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist  
    69.6  Richards to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 70  (14 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         186/2 (deficit 536)
             Viv Richards         5.0-3-20-0
             Graeme Pollock       46(168b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       57(131b 12X4)
    
    70.1  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Everton Weekes  
    70.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    70.3  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Everton Weekes  
    70.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    70.5  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Glenn McGrath is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    70.6  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    
             End of over 71  (12 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         198/2 (deficit 524)
             Glenn McGrath        16.0-5-52-1
             Everton Weekes       69(137b 15X4)
             Graeme Pollock       46(168b 8X4) 

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    Just as he neared fifty, Everton Weekes decided to return to his usual style of play with three glorious boundaries off part-timer Viv Richards. And then three more off the more formidable opponent in McGrath in the next over.


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    71.1  Akram to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    71.2  Akram to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock was completely deceived
    71.3  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    71.4  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    71.5  Akram to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    71.6  Akram to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    
             End of over 72  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         198/2 (deficit 524)
             Wasim Akram          9.0-1-30-0
             Graeme Pollock       46(174b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       69(137b 15X4)
    
    72.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    72.2  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is going haywire!
    72.3  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Glenn McGrath is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    72.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    72.5  McGrath to Weekes, one run, That is very well run by Graeme Pollock  
    72.6  McGrath to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 73  (9 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         207/2 (deficit 515)
             Glenn McGrath        17.0-5-61-1
             Graeme Pollock       46(175b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       78(142b 17X4)
    
    73.1  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    73.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    73.3  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    73.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    73.5  Ambrose to Weekes, wide, Curtly Ambrose bowling a very wayward one
    73.5  Ambrose to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is going haywire!
    73.6  Ambrose to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is going haywire!
    
             End of over 74  (9 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         216/2 (deficit 506)
             Curtly Ambrose       16.0-3-52-0
             Everton Weekes       86(149b 19X4)
             Graeme Pollock       46(175b 8X4)
    
    74.1  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    74.2  Warne to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    74.3  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    74.4  Warne to Pollock, no run, Defensively played by Graeme Pollock
    74.5  Warne to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    74.6  Warne to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist  
    
             End of over 75  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         216/2 (deficit 506)
             Shane Warne          19.0-7-37-1
             Graeme Pollock       46(181b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       86(149b 19X4)
    
    75.1  Ambrose to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is going haywire!
    75.2  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    75.3  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    75.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    75.5  Ambrose to Weekes, one run, Great cooperation between Everton Weekes and Graeme Pollock  
    75.6  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 76  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         221/2 (deficit 501)
             Curtly Ambrose       17.0-3-57-0
             Graeme Pollock       46(182b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes       91(154b 20X4)
    
    76.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    76.2  McGrath to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    76.3  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    76.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    76.5  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    76.6  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 77  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         225/2 (deficit 497)
             Glenn McGrath        18.0-5-65-1
             Everton Weekes       95(160b 21X4)
             Graeme Pollock       46(182b 8X4)
    
    77.1  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    77.2  Akram to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    77.3  Akram to Pollock, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    77.4  Akram to Pollock, one run, That is very well run by Everton Weekes  
    77.5  Akram to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    77.6  Akram to Weekes, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Everton Weekes  
    
             End of over 78  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         230/2 (deficit 492)
             Wasim Akram          10.0-2-35-0
             Everton Weekes       99(162b 22X4)
             Graeme Pollock       47(186b 8X4)
    
    78.1  Richards to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    78.2  Richards to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    78.3  Richards to Pollock, one run, One more to the total
    78.4  Richards to Weekes, FOUR, Who needs Bradman when weve got Everton Weekes  
    Everton Weekes has reached 3 figures CENTURY!!
    78.5  Richards to Weekes, one run, One more to the total
    78.6  Richards to Pollock, no run, Graeme Pollock playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 79  (6 runs)

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    Weekes was able to bring up his century off the last over of the day's play. In a manner almost identical to his first innings batting display, he had scored the last 50 runs of his innings twice as quick as the first after a slow start. At stumps, the Post-war XI were 236/2 with Weekes unbeaten on 104 and Pollock on 48. Their deficit had been brought down to a somewhat simpler yet still monumental 486.


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             END OF DAY 7
             Time: 5:00 PM
             POST-WAR XI         236/2 (deficit 486)
             Viv Richards         6.0-3-26-0
             Graeme Pollock       48(190b 8X4)
             Everton Weekes      104(164b 23X4)
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Len Hutton*                        b. McGrath      52    92   10    0   56.5%
    Garry Sobers                       b. Warne        20    32    4    0   62.5%
    Graeme Pollock      not out                        48   190    8    0   25.3%
    Everton Weekes      not out                       104   164   23    0   63.4%
    Clyde Walcott†   
    Ilikena Bula     
    Alan Davidson     
    Alec Bedser       
    Jim Laker             
    Fred Trueman     
    Lance Gibbs     
     
     Total:  236/2       Overs:  79.0        Run Rate:  2.99     Extras:  12
     
                                 Day 7  5:00 PM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    POST-WAR XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    L Hutton      G Sobers     þþþþþþþ                                   33 (58)
    L Hutton      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþ                               54 (117)
    E Weekes      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      149 (299)
    
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    33/1      87/2   
      
    
     Total:  236/2      Overs:  79.0         Run Rate:  2.99    Extras:  12 
     
                                         -X-
    
    PROFESSIONAL XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Glenn McGrath        18.0      5      65      1      3.61     0      1
    Curtly Ambrose       17.0      3      57      0      3.35     2      1
    Greg Chappell         6.0      3       9      0      1.50     0      0
    Wasim Akram          10.0      2      35      0      3.50     1      1
    Shane Warne          19.0      7      37      1      1.95     0      0
    Allan Border          2.0      1       2      0      1.00     0      0
    Viv Richards          6.0      3      26      0      4.33     1      0
    Steve Waugh           1.0      1       0      0      0.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 4      No Balls: 3      Leg Byes: 5      Byes: 0
    
     Total:  236/2       Overs:  79.0        Run Rate:  2.99    Extras:  12 
                                         -X-

    Stumps, Day 7

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    Legends At Battle Season VIII
    Final (timeless Test)

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 (if required)

    PROFESSIONAL XI vs POST-WAR XI


    at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Toss: Post-war XI won the toss and chose to bowl


    Day 8

    POST-WAR XI 2nd innings (236/2 overnight; Target: 723)

    HTML:
    79.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    79.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    79.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    79.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    79.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    79.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 80  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         236/2 (deficit 486)
             Shane Warne          20.0-8-37-1
             Everton Weekes      104(170b 23X4)
             Graeme Pollock       48(190b 8X4)
    HTML:
    80.1  Chappell to Pollock, FOUR, Graeme Pollock is one of the best batsmen in the world
    Thats another fifty for Graeme Pollock
    80.2  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    80.3  Chappell to Pollock, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    80.4  Chappell to Pollock, FOUR, Graeme Pollock is going haywire!
    80.5  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    80.6  Chappell to Pollock, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 81  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         244/2 (deficit 478)
             Greg Chappell        7.0-4-17-0
             Graeme Pollock       56(196b 10X4)
             Everton Weekes      104(170b 23X4)
    
    81.1  Ambrose to Weekes, legbye, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    81.2  Ambrose to Pollock, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    81.3  Ambrose to Pollock, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Greg Chappell
    81.4  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    81.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    81.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 82  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         246/2 (deficit 476)
             Curtly Ambrose       18.0-3-58-0
             Everton Weekes      104(174b 23X4)
             Graeme Pollock       57(198b 10X4)

    [​IMG]

    Graeme Pollock brought up his half-century with two boundaries off Greg Chappell in the early morning of the eighth day's play.


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    82.1  Akram to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    82.2  Akram to Pollock, no run, Left alone by Graeme Pollock
    82.3  Akram to Pollock, OUT, What a brilliant catch by Sunil Gavaskar
    
             Graeme Pollock         57 (201b 10X4)
             c. Gavaskar    b. Akram
    
    82.4  Akram to Walcott, FOUR, Wasim Akram is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    82.5  Akram to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    82.6  Akram to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 83  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         250/3 (deficit 472)
             Wasim Akram          11.0-2-39-1
             Clyde Walcott         4(3b 1X4)
             Everton Weekes      104(174b 23X4) 

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    But he was claimed by Sunil Gavaskar at slip in the very next over. Wasim Akram had finally broken the 159-run partnership that had lasted more than 53 overs.


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    83.1  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    83.2  Warne to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    83.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    83.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    83.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    83.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 84  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         250/3 (deficit 472)
             Shane Warne          21.0-9-37-1
             Everton Weekes      104(180b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         4(3b 1X4)
    
    84.1  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    84.2  Akram to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    84.3  Akram to Walcott, one run, The misfield by Glenn McGrath allows yet another run
    84.4  Akram to Weekes, wide, Wasim Akram bowling a very wayward one
    84.4  Akram to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    84.5  Akram to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    84.6  Akram to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    
             End of over 85  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         252/3 (deficit 470)
             Wasim Akram          12.0-2-41-1
             Everton Weekes      104(184b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         5(6b 1X4)
    
    85.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    85.2  Warne to Walcott, one run, Great cooperation between Clyde Walcott and Everton Weekes
    85.3  Warne to Weekes, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    85.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    85.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    85.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 86  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         253/3 (deficit 469)
             Shane Warne          22.0-10-38-1
             Everton Weekes      104(188b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         6(8b 1X4)
    
    86.1  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    86.2  Akram to Walcott, one run, Great cooperation between Clyde Walcott and Everton Weekes
    86.3  Akram to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    86.4  Akram to Weekes, no ball , no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    86.4  Akram to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    86.5  Akram to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    86.6  Akram to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 87  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         255/3 (deficit 467)
             Wasim Akram          13.0-2-43-1
             Everton Weekes      104(192b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         7(10b 1X4)
    
    87.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    87.2  Warne to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    87.3  Warne to Walcott, one run, Great cooperation between Clyde Walcott and Everton Weekes
    87.4  Warne to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    87.5  Warne to Weekes, no ball , no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    87.5  Warne to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    87.6  Warne to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 88  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         257/3 (deficit 465)
             Shane Warne          23.0-10-40-1
             Everton Weekes      104(195b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         8(13b 1X4)
    
    88.1  McGrath to Walcott, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    88.2  McGrath to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    88.3  McGrath to Walcott, one run, That is very well run by Everton Weekes
    88.4  McGrath to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    88.5  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes playing forward defensive
    88.6  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Defensively played by Everton Weekes
    
             End of over 89  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         258/3 (deficit 464)
             Glenn McGrath        19.0-5-66-1
             Everton Weekes      104(198b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott         9(16b 1X4)
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    89.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    89.2  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    89.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    89.4  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    89.5  Ambrose to Walcott, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Allan Border
    89.6  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, Everton Weekes was completely deceived
    
