[caption id="attachment_579660" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-579660" alt="The footage is 116 years old Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Ranjitsinhji-L-CB-Fry-R.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> The footage is 116 years old Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>In what may be a great discovery as far as history of cricket is concerned, a tape of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ks-ranjitsinhji/" target="_blank">KS Ranjitsinhji</a> and <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/cb-fry/" target="_blank">CB Fry</a> playing cricket has been restored. Donated by cricket historian Glenn Gibson to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), the Kinora reel involves 465 frames running through a span of 19 seconds and ages back to 1901. Reported <i>mygc.com.au</i>, this will be first such animated footage of the illustrious Sussex legends also inseparable friends at that time playing cricket. It has been developed to a movie. Kinora are among the oldest photography devices with a rotating crank handle to record the action for later viewing. NFSA developed a new machine to photograph each frame of the reel and converting it to a movie.