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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
Alastair Nathan Cook, (born 25 December 1984) is an English cricketer who plays for Essex County Cricket Club.
Allan Border Field is a cricket ground in the Brisbane suburb of Albion in Queensland.
The Allan Border Medal is considered to be the most prestigious individual prize in Australian cricket.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
The Australian Cricket Hall of Fame is a part of the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum in the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The Australian cricket team in England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England.
The tour by the Australian cricket team in England in 1981 included the 51st Ashes series of Test matches between Australia and England.
The Australian cricket team toured England in the 1985 season to play a six-match Test series against England.
The Australian cricket team toured England in the 1989 season to play a six-match Test series against England.
The Australian cricket team toured India in the 1984–85 season to play a five-match one day international series against India.
The Australian cricket team toured India in the 1986–87 season to play a three-match Test series and a five-match one day international series against India.
The Australian cricket team toured New Zealand in the 1985–86 season to play a three-match Test series and four-match one day series against New Zealand.
The Australian of the Year is an award conferred on an Australian citizen by the National Australia Day Council, a not-for-profit Australian Governmentowned social enterprise.
The Australian Sports Medal was an award given during 2000 to recognise achievements in Australian sport.
The axilla (also, armpit, underarm or oxter) is the area on the human body directly under the joint where the arm connects to the shoulder.
Barry Knight (born Barry Rolfe Knight, 18 February 1938) is a former English cricketer, who played in twenty nine Tests for England from 1961 to 1969.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Robert Baddeley Simpson AO (born 3 February 1936) is a former cricketer who played for New South Wales, Western Australia and Australia, captaining the national team from 1963–64 until 1967–68, and again in 1977–78.
The Border–Gavaskar Trophy is a Test cricket series, played between India and Australia.
The Honourable Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
In sports, a coach is a person involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a sports team or of individual sportspeople.
Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia.
Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ (born 30 October 1962) is a former Jamaican cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches.
Craig John McDermott (born 14 April 1965) is a former Australian cricketer.
Cremorne is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 6 kilometres north-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of North Sydney Council.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cricket Australia (CA), formerly known as the Australian Cricket Board (ACB), is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia.
Cricket is one of the most popular sports in Australia at international, domestic and local levels.
David Robert 'Lizard' Gilbert (born 29 December 1960, Darlinghurst, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 9 Tests and 14 ODIs from 1985 to 1986.
Dead rubber is a term used in sporting parlance to describe a match in a series where the series result has already been decided by earlier matches.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is an Australian Government public service central department of state with broad ranging responsibilities, primary of which is for intergovernmental and whole of government policy coordination and assisting the Prime Minister of Australia in managing the Cabinet of Australia.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.
East Lancashire Cricket Club is a cricket club in the Lancashire League, which plays its home games at Alexandra Meadows in Blackburn.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England cricket team toured Australia in the 1978-79 season to play a six-match Test series against Australia for The Ashes.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Essex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Fox Sports is an Australian group of sports channels, owned by Fox Sports Pty Limited (known as Premier Media Group until February 2012), which is owned by News Corp Australia.
Geoffrey Robert Marsh (born 31 December 1958) is a former Australian cricketer, coach and selector.
In the Gleneagles Agreement, in 1977, Commonwealth Presidents and Prime Ministers agreed, as part of their support for the international campaign against apartheid, to discourage contact and competition between their sportsmen and sporting organisations, teams or individuals from South Africa.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Cuthbert Gordon Greenidge MBE (born 1 May 1951) is a former Barbadian first-class cricketer, who played Tests and One Day Internationals for 17 years for West Indies.
The Government of Queensland, also referred to as the Queensland Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Queensland.
Gregory Stephen Chappell MBE (born 7 August 1948) is a former cricketer who represented Australia at international level in both Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODI).
Headingley Stadium in Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, is the home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos rugby league and Yorkshire Carnegie rugby union clubs.
The sport of cricket has a known history beginning in the late 16th century.
This article describes the history of West Indies cricket from 1981 to 1990.
The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame "recognises the achievements of the legends of the game from cricket's long and illustrious history".
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Mohammad Iqbal Qasim (محمد اقبال قاسم; born August 6, 1953 in Karachi, Sindh) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 50 Tests and 15 ODIs from 1976 to 1988.
Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950) is a former Australian cricketer.
Joseph Darling CBE (21 November 1870 – 2 January 1946) was an Australian cricketer who played 34 Test matches as a specialist batsman between 1894 and 1905.
