Pair of batting gloves used and autographed by Greg Matthews 26/12/85

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Protective equipment/Glove/Batting
Date Used
26 Dec 1985
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Pair of cricket batting gloves, used by Matthews when making his first century on the MCG on 26/12/85 against India. Cream padded leather with red leather detailing on knuckles and red cotton inserts around fingers. The wrist is held together by velcro. The back of the glove is signed by GREG MATTHEWS (Australian cricketer) in blue ink. The maker's label is sewn onto the back and reads SYMONDS. (glove inners are M7098).
1 - Right glove: H: 240 W: 135 D: 70mm (H: 9 7/16 W: 5 5/16 D: 2 3/4")
2 - Left glove: H: 240 W: 160 D: 75mm (H: 9 7/16 W: 6 5/16 D: 2 15/16")
Associated Event
Date Used
26 Dec 1985
In storage
Registration No
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Greg Matthews




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