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LATE ITEMS.

CRICKET.

AUSTRALIA v. CANTERBURY

Home Team Batting

(Por Press Association.)

CHRISTCHURCH, February 27. There was a good attendance at the Australia v. Canterbury ,match to-day. The weather was fine, with a fresh sou- wester, and the, wicket good. Canterbury won' the toss, and opened with Woods and Whitta, to the bowling of Ransford, who was swinging in 1 a lot against -the wind. - His third ball bowled Whitta, when playing 1 back. Hickmott joined Woods, and I drove Ransford for four. Tho following are the scores: — Canterbury. First Innings. ■ • '* Whitta, b ltansford ' '■":.. 0 Woods, not out ■<-.. 17 Hickinott, b Crawford ..'. ..'..*- 6^ Bishop, .b Armstrong 7 Extras -. ... ,3 Total for three wickets ... .33' Crawford went on at 13, and his. third ball, travelling fast with an'off' break, bowlwL Hiekmott. Bishop luckily" got the ; last ball of tho same oveiv Twitlr ua log hit, to the' fence. .Woods,was playing brightly, placing. Armstrong past point. Bishop was badly ..beaten by a straight one from Armstrong. 33 —3 —7. ■ Extras 3.

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LATE ITEMS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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LATE ITEMS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8805, 27 February 1914

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