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What caused about 90 minutes to be lost on the 3rd day of the 3rd Test between England and the West Indies at Lords in 1973?

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A Bomb Alert on the 3rd afternoon caused play to be delayed.

why was the scheduled rest day brought forward during the Golden Jubilee Test between India and England in 1980?

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The eclipse of the Sun was considered a danger to players and spectators.

why was the scheduled rest day brought forward during the Golden Jubilee Test between India and England in 1980?

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The eclipse of the Sun was considered a danger to players and spectators.

What event caused the 5th Test between the West Indies and Australia at Sabina Park in 1978 to end in a draw 12 minutes early?

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A crowd riot after the fall of the 9th West Indies wicket, prevented Australia having a chance of victory although 12 minutes of play remained.

How many playing days in the timeless 5th Test between South Africa and England at Durban in March 1939?

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The Match ended in a draw on the 10th playing day (+1 rest day) when England just 42 runs short of victory had to catch a train to Capetown to board a ship.

What was the reason for an 8 minute delay during play on day 1 of Test between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in 1977?

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Both teams were presented to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

What caused England captain R Illingworth to lead his team from the field during the 7th Test against Australia at Sydney in 1971?

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Sections of crowd rioted after T Jenner was hit by a bouncer from J Snow.

How many runs were scored in a day during the 2nd Test between England and India at Old Trafford in 1936?

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The 588 runs scored during the day set a record that exists today for the most runs in a day of Test cricket.

Why was the 3rd Test in the 1952/53 series between West Indies & New Zealand transferred from Bourda to Queens Park oval at the last moment?

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Serious flooding in the City of Georgetown caused the match to be transferred to Queens Park Oval in Trinidad.

Why didn't Jeff Thomson (AUS) bowl in 2nd innings of 5th Test between Australian and England at the Adelaide Oval in 1975?

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Jeff Thomson injured his shoulder playing tennis on the "Rest day".

Why was Umpire A E Fagg not present when play began on day 3 of 2nd Test between England & West Indies at Edgbaston in 1973?

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Umpire Fagg refused to umpire at the commencement of day 3 due to dissent shown by West Indies captain Rohan Kanhai on the previous day.

Why was the 1st Test in the 1969/70 series between India and New Zealand transferred from the city of Ahmedabad to Bombay at the last moment?

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Serious Rioting in the City of Ahmedabad prevented the 1st being played in that City.

Why did the West Indies not take to the field after tea on the 3rd day of Test against New Zealand at Lancaster Park in 1980?

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The West Indies requested a change of umpire, but after refusal, emerged on the ground about 12 minutes late.

What circumstances led to Ian Redpath (AUS) being "Run Out" in the 2nd innings of the 4th Test against the West Indies at the Adelaide Oval in 1969?

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Ian Redpath backed up too far at the Non Strikers end, and was Run Out by the bowler Charlie Griffith on his approach.

what circumstances occured to allow R W Taylor (ENG) to continue batting after being originally adjudged "caught by keeper" in the Golden Jubilee Test against India in 1980?

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The fielding captain said the batsman had not hit the ball.

what was unusual about the role of William Gunn (ENG) in the 2nd Test of the 1886/87 series between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground?

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William Gunn played and umpired in this match.

What was unusual about D A Stirling (NZL) being dimissed bowled during 3rd Test against West Indies at Kensington Oval in 1985?

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A bouncer from Malcomlm Marshall deflected from Stirlings helmet to his stumps.

what unusual occurence happened at the fall of the 7th wicket in Pakistan's 2nd innings against England at Edgbaston in 1978?

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Spectator walked out to bat before the arrival of next batsman.

What caused play to be ended early on day 3 of the 2nd Test between the West Indies and England at Queens Park Oval in 1961?

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Play ended after the crowd threw bottles and rioted after C K Singh (WIN) was run out.

What caused the abandonement of the 2nd day's play of the 2nd Test between India and the West Indies at Eden Gardens in 1967?

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Crowd rioting as a result of overselling of seats, prevented the commencement of play on the 2nd day.

What was the attendance on the 2nd day (11/02/1961) of the 5th Test between Australian and the West Indies at the M.C.G.?

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A new world record crowd of 90,800 attended the 2nd day's play.

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