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ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ABC Radio and Regional Content is the division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for radio output and regional content.
ABC Television is a service of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation launched in 1956.
Accrington Cricket Club is a cricket club in the Lancashire League, which play their home games at Thorneyholme Road in Accrington.
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
The Adelaide leak was the revelation to the press of a dressing-room incident during the third Test, a cricket match played during the 1932–33 Ashes series between Australia and England, more commonly known as the Bodyline series.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Aircrew, also called flight crew, are personnel who operate an aircraft while in flight.
Alan Falconer Kippax (25 May 1897 – 5 September 1972) was a cricketer for New South Wales (NSW) and Australia.
Alan David McGilvray AM MBE (6 December 190917 July 1996) was an Australian cricketer who played several first-class seasons for New South Wales in the mid-1930s before becoming the doyen of Australian cricket commentators.
Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie & Bar, PC (6 July 1872 – 2 May 1955) was a British Army officer who served as the tenth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1936 to 1945.
Andrew Sandham (6 July 1890 – 20 April 1982) was an English cricketer, a right-handed batsman who played 14 Test matches between 1921 and 1930.
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix.
Archibald "Archie" Jackson (5 September 1909 – 16 February 1933), occasionally known as Archibald Alexander Jackson, was an Australian cricketer who played eight Test matches as a specialist batsman between 1929 and 1931.
Argo Investments Limited is an Australian listed investment company (LIC), which trades its shares on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).
In mathematics and statistics, the arithmetic mean (stress on third syllable of "arithmetic"), or simply the mean or average when the context is clear, is the sum of a collection of numbers divided by the number of numbers in the collection.
Arthur Alfred Mailey (3 January 188631 December 1967) was an Australian cricketer who played in 21 Test matches between 1920 and 1926.
Arthur Robert Morris MBE (19 January 1922 – 22 August 2015) was an Australian cricketer who played 46 Test matches between 1946 and 1955.
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 Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
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 1946–47 Australians defeated the touring England team 3–0 in the 1946–47 Ashes series.
England won the 1926 Ashes series against Australia, winning the last Test of the series after the first four matches were drawn.
Australia won the 1934 Ashes series against England, winning two of the matches and losing one, with the other two tests drawn.
The Australian cricket team in England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England.
The Australian Defence Force's (ADF) ranks of officers and enlisted personnel in each of its three service branches of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the Australian Army, and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) inherited their rank structures from their British counterparts.
Australian folklore refers to the folklore and urban legends that have evolved in Australia from Aboriginal Australian myths to colonial and contemporary folklore including people, places and events, that have played part in shaping the culture, image and traditions that are seen today in Australia.
The Australian Services XI was a cricket team comprising solely military service personnel during World War II.
The twenty-cent coin of the Australian decimal currency system was issued with conversion to decimal currency on 14 February 1966, replacing the florin which was worth two shillings – a tenth of a pound.
Barry Gibbs (11 March 1933 – 23 April 2006) was a South Australian cricket administrator.
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.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
Berrima is a historic village in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire.
Herbert "Bert" Ironmonger (7 April 1882 – 31 May 1971) was a Queensland, Victorian and Australian cricketer.
William Albert Stanley "Bert" Oldfield (9 September 1894, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 10 August 1976, Sydney, New South Wales) was an Australian cricket player.
William Alfred Brown, OAM (31 July 1912 – 16 March 2008) was an Australian cricketer who played 22 Tests between 1934 and 1948, captaining his country in one Test.
William Joseph O'Reilly (20 December 19056 October 1992), often known as Tiger O'Reilly, was an Australian cricketer, rated as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game.
William Harold "Bill" Ponsford MBE (19 October 1900 – 6 April 1991) was an Australian cricketer.
Bill Voce (8 August 1909 – 6 June 1984) was an English cricketer who played for Nottinghamshire and England.
William Maldon "Bill" Woodfull OBE (22 August 1897 – 11 August 1965) was an Australian cricketer of the 1920s and 1930s.
Robert James Lee Hawke, (born 9 December 1929) is a former Australian politician who was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1983 to 1991.
Bodyline, also known as fast leg theory bowling, was a cricketing tactic devised by the English cricket team for their 1932–33 Ashes tour of Australia, specifically to combat the extraordinary batting skill of Australia's Don Bradman.
