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ENGLAND LEADS

THIRD VICTORY TEST AUSTRALIANS TOTAL 194 Rec. noon. . LONDON, July 16. In the Third Victory Test at Lord's, Australia, in its first innings, scored 194 on a wicket that was never really difficult. With three wickets down for 118 in its second Innings England is 178 runs ahead. The attendance was estimated at 20,000. The English bowlers frequently had the Australian batsmen in trouble, and five wickets fell for 72 before Hassett, Carmody and Cristofani retrieved the position. Hassett fell lbw to a good-length ball from Pollard after a good knock of 68. England's second innings opened sensationally. , Hutton was nearly run out from the first ball, and Miller bowled Dewes with his second delivery. Hammond, who is suffering' from a severe attack of lumbago, was unable to play. Scores: England, first innings, 254." Australia, first innings, 194 (Hassett 68, Carmody 32, Cristofani 32; Pollard six for 75, Wright two for 49, Roberts two for 24). England, second innings, 118 for three wickets (Hutton 49 not out, Edrich 58; Miller two for 33, Cristofani one for 32).

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ENGLAND LEADS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945

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ENGLAND LEADS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 167, 17 July 1945

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