Aussie Whistle-Stop Visits 1948 and 1953: Pictorials

 Sathi Coomaraswamy beats Bradman, 27 March 1948  

Sathasivam & Bradman at the Toss 

Lindsay Hassett at the Oval,  30 March 1953

 Arthur Morris at the Oval, 30 March 1953

Ritchie Benaud  at the Oval, 30 March 1953

NOTA BENE: the absence of crowd control and the utter informality on the ground  … and do not forget those who made it possible, such as Mariamma, a grounds-woman par excellence

Hassett demonstrates 1938

ALSO -4-4 pb ….. SEE Michael Roberts & Alfred James, Crosscurrents. Sri Lanka and Australia at Cricket, Sydney, Walla Walla Press, 1998 …. ISBN 0-958-7079-4-4 pb ……………….ISBN 0-958-7079-9-5 hb

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