No person could have imagined such a misfortune of the Australian cricket team, adorned with more than one veteran star.
In this match, the batsman got out on the lines of Tu Chal Main Aaya. (symbolic picture)
The team in which there is a strong presence from the first to the 11th number. In which there is a whole army of veteran players. If the team which resonates in the whole cricket world, returns to the pavilion on the score of just 78 runs in the Test match, then you can understand what havoc the bowlers of the opposing team would have wreaked havoc on the pitch of 22 yards. On this day i.e. on June 24, England dominated the historic ground of Lord’s Test, destroying the Australian kingship, but Australia’s luck was so good that 78 runs Despite being reduced to a modest score, the team did not bother with the defeat.
Actually, in the year 1968, between 20 and 25 June, this match was played between Australia and England. In the match, the England team batted first and declared the innings for 351 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. No century was scored for the team, but many batsmen played useful innings. Colin Milburn scored the highest 83 while Ken Barrington contributed 75 runs. At the same time, 49 runs came from the bat of Geoff Boycott. Captain Colin Cowdrey also did not lag behind and he scored 45 runs. At the same time, wicketkeeper batsman Alan Nott scored 33 runs before being run out.
18 overs, 15 maidens, 8 runs and two wickets
When Australia’s turn came, the batting collapsed like a pack of cards. The entire team was bundled out for just 78 runs in the first innings. This was the lowest score in the 20th century at Lord’s. Doug Walters scored 26 and John Gleason scored 14. Apart from these, no batsman could touch the double figure. For England, David Brown took five wickets for 42 runs in 14 overs, while Barry Knight took three wickets for 16 runs in 10.4 overs. The Australian team had to play follow-on. This time the team had scored 127 runs for four wickets, but then due to the end of time, the match ended in a draw. Ian Redpath scored 53 runs in the second innings. Captain Bill Lawrie contributed 28 and Bob Copper contributed 32 runs. Although the match did not yield results, but for England, Derek Underwood gave 8 runs in 18 overs throwing 15 maidens and took two wickets.
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