             End of over 90  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         259/3 (deficit 463)
             Curtly Ambrose       19.0-3-59-0
             Everton Weekes      104(199b 23X4)
             Clyde Walcott        10(21b 1X4)
    
    90.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    90.2  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    90.3  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    90.4  Warne to Walcott, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    90.5  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    90.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 91  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         259/3 (deficit 463)
             Shane Warne          24.0-10-40-1
             Clyde Walcott        10(27b 1X4)
             Everton Weekes      104(199b 23X4)
    
    91.1  McGrath to Weekes, no run, Left alone by Everton Weekes
    91.2  McGrath to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    91.3  McGrath to Weekes, one run, The misfield by Adam Gilchrist allows yet another run
    91.4  McGrath to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    91.5  McGrath to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    91.6  McGrath to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 92  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         264/3 (deficit 458)
             Glenn McGrath        20.0-5-71-1
             Clyde Walcott        10(30b 1X4)
             Everton Weekes      109(202b 24X4)
    
    92.1  Chappell to Weekes, one run, One more to the total
    92.2  Chappell to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    92.3  Chappell to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    92.4  Chappell to Walcott, one run, Great cooperation between Clyde Walcott and Everton Weekes
    92.5  Chappell to Weekes, FOUR, Everton Weekes is one of the best batsmen in the world
    92.6  Chappell to Weekes, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 93  (6 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         270/3 (deficit 452)
             Greg Chappell        8.0-4-23-0
             Everton Weekes      114(205b 25X4)
             Clyde Walcott        11(33b 1X4)
    
    93.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    93.2  Ambrose to Walcott, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Clyde Walcott
    93.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    93.4  Ambrose to Walcott, legbye, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    93.5  Ambrose to Weekes, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    93.6  Ambrose to Weekes, OUT, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire gives Everton Weekes the finger
    
             Everton Weekes         114 (207b 25X4)
             c. Gilchrist   b. Ambrose
    
    
             End of over 94  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         275/4 (deficit 447)
             Curtly Ambrose       20.0-3-63-1
             Ilikena Bula          0(0b)
             Clyde Walcott        15(37b 2X4)

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    Curtly Ambrose, who was having a rather quiet match with the ball, then claimed the most crucial wicket of them all - Everton Weekes for 114.


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    94.1  McGrath to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    94.2  McGrath to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    94.3  McGrath to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    94.4  McGrath to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    94.5  McGrath to Walcott, FOUR, Glenn McGrath is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    94.6  McGrath to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 95  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         279/4 (deficit 443)
             Glenn McGrath        21.0-5-75-1
             Clyde Walcott        19(43b 3X4)
             Ilikena Bula          0(0b)
    
    95.1  Chappell to Bula, FOUR, What a blunder by Viv Richards. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    95.2  Chappell to Bula, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    95.3  Chappell to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    95.4  Chappell to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    95.5  Chappell to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    95.6  Chappell to Bula, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 96  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         283/4 (deficit 439)
             Greg Chappell        9.0-4-27-0
             Ilikena Bula          4(6b 1X4)
             Clyde Walcott        19(43b 3X4)
    
    96.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    96.2  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    96.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    96.4  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    96.5  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    96.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 97  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         283/4 (deficit 439)
             Curtly Ambrose       21.0-3-63-1
             Clyde Walcott        19(49b 3X4)
             Ilikena Bula          4(6b 1X4)
    
    97.1  McGrath to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    97.2  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    97.3  McGrath to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    97.4  McGrath to Bula, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    97.5  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    97.6  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    
             End of over 98  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         283/4 (deficit 439)
             Glenn McGrath        22.0-5-75-1
             Ilikena Bula          4(12b 1X4)
             Clyde Walcott        19(49b 3X4)
    
    98.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    98.2  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    98.3  Warne to Walcott, one run, The misfield by Shane Warne allows yet another run
    98.4  Warne to Bula, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Ilikena Bula
    98.5  Warne to Bula, one run, One more to the total
    98.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 99  (6 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         289/4 (deficit 433)
             Shane Warne          25.0-11-46-1
             Clyde Walcott        20(53b 3X4)
             Ilikena Bula          9(14b 2X4)
    
    99.1  McGrath to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    99.2  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    99.3  McGrath to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    99.4  McGrath to Bula, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    99.5  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    99.6  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    
             End of over 100  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         289/4 (deficit 433)
             Glenn McGrath        23.0-6-75-1
             Ilikena Bula          9(20b 2X4)
             Clyde Walcott        20(53b 3X4)
    
    100.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    100.2  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    100.3  Warne to Walcott, FOUR, Shane Warne is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    100.4  Warne to Walcott, 4 byes, That ball spun too much for Adam Gilchrist to stop
    100.5  Warne to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    100.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 101  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         297/4 (deficit 425)
             Shane Warne          26.0-11-50-1
             Clyde Walcott        24(59b 4X4)
             Ilikena Bula          9(20b 2X4)
    
    101.1  Richards to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    101.2  Richards to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    101.3  Richards to Bula, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Ilikena Bula
    101.4  Richards to Bula, FOUR, Viv Richards is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    101.5  Richards to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    101.6  Richards to Bula, no run, Defensively played by Ilikena Bula
    
             End of over 102  (8 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         305/4 (deficit 417)
             Viv Richards         7.0-3-34-0
             Ilikena Bula         17(26b 4X4)
             Clyde Walcott        24(59b 4X4)
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    102.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    102.2  Ambrose to Walcott, 1 bye, That ball bounced too much. Adam Gilchrist didnt have a chance
    102.3  Ambrose to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    102.4  Ambrose to Bula, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Viv Richards
    102.5  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    102.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 103  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         307/4 (deficit 415)
             Curtly Ambrose       22.0-4-64-1
             Clyde Walcott        24(63b 4X4)
             Ilikena Bula         18(28b 4X4)
    
    103.1  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    103.2  McGrath to Bula, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    103.3  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    103.4  McGrath to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    103.5  McGrath to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    103.6  McGrath to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 104  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         307/4 (deficit 415)
             Glenn McGrath        24.0-7-75-1
             Ilikena Bula         18(34b 4X4)
             Clyde Walcott        24(63b 4X4)
    
    104.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    104.2  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    104.3  Warne to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    104.4  Warne to Walcott, FOUR, Clyde Walcott is one of the best batsmen in the world
    104.5  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    104.6  Warne to Walcott, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Gordon Greenidge
    
             End of over 105  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         312/4 (deficit 410)
             Shane Warne          27.0-11-55-1
             Ilikena Bula         18(34b 4X4)
             Clyde Walcott        29(69b 5X4)
    
    105.1  Akram to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    105.2  Akram to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    105.3  Akram to Walcott, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Clyde Walcott
    105.4  Akram to Walcott, FOUR, Wasim Akram is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    105.5  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    105.6  Akram to Walcott, one run, Great cooperation between Clyde Walcott and Ilikena Bula
    
             End of over 106  (9 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         321/4 (deficit 401)
             Wasim Akram          14.0-2-52-1
             Ilikena Bula         18(34b 4X4)
             Clyde Walcott        38(75b 7X4)
    
    106.1  Ambrose to Walcott, one run, One more to the total
    106.2  Ambrose to Bula, FOUR, Curtly Ambrose is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    106.3  Ambrose to Bula, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    106.4  Ambrose to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula was completely deceived
    106.5  Ambrose to Bula, legbye, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    106.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 107  (6 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         327/4 (deficit 395)
             Curtly Ambrose       23.0-4-69-1
             Clyde Walcott        39(77b 7X4)
             Ilikena Bula         22(38b 5X4)
    
    107.1  Warne to Bula, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    107.2  Warne to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    107.3  Warne to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    107.4  Warne to Bula, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    107.5  Warne to Bula, one run, One more to the total
    107.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 108  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         328/4 (deficit 394)
             Shane Warne          28.0-11-56-1
             Clyde Walcott        39(78b 7X4)
             Ilikena Bula         23(43b 5X4)
    
    108.1  Akram to Bula, one run, One more to the total
    108.2  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    108.3  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    108.4  Akram to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    108.5  Akram to Walcott, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    108.6  Akram to Walcott, one run, That is very well run by Ilikena Bula
    
             End of over 109  (2 runs)

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    Clyde Walcott and Ilikena Bula smacked it around a fair bit prior to lunch.


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             LUNCH: DAY 8
             Time: 12:02 PM
             POST-WAR XI         330/4 (deficit 392)
             Wasim Akram          15.0-2-54-1
             Ilikena Bula         24(44b 5X4)
             Clyde Walcott        40(83b 7X4)

    Lunch, Day 8


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    109.1  Warne to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    109.2  Warne to Walcott, one run, That is very well run by Ilikena Bula 
    109.3  Warne to Bula, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    109.4  Warne to Bula, one run, The misfield by Gordon Greenidge allows yet another run
    109.5  Warne to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    109.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 110  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         332/4 (deficit 390)
             Shane Warne          29.0-11-58-1
             Clyde Walcott        41(87b 7X4)
             Ilikena Bula         25(46b 5X4)
    
    110.1  Ambrose to Bula, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    110.2  Ambrose to Bula, one run, Great cooperation between Ilikena Bula and Clyde Walcott 
    110.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    110.4  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    110.5  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    110.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 111  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         333/4 (deficit 389)
             Curtly Ambrose       24.0-4-70-1
             Clyde Walcott        41(91b 7X4)
             Ilikena Bula         26(48b 5X4)
    
    111.1  Warne to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula was completely deceived
    111.2  Warne to Bula, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    111.3  Warne to Bula, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    111.4  Warne to Bula, no run, Defensively played by Ilikena Bula
    111.5  Warne to Bula, FOUR, Ilikena Bula is going haywire!
    111.6  Warne to Bula, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 112  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         337/4 (deficit 385)
             Shane Warne          30.0-11-62-1
             Ilikena Bula         30(54b 6X4)
             Clyde Walcott        41(91b 7X4)
    
    112.1  Akram to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    112.2  Akram to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    112.3  Akram to Walcott, FOUR, Clyde Walcott is going haywire!
    112.4  Akram to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    112.5  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    112.6  Akram to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 113  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         341/4 (deficit 381)
             Wasim Akram          16.0-2-58-1
             Clyde Walcott        45(97b 8X4)
             Ilikena Bula         30(54b 6X4)
    
    113.1  Warne to Bula, no run, Left alone by Ilikena Bula
    113.2  Warne to Bula, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    113.3  Warne to Bula, no ball , no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    113.3  Warne to Bula, no run, Ilikena Bula playing forward defensive
    113.4  Warne to Bula, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Ilikena Bula 
    113.5  Warne to Bula, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Curtly Ambrose
    113.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 114  (6 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         347/4 (deficit 375)
             Shane Warne          31.0-11-68-1
             Clyde Walcott        45(98b 8X4)
             Ilikena Bula         35(59b 7X4)
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    114.1  Akram to Bula, OUT, Adam Gilchrist takes an easy catch to dismiss Ilikena Bula
    
             Ilikena Bula           35 (60b 7X4)
             c. Gilchrist   b. Akram 
    
    114.2  Akram to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    114.3  Akram to Davidson, no ball , no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    114.3  Akram to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    114.4  Akram to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    114.5  Akram to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    114.6  Akram to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 115  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         348/5 (deficit 374)
             Wasim Akram          17.0-2-59-2
             Alan Davidson         0(5b)
             Clyde Walcott        45(98b 8X4)

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    Bula, who had been batting so well out in the middle, made the fatal mistake of chasing a delivery down the legside off Wasim Akram. He was caught by a diving Adam Gilchrist for 35. The Post-war XI had now lost half their side.