Bodyline is an Australian 1984 television miniseries which dramatised the events of the 1932–1933 English Ashes cricket tour of Australia.
A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a partial or complete break in the continuity of the bone.
In the sport of cricket, a bouncer (or bumper) is a type of delivery, usually bowled by a fast bowler.
In cricket a boundary is the edge or boundary of the playing field, or a scoring shot where the ball is hit to or beyond that point.
Bowled is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
Bowral is the largest town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, and the main business and entertainment precinct of the Wingecarribee Shire and Highlands.
Bradman Oval is situated at Bowral in the southern highlands area of New South Wales, Australia.
Bramall Lane is a football stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
The Honourable Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer.
Burwood is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Bushrangers were originally escaped convicts in the early years of the British settlement of Australia who had the survival skills necessary to use the Australian bush as a refuge to hide from the authorities.
Charles Burgess Fry, known as C. B. Fry (25 April 1872 – 7 September 1956), was an English sportsman, politician, diplomat, academic, teacher, writer, editor and publisher, who is best remembered for his career as a cricketer.
Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Centenary Test refers to two matches of Test cricket played between the English cricket team and the Australian cricket team, the first in 1977 and the second in 1980.
Centennial Park Cemetery is a large, 40.5 hectare (or 100 acre) cemetery in the southern Adelaide suburb of Pasadena, located at along Goodwood Road.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood.
Charles Cuthbert Powell Williams, Baron Williams of Elvel CBE PC (born 9 February 1933) is a retired business executive and a Labour peer.
Charles George "Charlie" Macartney (27 June 1886 – 9 September 1958) was an Australian cricketer who played in 35 Tests between 1907 and 1926.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies.
Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith (30 March 1908 – 16 March 1971) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
Clarence Victor "Clarrie" Grimmett (25 December 1891 – 2 May 1980) was a cricketer; although born in New Zealand, he played most of his cricket in Australia.
Clement "Clem" Hill (18 March 18775 September 1945) was an Australian cricketer who played 49 Test matches as a specialist batsman between 1896 and 1912.
Cootamundra is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and within the Riverina.
In the sport of cricket, the crease is a certain area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play, and pursuant to the rules of cricket they help determine legal play in different ways for the fielding and batting side.
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.
A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade.
Cricket clothing and equipment is regulated by the laws of cricket.
Cricket NSW (formerly known as the New South Wales Cricket Association) is an Australian sporting association that administers cricket in New South Wales.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Darren Scott Lehmann (born 5 February 1970) is a former Australian cricketer and the former coach of the Australian national team.
David Edward John Frith (born 16 March 1937) is a cricket writer and historian.
In the sport of cricket, a declaration occurs when a captain declares his team's innings closed and a forfeiture occurs when a captain chooses to forfeit an innings.
Douglas Robert Jardine (1900 – 1958) was a cricketer who played 22 Test matches for England, captaining the side in 15 of those matches between 1931 and 1934.
In cricket, a duck is a batsman's dismissal for a score of zero.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England cricket team toured Australia in 1928–29.
The English cricket team in Australia in 1946–47 was captained by Wally Hammond, with Norman Yardley as his vice-captain and Bill Edrich as the senior professional.
William Eric Hollies (5 June 1912 – 16 April 1981) was an English cricketer, who is mainly remembered for taking the wicket of Donald Bradman for a duck in Bradman's final Test match innings, in which he needed only four runs for a Test average of 100.
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.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a medical condition characterised by chronic widespread pain and a heightened pain response to pressure.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
In cricket, the follow-on is where a team batting second is forced to take its second innings immediately after its first, after having failed to reach close enough to the score achieved by the team who batted first (in that team's first innings).
Francis Anthony Ward (23 February 1906, Sydney, New South Wales – 25 March 1974, Brooklyn, New South Wales) was an Australian cricketer who played in four Tests from 1936 to 1938.
Frankston is an outer-suburb of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, in the local government area of the City of Frankston.
Gary Sweet is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles in Alexandra's Project (as Steve), Police Rescue (as Sergeant "Mickey" McClintock), Cody (as Cody), Big Sky (as Chris Manning), Bodyline (as Donald Bradman), Stingers (as DI Luke Harris) and House Husbands (as Lewis Crabb).
George Alphonso Headley OD (30 May 1909 – 30 November 1983) was a West Indian cricketer who played 22 Test matches, mostly before the Second World War.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
Gideon Clifford Jeffrey Davidson Haigh (born 29 December 1965) is an English-born Australian journalist who writes about sport (especially cricket) and business.