Joel Garner (born 16 December 1952), also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early 1980s West Indies cricket teams.
Kimberley John Hughes (born 26 January 1954) is a former cricketer who played for Western Australia, Natal and Australia.
Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.
The Lancashire League is a competitive league of local cricket clubs drawn from the small to middle-sized mill towns, mainly but not exclusively, of East Lancashire.
Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Sir Leonard Hutton (23 June 1916 – 6 September 1990) was an English cricketer who played as an opening batsman for Yorkshire from 1934 to 1955 and for England in 79 Test matches between 1937 and 1955.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
Allan Border is a former international cricketer and captain of the Australia cricket team.
Queensland's Q150 Icons is an official list of cultural icons compiled as part of Q150 (the 150th birthday of Queensland) in 2009 by the Government of Queensland, Australia, that represent the people, places and events that are significant to Queensland.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Malcolm Knox (born 1966), is an Australian journalist and author.
, Malcolm Denzil Marshall (18 April 1958 – 4 November 1999) was a West Indian cricketer.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Mark Anthony Taylor AO (born 27 October 1964) is a former Australian cricketer; currently a Cricket Australia director and Nine Network commentator.
Mark Edward Waugh AM (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer, who represented Australia in Test matches from early 1991 to late 2002, and made his One Day International debut in 1988.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Michael Anthony Holding (born 16 February 1954) is a former West Indian cricketer.
Moratuwa is a large suburb of Colombo city, on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, near Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.
Mosman is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
The New South Wales cricket team (currently named NSW Blues) are an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Sydney, New South Wales.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
news.com.au is an Australian news and entertainment website owned by News Corp Australia.
The North Shore is a term used to describe the primarily residential area of northern metropolitan Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia.
North Sydney Boys High School is an academically selective, public high school for boys, located at Crows Nest in Sydney, Australia.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Q150 was the sesquicentenary (150th anniversary) of the Separation of Queensland from New South Wales in 1859.
The Queen's Park Oval is a sports stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, used mostly for cricket matches.
The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.
Queensland Day is officially celebrated on 6 June as the birthday of the Australian state of Queensland.
The Queensland Greats Awards recognise outstanding Queenslanders for their years of dedication and contribution to the development of the state and their role in strengthening and shaping the community in Queensland, Australia.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Rodney William Marsh MBE (born 4 November 1947) is a former Australian wicketkeeper.
Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket governed by Law 38 of the Laws of cricket.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Sarfraz Nawaz Malik (Punjabi, سرفراز نواز ملک) (born 1 December 1948) is a former Pakistani Test cricketer and politician who discovered reverse swing and was instrumental in Pakistan's first Test series victories over India and England.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
Spin bowling is a bowling technique in cricket and the bowler is referred to as a spinner.
The Sport Australia Hall of Fame was established on 10 December 1985 to recognise the achievements of Australian sportsmen and sportswomen.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.
Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh.
Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar (born 10 July 1949) is a former Indian international cricketer who played from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team.
Swing bowling is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
Sydney Grade Cricket is a cricket competition played in Sydney, Australia.
Tauseef Ahmed (born 10 May 1958) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 34 Tests and 70 ODIs from 1980 to 1993.
Terence Michael Alderman (born 12 June 1956 in Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia) is a former Australian cricketer who played primarily as a right-arm fast-medium bowler.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
The term "Third World" arose during the Cold War to define countries that remained non-aligned with either NATO or the Communist Bloc.
A tied Test is a Test cricket match in which the side batting second is bowled out in the second innings, with scores level.
The Trans-Tasman Trophy is awarded to the winner of the Australia–New Zealand Test match series in cricket.
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The Victoria cricket team, who were until 2018 named Victorian Bushrangers, is an Australian first class cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels.
The WACA (formally the WACA Ground) is a sports stadium in Perth, Western Australia.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
The Western Australia cricket team, nicknamed the Western Warriors, represent the Australian state of Western Australia in Australian domestic cricket.
Winston Walter Davis (born 18 September 1958) is a West Indian former cricketer.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
World Series Cricket (WSC) was a break away professional cricket competition staged between 1977 and 1979 and organised by Kerry Packer for his Australian television network, Nine Network.
The 1979 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '79) was the second edition of the Cricket World Cup and was won by the West Indies.
The 1987 Cricket World Cup (officially the Reliance Cup 1987) was the fourth edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament.
The 1992 Cricket World Cup (officially the Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992) was the fifth staging of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1993.
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2009.