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    115.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    115.2  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    115.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    115.4  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    115.5  Ambrose to Walcott, FOUR, Clyde Walcott is one of the best batsmen in the world
    115.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 116  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         352/5 (deficit 370)
             Curtly Ambrose       25.0-4-74-1
             Clyde Walcott        49(104b 9X4)
             Alan Davidson         0(5b)
    
    116.1  Akram to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    116.2  Akram to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    116.3  Akram to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    116.4  Akram to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    116.5  Akram to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    116.6  Akram to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 117  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         352/5 (deficit 370)
             Wasim Akram          18.0-2-59-2
             Alan Davidson         0(11b)
             Clyde Walcott        49(104b 9X4)
    
    117.1  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    117.2  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    117.3  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    117.4  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    117.5  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, Defensively played by Clyde Walcott
    117.6  Ambrose to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 118  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         352/5 (deficit 370)
             Curtly Ambrose       26.0-4-74-1
             Clyde Walcott        49(110b 9X4)
             Alan Davidson         0(11b)
    
    118.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    118.2  Warne to Davidson, one run, One more to the total
    118.3  Warne to Walcott, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    118.4  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    118.5  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    118.6  Warne to Walcott, no run, Left alone by Clyde Walcott
    
             End of over 119  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         353/5 (deficit 369)
             Shane Warne          32.0-11-69-1
             Clyde Walcott        49(114b 9X4)
             Alan Davidson         1(13b)
    
    119.1  Akram to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    119.2  Akram to Davidson, one run, The misfield by Viv Richards allows yet another run
    119.3  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    119.4  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott was completely deceived
    119.5  Akram to Walcott, no run, Clyde Walcott playing forward defensive
    119.6  Akram to Walcott, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 120  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         354/5 (deficit 368)
             Wasim Akram          19.0-3-60-2
             Clyde Walcott        49(118b 9X4)
             Alan Davidson         2(15b)
    
    120.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    120.2  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    120.3  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    120.4  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    120.5  McGrath to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    120.6  McGrath to Davidson, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Alan Davidson 
    
             End of over 121  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         358/5 (deficit 364)
             Glenn McGrath        25.0-8-79-1
             Alan Davidson         6(21b 1X4)
             Clyde Walcott        49(118b 9X4)
    
    121.1  Chappell to Walcott, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    121.2  Chappell to Walcott, one run, One more to the total
    The crowd cheers for Clyde Walcott's fifty
    121.3  Chappell to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    121.4  Chappell to Davidson, FOUR, What a blunder by Shane Warne. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    121.5  Chappell to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    121.6  Chappell to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 122  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         363/5 (deficit 359)
             Greg Chappell        10.0-4-32-0
             Alan Davidson        10(25b 2X4)
             Clyde Walcott        50(120b 9X4)
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    122.1  Warne to Walcott, OUT, Sunil Gavaskar takes an easy catch to dismiss Clyde Walcott
    
             Clyde Walcott          50 (121b 9X4)
             c. Gavaskar    b. Warne 
    
    122.2  Warne to Bedser, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    122.3  Warne to Bedser, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    122.4  Warne to Bedser, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    122.5  Warne to Bedser, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    122.6  Warne to Bedser, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 123  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         363/6 (deficit 359)
             Shane Warne          33.0-11-69-2
             Alec Bedser           0(5b)
             Alan Davidson        10(25b 2X4)

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    Walcott brought up his second half-century of the match. But the joy was short-lived, with him edging to slip off Shane Warne in the very next over to depart for exactly 50. The Post-war XI's resistance was beginning to crumble bit by bit.


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    123.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    123.2  McGrath to Davidson, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    123.3  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Alec Bedser was completely deceived
    123.4  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Defensively played by Alec Bedser
    123.5  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Defensively played by Alec Bedser
    123.6  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 124  (3 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         366/6 (deficit 356)
             Glenn McGrath        26.0-8-82-1
             Alec Bedser           0(9b)
             Alan Davidson        13(27b 2X4)
    
    124.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    124.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    124.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    124.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    124.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    124.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    
             End of over 125  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         366/6 (deficit 356)
             Shane Warne          34.0-12-69-2
             Alan Davidson        13(33b 2X4)
             Alec Bedser           0(9b)
    
    125.1  Ambrose to Bedser, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Allan Border
    125.2  Ambrose to Davidson, FOUR, Alan Davidson is going haywire!
    125.3  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    125.4  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    125.5  Ambrose to Davidson, FOUR, Alan Davidson is going haywire!
    125.6  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 126  (9 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         375/6 (deficit 347)
             Curtly Ambrose       27.0-5-83-1
             Alan Davidson        21(38b 4X4)
             Alec Bedser           1(10b)
    
    126.1  Akram to Bedser, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    126.2  Akram to Bedser, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    126.3  Akram to Bedser, FOUR, What a blunder by Allan Border. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    126.4  Akram to Bedser, no run, Left alone by Alec Bedser
    126.5  Akram to Bedser, no run, Left alone by Alec Bedser
    126.6  Akram to Bedser, three runs, They could have actually gone for the fourth
    
             End of over 127  (7 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         382/6 (deficit 340)
             Wasim Akram          20.0-3-67-2
             Alan Davidson        21(38b 4X4)
             Alec Bedser           8(16b 1X4)
    
    127.1  Warne to Bedser, no run, Left alone by Alec Bedser
    127.2  Warne to Bedser, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    127.3  Warne to Bedser, no run, Defensively played by Alec Bedser
    127.4  Warne to Bedser, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    127.5  Warne to Bedser, no run, Defensively played by Alec Bedser
    127.6  Warne to Bedser, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    
             End of over 128  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         382/6 (deficit 340)
             Shane Warne          35.0-13-69-2
             Alec Bedser           8(22b 1X4)
             Alan Davidson        21(38b 4X4)
    
    128.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    128.2  McGrath to Davidson, one run, Dropped! Wasim Akram made a big mess of that simple chance
    128.3  McGrath to Bedser, FOUR, What a blunder by Curtly Ambrose. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    128.4  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    128.5  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Alec Bedser playing forward defensive
    128.6  McGrath to Bedser, no run, Alec Bedser playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 129  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         387/6 (deficit 335)
             Glenn McGrath        27.0-8-87-1
             Alec Bedser          12(26b 2X4)
             Alan Davidson        22(40b 4X4)
    
    129.1  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    129.2  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    129.3  Ambrose to Davidson, FOUR, What a blunder by Glenn McGrath. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    129.4  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    129.5  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    129.6  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 130  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         391/6 (deficit 331)
             Curtly Ambrose       28.0-5-87-1
             Alan Davidson        26(46b 5X4)
             Alec Bedser          12(26b 2X4)
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    130.1  Warne to Bedser, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    130.2  Warne to Bedser, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    130.3  Warne to Bedser, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Curtly Ambrose
    130.4  Warne to Davidson, one run, He was lucky. Almost got run out by Sunil Gavaskar
    130.5  Warne to Bedser, OUT, What a brilliant catch by Gordon Greenidge
    
             Alec Bedser            13 (30b 2X4)
             c. Greenidge   b. Warne 
    
    130.6  Warne to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    
             End of over 131  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         393/7 (deficit 329)
             Shane Warne          36.0-14-71-3
             Jim Laker             0(1b)
             Alan Davidson        27(47b 5X4)

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    It seemed they had finally thrown in the towel. Bedser gifted Warne his wicket with a horrible slog across the line. The Professional XI were now just 3 wickets away from the title.


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    131.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    131.2  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    131.3  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    131.4  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    131.5  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    131.6  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 132  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         393/7 (deficit 329)
             Glenn McGrath        28.0-8-87-1
             Alan Davidson        27(53b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             0(1b)
    
    132.1  Akram to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    132.2  Akram to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    132.3  Akram to Laker, no run, Defensively played by Jim Laker
    132.4  Akram to Laker, FOUR, Jim Laker is going haywire!
    132.5  Akram to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    132.6  Akram to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 133  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         397/7 (deficit 325)
             Wasim Akram          21.0-3-71-2
             Jim Laker             4(7b 1X4)
             Alan Davidson        27(53b 5X4)
    
    133.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    133.2  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    133.3  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    133.4  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    133.5  McGrath to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    133.6  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    
             End of over 134  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         397/7 (deficit 325)
             Glenn McGrath        29.0-9-87-1
             Alan Davidson        27(59b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             4(7b 1X4)
    
    134.1  Ambrose to Laker, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    134.2  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    134.3  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    134.4  Ambrose to Laker, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    134.5  Ambrose to Laker, FOUR, Curtly Ambrose is quite unfortunate to be hit after bowling a good one
    134.6  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 135  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         401/7 (deficit 321)
             Curtly Ambrose       29.0-5-91-1
             Jim Laker             8(13b 2X4)
             Alan Davidson        27(59b 5X4)
    
    135.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    135.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    135.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    135.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    135.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    135.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 136  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         401/7 (deficit 321)
             Shane Warne          37.0-14-71-3
             Alan Davidson        27(65b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             8(13b 2X4)
    
    136.1  Richards to Laker, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    136.2  Richards to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    136.3  Richards to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    136.4  Richards to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    136.5  Richards to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    136.6  Richards to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    
             End of over 137  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         401/7 (deficit 321)
             Viv Richards         8.0-3-34-0
             Jim Laker             8(19b 2X4)
             Alan Davidson        27(65b 5X4)
    
    137.1  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    137.2  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    137.3  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    137.4  Ambrose to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    137.5  Ambrose to Davidson, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    137.6  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    
             End of over 138  (3 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         404/7 (deficit 318)
             Curtly Ambrose       30.0-5-94-1
             Jim Laker             8(20b 2X4)
             Alan Davidson        30(70b 5X4)
    
    138.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    138.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    138.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    138.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    138.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    138.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    
             End of over 139  (0 runs)

    [​IMG]

    Alan Davidson continued his stubborn resistance to take the Post-war XI into Tea without any further loss. Can they survive the final session of the day and take the match into Day 9?