Glenn Maitland Turner (born 26 May 1947) played cricket for New Zealand and was one of the country's best and most prolific batsmen.
A golf ball is a special ball designed to be used in the game of golf.
Goodwood Road is a major north–south arterial road, approximately 10 kilometres long, in Adelaide, South Australia.
In cricket, a googly is a type of deceptive delivery bowled by a right-arm leg spin bowler.
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately south-west of Sydney, Australia, and north-east of Canberra.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Australia suffered badly during the period of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Greenhill Road is a major road in Adelaide, South Australia, that provides a vital transport artery for those living in the eastern and hills suburbs.
Hanif Mohammad (حنیف محمد, 21 December 1934 – 11 August 2016) was a Pakistani cricketer.
Hannibal Barca (𐤇𐤍𐤁𐤏𐤋 𐤁𐤓𐤒 ḥnb‘l brq; 247 – between 183 and 181 BC) was a Carthaginian general, considered one of the greatest military commanders in history.
Harold Larwood (14 November 1904 – 22 July 1995) was a professional cricketer for Nottinghamshire and England between 1924 and 1938.
Headingley Cricket Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.
Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period ("Hindustan" being a historical name for India).
Hugh Trumble (12 May 1867 – 14 August 1938) was an Australian cricketer who played 32 Test matches as a bowling all-rounder between 1890 and 1904.
Ian Michael Chappell (born 26 September 1943) is a former cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia.
The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame "recognises the achievements of the legends of the game from cricket's long and illustrious history".
The International Cricket Council Player Rankings is a widely followed system of rankings for international cricketers based on their recent performances.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
The International Cricket Hall of Fame is a permanent cultural exhibition dedicated to the game of cricket.
Irving Rosenwater (11 September 1932 – 30 January 2006) was an English cricket researcher and author whose best-known work was Sir Donald Bradman - A Biography (1978).
John "Jack" Henry Webb Fingleton, OBE (28 April 190822 November 1981) was an Australian cricketer who was trained as a journalist and became a political and cricket commentator after the end of his playing career.
Sir John Berry Hobbs (16 December 1882 – 21 December 1963), always known as Jack Hobbs, was an English professional cricketer who played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930.
John Thomas Ikin (7 March 1918 – 15 September 1984) was an English cricketer, who played in eighteen Tests from 1946 to 1955.
John Sinclair (Jack) Lumsdaine (1895–1948) was an Australian singer and songwriter.
Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer.
John Francis "Jack" O'Hagan OBE (29 November 189815 July 1987) was an Australian singer-songwriter and radio personality.
John "Jack" Ryder, MBE (8 August 1889 – 3 April 1977) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
Joseph Benedict Hockey (born 2 August 1965) is the Ambassador of Australia to the United States.
John Winston Howard, (born 26 July 1939) is a former Australian politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2007.
John Robert Williamson AM (born 1 November 1945) is an Australian country music and folk music singer-songwriter multi-instrumentalist, television host and conservationist.
Justin Lee Langer AM (born 21 November 1970) is an Australian former cricketer and the current coach of the Australian national team, having being appointed to the role in May 2018.
John Keith Dunstan OAM (3 February 1925 – 11 September 2013), known as Keith Dunstan, was an Australian journalist and author.
Kensington Park is a suburb of Adelaide in the City of Burnside in South Australia.
Kim Christian Beazley, AC (born 14 December 1948), is the Governor of Western Australia and former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Opposition.
The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.
Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara (කුමාර් සංගක්කාර;குமார் சங்கக்கார;born 27 October 1977) is a former Sri Lankan international cricketer and former captain of the Sri Lankan national team.
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.
The law of averages is the law that a particular outcome or event is inevitable or certain simply because it is statistically possible.
"Leaps and Bounds" / "Bradman" is a double A-sided single by Australian rock group Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls released in January 1987.
The leg side, or on side, is defined to be a particular half of the field used to play the sport of cricket.
Leg spin is a type of spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Leg theory is a bowling tactic 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.
Arthur Lindsay Hassett MBE (28 August 1913 – 16 June 1993) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
This list of first-class cricket records itemises some record team and individual performances in first-class cricket.
The men's major golf championships, also known simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious events in professional golf.
