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Allan Gibson "AG" Steel (24 September 1858 – 15 June 1914) was a Lancashire and England cricketer, who was reckoned by many in his day to be the equal of the legendary W G Grace.
Albert Neilson Hornby, nicknamed Monkey Hornby (10 February 1847 – 17 December 1925) was one of the best-known sportsmen in England during the nineteenth century excelling in both rugby and cricket.
ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Adam Craig Gilchrist, AM (born 14 November 1971), nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australian national team.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
Alan Keith Davidson, AM, MBE (born 14 June 1929, Lisarow, Gosford, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer of the 1950s and 1960s.
Sir Alec Victor Bedser CBE (4 July 1918 – 4 April 2010) was a professional English cricketer, primarily a medium-fast bowler.
Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is a former Australian international cricketer.
Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff (born 6 December 1977) is an English former international cricketer and current broadcaster.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
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.
Ashton Charles Agar (born 14 October 1993) is an Australian cricketer who plays all forms of the game at international level.
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.
The Australian national rugby league team (or the Kangaroos) have represented Australia in senior men's rugby league football competition since the establishment of the 'Northern Union game' in Australia in 1908.
The bicentenary of Australia was celebrated in 1988.
The 1882 Australia v England series was at the time considered to be part of another first-class cricket tour of England, by a combined team from the Australian colonies, but the match arranged between the Australians and an England side was later accepted to be a Test match.
The Australian cricket team toured England during the 1902 English cricket season.
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.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
In the sport of cricket, a bail is one of the two smaller sticks placed on top of the three stumps to form a wicket.
The Ball of the Century, also referred to as the Gatting Ball or simply That Ball, is the name given to a cricket delivery bowled by Australian spin bowler Shane Warne to English batsman Mike Gatting on Day Two during the first Test of the 1993 Ashes series (4 June 1993), which took place at Old Trafford, Manchester.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
Bellerive Oval (currently known as Blundstone Arena for sponsorship reasons) is a cricket and Australian rules football ground located in Bellerive, a suburb on the eastern shore of Hobart, Tasmania.
The Big Six cricket dispute of 1912 was a confrontation between the administrators and players of the sport of cricket in Australia.
William Morris "Bill" Lawry, AM (born 11 February 1937) is a former cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
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.
Willie Bates, known as Billy (19 November 1855 – 8 January 1900) was an English all-round cricketer.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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.
Robert George Dylan Willis MBE (born Robert George Willis on 30 May 1949), known as Bob Willis, is an English former cricketer, who played for Surrey, Warwickshire, Northern Transvaal and England.
Robert Peel (12 February 1857 – 12 August 1941) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Yorkshire between 1883 and 1897.
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.
Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls called woods so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty".
The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team which is touring Australia during the southern summer.
Bramall Lane is a football stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
John Brian "George" Statham, CBE (17 June 1930 – 10 June 2000) was one of the leading English fast bowlers in 20th century English cricket.
Brisbane Showgrounds (formerly known as the Brisbane Exhibition Ground) is located at 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and was established in 1875.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
Charles Thomas Studd, often known as C. T. Studd (2 December 1860 – 16 July 1931), was a British cricketer, missionary, and a contributor to The Fundamentals.
Charles William ″C.W.″ Alcock (2 December 1842 – 26 February 1907) was an influential English sportsman and administrator.
Charles George "Charlie" Macartney (27 June 1886 – 9 September 1958) was an Australian cricketer who played in 35 Tests between 1907 and 1926.
Chester-le-Street is a town in County Durham, England.
Brian Christopher Broad (born 29 September 1957) is a former English cricketer and broadcaster who currently serves as a cricket official.
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.
Michael Colin Cowdrey, Baron Cowdrey of Tonbridge, (24 December 19324 December 2000) was an English first-class cricketer who played for Oxford University (1952–1954), Kent County Cricket Club (1950–1976) and England (1954–1975).
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
The Daily News, historically a successor of The Inquirer and The Inquirer and Commercial News, was an afternoon daily English language newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia from 1882 to 1990, though its origin is traceable from 1840.
Damien Richard Martyn (born 21 October 1971) is a former Australian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs.
Darren Scott Lehmann (born 5 February 1970) is a former Australian cricketer and the former coach of the Australian national team.
David Clarence Boon MBE (born 29 December 1960) is a former Australian cricketer whose international playing career spanned the years 1984–1996.