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             TEA: DAY 8
             Time: 2:33 PM
             POST-WAR XI         404/7 (deficit 318)
             Shane Warne          38.0-15-71-3
             Alan Davidson        30(76b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             8(20b 2X4) 

    Tea, Day 8


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    139.1  Ambrose to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    139.2  Ambrose to Laker, wide, Curtly Ambrose bowling a very wayward one
    139.2  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    139.3  Ambrose to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    139.4  Ambrose to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    139.5  Ambrose to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    139.6  Ambrose to Laker, one run, That is very well run by Alan Davidson  
    
             End of over 140  (2 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         406/7 (deficit 316)
             Curtly Ambrose       31.0-5-96-1
             Alan Davidson        30(76b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             9(27b 2X4)
    
    140.1  Akram to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    140.2  Akram to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    140.3  Akram to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    140.4  Akram to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    140.5  Akram to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    140.6  Akram to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    
             End of over 141  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         406/7 (deficit 316)
             Wasim Akram          22.0-3-71-2
             Jim Laker             9(33b 2X4)
             Alan Davidson        30(76b 5X4)
    
    141.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    141.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    141.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    141.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    141.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    141.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 142  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         406/7 (deficit 316)
             Shane Warne          39.0-16-71-3
             Alan Davidson        30(82b 5X4)
             Jim Laker             9(33b 2X4)
    
    142.1  Border to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    142.2  Border to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    142.3  Border to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    142.4  Border to Laker, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Jim Laker      
    142.5  Border to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    142.6  Border to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    
             End of over 143  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         410/7 (deficit 312)
             Allan Border         3.0-1-6-0
             Jim Laker            13(39b 3X4)
             Alan Davidson        30(82b 5X4)
    
    143.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    143.2  McGrath to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    143.3  McGrath to Davidson, one run, Great cooperation between Alan Davidson and Jim Laker      
    143.4  McGrath to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    143.5  McGrath to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    143.6  McGrath to Laker, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 144  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         411/7 (deficit 311)
             Glenn McGrath        30.0-10-88-1
             Jim Laker            13(42b 3X4)
             Alan Davidson        31(85b 5X4)
    
    144.1  Chappell to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    144.2  Chappell to Davidson, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Alan Davidson  
    144.3  Chappell to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    144.4  Chappell to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    144.5  Chappell to Davidson, one run, Dropped! Adam Gilchrist made a big mess of that simple chance
    144.6  Chappell to Laker, no run, Jim Laker was completely deceived
    
             End of over 145  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         416/7 (deficit 306)
             Greg Chappell        11.0-4-37-0
             Jim Laker            13(43b 3X4)
             Alan Davidson        36(90b 6X4)

    [​IMG]

    The Professional XI could have gotten rid off the stubborn Davidson if only Adam Gilchrist had held on to a chance off Greg Chappell. Despite his exploits in front of the stumps, he wasn't having a particularly great match when behind them.


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    145.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    145.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    145.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    145.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    145.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    145.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 146  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         416/7 (deficit 306)
             Shane Warne          40.0-17-71-3
             Alan Davidson        36(96b 6X4)
             Jim Laker            13(43b 3X4)
    
    146.1  McGrath to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    146.2  McGrath to Laker, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    146.3  McGrath to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    146.4  McGrath to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    146.5  McGrath to Laker, no run, Defensively played by Jim Laker
    146.6  McGrath to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 147  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         416/7 (deficit 306)
             Glenn McGrath        31.0-10-88-1
             Jim Laker            13(49b 3X4)
             Alan Davidson        36(96b 6X4)
    
    147.1  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    147.2  Richards to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    147.3  Richards to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    147.4  Richards to Davidson, FOUR, Great shot, four straight over the bowler's head
    147.5  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    147.6  Richards to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 148  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         420/7 (deficit 302)
             Viv Richards         9.0-4-38-0
             Alan Davidson        40(102b 7X4)
             Jim Laker            13(49b 3X4)
    
    148.1  Akram to Laker, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    148.2  Akram to Laker, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    148.3  Akram to Laker, no run, Left alone by Jim Laker
    148.4  Akram to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    148.5  Akram to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    148.6  Akram to Laker, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    
             End of over 149  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         420/7 (deficit 302)
             Wasim Akram          23.0-4-71-2
             Jim Laker            13(55b 3X4)
             Alan Davidson        40(102b 7X4)
    
    149.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    149.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    149.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    149.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    149.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    149.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    
             End of over 150  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         420/7 (deficit 302)
             Shane Warne          41.0-18-71-3
             Alan Davidson        40(108b 7X4)
             Jim Laker            13(55b 3X4)
    
    150.1  Chappell to Laker, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    150.2  Chappell to Laker, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    150.3  Chappell to Laker, no run, Jim Laker playing forward defensive
    150.4  Chappell to Laker, OUT, Bowled him! Great delivery by Greg Chappell. Jim Laker didnt have a clue
    
             Jim Laker              13 (59b 3X4)
                            b. Chappell
    
    150.5  Chappell to Trueman, no run, Fred Trueman playing forward defensive
    150.6  Chappell to Trueman, no run, Fred Trueman was completely deceived
    
             End of over 151  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         420/8 (deficit 302)
             Greg Chappell        12.0-4-37-1
             Fred Trueman          0(2b)
             Alan Davidson        40(108b 7X4) 

    [​IMG]

    Greg Chappell clean bowled Jim Laker to pick his first wicket of the tournament. Eight down, two more to go.


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    151.1  McGrath to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    151.2  McGrath to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    151.3  McGrath to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    151.4  McGrath to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    151.5  McGrath to Davidson, three runs, Excellent running 3 more
    151.6  McGrath to Trueman, no run, Big appeal behind the stumps, umpire not convinced
    
             End of over 152  (3 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         423/8 (deficit 299)
             Glenn McGrath        32.0-11-91-1
             Fred Trueman          0(3b)
             Alan Davidson        43(113b 7X4)
    
    152.1  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    152.2  Warne to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    152.3  Warne to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    152.4  Warne to Davidson, no run, The umpire turns down that ridiculous appeal from Adam Gilchrist
    152.5  Warne to Davidson, no run, Defensively played by Alan Davidson
    152.6  Warne to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    
             End of over 153  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         423/8 (deficit 299)
             Shane Warne          42.0-19-71-3
             Alan Davidson        43(119b 7X4)
             Fred Trueman          0(3b)
    
    153.1  McGrath to Trueman, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    153.2  McGrath to Trueman, no run, Defensively played by Fred Trueman
    153.3  McGrath to Trueman, FOUR, What a blunder by Gordon Greenidge. He gave away 4 runs with that misfield
    153.4  McGrath to Trueman, OUT, What a brilliant catch by Sunil Gavaskar
    
             Fred Trueman           4 (7b 1X4)
             c. Gavaskar    b. McGrath
    
    153.5  McGrath to Gibbs, no run, Defensively played by Lance Gibbs
    153.6  McGrath to Gibbs, one run, Great cooperation between Lance Gibbs and Alan Davidson  
    
             End of over 154  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         428/9 (deficit 294)
             Glenn McGrath        33.0-11-96-2
             Alan Davidson        43(119b 7X4)
             Lance Gibbs           1(2b)
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    154.1  Ambrose to Gibbs, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Lance Gibbs    
    154.2  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Defensively played by Lance Gibbs
    154.3  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Left alone by Lance Gibbs
    154.4  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Left alone by Lance Gibbs
    154.5  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    154.6  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Left alone by Lance Gibbs
    
             End of over 155  (4 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         432/9 (deficit 290)
             Curtly Ambrose       32.0-5-100-1
             Lance Gibbs           5(8b 1X4)
             Alan Davidson        43(119b 7X4)
    
    155.1  Richards to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    155.2  Richards to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    155.3  Richards to Davidson, no ball , no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    155.3  Richards to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    155.4  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    155.5  Richards to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    155.6  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 156  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         433/9 (deficit 289)
             Viv Richards         10.0-4-39-0
             Alan Davidson        43(125b 7X4)
             Lance Gibbs           5(8b 1X4)
    
    156.1  Warne to Gibbs, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    156.2  Warne to Gibbs, no run, Lance Gibbs was completely deceived
    156.3  Warne to Gibbs, no ball , no run, Lance Gibbs playing forward defensive
    156.3  Warne to Gibbs, no run, Lance Gibbs playing forward defensive
    156.4  Warne to Gibbs, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    156.5  Warne to Gibbs, no run, Lance Gibbs playing forward defensive
    156.6  Warne to Gibbs, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 157  (1 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         434/9 (deficit 288)
             Shane Warne          43.0-20-72-3
             Lance Gibbs           5(14b 1X4)
             Alan Davidson        43(125b 7X4)
    
    157.1  Richards to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson was completely deceived
    157.2  Richards to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    157.3  Richards to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    157.4  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    157.5  Richards to Davidson, no run, That ball moved a long way away from the bat
    157.6  Richards to Davidson, no run, Left alone by Alan Davidson
    
             End of over 158  (0 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         434/9 (deficit 288)
             Viv Richards         11.0-4-39-0
             Alan Davidson        43(131b 7X4)
             Lance Gibbs           5(14b 1X4)
    
    158.1  Akram to Gibbs, no run, Left alone by Lance Gibbs
    158.2  Akram to Gibbs, one run, One more to the total
    158.3  Akram to Davidson, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    158.4  Akram to Davidson, no run, Alan Davidson playing forward defensive
    158.5  Akram to Davidson, FOUR, Brilliant cover drive by Alan Davidson  
    158.6  Akram to Davidson, no run, That ball was a mystery to the batsman
    
             End of over 159  (5 runs)
             POST-WAR XI         439/9 (deficit 283)
             Wasim Akram          24.0-5-76-2
             Alan Davidson        47(135b 8X4)
             Lance Gibbs           6(16b 1X4)
    
    159.1  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Huge appeal for LBW but turned down
    159.2  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Lance Gibbs was completely deceived
    159.3  Ambrose to Gibbs, no run, Defensively played by Lance Gibbs
    159.4  Ambrose to Gibbs, OUT, That didnt look so convincing but the umpire gives it out LBW
    
             Lance Gibbs            6 (20b 1X4)
             lbw            b. Ambrose     

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    Glenn McGrath and Curtly Ambrose were brought back on to finish the job. And they did so by claiming Trueman and Gibbs respectively to bowl the Professional XI to a title-clinching victory by 283 runs. The Professional XI were officially crowned champions of Legends At Battle VIII after the longest and most intense final ever played in LAB history - lasting a whopping 8 days in total!


