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Cricket » Cricket Programmes » Other Cricket Matches » ESSEX V WEST INDIES 1980 (STAMFORD BRIDGE) CRICKET PROGRAMME - FIRST FLOODLIT GAME IN THE UK

ESSEX V WEST INDIES 1980 (STAMFORD BRIDGE) CRICKET PROGRAMME - FIRST FLOODLIT GAME IN THE UK

ESSEX V WEST INDIES 1980 (STAMFORD BRIDGE) CRICKET PROGRAMME - FIRST FLOODLIT GAME IN THE UK

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Official programme for the first floodlit cricket match staged in the UK, played at Stamford Bridge on August 14th 1980. Surrey were the intended opponents for the touring West Indies (the programme reflects this) but Essex had to step in as Surrey had other commitments. Includes a scorecard for the match with the correct Essex team listed, scores completed in ink.

Some ink marks to back cover. Scores recorded in ink to scorecard - Gooch took 3 wickets and then made an unbeaten century. Good condition.

Date
1980

£35.00 (Code: 73529)

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