David Ivon Gower OBE (born 1 April 1957) is a former English cricketer who became the captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s.
David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket.
Denis Charles Scott Compton CBE (23 May 1918 – 23 April 1997) was an English cricketer who played in 78 Test matches and spent his whole cricket career with Middlesex.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
Richard "Dick" Gorton Barlow (28 May 1851 – 31 July 1919) was a cricketer who played for Lancashire and England.
In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist.
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.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Earl of Darnley is a hereditary title that has been created three times, twice in the Peerage of Scotland and once in the Peerage of Ireland.
Edgbaston is an affluent suburban area of central Birmingham, England, curved around the southwest of the city centre.
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium, is a cricket ground in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England.
Edward Ferdinando Sutton Tylecote (23 June 1849 – 15 March 1938) 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.
The 1876–77 tour of Australia and New Zealand was at the time considered to be another professional first-class cricket tour of the colonies, as similar tours had occurred previously, but retrospectively it became classified as the first ever Test cricket tour of Australia by the English cricket team.
The England national cricket team toured Australia and Ceylon in 1882–83.
The England cricket team toured Australia and Ceylon in 1894-95.
An England team toured Australia between November 1920 and March 1921.
Len Hutton captained the English cricket team in Australia in 1954–55, playing as England against Australia in the 1954-55 Ashes series and as the MCC in other matches on the tour.
Australia won the 1998–99 Ashes series against England.
The England cricket team tour of Australia included the 2006–07 Ashes series, a number of first-class matches against Australian Domestic teams, participation in the tri-nation One-day International series between Australia, New Zealand and England and a Twenty20 match against Australia on 9 January 2007.
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.
Ernest Jones (30 September 1869, Auburn, South Australia23 November 1943, Magill, South Australia) was an Australian sportsman, playing Test cricket and Australian rules football.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
The Fifth Test of the 1948 Ashes series, held at The Oval in London, was the final Test in that cricket series between Australia and England.
Florence Rose Bligh (née Morphy), Countess of Darnley, DBE (c. 186030 August 1944) was the wife of Ivo Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley.
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).
The Fourth Test of the 1948 Ashes series was one of five Tests in a cricket series between Australia and England.
Frank Rowbotham Foster (31 January 1889 – 3 May 1958) was a Warwickshire and England all-rounder whose career was cut short by an accident during World War I. Nonetheless, his achievements during the early 1910s are sufficient to rank him as one of cricket's finest all-round players.
Frank Holmes Tyson (6 June 1930 – 27 September 2015) was an England cricketer of the 1950s, who also worked as a schoolmaster, journalist, cricket coach and cricket commentator after emigrating to Australia in 1960.
Frederick Robert "Fred" Spofforth (9 September 1853 – 4 June 1926), also known as "The Demon Bowler", was arguably the Australian cricket team's finest pace bowler of the nineteenth century and was the first bowler to take 50 Test wickets, and the first to take a Test hat-trick in 1879.
Frederick Sewards Trueman, OBE (6 February 19311 July 2006) was an English cricketer, mainly active from 1948 to 1968, who played for Yorkshire and England.
Gamesmanship is the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win or gain a serious advantage in a game or sport.
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).
Geoffrey Boycott OBE (born 21 October 1940) is a former Yorkshire and England cricketer.
George Giffen (27 March 1859 – 29 November 1927) was a cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia.
George Herbert Hirst (7 September 1871 – 10 May 1954) was a professional English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1891 and 1921, with a further appearance in 1929.
Gilbert Laird Jessop (19 May 1874 – 11 May 1955) was an English cricket player, often reckoned to have been the fastest run-scorer cricket has ever known.
Gladiators is a sports entertainment television show that was an international success during the 1990s and early 2000s with versions of the show being filmed for local broadcasters in the United States, the United Kingdom, Finland, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Nigeria, and Denmark.
Gladstone Cleophas Small (born 18 October 1961 in St. George, Barbados) is an English former cricketer, who played in seventeen Tests and fifty three ODIs for England.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
Thomas Godfrey Evans (18 August 1920 – 3 May 1999) was an English cricketer who played for Kent and England.
Graham Roy Dilley (18 May 1959 – 5 October 2011) was an English cricketer, whose main role was as a fast bowler.
Graham Alan Gooch, (born 23 July 1953) is a former English first-class cricketer who captained Essex and England.
The Great Britain national rugby league team represents Great Britain in rugby league.
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).