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             End of innings (159.4 overs)
             Day 8   4:25 PM
             POST-WAR XI         439/10
             (Run Rate: 2.75)
             Curtly Ambrose        32.4-5-100-2
             Alan Davidson        47(135b 8X4)
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    END OF MATCH
    
    
    That will be the match
    Post-war XI simply could were not good enough to tackle Professional XI's bowlers
    Post-war XI didnt have a chance chasing this total
    Thank you every one for being with us thoughout this one, good bye
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Len Hutton*                        b. McGrath      52    92   10    0   56.5%
    Garry Sobers                       b. Warne        20    32    4    0   62.5%
    Graeme Pollock      c. Gavaskar    b. Akram        57   201   10    0   28.4%
    Everton Weekes      c. †Gilchrist  b. Ambrose     114   207   25    0   55.1%
    Clyde Walcott†      c. Gavaskar    b. Warne        50   121    9    0   41.3%
    Ilikena Bula        c. †Gilchrist  b. Akram        35    60    7    0   58.3%
    Alan Davidson       not out                        47   135    8    0   34.8%
    Alec Bedser         c. Greenidge   b. Warne        13    30    2    0   43.3%
    Jim Laker                          b. Chappell     13    59    3    0   22.0%
    Fred Trueman        c. Gavaskar    b. McGrath       4     7    1    0   57.1%
    Lance Gibbs         lbw            b. Ambrose       6    20    1    0   30.0%
     
     Total:  439/10       Overs:  159.4        Run Rate:  2.75     Extras:  28
     
                                 Day 8  4:25 PM
     
     
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    POST-WAR XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    L Hutton      G Sobers     þþþþþþþ                                   33 (58)
    L Hutton      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþ                               54 (117)
    E Weekes      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      159 (320)
    E Weekes      C Walcott    þþþþþþ                                    29 (69)
    I Bula        C Walcott    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                           72 (121)
    A Davidson    C Walcott    þþþ                                       16 (48)
    A Davidson    A Bedser     þþþþþþ                                    30 (52)
    A Davidson    J Laker      þþþþþ                                     27 (119)
    A Davidson    F Trueman    þ                                          7 (18)
    A Davidson    L Gibbs      þþ                                        12 (36)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    33/1      87/2      246/3     275/4     347/5
                            363/6     393/7     420/8     427/9     439/10
    
     Total:  439/10      Overs:  159.4         Run Rate:  2.75    Extras:  28
     
                                         -X-
    
    PROFESSIONAL XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Glenn McGrath        33.0     11      96      2      2.91     0      1
    Curtly Ambrose       32.4      5     100      2      3.06     3      1
    Greg Chappell        12.0      5      37      1      3.08     0      0
    Wasim Akram          24.0      5      76      2      3.17     2      3
    Shane Warne          43.0     20      72      3      1.67     0      3
    Allan Border          3.0      1       6      0      2.00     0      0
    Viv Richards         11.0      5      39      0      3.55     1      1
    Steve Waugh           1.0      1       0      0      0.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 6      No Balls: 9      Leg Byes: 8      Byes: 5
    
     Total:  439/10       Overs:  159.4        Run Rate:  2.75    Extras:  28
                                         -X-

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    After 8 gruelling days of Test cricket, the final had finally come to an end much to the relief of the players involved. Gordon Greenidge was named Man of the Match for his 131 off 301 balls in the second innings which set the platform for a ginormous total of 696 for the Professional XI, and set the Post-war XI an impossible target of 723. They did well to score 439 however, beating the previous highest recorded score in the 4th innings of a Test at the MCG - 417 by England against Australia in the Centenary Test of 1977.

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    Everton Weekes of the Post-war XI was named Player of the Season for scoring 735 runs at an average of 66.82 from 6 matches, with 3 centuries to his name (including 2 in the final itself) - more than Don Bradman who managed 724 at an average of 80.44 from 5 matches, with 2 centuries.


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    Professional XI     370 & 696
    Post-war XI         344 & 439
     
    Professional XI won by 283 runs
     
    Man of the match: Gordon Greenidge (Professional XI)
    Man of the tournament: Everton Weekes (Post-war XI)
    
    Professional XI won Legends At Battle Season VIII 

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    Legends At Battle Season VIII
    Final (timeless Test)

    Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 (click a particular day to view commentary)

    PROFESSIONAL XI vs POST-WAR XI


    at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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    Toss: Post-war XI won the toss and chose to bowl


    PROFESSIONAL XI 1st innings

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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Sunil Gavaskar      lbw            b. Laker        14    36    3    0   38.9%
    Gordon Greenidge    c. †Walcott    b. Trueman      29   159    3    0   18.2%
    Viv Richards        lbw            b. Laker        62    90   13    0   68.9%
    Greg Chappell       c. Laker       b. Davidson     58   201   11    0   28.9%
    Allan Border        c. Laker       b. Bedser        7    31    1    0   22.6%
    Steve Waugh*                       b. Bedser       32    60    7    0   53.3%
    Adam Gilchrist†     c. †Walcott    b. Bedser       49    55   12    0   89.1%
    Wasim Akram                        b. Trueman      26    50    5    0   52.0%
    Shane Warne         lbw            b. Bedser       42    82   10    0   51.2%
    Curtly Ambrose                     b. Laker        15    32    3    0   46.9%
    Glenn McGrath       not out                        16    19    4    0   84.2%
     
     Total:  370/10       Overs:  135.0        Run Rate:  2.74     Extras:  20
     
                                 Day 2  1:32 PM
     
     
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    PROFESSIONAL XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    S Gavaskar    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþ                                 24 (72)
    V Richards    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ       91 (208)
    V Richards    G Chappell                                              0 (3)
    A Border      G Chappell   þþþþþ                                     15 (56)
    S Waugh       G Chappell   þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                        47 (126)
    Gilchrist     G Chappell   þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                 66 (96)
    W Akram       G Chappell   þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                        47 (106)
    S Warne       G Chappell   þ                                          4 (21)
    S Warne       C Ambrose    þþþþþþþþþþþþ                              33 (61)
    S Warne       G McGrath    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                          43 (61)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    24/1      115/2     115/3     130/4     177/5
                            243/6     290/7     294/8     327/9     370/10
    
     Total:  370/10      Overs:  135.0         Run Rate:  2.74    Extras:  20
     
                                         -X-
    
    POST-WAR XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Alec Bedser          18.0      6      48      4      2.67     1      1
    Fred Trueman         21.0      9      38      2      1.81     1      2
    Garry Sobers         22.0      8      42      0      1.91     2      0
    Alan Davidson        21.0      6      78      1      3.71     1      1
    Lance Gibbs          27.0     11      71      0      2.63     0      0
    Jim Laker            26.0      8      83      3      3.19     0      1
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 5      No Balls: 5      Leg Byes: 8      Byes: 2
    
     Total:  370/10       Overs:  135.0        Run Rate:  2.74    Extras:  20
                                         -X-

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    The Professional XI had a rather underwhelming first innings by their usually high standards, with Gordon Greenidge taking as many as 159 balls for his 29 and Greg Chappell 201 for his 58. But their lower order featuring Adam Gilchrist, Wasim Akram and Shane Warne breathed life back into their innings with some fairly quick runs towards the end as they managed to add 76 for their final 2 wickets after being reduced to 294/8.

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    For the Post-war XI, it was Alec Bedser who led the charge with impressive figures of 4 for 48 from his 18 overs, while Jim Laker claimed 3 for 83.


    POST-WAR XI 1st innings
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Len Hutton*         lbw            b. McGrath      41   102    7    0   40.2%
    Garry Sobers        lbw            b. Akram        46   198    8    0   23.2%
    Graeme Pollock      lbw            b. McGrath       0     3    0    0    0.0%
    Everton Weekes      lbw            b. McGrath     113   220   23    0   51.4%
    Clyde Walcott†      c. Gavaskar    b. McGrath      56   175   12    0   32.0%
    Ilikena Bula        not out                        49   105    8    0   46.7%
    Alan Davidson                      b. Akram         0     5    0    0    0.0%
    Alec Bedser                        b. McGrath       0     4    0    0    0.0%
    Jim Laker           lbw            b. Ambrose      10    17    2    0   58.8%
    Fred Trueman        c. Warne       b. Akram        13    35    3    0   37.1%
    Lance Gibbs         lbw            b. Warne         0     7    0    0    0.0%
     
     Total:  344/10       Overs:  144.4        Run Rate:  2.38     Extras:  16
     
                                 Day 4  10:41 AM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    POST-WAR XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    L Hutton      G Sobers     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                        62 (196)
    G Pollock     G Sobers     þþ                                         8 (9)
    E Weekes      G Sobers     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                          56 (202)
    E Weekes      C Walcott    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      118 (236)
    I Bula        C Walcott    þþþþþþþþþþþþþ                             44 (103)
    I Bula        A Davidson   þ                                          1 (9)
    I Bula        A Bedser     þ                                          4 (10)
    I Bula        J Laker      þþþþ                                      16 (25)
    I Bula        F Trueman    þþþþþþþþþþ                                34 (60)
    I Bula        L Gibbs      þ                                          1 (18)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    62/1      70/2      126/3     244/4     288/5
                            289/6     293/7     309/8     343/9     344/10
    
     Total:  344/10      Overs:  144.4         Run Rate:  2.38    Extras:  16
     
                                         -X-
    
    PROFESSIONAL XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Glenn McGrath        37.0     14      89      5      2.41     0      0
    Curtly Ambrose       18.0      7      43      1      2.39     1      0
    Wasim Akram          34.0      9      89      3      2.62     1      2
    Greg Chappell        13.0      1      36      0      2.77     0      0
    Shane Warne          34.4     12      58      1      1.67     1      0
    Viv Richards          6.0      1      18      0      3.00     0      0
    Allan Border          2.0      2       0      0      0.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 3      No Balls: 2      Leg Byes: 7      Byes: 4
    
     Total:  344/10       Overs:  144.4        Run Rate:  2.38    Extras:  16
                                         -X-

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    A 118-run partnership between Everton Weekes and Clyde Walcott had put the Post-war XI in a very good position at 244/3. But Weekes was then dismissed for 113 by Glenn McGrath, who induced a middle-order collapse that saw the Post-war XI lose 5 for 68 to end up at 309/8. They made it to 344 courtesy of Fijian legend Ilikena Bula's unbeaten 49 off 105 balls, thereby conceding a 26-run lead to the Professional XI. McGrath finished with figures of 5 for 89 from his 37 overs.


