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Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
An all-rounder is a cricketer who regularly performs well at both batting and bowling.
The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
Apocrypha are works, usually written, of unknown authorship or of doubtful origin.
Archibald Campbell MacLaren (1 December 1871 – 17 November 1944) was an English cricketer who captained the England cricket team at various times between 1898 and 1909.
Arthur Edward Robert Gilligan (23 December 1894 – 5 September 1976) was an English first-class cricketer who captained the England cricket team nine times in 1924 and 1925, winning four Test matches, losing four and drawing one.
The Auckland Aces represent the Auckland region and are one of six New Zealand domestic first class cricket teams.
The Australian Cricket Hall of Fame is a part of the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum in the National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The Australian cricket team toured England during the 1902 English cricket season.
Australia won the 1921 Ashes series held in England.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
When the First World War ended in November 1918, thousands of Australian servicemen were in Europe as members of the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF) and many remained until the spring of 1919.
The Australian pound (symbol £) was the currency of Australia from 1910 until 14 February 1966, when it was replaced by the Australian dollar.
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.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
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.
Albert John Young "Bert" Hopkins (3 May 1874 – 25 April 1931) was an Australian cricketer and Penrith bee-farmer who played in 20 Tests between 1902 and 1909.
The Big Six cricket dispute of 1912 was a confrontation between the administrators and players of the sport of cricket in Australia.
William James "Bill" Whitty (15 August 1886 – 30 January 1974) was an Australian Test cricketer who played 14 Tests from 1909 to 1912.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
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.
Bramall Lane is a football stadium in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
Canterbury is a New Zealand first class cricket team based in Canterbury, New Zealand.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
In cricket, the term carry the bat (or carry one's bat) refers to an opening batsman who is not dismissed ("not out") when the team innings is closed.
The Casey-South Melbourne Cricket Club is a cricket club located in the outer south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne East, which plays in the Victorian Premier Cricket competition.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Caulfield North is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district in the local government area is the City of Glen Eira.
In the sport of cricket, a century is a score of 100 or more runs in a single innings by a batsman.
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.
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.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
Cricket Victoria (CV) is the governing body for the sport of cricket in the Australian state of Victoria.
Darling Point is a harborside eastern suburb of Sydney, Australia.
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.
The Department of Home Affairs is the Australian Government interior ministry with responsibilities for national security, law enforcement, emergency management, border control, immigration, refugees, citizenship, and multicultural affairs.
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.
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of Brighton.
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium, is a cricket ground in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England.
Edgecliff is a small suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The English cricket team in Australia in 1911–12 was led by Plum Warner, but Johnny Douglas took over the captaincy for all five Test matches when Warner fell ill early in the tour.
An England team toured Australia between November 1920 and March 1921.
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.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
The Fitzroy Football Club, nicknamed the Lions or the Roys, is an Australian rules football club formed in 1883 to represent the inner-Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, Victoria and was a foundation member club of the Victorian Football League (now the Australian Football League) on its inception in 1897.
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 Jonas Laver (7 December 1869 – 24 September 1919) was an Australian cricketer.
Frank Edward Woolley (27 May 1887 – 18 October 1978) was an English first-class cricketer active 1906 to 1938 who played for Kent 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.
Gentlemen v Players was a first-class cricket match generally held in England twice or more a year for well over a century.
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.
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.
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.
Cricket, and hence English amateur cricket, probably began in England during the medieval period but the earliest known reference concerns the game being played c.1550 by children on a plot of land at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, Surrey.
Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
Irish Australians (Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland.
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 William Henry Tyler Douglas (3 September 1882 – 19 December 1930) was an English cricketer who was active in the early decades of the twentieth century.
John Thomas Tyldesley (22 November 1873 – 27 November 1930) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lancashire and Test cricket for England.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.
Kyneton is a town in the Macedon Ranges region of Victoria, Australia.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Leg before wicket (lbw) is one of the ways in which a batsman can be dismissed in the sport of cricket.
A leg break is a type of delivery in 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.
