Compactum Scoring Book: Australian Tour of South Africa 1949/ 1950 - 2 'Vols'
John Wisden & Co. 1950. Hardcover, with dust jacket. Two 'volumes'. Pocket cricket score book filled in by a cricket fan in Johannesburg (Bob Ennion). The tour by Australia was most successful (4-0) with Neil Harvey more than rising to the challenge placed in front of him by the retirement of Bradman. The notebooks are most assiduously, painstakingly, filled in. They show: Place of game, Date, Innings, Batsman, How out, Bowler, total runs, runs at the fall of each wicket, total for innings, Bowler and wickets. Book I has details for: Aus v Zululand at Eshowe; Aus vs Natal at Durban; Aus vs N E Transvaal at Benoni; Aus vs Rhodesia at Bulawayo; Aus vs SA XI at Salisbury; Aus vs OFS at Bloemfontein; Aus vs Western Province at Cape Town; Aus vs W Province Country Dis. at Paarl; Aus vs Transvaal at Johannesburg; Aus vs SA XI at Durban; Australia vs South Africa at Ellis Park (Christmas 1949); Aus vs South Africa at Newlands (New Year); Aus vs Eastern Province at Port Elizabeth; Aus vs Border at East London; Aus vs South Africa at Durban; Aus vs Transvaal at Johannesburg. Second volume: Aus vs NE Tvl Country Dist at Witbank; Aus vs NE Transvaal at Pretoria; Aus vs South Africa at Johannesburg; Aus vs Griqualand West at Kimberley; Aus vs Natal Country Dist at Ladysmith; Aus vs Natal at Pietermaritzburg; Aus vs South Africa at Port Elizabeth; Aus vs Western Province at Cape Town; Aus vs SA XI at Johannesburg. The pages are very healthy, very clean, clear, neat, smart. A must for any collector of cricket memorabilia! fk. Very Good/No Jacket.
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