    PROFESSIONAL XI 2nd innings
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Sunil Gavaskar      lbw            b. Laker        86   250   16    0   34.4%
    Gordon Greenidge                   b. Gibbs       131   301   28    0   43.5%
    Viv Richards                       b. Gibbs        14    29    3    0   48.3%
    Greg Chappell                      b. Bedser       95   194   18    0   49.0%
    Allan Border        c. Hutton      b. Trueman     131   281   27    0   46.6%
    Steve Waugh*        c. †Walcott    b. Laker        10    53    2    0   18.9%
    Adam Gilchrist†                    b. Davidson    101   121   22    0   83.5%
    Wasim Akram                        b. Gibbs        29    44    6    0   65.9%
    Shane Warne                        b. Davidson     21    81    4    0   25.9%
    Curtly Ambrose      c. Bula        b. Laker        49   110    9    0   44.5%
    Glenn McGrath       not out                         8    37    2    0   21.6%
     
     Total:  696/10       Overs:  249.5        Run Rate:  2.79     Extras:  21
     
                                 Day 7  10:47 AM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    PROFESSIONAL XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    S Gavaskar    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      182 (469)
    V Richards    Greenidge    þþþþþ                                     26 (53)
    G Chappell    Greenidge    þþþþþþþþþþþþ                              63 (107)
    G Chappell    A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ               138 (267)
    S Waugh       A Border     þþþþþþ                                    32 (121)
    Gilchrist     A Border     þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                     108 (158)
    Gilchrist     W Akram      þþþþþþþþþþ                                56 (80)
    Gilchrist     S Warne      þþþþ                                      22 (32)
    C Ambrose     S Warne      þþþþþþ                                    32 (126)
    C Ambrose     G McGrath    þþþþþþþ                                   37 (86)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    182/1     208/2     271/3     409/4     441/5
                            549/6     605/7     627/8     659/9     696/10
    
     Total:  696/10      Overs:  249.5         Run Rate:  2.79    Extras:  21
     
                                         -X-
    
    POST-WAR XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Alec Bedser          39.0     15      79      1      2.03     0      1
    Fred Trueman         32.0     11      86      1      2.69     0      0
    Garry Sobers         27.0      7      84      0      3.11     0      0
    Jim Laker            61.5     15     173      3      2.80     0      0
    Alan Davidson        29.0      6      78      2      2.69     0      0
    Lance Gibbs          58.0     16     179      3      3.09     2      4
    Graeme Pollock        3.0      1       3      0      1.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 2      No Balls: 5      Leg Byes: 10     Byes: 4
    
     Total:  696/10       Overs:  249.5        Run Rate:  2.79    Extras:  21
                                         -X-

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    The Professional XI's second innings lasted 3 days, thus taking the match into the 7th day, - a first in LAB history as no other final in it's eight season history had lasted more than 5 days. They posted a ginormous 696 - Gordon Greenidge, Allan Border and Adam Gilchrist all scoring centuries, with Greg Chappell and Sunil Gavaskar narrowly missing out. Offspinners Jim Laker and Lance Gibbs were made to bowl nearly 120 overs between themselves for a grand total of 6 wickets, as the Professional XI set their team an impossible 723-run target to chase.


    POST-WAR XI 2nd innings (Target: 723)
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    Player              Status                        Runs  Blls  4s   6s    S/R
    Len Hutton*                        b. McGrath      52    92   10    0   56.5%
    Garry Sobers                       b. Warne        20    32    4    0   62.5%
    Graeme Pollock      c. Gavaskar    b. Akram        57   201   10    0   28.4%
    Everton Weekes      c. †Gilchrist  b. Ambrose     114   207   25    0   55.1%
    Clyde Walcott†      c. Gavaskar    b. Warne        50   121    9    0   41.3%
    Ilikena Bula        c. †Gilchrist  b. Akram        35    60    7    0   58.3%
    Alan Davidson       not out                        47   135    8    0   34.8%
    Alec Bedser         c. Greenidge   b. Warne        13    30    2    0   43.3%
    Jim Laker                          b. Chappell     13    59    3    0   22.0%
    Fred Trueman        c. Gavaskar    b. McGrath       4     7    1    0   57.1%
    Lance Gibbs         lbw            b. Ambrose       6    20    1    0   30.0%
     
     Total:  439/10       Overs:  159.4        Run Rate:  2.75     Extras:  28
     
                                 Day 8  4:25 PM
     
     
                                         -X-
     
    POST-WAR XI Partnerships
    
    Batsmen                                                            Runs (Balls)
    L Hutton      G Sobers     þþþþþþþ                                   33 (58)
    L Hutton      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþ                               54 (117)
    E Weekes      G Pollock    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ      159 (320)
    E Weekes      C Walcott    þþþþþþ                                    29 (69)
    I Bula        C Walcott    þþþþþþþþþþþþþþþ                           72 (121)
    A Davidson    C Walcott    þþþ                                       16 (48)
    A Davidson    A Bedser     þþþþþþ                                    30 (52)
    A Davidson    J Laker      þþþþþ                                     27 (119)
    A Davidson    F Trueman    þ                                          7 (18)
    A Davidson    L Gibbs      þþ                                        12 (36)
    
    
         Fall of Wickets    33/1      87/2      246/3     275/4     347/5
                            363/6     393/7     420/8     427/9     439/10
    
     Total:  439/10      Overs:  159.4         Run Rate:  2.75    Extras:  28
     
                                         -X-
    
    PROFESSIONAL XI Bowling
    
    Player               Overs   Mdns    Runs   Wkts      E/R    Wds    NBs
    Glenn McGrath        33.0     11      96      2      2.91     0      1
    Curtly Ambrose       32.4      5     100      2      3.06     3      1
    Greg Chappell        12.0      5      37      1      3.08     0      0
    Wasim Akram          24.0      5      76      2      3.17     2      3
    Shane Warne          43.0     20      72      3      1.67     0      3
    Allan Border          3.0      1       6      0      2.00     0      0
    Viv Richards         11.0      5      39      0      3.55     1      1
    Steve Waugh           1.0      1       0      0      0.00     0      0
    
    
     EXTRAS          Wides: 6      No Balls: 9      Leg Byes: 8      Byes: 5
    
     Total:  439/10       Overs:  159.4        Run Rate:  2.75    Extras:  28
                                         -X-

    [​IMG]

    The Post-war XI recorded the highest score in the 4th innings of a Test at the MCG, beating England's 417 against Australia in the 1977 Centenary Test. But was nowhere near enough in the end, as the ruthless Professional XI outfit emerged victorious by 283 runs to clinch the LAB Season VIII title. Everton Weekes gave it his all once again, with 114 to follow up his 113 in the first innings, but in vain.

    [​IMG]

    After 8 gruelling days of Test cricket, the final had finally come to an end much to the relief of the players involved. Gordon Greenidge was named Man of the Match for his 131 off 301 balls in the second innings which set the platform for a ginormous total of 696 for the Professional XI, and set the Post-war XI an impossible target of 723, which they fell well short of in the end.

    [​IMG]

    Everton Weekes of the Post-war XI was named Player of the Season for scoring 735 runs at an average of 66.82 from 6 matches, with 3 centuries to his name (including 2 in the final itself) - more than Don Bradman who managed 724 at an average of 80.44 from 5 matches, with 2 centuries.


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    Professional XI     370 & 696
    Post-war XI         344 & 439
     
    Professional XI won by 283 runs
     
    Man of the match: Gordon Greenidge (Professional XI)
    Man of the tournament: Everton Weekes (Post-war XI)
    
    Professional XI won Legends At Battle Season VIII 

    @CerealKiller @PresidentEvil @Yash.
     
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    :clap:clap:clap Well played Professional XI to win the title.. Congrats @CerealKiller @PresidentEvil

    We were out of the game most of the time.... The absence of Ken Berrington was perhaps the most unfortunate thing for us in the final... Also, Len Hutton did not perform upto his potential in the whole league...

    Another great league by @VC the slogger ..
     
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    Finally we did it. It was a great all round performance by our team, just like in the whole season. Although not all of our batsmen and bowlers were consistent, they all played a crucial role at some point.
    Thanks for the league @VC the slogger .
     
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    Congrats to Professional XI for winning the 8th edition of Legends At Battle after battling out for 8 days...
     
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    Legends At Battle VIII
    Season summary

    WinnerRunners-up3rd placeMost runsMost wkts
    Professional XI Post-war XI Interwar XI :wi: Everton Weekes (735 at 66.82) :aus: Glenn McGrath (32 at 24.91)

    Fixtures & Results

    Warm-ups

    Early Test XI v All-time T20 XI at The Oval - Early Test XI won by 10 wickets
    Golden Age XI v 2017 World Test XI at Lord's - 2017 World Test XI won by 102 runs
    Interwar XI v Associates XI at The SCG - Interwar XI won by 9 wickets
    Post-war XI v VC's CTA Olympics XI at Bridgetown - Post-war XI won by 4 wickets
    Professional XI v One-Test Wonders XI at The MCG - Professional XI won by 305 runs
    Twenty20 Era XI v Rejected Players XI at Perth - Rejected Players XI won by 50 runs

    Round 1


    Golden Age XI v Professional XI at Trent Bridge - Match drawn
    Interwar XI v Post-war XI at Karachi - Post-war XI won by 7 wickets
    Early Test XI v Twenty20 Era XI at Barbados - Twenty20 Era XI won by 97 runs

    Round 2


    Professional XI v Interwar XI at Old Trafford - Match drawn
    Twenty20 Era XI v Post-war XI at Kolkata - Match drawn
    Early Test XI v Golden Age XI at Dubai - Golden Age XI won by 189 runs

    Round 3

    Golden Age XI v Twenty20 Era XI at Johannesburg - Twenty20 Era XI won by an innings and 95 runs
    Interwar XI v Early Test XI at The SCG - Interwar XI won by 174 runs
    Post-war XI v Professional XI at Colombo - Professional XI won by 1 wicket

    Round 4

    Twenty20 Era XI v Professional XI at Headingley - Professional XI won by 117 runs
    Early Test XI v Post-war XI at Adelaide - Post-war XI won by 141 runs
    Golden Age XI v Interwar XI at The Oval - Interwar XI won by 8 wickets

    Round 5

    Interwar XI v Twenty20 Era XI at Auckland - Match drawn
    Post-war XI v Golden Age XI at Perth - Match tied
    Professional XI v Early Test XI at Cape Town - Professional XI won by 9 wickets

    QTeamPWLDNRBatBwlPts
    :tick: Professional XI 5 3 0 2 0 16 11 86
    :tick: Post-war XI 5 2 1 1 1 12 12 69
    :x: Interwar XI 5 2 1 2 0 13 12 67
    :x: Twenty20 Era XI 5 2 1 2 0 13 11 66
    :x: Golden Age XI 5 1 2 1 1 10 11 50
    :x: Early Test XI 5 0 5 0 0 11 11 16

    Final

    Professional XI v Post-war XI at The MCG - Professional XI won by 283 runs


    Teams, squads & statistics


    Early Test XI (1877-1889)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Manager: @UMCricket



    Squad

    :aus: :goldo: :bat: Charles Bannerman
    :eng: :goldo: :ar: Dick Barlow
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: WG Grace :c: - Right-arm medium-fast/offbreak

    :aus: :goldo: :bat: Percy McDonnell
    :aus: :purpo: :wkb: Billy Murdoch
    :eng: :purpo: :bat: Arthur Shrewsbury
    :eng: :goldo: :ar: George Ulyett

    :eng: :goldo: :ar: Billy Barnes
    :eng: :goldo: :ar: Billy Bates
    :aus: :redo: :bat: George Bonnor
    :aus: :goldo: :ar: George Giffen

    :aus: :purpo: :wk: Jack Blackham
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Johnny Briggs
    :can: :redo: :ar: Russell Ogden :pst:

    :usa: :redo: :bwl: Charles Newhall :pst:
    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Fred Spofforth
    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Charlie Turner

