Cricket Bats, Balls & Equipment

Lot 484:
Lot 484 Lot 484 Lot 484
Australia tour to England 1930. Bradman's first tour to England. Good selection of twelve original sepia and mono press photographs of match action from the 1930 Ashes Test series. Australian players featured include Bradman making high scores including making 334 at Headingley and raising his bat having reached 200 in the fifth Test at The Oval, also Kippax, Oldfield etc. England players include Hobbs, Sucliffe, Wyatt, Tate, Duleepsingh, Peebles etc. Various sizes, 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £340
Australia won the five match Test series 2-1 with two matches drawn. Bradman, on his first tour of England, amassed 2960 runs at an average of 98.66. In the five Tests he scored 974 at an average of 139.14, his highest score being 331 in the third Test at Headingley
Lot 485:
Lot 485 Lot 485
M.C.C. tour of Australia 1932/33. 'The Bodyline tour'. Collection of four original sepia press photographs from this infamous tour. The photographs include the moment when Sutcliffe played a ball off O'Reilly onto the stumps without dislodging the bails, McCabe throwing his hands in reaction. The photograph laid to board, 8"x6". Also Stan McCabe batting in the nets prior to the third Test at Adelaide, McCabe walking out to bat in Australia's first innings when he scored 187no in the first Test at Sydney, and Eddie Paynter in batting action for M.C.C. 10"x8" and smaller. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £150
M.C.C. won the infamous five match series 4-1

Back to top