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History of cricket in the West Indies to 1918

Index History of cricket in the West Indies to 1918

This article describes the history of West Indies cricket to 1918. [1]

63 relations: A. A. Priestley's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1896–97, Anguilla, Antigua, Aucher Warner, Barbados, Barbados national cricket team, Barbuda, Berbice, Bermuda, Beyond a Boundary, Bridgetown, British Empire, British Guiana, British Virgin Islands, C. L. R. James, Caribbean Sea, Crown colony, Demerara, Demerara rebellion of 1823, Dominica, Edward Fortescue Wright, English cricket team in the West Indies in 1910–11, English cricket team in the West Indies in 1912–13, Essequibo (colony), First-class cricket, Garrison Savannah Racetrack, Grenadines, Guyana, Guyana national cricket team, Inter-Colonial Tournament, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Lesser Antilles, Lord Brackley's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1904–05, Lord Hawke's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1896–97, Marylebone Cricket Club, Montserrat, Nevis, Philadelphian cricket team in Jamaica in 1908–09, R. A. Bennett's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1901–02, R. S. Lucas' XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1894–95, Ralph Abercromby, Robert Venables, Rowland Bowen, Royal Navy, Saint Kitts, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent (Antilles), Seven Years' War, Slave Trade Act 1807, ..., Slavery, Slavery Abolition Act 1833, Sydney Smith (cricketer, born 1881), The Bahamas, Tobago, Treaty of Paris (1763), Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team, Virginia, William Penn, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, World War II. Expand index (13 more) »

A. A. Priestley's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1896–97

A team of Amateurs under the captaincy of Arthur Priestley toured the West Indies in the 1896-97 season playing matches between January and March 1897.

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Anguilla

Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean.

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Antigua

Antigua, also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies.

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Aucher Warner

Robert Stewart Aucher Warner (9 May 1859 – 1 December 1944) was Attorney-General of Trinidad and Tobago and a West Indian cricketer.

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Barbados

Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.

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Barbados national cricket team

The Barbados national cricket team is the national cricket team of Barbados, organised by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA).

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Barbuda

Barbuda is a small island located in the eastern Caribbean forming part of the sovereign Commonwealth nation of Antigua and Barbuda.

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Berbice

Berbice is a region along the Berbice River in Guyana, which was between 1627 and 1815 a colony of the Netherlands.

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Bermuda

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Beyond a Boundary

Beyond a Boundary (1963) is a memoir on cricket written by the Trinidadian Marxist intellectual C. L. R. James, which he described as "neither cricket reminiscences nor autobiography".

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Bridgetown

Bridgetown (UN/LOCODE: BB BGI) is the capital and largest city of Barbados.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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British Guiana

British Guiana was the name of the British colony, part of the British West Indies (Caribbean), on the northern coast of South America, now known as the independent nation of Guyana.

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British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands (BVI), officially simply "Virgin Islands", are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico.

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C. L. R. James

Cyril Lionel Robert James (4 January 1901 – 31 May 1989), who sometimes wrote under the pen-name J. R. Johnson, was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist.

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Caribbean Sea

The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.

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Crown colony

Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.

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Demerara

Demerara (Demerary) is a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana.

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Demerara rebellion of 1823

The Demerara rebellion of 1823 was an uprising involving more than 10,000 slaves that took place in the Crown colony of Demerara-Essequibo (now part of Guyana).

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Dominica

Dominica (Island Carib), officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island republic in the West Indies.

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Edward Fortescue Wright

Edward Fortescue Wright CMG (born 11 March 1858 in Coburg, Chudleigh, Devon, murdered on 23 November 1904 in Kingston, Jamaica) was a Gloucestershire cricketer who immigrated to the West Indies.

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English cricket team in the West Indies in 1910–11

The sixth team of English cricketers toured the West Indies in the 1910–11 season.

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English cricket team in the West Indies in 1912–13

The seventh team of English cricketers toured the West Indies in the 1912–13 season.