    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Bobby Peel

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    HTML:
    EARLY TEST XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    A Shrewsbury      5    10    0  471  121   47.10 1071   43.98   1    3   1   0   1   -
    WG Grace          5    10    0  460  126   46.00  912   50.44   1    3   1   0   5   -
    C Bannerman       5    10    0  275   58   27.50  684   40.20   0    2   0   2   6   -
    WL Murdoch        4     8    0  271   78   33.88  657   41.25   0    2   0   1   4   0
    PS McDonnell      4     8    0  245  105   30.63  487   50.31   1    0   0   0   2   -
    G Giffen          3     6    0  214   77   35.67  417   51.32   0    3   2   0   1   -
    JM Blackham       4     8    0  154   53   19.25  302   50.99   0    1   2   1   9   1
    R Peel            5    10    0  116   52   11.60  353   32.86   0    1   1   2   3   -
    CTB Turner        5    10    1  114   22   12.67  310   37.13   0    0   0   1   0   -
    W Barnes          1     2    1   96   55   96.00  284   33.80   0    1   1   0   0   -
    W Bates           1     2    0   72   37   36.00  145   49.65   0    0   2   0   0   -
    RG Barlow         1     2    0   66   62   33.00  180   36.67   0    1   0   0   1   -
    FR Spofforth      5    10    5   62   20   12.40  114   54.39   0    0   2   0   2   -
    J Briggs          2     4    0   34   14    8.50   88   38.64   0    0   0   0   4   -
    CA Newhall        2     4    1   26   10    8.67   35   74.29   0    0   1   0   0   -
    GJ Bonnor         1     2    0   25   16   12.50   93   26.88   0    0   1   0   1   -
    ER Ogden          1     2    0   16   11    8.00   86   18.61   0    0   0   0   1   -
    G Ulyett          1     2    2    9    5*   N/A    10   90.00   0    0   0   0   2   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    CTB Turner       5    10  217.5    57   643    21   7/87  30.62  2.95   62.2   0   1   0
    FR Spofforth     5    10  202.4    41   644    20   4/94  32.20  3.18   60.8   1   0   0
    R Peel           5     9  256.4    65   756    19   4/93  39.79  2.95   81.1   1   0   0
    CA Newhall       2     4   64.0    18   222     6   4/64  37.00  3.47   64.0   1   0   0
    J Briggs         2     4   99.0    25   307     5  2/121  61.40  3.10  118.8   0   0   0
    W Bates          1     2   38.0     7   150     3   3/90  50.00  3.95   76.0   0   0   0
    G Giffen         3     5   88.0    17   310     3   1/46 103.33  3.52  176.0   0   0   0
    G Ulyett         1     2   11.5     2    28     2   1/12  14.00  2.37   35.5   0   0   0
    W Barnes         1     2   21.0     5    69     1   1/68  69.00  3.29  126.0   0   0   0
    WG Grace         5     5   31.0    11    78     0   0/7    N/A   2.52     -    0   0   0
    ER Ogden         1     2   34.0     7   115     0   0/41   N/A   3.38     -    0   0   0
    RG Barlow        1     2   14.0     3    53     0   0/33   N/A   3.79     -    0   0   0

    Golden Age XI (1890-1913)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Manager: @Pinch hitter



    Squad

    :eng: :goldo: :bat: Archie MacLaren :c:
    :usa: :goldo: :ar: George Patterson :pst:
    :aus: :purpo: :bat: Victor Trumper - Right-arm medium

    :aus: :purpo: :bat: Clem Hill
    :aus: :goldo: :ar: Monty Noble
    :eng: :purpo: :bat: KS Ranjitsinhji - Right-arm medium

    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Warwick Armstrong
    :saf: :goldo: :ar: Aubrey Faulkner
    :ire: :redo: :ar: Lucius Gwynn :pst:

    :usa: :purpo: :ar: Bart King :pst:
    :eng: :goldo: :wk: Dick Lilley
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Wilfred Rhodes

    :eng: :purpo: :bwl: Sydney Barnes
    :aus: :redo: :ar: Tibby Cotter
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: George Lohmann
    :sco: :goldo: :wk: Gregor MacGregor
    :ned: :redo: :bwl: Carst Posthuma :pst:

    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Hugh Trumble

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    GOLDEN AGE XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    KS Ranjitsinhji   5    10    0  617  205   61.70 1003   61.52   1    4   7   0   2   -
    VT Trumper        5    10    0  480  183   48.00  806   59.55   1    2   5   0   5   -
    AC MacLaren       5    10    0  340  117   34.00  785   43.31   1    2   5   1   7   -
    C Hill            5    10    0  327   58   32.70  736   44.43   0    4   2   1   2   -
    WW Armstrong      5    10    1  275   62   30.56  571   48.16   0    2   2   0   0   -
    JB King           5    10    3  159   52   22.71  331   48.04   0    1   4   1   1   -
    W Rhodes          4     8    0  154   41   19.25  378   40.74   0    0   2   1   4   -
    GS Patterson      1     2    0  137   95   68.50  277   49.46   0    1   2   0   1   -
    H Trumble         4     7    2  114   49   22.80  203   56.16   0    0   1   0   4   -
    G MacGregor       4     8    0   81   26   10.13  218   37.16   0    0   1   0  10   1
    GA Lohmann        4     8    1   62   28    8.86  174   35.63   0    0   0   2   1   -
    LH Gwynn          1     2    0   52   42   26.00  137   37.96   0    0   0   0   0   -
    AFA Lilley        1     2    0   18   18    9.00   59   30.51   0    0   0   1   1   0
    SF Barnes         5     7    4   18   11*   6.00   67   26.86   0    0   0   1   0   -
    CJ Posthuma       1     2    1    9    9*   9.00   28   32.14   0    0   0   1   0   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    SF Barnes        5     9  177.3    54   515    23   6/72  22.39  2.90   46.3   1   1   0
    JB King          5     9  162.1    48   428    19   5/55  22.53  2.64   51.2   0   1   0
    GA Lohmann       4     7  118.5    27   303    12   4/43  25.25  2.55   59.4   1   0   0
    W Rhodes         4     7  146.4    28   494    10   4/64  49.40  3.37   88.0   1   0   0
    H Trumble        4     8  154.2    39   496    10   4/42  49.60  3.21   92.6   1   0   0
    WW Armstrong     5     8   77.4    16   217     5   2/33  43.40  2.79   93.2   0   0   0
    GS Patterson     1     2   19.0     4    50     1   1/36  50.00  2.63  114.0   0   0   0
    CJ Posthuma      1     1   27.0     8    82     1   1/82  82.00  3.04  162.0   0   0   0
    LH Gwynn         1     1    7.0     3    17     0   0/17   N/A   2.43     -    0   0   0
    VT Trumper       5     1    1.0     0     6     0   0/6    N/A   6.00     -    0   0   0

    Interwar XI (1914-1945)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Manager: @Naman Thakur



    Squad

    :eng: :purpo: :bat: Jack Hobbs
    :aus: :goldo: :bat: Bill Ponsford
    :eng: :purpo: :bat: Herbert Sutcliffe

    :aus: :purpo: :bat: Don Bradman :c:
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Wally Hammond - Right-arm fast-medium
    :wi: :purpo: :bat: George Headley - Right-arm legbreak

    :aus: :goldo: :ar: Charles Macartney
    :sri: :redo: :bat: Mahadevan Sathasivam :pst:

    :eng: :goldo: :wk: Les Ames
    :aus: :redo: :ar: Jack Gregory
    :aus: :purpo: :wk: Bert Oldfield

    :ind: :redo: :ar: Amar Singh
    :arg: :goldo: :ar: Clem Gibson :pst:
    :eng: :redo: :ar: Harold Larwood

    :ire: :redo: :ar: Jimmy Boucher :pst:
    :aus: :purpo: :bwl: Clarrie Grimmett
    :aus: :purpo: :bwl: Bill O'Reilly
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Hedley Verity

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    INTERWAR XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    DG Bradman        5    10    1  724  214   80.44 1193   60.69   2    3   5   0   4   -
    JB Hobbs          5    10    0  514  175   51.40 1196   42.98   1    2   3   1  12   -
    GA Headley        5    10    1  353   75   39.22  622   56.75   0    4   0   0   1   -
    H Sutcliffe       5    10    0  266   51   26.60  657   40.49   0    2   2   0   4   -
    WR Hammond        4     7    1  239   97   39.83  624   38.30   0    2   3   1   2   -
    CG Macartney      4     7    1  156   51*  26.00  380   41.05   0    1   2   1   4   -
    CH Gibson         5     8    2  141   58*  23.50  298   47.32   0    1   1   0   2   -
    CV Grimmett       5     8    1  130   33   18.57  241   53.94   0    0   3   1   2   -
    H Verity          3     6    0  107   46   17.83  264   40.53   0    0   1   2   0   -
    WAS Oldfield      3     6    0   93   44   15.50  279   33.33   0    0   0   0   6   3
    H Larwood         2     2    0   84   79   42.00  168   50.00   0    1   2   0   1   -
    LEG Ames          2     3    1   73   63   36.50  131   55.73   0    1   2   0   6   1
    M Sathasivam      1     2    0   57   44   28.50  143   39.86   0    0   0   0   1   -
    WJ O'Reilly       5     8    4   47   14   11.75   92   51.09   0    0   0   0   3   -
    JC Boucher        1     2    0   32   32   16.00   60   53.33   0    0   0   1   0   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    WJ O'Reilly      5    10  231.0    58   654    27  5/130  24.22  2.83   51.3   2   1   0
    CV Grimmett      5    10  216.5    56   654    19   5/56  34.42  3.02   68.5   1   1   0
    CH Gibson        5    10  190.5    60   452    13   4/40  34.77  2.37   88.1   1   0   0
    H Larwood        2     4   96.2    33   286     8  3/102  35.75  2.97   72.3   0   0   0
    H Verity         3     6  109.4    28   315     8   4/65  39.38  2.87   82.3   1   0   0
    WR Hammond       4     6   92.0    21   277     7   2/20  39.57  3.01   78.9   0   0   0
    CG Macartney     4     5   30.0     8    79     2   1/14  39.50  2.63   90.0   0   0   0
    JC Boucher       1     2   36.0     5   118     1   1/65 118.00  3.28  216.0   0   0   0

    Post-war XI (1946-1975)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Manager: @Yash.



