Cricket Ball : RAAF v RAF at Lord's Cricket Ground, London

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number RELAWM34559
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Cork, Cotton, Leather
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Red leather cricket ball made from four quarters and reinforced around the centre with six rows of cotton stitching. The ball shows signs of wear and the makers details and specifications of the ball have been worn away.

History / Summary

This ball was used during the Australian innings in a cricket match between the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Air Force. Held at Lord's on 11 September 1943, the RAAF won by three wickets.