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Essequibo (colony)

Essequibo (Dutch: Essequebo) was a Dutch colony on the Essequibo River in the Guiana region on the north coast of South America from 1616 to 1814.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Garrison Savannah Racetrack

The Garrison Savannah in the country of Barbados, is a horse racing venue located within the Garrison Historic Area, just outside the capital-city Bridgetown.

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Grenadines

The Grenadines are a chain of small island that lie on a line between the larger islands of Saint Vincent and Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.

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Guyana

Guyana (pronounced or), officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America.

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Guyana national cricket team

The Guyana cricket team is the representative first class cricket team of Guyana.

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Inter-Colonial Tournament

The Inter-Colonial Tournament was the main first class cricket competition in the West Indies before World War II.

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Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

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Leeward Islands

The Leeward Islands are a group of islands situated where the northeastern Caribbean Sea meets the western Atlantic Ocean.

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Lesser Antilles

The Lesser Antilles are a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea.

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Lord Brackley's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1904–05

Lord Brackley's XI was the fifth team of English cricketers to tour the West Indies, playing in the 1904-05 season.

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Lord Hawke's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1896–97

A team of Amateurs under the captaincy of Lord Hawke toured the West Indies in the 1896–97 season playing matches between January and April 1897.

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Marylebone Cricket Club

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.

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Montserrat

Montserrat is a Caribbean island in the Leeward Islands, which is part of the chain known as the Lesser Antilles, in the West Indies.

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Nevis

Nevis is a small island in the Caribbean Sea that forms part of the inner arc of the Leeward Islands chain of the West Indies.

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Philadelphian cricket team in Jamaica in 1908–09

The Philadelphian cricket team made a tour of Jamaica in February 1909.

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R. A. Bennett's XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1901–02

After a gap of five years the fourth team of English cricketers toured the West Indies in the 1901-02 season.

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R. S. Lucas' XI cricket team in the West Indies in 1894–95

A team of cricketing amateurs under the captaincy of Mr. R. Slade Lucas toured the West Indies in the 1894-95 season playing matches between January and April 1895.

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Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby (sometimes spelt Abercrombie) (7 October 173428 March 1801) was a Scottish soldier and politician.

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Robert Venables

Robert Venables (ca. 1613–1687), was a soldier during the English Civil War and noted angler.

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Rowland Bowen

Major Rowland Francis Bowen (27 February 1916 – 4 September 1978 at Buckfastleigh, Devon) was a cricket researcher, historian and writer.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts, also known more formally as Saint Christopher Island, is an island in the West Indies.

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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia (Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.

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Saint Vincent (Antilles)

Saint Vincent is a volcanic island in the Caribbean.

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Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War was a global conflict fought between 1756 and 1763.

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Slave Trade Act 1807

The Slave Trade Act 1807, officially An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom prohibiting the slave trade in the British Empire.

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Slavery

Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.

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Slavery Abolition Act 1833

The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (3 & 4 Will. IV c. 73) abolished slavery throughout the British Empire.

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Sydney Smith (cricketer, born 1881)

Sydney Gordon Smith (15 January 1881 in San Fernando, Trinidad – 25 October 1963 at Auckland, New Zealand) was a cricketer who had three distinct careers, playing for Trinidad in the West Indies, for Northamptonshire in England and for Auckland in New Zealand.

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The Bahamas

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago.

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Tobago

Tobago is an autonomous island within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Treaty of Paris (1763)

The Treaty of Paris, also known as the Treaty of 1763, was signed on 10 February 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Great Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War.

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Trinidad

Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island sovereign state that is the southernmost nation of the West Indies in the Caribbean.

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Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team

The Trinidad and Tobago cricket team, or officially the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, is the representative cricket team of the country of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Virginia

Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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William Penn

William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker, and founder of the English North American colony the Province of Pennsylvania.

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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_cricket_in_the_West_Indies_to_1918

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