Harold Larwood (14 November 1904 – 22 July 1995) was a professional cricketer for Nottinghamshire and England between 1924 and 1938.
Henry Frederick "Harry" Boyle (10 December 1847 – 21 November 1907) was a leading Australian Test cricketer of the late 1870s and early 1880s.
George Henry Stevens "Harry" Trott (5 August 1866 – 10 November 1917) was an Australian cricketer who played 24 Test matches as an all-rounder between 1888 and 1898.
Headingley Cricket Ground (usually shortened to Headingley) is a cricket ground in Headingley Stadium complex in Leeds, England.
Herbert Sutcliffe (24 November 1894 – 22 January 1978) was an English professional cricketer who represented Yorkshire and England as an opening batsman.
Herbert (Herbie) Leslie Collins (21 January 1888 in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales – 28 May 1959 in Little Bay, Sydney) was an Australian cricketer who played 19 Tests between 1921 and 1926.
Test matches in the period 1877 to 1883 were organised somewhat differently from international cricket matches today.
The history of Test cricket between 1884 and 1889 was one of English dominance over the Australians.
Test matches (matches of Test cricket) in the 19th century were somewhat different affairs than what they are today.
Hugh Hamon Massie (11 April 1854 – 12 October 1938) was a cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
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.
Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is an English-Australian film and stage actor.
Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is an English former cricketer and current cricket commentator.
Ian Andrew Healy (nicknamed "Heals") (born 30 April 1964) is a former Australian international cricketer who played for Queensland domestically.
Ian Meckiff (born 6 January 1935) is a former cricketer who represented Australia in 18 Tests between 1957 and 1963.
The ICC Test Championship is an international competition run by the International Cricket Council for the 12 teams that play Test cricket.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
Australian rules football matches between teams representing Australian colonies, states and territories have been held since 1879.
Ivo Francis Walter Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley, (13 March 1859 – 10 April 1927), styled Hon.
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.
Jack Morrison Gregory (14 August 1895 – 7 August 1973) was an Australian cricketer.
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 "Jack" Ryder, MBE (8 August 1889 – 3 April 1977) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
Jack Warner, OBE (born Horace John Waters, 24 October 1895 – 24 May 1981) was a British film and television actor.
James Michael "Jimmy" Anderson, (born 30 July 1982) is an English international cricketer who is currently vice-captain of England test team and plays for Lancashire and England, in all forms of the game.
Jason Neil Gillespie (born 19 April 1975) is a former Australian cricketer who played all three formats of the game.
Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950) is a former Australian cricketer.
James Joseph Kelly, nicknamed 'Stumper', (10 May 1867 – 14 August 1938) was a wicket-keeper who played for Australia and New South Wales.
James Charles Laker (9 February 1922 – 23 April 1986) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey County Cricket Club (Surrey) from 1946 to 1959 and represented England in 46 test matches.
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.
John Hugh Edrich, (born 21 June 1937) is a former English first-class cricketer who, during a career that ran from 1956 to 1978, was considered one of the best batsmen of his generation.
John Ernest Emburey (born 20 August 1952, Peckham, London) is a former English first-class cricketer who played for Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Western Province, Berkshire and England.
John Augustine Snow (born 13 October 1941) is a retired English cricketer.
Johnny Briggs (3 October 1862 – 11 January 1902) was an English left arm spin bowler who played for Lancashire County Cricket Club between 1879 and 1900 and remains the second-highest wicket-taker in the county's history after Brian Statham.
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.
Keith Ross Miller, (28 November 1919 – 11 October 2004) was an Australian test cricketer and a Royal Australian Air Force pilot during World War II.
Kennington is a district in south London, England.
Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer, (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian media tycoon.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
The leg side, or on side, is defined to be a particular half of the field used to play 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.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982) is the third book in the five-volume Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy science fiction trilogy by British writer Douglas Adams.
Arthur Lindsay Hassett MBE (28 August 1913 – 16 June 1993) was a cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
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.
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.
Matthew Lawrence Hayden AM (born 29 October 1971) is a former Australian international cricketer.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Melbourne Punch (from 1900, simply titled Punch) (2 August 1855 – December 1925) was an Australian illustrated magazine founded by Edgar Ray and Frederick Sinnett, modelled closely on Punch of London which was founded fifteen years earlier.
Mervyn Gregory Hughes (born 23 November 1961) is a former Australian cricketer living in Melbourne.
