Cricket ball collected by umpire Lou Rowan, Australia v England Test - Melbourne, 1966

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Trophy/Sporting equipment/Ball
Date Used
Feb 1966
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Used cricket ball that has been made from four leather panels. The ball has been stitched with six rows of twine across the centre. The ball has been attached to a circular wooden display ring. On the top of the ball there is a drawing pin that originally contained the ball number. Underneath the ball there is handwritten inscription that reads '11'. There are some other inscriptions near this. This ball was used in the Fifth Test in Melbourne which was officiated by Lou Rowan (cricket umpire).
0 - Whole: H: 75 W: 75 D: 75mm (H: 2 15/16 W: 2 15/16 D: 2 15/16")
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Date Used
Feb 1966
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