Autographed Benson & Hedges Bicentennial Test Match Bat 1988

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bat
Date Used
29 Jan 1988-02 Feb 1988
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Cricket bat with spliced blade, clear plastic protective cover and twine-bound, red rubber grip handle. Adhered to the front is a coloured transfer that reads, in part, BENSON AND HEDGES / BICENTENNIAL / TEST / JAN 29TH - FEB 2ND 1988, with an emblem of a kangaroo and lion facing a set of wickets. Printed below is the scorecard for the Test, with David Boon identified as the Player of the Match. The signatures of the English and Australian Cricket Teams are written in ink on the reverse. The maker's mark, Gray-Nicolls, features on the front and reverse.
0 - Whole: H: 860 W: 110 D: 40mm (H: 33 7/8 W: 4 5/16 D: 1 9/16")
Date Used
29 Jan 1988-02 Feb 1988
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by The Benson & Hedges Company


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