Michael Edward Killeen Hussey (born 27 May 1975) also known as Mike Hussey is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all forms of the game.
John Michael "Mickey" Arthur (born 17 May 1968) is a former South African cricketer who played South African domestic cricket from 1986 to 2001.
John Michael Brearley OBE (born 28 April 1942) is a retired English first-class cricketer who captained Cambridge University, Middlesex, and England.
Michael William Gatting OBE (born 6 June 1957) is an English former cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Middlesex (1975–1998; captain 1983–1997) and for England from 1977 to 1995, captaining the national side in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
Montague Alfred Noble (28 January 1873 – 22 June 1940) was an Australian cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English international cricketer who is currently unattached to any County.
The Museum of Sydney is a historical collection and exhibit, built on the ruins of the house of New South Wales' first Governor, Arthur Phillip, on the present-day corner of Phillip and Bridge Street, Sydney.
Neil Alan Foster (born 6 May 1962) is an English former cricketer, who played in twenty nine Tests and forty eight One Day Internationals for England from 1983 to 1993.
North London is the northern part of London, England.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren (5 February 1889 – 4 October 1962) was an English first-class cricketer, active 1907 to 1937, who played for Middlesex and England.
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.
Percival Mitchell Hornibrook (27 July 1899, Obi Obi, Queensland – 25 August 1976, Spring Hill, Queensland) was an Australian cricketer who played in 6 Tests from 1929 to 1930.
Perth Stadium, also known by naming rights sponsorship as Optus Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Perth, Western Australia, located in the suburb of Burswood.
Peter Barker Howard May, CBE (31 December 1929 – 27 December 1994) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey, Cambridge University and England.
Phillip Joel Hughes (30 November 1988 – 27 November 2014) was an Australian Test and One Day International (ODI) cricketer who played domestic cricket for South Australia and Worcestershire.
Punch; or, The London Charivari was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells.
Raymond "Ray" Illingworth CBE (born 8 June 1932) is a former English cricketer, cricket commentator and cricket administrator.
Raymond Russell Lindwall MBE (3 October 1921 – 23 June 1996) was a cricketer who represented Australia in 61 Tests from 1946 to 1960.
Reginald Shirley Walkinshaw Brooks (October 1854 – 10 May 1888) was an English journalist whose spoof obituary of English cricket gave rise to the legend of The Ashes.
A replica is an exact reproduction, such as of a painting, as it was executed by the original artist or a copy or reproduction, especially one on a scale smaller than the original.
The result in a game of cricket may be a "win" for one of the two teams playing, a "draw" or a "tie".
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.
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.
The Riverside Ground, officially referred to as the Emirates Riverside for sponsorship reasons, is a cricket venue in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rupertswood is a mansion and country estate located in Sunbury on the outskirts of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia.
$ale of the Century is an Australian game show that aired on the Nine Network from 14 July 1980 to 29 November 2001.
Hanson "Sammy" Carter (15 March 1878 – 8 June 1948) was a cricketer who played for Australia and New South Wales.
The notation 5/70 when discussing bowling, means that five wickets were captured for the concession of 70 runs to the batting side.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Sir William John Clarke, 1st Baronet (31 March 1831 – 15 May 1897), was an Australian businessman and philanthropist in the Colony of Victoria.
Sophia Gardens Cardiff (Gerddi Soffia Caerdydd) is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
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 African rebel tours were a series of seven cricket tours staged between 1982 and 1990.
South London is the southern part of London, England, south of the River Thames, and includes the historic districts of Southwark, Lambeth, Bankside and Greenwich.
St John's Wood is a district of northwest London, of which more than 98 percent lies in the City of Westminster and less than two percent in Camden.
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.
Sir Francis Stanley Jackson Jackson's obituary in the 1948 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
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.
Stuart Christopher John Broad, MBE (born 24 June 1986) is a cricketer who plays Test and One Day International cricket for England.
The Studd brothers, Sir John Edward Kynaston, George (GB) and Charles (CT), were Victorian gentleman cricketers; they were educated at Eton and Cambridge.
Sunbury is a town located north-west of Melbourne's central business district, in the state of Victoria, Australia.
Sydney Edward Gregory (14 April 1870 — 1 August 1929), sometimes known as Edward Sydney Gregory, was a cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
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.
Edgar Arthur "Ted" McDonald (6 January 1891 – 22 July 1937) was a cricketer who played for Tasmania, Victoria, Lancashire and Australia, as well as being an Australian rules footballer who played with Launceston Football Club, Essendon Football Club, and Fitzroy Football Club.