Test cricket is played between international cricket teams who are Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The Long Room is a notable, historic room at Lord's cricket ground, in St John's Wood, London.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Macquarie Sports Radio (call sign: 2UE) is a commercial radio station in Sydney owned by Macquarie Radio Network.
Mary Helen MacKillop RSJ (15 January 1842 – 8 August 1909) was an Australian nun who has been declared a saint by the Catholic Church, as St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.
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.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is a sports club based in Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is the book publishing arm of the University of Melbourne.
Michael Andrew Atherton OBE (born 23 March 1968) is a broadcaster, journalist and a former England international first-class cricketer.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player.
Mittagong is a town located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire.
Moss Vale is a town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in the Wingecarribee Shire.
Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.
The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." In 2012–13, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional of manuscript material.
Edward "Ned" Kelly (December 1854 – 11 November 1880) was an Australian bushranger, outlaw, gang leader and convicted police murderer.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (3 April 188828 February 1975) was an English writer and critic.
New Road, Worcester, England, has been the home cricket ground of Worcestershire County Cricket Club since 1896.
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.
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.
Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
An obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a person, typically along with an account of the person's life and information about the upcoming funeral.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
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.
"Our Don Bradman" is a 1930 song by Jack O'Hagan about the legendary Australian cricketer Donald Bradman.
In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.
In the sport of cricket, two batsmen always bat in partnership, although only one is on strike at any time.
Pasadena is an inner southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Mitcham.
Paul Maurice Kelly (born 13 January 1955) is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento (born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward.
Sir Pelham Francis Warner, (2 October 1873 – 30 January 1963), affectionately and better known as Plum Warner or "the Grand Old Man" of English cricket, was a Test cricketer and cricket administrator.
Percy George Herbert Fender (22 August 1892 – 15 June 1985) was an English cricketer who played 13 Tests and was captain of Surrey between 1921 and 1931.
Peritonitis is inflammation of the peritoneum, the lining of the inner wall of the abdomen and cover of the abdominal organs.
Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.
The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.
Raymond Charles 'Crusoe' Robertson-Glasgow (born 15 July 1901 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland; died 4 March 1965 at Buckhold, Berkshire, England) was a Scottish cricketer and cricket writer.
Raymond John Robinson (8 July 1905 – 6 July 1982) was an Australian journalist and author, best known for his writings on cricket.
The Returned and Services League, Australia (RSL) is a support organisation for men and women who have served or are serving in the Defence Force.
Reginald 'Rex' Colin Townley (15 April 1904—3 May 1982) was an Australian politician who served as leader of the Liberal Party in Tasmania from 1950 to 1956.
Richard Benaud, OBE (6 October 1930 – 10 April 2015) was an Australian cricketer who, after his retirement from international cricket in 1964, became a highly regarded commentator on the game.
Rohan Deakin Rivett (16 January 1917 – 5 October 1977) was an Australian journalist, author and influential editor of the Adelaide newspaper The News from 1951 to 1960.
Roland John Perry OAM (born 11 October 1946) is a Melbourne-based author best known for his books on history, especially Australia in the two world wars.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Australian Mint is the sole producer of all of Australia's circulating coins.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
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.
Alexander John "Sandy" Bell (15 April 1906 – 1 August 1985) was a South African cricketer who played in 16 Tests from 1929 to 1935.
Scoring in cricket matches involves two elements – the number of runs scored and the number of wickets lost by each team.
In cricket, a session is a period of play in a match during which overs are played continuously one after the other until a break in play is called.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.
Sidney George Barnes (5 June 1916 – 16 December 1973) was an Australian cricketer and cricket writer, who played 13 Test matches between 1938 and 1948.
The "Six Giants of the Wisden Century" are six cricketers who were judged by Sir Neville Cardus in 1963 to have been the most notable players of the previous 100 years.
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.
The South Australia cricket team, named West End Redbacks, nicknamed "the Southern Redbacks", is an Australian men's professional first class cricket team based in Adelaide, South Australia.
The Southern Highlands, also locally referred to as the Highlands, is a geographical region and district in New South Wales, Australia and is 110 km south-west of Sydney.
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.
St George Cricket Club is a cricket club based in the St. George area that competes in Sydney Grade Cricket.
St Peter's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in the South Australian capital of Adelaide.
