Sri Lanka at ‘War’ at Kennington Oval, London on 11th June 1975

DEMO Police in action at The Oval, when about 20 demonstrators rushed onto the pitch during Sri Lanka’s match against Australia. They were protesting against Sri Lanka’s team choice being racially biased

MENDIS KO he Sri Lankan batsman Duleep Mendis is carried from the field after being struck on the head by a bouncer from Australia’s Jeff Thomson. Australia won by 52 runs MENDIS KO. The Sri Lankan batsman Duleep Mendis is carried from the field after being struck on the head by a bouncer from Australia’s Jeff Thomson. Getty Images.. ……… https://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2015/feb/13/memory-lane-the-cricket-world-cup-in-pictures

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