    Squad

    :eng: :purpo: :bat: Len Hutton :c:
    :pak: :goldo: :wkb: Hanif Mohammad
    :saf: :purpo: :bat: Barry Richards - Right-arm offbreak

    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Ken Barrington - Right-arm legbreak
    :saf: :purpo: :bat: Graeme Pollock - Right-arm legbreak
    :wi: :purpo: :bat: Everton Weekes

    :fij: :goldo: :bat: Ilikena Bula :pst:
    :aus: :purpo: :bat: Neil Harvey
    :aus: :redo: :ar: Keith Miller
    :wi: :purpo: :ar: Garry Sobers
    :wi: :purpo: :wkb: Clyde Walcott

    :aus: :goldo: :ar: Alan Davidson
    :saf: :goldo: :ar: Mike Procter

    :eng: :goldo: :bwl: Alec Bedser
    :aus: :goldo: :ar: Ray Lindwall
    :eng: :purpo: :bwl: Fred Trueman

    :wi: :goldo: :bwl: Lance Gibbs
    :eng: :purpo: :bwl: Jim Laker

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    HTML:
    POST-WAR XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    ED Weekes         6    12    1  735  155   66.82 1570   46.90   3    2   4   0   5   -
    GS Sobers         6    12    2  566  170*  56.60 1265   44.74   1    3   5   1   3   -
    RG Pollock        6    12    0  531  107   44.25  883   60.14   1    4   7   0   1   -
    CL Walcott        6    11    0  454  100   41.27 1113   40.79   1    3   4   0  14   3
    L Hutton          4     8    0  353   91   44.13  771   45.78   0    2   3   0   6   -
    KF Barrington     5    10    0  250   64   25.00  591   42.30   0    2   1   1   3   -
    AK Davidson       6    11    2  212   60   23.56  523   40.54   0    1   2   1   2   -
    IL Bula           2     4    1  154   58   51.33  308   50.00   0    1   2   0   2   -
    JC Laker          6    11    4  146   38*  20.86  315   46.35   0    0   2   0   5   -
    AV Bedser         6    11    0  107   20    9.73  210   52.45   0    0   0   1   7   -
    FS Trueman        5     9    1   90   29   11.25  189   47.62   0    0   2   0   5   -
    RR Lindwall       1     2    0   89   47   44.50  160   55.62   0    0   1   0   0   -
    RN Harvey         1     2    0   28   24   14.00   81   34.57   0    0   0   0   1   -
    LR Gibbs          6     9    4   12    6    2.40   67   17.91   0    0   0   3   3   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    AK Davidson      6    11  200.3    58   604    23   4/75  26.26  3.01   52.3   1   0   0
    LR Gibbs         6    11  262.0    67   785    21   3/30  37.38  3.00   74.9   0   0   0
    AV Bedser        6    11  200.1    62   502    21   4/36  23.90  2.51   57.2   2   0   0
    JC Laker         6    11  262.1    63   762    20   6/90  38.10  2.91   78.7   0   1   0
    FS Trueman       5    10  190.3    53   547    17   5/43  32.18  2.87   67.2   0   1   0
    GS Sobers        6    11  152.0    39   434     5   1/21  86.80  2.86  182.4   0   0   0
    RR Lindwall      1     1   34.0     9   123     2  2/123  61.50  3.62  102.0   0   0   0
    RG Pollock       6     1    3.0     1     3     0   0/3    N/A   1.00     -    0   0   0
    KF Barrington    5     1    1.0     0     4     0   0/4    N/A   4.00     -    0   0   0

    Professional XI (1976-2002)
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Manager: @PresidentEvil & @CerealKiller



    Squad

    :ind: :purpo: :bat: Sunil Gavaskar
    :wi: :redo: :bat: Gordon Greenidge

    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Greg Chappell - Right-arm medium
    :wi: :purpo: :bat: Brian Lara
    :wi: :purpo: :bat: Viv Richards - Right-arm offbreak

    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Allan Border - Slow left-arm orthodox
    :zim: :goldo: :wkb: Andy Flower
    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Steve Waugh :c: - Right-arm medium

    :eng: :redo: :ar: Ian Botham
    :aus: :redo: :wk: Adam Gilchrist
    :nz: :purpo: :ar: Richard Hadlee
    :pak: :purpo: :ar: Imran Khan

    :wi: :purpo: :bwl: Curtly Ambrose
    :saf: :purpo: :bwl: Allan Donald
    :aus: :purpo: :bwl: Glenn McGrath
    :den: :redo: :bwl: Ole Mortensen :pst:
    :pak: :purpo: :ar: Wasim Akram

    :aus: :purpo: :ar: Shane Warne

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    PROFESSIONAL XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    AC Gilchrist      6    10    1  534  101   59.33  764   69.90   1    4   8   0  15   2
    IVA Richards      6    12    1  509  183   46.27  869   58.57   1    4   4   0   6   -
    SR Waugh          6    10    0  461  119   46.10  912   50.55   2    1   2   0   3   -
    AR Border         6    11    1  447  131   44.70 1011   44.21   1    1   2   0   4   -
    SM Gavaskar       6    12    0  385   86   32.08  980   39.29   0    3   3   0  12   -
    CG Greenidge      5    10    1  381  131   42.33  885   43.05   1    1   2   0   3   -
    GS Chappell       4     7    0  369   95   52.71  807   45.72   0    3   1   1   2   -
    Wasim Akram       6    10    1  176   55*  19.56  350   50.29   0    1   0   1   3   -
    SK Warne          5     8    0  164   42   20.50  344   47.67   0    0   1   1   4   -
    CEL Ambrose       5     9    2  118   49   16.86  312   37.82   0    0   0   1   3   -
    GD McGrath        6    10    7   64   20*  21.33  174   36.78   0    0   0   0   1   -
    BC Lara           2     4    1   38   26   12.67  139   27.34   0    0   0   1   0   -
    OH Mortensen      1     2    1   23   13   23.00   47   48.94   0    0   0   0   0   -
    Imran Khan        1     2    0   18   18    9.00   60   30.00   0    0   0   1   0   -
    AA Donald         1     1    0    9    9    9.00   26   34.62   0    0   0   0   0   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    GD McGrath       6    12  299.4    88   797    32   5/68  24.91  2.66   56.2   2   2   0
    Wasim Akram      6    12  264.5    56   786    25   6/34  31.44  2.97   63.6   1   1   0
    SK Warne         5    10  299.3    92   778    24   6/54  32.42  2.60   74.9   1   2   1
    CEL Ambrose      5    10  222.3    57   594    20   5/29  29.70  2.67   66.8   1   1   0
    OH Mortensen     1     2   36.0     5   124     5   3/53  24.80  3.44   43.2   0   0   0
    AA Donald        1     2   46.0    11   129     3   2/70  43.00  2.80   92.0   0   0   0
    AR Border        6     7   29.0    12    64     2   1/16  32.00  2.21   87.0   0   0   0
    Imran Khan       1     2   37.0     4   141     2   1/48  70.50  3.81  111.0   0   0   0
    GS Chappell      4     3   26.0     7    73     1   1/37  73.00  2.81  156.0   0   0   0
    SR Waugh         6     2    7.0     3    14     0   0/14   N/A   2.00     -    0   0   0
    IVA Richards     6     2   17.0     6    57     0   0/18   N/A   3.35     -    0   0   0

    Twenty20 Era XI (2003-present)
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    Manager: @Kumbis



    Squad

    :eng: :goldo: :bat: Alastair Cook
    :saf: :goldo: :bat: Graeme Smith :c:

    :ind: :purpo: :bat: Rahul Dravid
    :saf: :purpo: :ar: Jacques Kallis
    :aus: :purpo: :bat: Ricky Ponting
    :ind: :purpo: :bat: Sachin Tendulkar - Right-arm legbreak/medium

    :wi: :purpo: :bat: Shivnarine Chanderpaul - Right-arm legbreak
    :saf: :purpo: :wkb: AB de Villiers
    :sri: :purpo: :wkb: Kumar Sangakkara

    :ind: :goldo: :wk: MS Dhoni
    :ned: :redo: :ar: Ryan ten Doeschate :pst:
    :nz: :goldo: :ar: Daniel Vettori

    :eng: :goldo: :bwl: James Anderson
    :nz: :redo: :bwl: Shane Bond
    :aus: :goldo: :ar: Mitchell Johnson
    :saf: :purpo: :bwl: Dale Steyn

    :sri: :purpo: :bwl: Muttiah Muralitharan
    :eng: :purpo: :ar: Graeme Swann

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    TWENTY20 ERA XI
    
    BATTING & FIELDING
    
    Player           Mat  Inns  NO  Runs  HS    Avg    BF    S/R   100s 50s 6s  0s  Ct  St
    AB de Villiers    5     8    1  428  136   61.14  836   51.20   1    3   3   1   1   -
    GC Smith          5     8    0  346  102   43.25  671   51.56   2    1   1   0   9   -
    AN Cook           4     6    0  297  170   49.50  590   50.34   1    0   0   1   3   -
    SR Tendulkar      3     5    0  254  174   50.80  462   54.98   1    0   4   0   3   -
    JH Kallis         5     8    0  222  101   27.75  646   34.37   1    0   0   0   4   -
    R Dravid          4     6    0  211  150   35.17  484   43.59   1    0   1   0   2   -
    MS Dhoni          4     6    0  159   89   26.50  318   50.00   0    1   2   1   9   0
    RT Ponting        2     4    0  195   76   48.75  350   55.71   0    2   2   0   6   -
    KC Sangakkara     2     4    1  143  100*  47.67  310   46.13   1    0   2   0   3   0
    MG Johnson        5     8    0  128   54   16.00  294   43.54   0    1   2   1   3   -
    DW Steyn          5     8    0   90   32   11.25  253   35.57   0    0   0   2   1   -
    RN ten Doeschate  2     3    0   59   23   19.67  125   47.20   0    0   1   0   4   -
    SE Bond           2     3    2   42   27*  42.00  123   34.15   0    0   0   0   0   -
    GP Swann          1     1    0   28   28   28.00   50   56.00   0    0   0   0   1   -
    JM Anderson       3     5    4   15    7   15.00   50   30.00   0    0   0   0   0   -
    S Chanderpaul     1     1    0    8    8    8.00   20   40.00   0    0   0   0   0   -
    DL Vettori        1     2    0    2    2    1.00   17   11.77   0    0   0   1   1   -
    
    BOWLING
    
    Player          Mat  Inns  Overs  Mdns  Runs  Wkts  BBI    Avg   Econ   S/R   4w  5w  10m
    DW Steyn         5    10  239.4    78   622    30   5/57  20.73  2.60   47.9   1   2   1
    JM Anderson      4     8  191.1    48   575    21   4/78  27.38  3.01   54.6   1   0   0
    MG Johnson       5    10  214.0    53   672    21  5/101  32.00  3.14   61.1   0   1   0
    SE Bond          2     4   86.2    26   210    11   5/36  19.09  2.43   47.1   0   1   0
    JH Kallis        5    10  114.0    23   348     6   2/35  58.00  3.05  114.0   0   0   0
    GP Swann         1     2   81.0    29   218     4   3/55  54.50  2.69  121.5   0   0   0
    DL Vettori       1     2   48.0    15   132     2  2/103  66.00  2.75  144.0   0   0   0
    SR Tendulkar     3     4   23.1     7    66     1   1/32  66.00  2.85  139.0   0   0   0
    RN ten Doeschate 2     3   26.0     4    90     1   1/41  90.00  3.46  156.0   0   0   0
    GC Smith         5     1    2.0     0     4     0   0/4    N/A   2.00     -    0   0   0
     
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