have managed to find among my vast collection of old trannies some cricket pictures
linked to Lancashire cricket or Old Trafford. You will find a selection below
. They will be added to as 'sorting' continues. Click on most images for a larger
is Conrad Hunte of the West Indies driving (probably Fred Titmus). In the slips
is Colin Cowdry, The keeper is Keith Andrews, At short leg is Fred Trueman and
at mid off is Brian Close. Hunte scored 182 out of 501 for 6 declared and in the
West Indies team were such players as Worrall, Sobers, Kanai, Hall and Griffiths.
England lost by 10 wickets in this first test played at Old Trafford in June of
1963. Note the spectators sitting on the grass right upto the boundary and no
helmets to face Hall and Griffiths!
is a shot of Don Kenyon of Worcestershire being bowled. Don't have date for this
game but suspect it's in the early 1960's.
Lloyd driving - a familiar sight-in a county game for Lancashire in the 70's.
v Pakistan 3rd Test July 1992
England captains - Gary Linacre (soccer), Graham Gooch (cricket)and Will Carling
(Rugby Union) taken on the England dressing room balcony
Benaud delivering his piece to TV
Gower being interviewed after passing Boycott's total of test runs.
Benaud in pensive mood
Johnstone and David Lloyd in action in the Test Match Special box
and Gower being interviewed by Tony Lewis
openers Gooch and Stewart keep the slips busy
Ahmed bowling to Graham Gooch
Akram bowling to Gooch
pavilion rise to Sohail after he scored 205
West Trophy Final at Lords 1990- Lancs v Northants.
Lancs won by 7 wickets
Freitus bowling- Atherton and Allot in the slips.
v Leicestershire Refuge Assurance League May 1990
sweeps Willey for 4
reaches his 100 with a cut for 4
bowls De Freitus for 7
v Australia Old Trafford Texaco Trophy May 1993
bowling to Taylor
bowling to Merv Hughes
the days when there was no Test Match play on Sundays ,Didsbury CC in Manchester
used to host a Charity game on the Sunday of an Old Trafford test and it often
included players not involved directly in the test and commentators etc.
right shows the original 'Brylcream Boy' Denis Compton strolling along - and is
that Morse's car!
Above you can see Brian Johnson among the watching spectators
and on the left is the great West Indian batsman George Headley signing an autograph.
v Worcestershire Benson &Hedges Final at Lords July 1990
cuts, Botham fielding
is caught behind off Wasim
players celebrate the fall of a wicket
Hughes holds the trophy aloft
of the Match' Mike Watkinson collects his award