Stanley Joseph "Stan" McCabe (16 July 1910 – 25 August 1968) was an Australian cricketer who played 39 Test matches for Australia from 1930 to 1938.
In statistics, the standard deviation (SD, also represented by the Greek letter sigma σ or the Latin letter s) is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values.
The State Library of South Australia, located on North Terrace, Adelaide, is the official library of the Australian state of South Australia.
Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh.
A sticky wicket (or sticky dog, or glue pot) is a metaphor used to describe a difficult circumstance.
Stockinbingal is a town in the South West Slopes and Riverina regions of New South Wales, Australia.
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.
Sulfonamide (also called sulphonamide, sulfa drugs or sulpha drugs) is the basis of several groups of drugs.
Sydney Francis Barnes (19 April 1873 – 26 December 1967) was an English professional cricketer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest ever bowlers.
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
Sydney Grade Cricket is a cricket competition played in Sydney, Australia.
The Tasmanian cricket team, nicknamed the Tigers, represents the Australian state of Tasmania in cricket.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
A testimonial match or testimonial game, often referred to simply as a testimonial, is a practice in some sports, particularly in football in the United Kingdom and South America, where a club has a match to honour a player for service to the club.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Art of Cricket is an instructional book on the game of cricket written by Sir Don Bradman in 1958.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
"The bush" is a term used for rural, undeveloped land or country areas in certain countries.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Monthly is an Australian national magazine of politics, society and the arts, which is published eleven times per year on a monthly basis except the December/January issue.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.
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 Sun was an afternoon tabloid newspaper, first published under this name in 1910.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Third Test of the 1932–33 Ashes series was one of five Tests in a cricket series between Australia and England.
Tim Charles John Caldwell, OBE, BEM (29 October 1913 – 17 June 1994) was an Australian cricketer who played first-class cricket for New South Wales from 1935 to 1937.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tom Richardson (11 August 1870 – 2 July 1912) was an English cricketer.
Trent Bridge is a cricket ground mostly used for Test, One-day international and County cricket located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England, just across the River Trent from the city of Nottingham.
Tyrus Raymond Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder.
Vernon Seymour Ransford (20 March 1885 – 19 March 1958) was an Australian cricketer who played in 20 Tests between 1907 and 1912.
Victor York Richardson (7 September 189430 October 1969) was a leading Australian sportsman of the 1920s and 1930s, captaining the Australian cricket team and the South Australian Australian rules football team, representing Australia in baseball and South Australia in golf, winning the South Australian state tennis title and also being a leading local player in lacrosse, basketball and swimming.
Victor Thomas Trumper (2 November 1877 – 28 June 1915) was an Australian cricketer known as the most stylish and versatile batsman of the Golden Age of cricket, capable of playing match-winning innings on wet wickets his contemporaries found unplayable.
The Victoria cricket team, who were until 2018 named Victorian Bushrangers, is an Australian first class cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Vinod Ganpat Kambli (born 18 January 1972) is a former Indian cricketer, who played for India as a middle order batsman, as well as for Mumbai and Boland, South Africa.
Virender Sehwag (born 20 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer.
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.
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Walter Reginald "Wally" Hammond (19 June 1903 – 1 July 1965) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Gloucestershire in a career that lasted from 1920 to 1951.
Walter Albert Lindrum, OBE (29 August 1898 – 30 July 1960), often known as Wally Lindrum, was an Australian professional player of English billiards who held the World Professional Billiards Championship from 1933 until his retirement in 1950.
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 wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket is the player on the fielding side who stands behind the wicket or stumps being watchful of the batsman and be ready to take a catch, stump the batsman out and run out a batsman when occasion arises.
Sir William Patrick Deane (born 4 January 1931) is a former Australian lawyer and judge who served as the 22nd Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2001.
Wingello is a village in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Century are five cricketers who were judged to be the most prominent players of the 20th century, as selected by a 100-member panel of cricket experts appointed by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2000.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
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.
Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani (in Punjabi and Urdu: سید ظہیر عباس کرمانی; born 24 July 1947), popularly known as Zaheer Abbas, is a former Pakistani cricketer.
A batsman has scored 1,000 first-class runs before the end of May in an English cricket season on only eight occasions.
The 1946–47 Ashes series consisted of five cricket Test matches, each of six days with five hours play each day and eight ball overs.
The 1949 New Year Honours were appointments by many of the Commonwealth realms of King George VI to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.