Leslie Oswald Sheridan Poidevin (5 November 1876 – 18 November 1931) was an Australian tennis player and first class cricketer who played for New South Wales and Lancashire.
Lionel Hallam Tennyson, 3rd Baron Tennyson (7 November 1889 – 6 June 1951) was known principally as a first-class cricketer who captained Hampshire and England.
This is a list of the men, women and boys who have been the official Australian captains in Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
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.
Montague Alfred Noble (28 January 1873 – 22 June 1940) was an Australian cricketer who played for New South Wales and Australia.
Mumps is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus.
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.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
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.
Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Old Wanderers was a cricket ground in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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.
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.
Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait.
A pennant is a commemorative flag typically used to show support for a particular athletic team.
Per diem (Latin for "per day" or "for each day") or daily allowance is a specific amount of money an organization gives an individual, often an employee, per day to cover living expenses when traveling for work.
Peter Alexander McAlister (11 July 1869 – 10 May 1938) was an Australian cricketer who played in 8 Tests from 1904 to 1909.
Charles Phillip ("Phil") Mead (9 March 1887 in Battersea, Surrey – 26 March 1958 in Boscombe, Bournemouth) was an English first-class cricketer.
The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.
The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.
The Recreation Ground (commonly the Rec) is a large open space in the centre of Bath, England, next to the River Avon, which is available to be used by permission from the Recreation Ground Trust for recreational purposes by the public at large but particularly the people of Bath and surrounding areas.
Reginald Alexander "Reggie" Duff (17 August 1878 – 13 December 1911) was an Australian cricketer who played in 22 Tests between 1902 and 1905.
The Riverina is an agricultural region of South-Western New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.
Hanson "Sammy" Carter (15 March 1878 – 8 June 1948) was a cricketer who played for Australia and New South Wales.
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England.
Scotch whisky (often simply called Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland.
Sectarianism is a form of bigotry, discrimination, or hatred arising from attaching relations of inferiority and superiority to differences between subdivisions within a group.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class cricket competition of Australia.
The shilling is a unit of currency formerly used in Austria, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States, and other British Commonwealth countries.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
In the sport of cricket, a slip fielder (collectively, a slip cordon or the slips) is placed behind the batsman on the off side of the field.
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
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.
South Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km south of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD).
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
The Sporting Life was a British newspaper published from 1859 until 1998, best known for its coverage of horse racing.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
St Kilda Cricket Club is a cricket club in the elite club competition of Melbourne, Australia, known as Victorian Premier Cricket.
Sir Francis Stanley Jackson Jackson's obituary in the 1948 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
A sticky wicket (or sticky dog, or glue pot) is a metaphor used to describe a difficult circumstance.
The stone or stone weight (abbreviation: st.) is an English and imperial unit of mass now equal to 14 pounds (6.35029318 kg).
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.
Sussex County Cricket Club is the oldest of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
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 is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
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.
The Sydney Swans is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL).
The Tasmanian cricket team, nicknamed the Tigers, represents the Australian state of Tasmania in cricket.
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.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
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 Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
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).
Thomas Patrick Horan (8 March 1854 — 16 April 1916) was an Australian cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia, and later became an esteemed cricket journalist under the pen name "Felix".
In ball sports, topspin is a property of a ball that rotates forwards as it is moving.
In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make decisions about events on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket.
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.
The Victoria cricket team, who were until 2018 named Victorian Bushrangers, is an Australian first class cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Victorian Premier Cricket is a club cricket competition in the state of Victoria administered by Cricket Victoria.
Wagga Wagga (informally called Wagga) is a major regional city in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia.
The Waverley Cemetery is a cemetery on top of the cliffs at Bronte in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Young and Jackson is a hotel in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, at the corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street.
The 1899 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Fitzroy Football Club and South Melbourne Football Club, held at the St Kilda Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 16 September 1899.
The 1912 Triangular Tournament was a Test cricket competition played between Australia, England and South Africa, the only Test-playing nations at the time.