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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
Albert Edward Ernest "Bert" Vogler (28 November 1876 – 9 August 1946) was a South African cricketer.
The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.
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).
Denis Stanley Tomlinson (4 September 1910 – 11 July 1993) was a Rhodesian cricketer who played in one Test for South Africa in 1935.
The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.
Douglas Vivian Parson Wright (21 August 1914 – 13 November 1998), better known as Doug Wright, was an English cricketer.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Fulham is an area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in South West London, England, south-west of Charing Cross.
Gauteng (formerly Transvaal) is the first-class cricket team of the southern parts of Gauteng province of South Africa.
In cricket, a googly is a type of deceptive delivery bowled by a right-arm leg spin bowler.
Gordon Charles White (5 February 1882 – 17 October 1918) was a South African cricketer who played in 17 Tests from 1906 to 1912.
Ian Alexander Ross Peebles (20 January 190828 February 1980) was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Middlesex, Scotland and England.
Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
A leg break is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
The Light Horse Regiment (LHR), formerly the Imperial Light Horse (ILH), is an armoured car reconnaissance unit of the South African Army.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Macedonia is a geographical and historical region of the Balkan peninsula in southeastern Europe.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
The Order of the Nile (Kiladat El Nil) was established in 1915 and served as one of the Kingdom of Egypt’s principal orders until the monarchy was abolished in 1953.
Palestine (فلسطين,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; פלשתינה. Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia.
Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.
Major Reginald Oscar Schwarz MC, known as Reggie (4 May 1875 – 18 November 1918) was a South African cricketer and international rugby union footballer.
The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided close artillery support for the infantry.
The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.
The Sunfoil Series is the main domestic first class cricket competition in South Africa, first contested (as the Currie Cup) in 1889-90.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Transvaal Colony was the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation between the end of the Anglo-Boer War in 1902 when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.