Amazing indeed, almost looks like a Commando book cover, but better.
The photographer was in a plane flown by another spitfire pilot who managed to get him to within 15ft to take a series of images of some of the last remaining spitfires still flying.
Very dynamic images and pin sharp as well.
Wally Grout was a excellent wicketkeeper, a thorough gentleman with an excellent sense of humour, and an extremely popular personality. He also has a urinal named after him at SCG.
Grout’s spout IIRC…I thought that was a joke. I didn’t realise it was official.
Yep. There’s a 1" x 2" brass plaque.
Is the batsman Fred Trueman?
I don’t recall ever seeing it but in my defence, I was rarely even approaching sober at the SCG. I’ve only ever really attended day/night games there so you’re battered before you get there usually.
Big lad wasn’t he?
Actually, just googled 5’10" , so not that big.
A “Unit” in the Antipodean vernacular.