Edmund ("Ted") Peate (1855–1900) was an English professional cricketer who played for Yorkshire and England.
Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan, CBE (10 June 191130 November 1977) was a British dramatist.
Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous.
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 Ashes series, similar to the cricket series of the same name, was a best-of-three series of test matches between the British and Australian national rugby league football teams.
The Ashes urn is a small urn made of terracotta and standing 11 cm high, believed to contain the ashes of a burnt cricket bail.
The Final Test is a 1953 British sports film written by Terence Rattigan, directed by Anthony Asquith, and starring Jack Warner, Robert Morley, George Relph and Ray Jackson.
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (sometimes referred to as HG2G, HHGTTG or H2G2) is a comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams.
The Illustrated Australian News is a former monthly news magazine of record in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
The Illustrated London News appeared first on Saturday 14 May 1842, as the world's first illustrated weekly news magazine.
The Mercury is a centre-right daily newspaper, published in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, by Davies Brothers Pty Ltd, part of News Corp Australia and News Corp.
The Morning Post was a conservative daily newspaper published in London from 1772 to 1937, when it was acquired by The Daily Telegraph.
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 Sporting Times (founded 1865, ceased publication 1932) was a weekly British newspaper devoted chiefly to sport, and in particular to horse racing.
In the sport of cricket, throwing, commonly referred to as chucking, is an illegal bowling action which occurs when a bowler straightens the bowling arm when delivering the ball.
Albert "Tibby" Cotter (3 December 1883 – 31 October 1917) was an Australian cricketer who played in 21 Tests between 1904 and 1912 (89 wickets, average 28.64), and 115 first-class matches between 1901 and 1914 (including 123 wickets, average 23.45 for New South Wales).
Robert Timothy "Tim" Robinson (born 21 November 1958) is a former English cricketer, and current cricket umpire who played in 29 Tests and 26 ODIs for England from 1984 to 1989.
Thomas William Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English first-class cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs.
Tom Richardson (11 August 1870 – 2 July 1912) was an English cricketer.
Anthony William "Tony" Greig (6 October 194629 December 2012) was an England Test cricket captain turned commentator.
Graham Anthony Richard (Tony) Lock (5 July 1929 – 30 March 1995) was an English cricketer, who played primarily as a left-arm spinner.
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.
Trevor Edward Bailey CBE (3 December 1923 – 10 February 2011) was an England Test cricketer, cricket writer and broadcaster.
Vernon Seymour Ransford (20 March 1885 – 19 March 1958) was an Australian cricketer who played in 20 Tests between 1907 and 1912.
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.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
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The WACA (formally the WACA Ground) is a sports stadium in Perth, Western Australia.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
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 William Read (born 23 November 1855 in Reigate, Surrey, died 6 January 1907 in Addiscombe Park, Surrey) was an English cricketer, who was a fluent right hand bat.
Warren "Curly" Bardsley (6 December 1882 – 20 January 1954) was an Australian Test cricketer.
Warwick Windridge Armstrong (22 May 1879 – 13 July 1947) was an Australian cricketer who played 50 Test matches between 1902 and 1921.
Waterford Crystal is a manufacturer of crystal, named after the city of Waterford, Ireland.
West Bridgford is a town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England, immediately south of the city of Nottingham, delimited by the River Trent.
In sport, a whitewash is a game or series in which the losing person or team fails to score.
Wilfred Rhodes (29 October 1877 – 8 July 1973) was an English professional cricketer who played 58 Test matches for England between 1899 and 1930.
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 1912 Triangular Tournament was a Test cricket competition played between Australia, England and South Africa, the only Test-playing nations at the time.
The 2005 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing cricket rivalry between England and Australia.
The 2006–07 cricket series between Australia and England for the Ashes was played in Australia from 23 November 2006 to 5 January 2007.
The 2009 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing and storied cricket rivalry between England and Australia, and was part of the Australian cricket tour of England in 2009.
The 2010–11 Ashes series (known as the Vodafone Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was played in Australia as part of the England cricket team's tour of Australia during the 2010–11 cricket season.
The 2013 Ashes series was a series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for the Ashes.
The 2017–18 Ashes series (named Magellan Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for The Ashes.
The 2019 Ashes Series (named Specsavers Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) is an upcoming series of Test cricket matches played between England and Australia for The Ashes.