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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is a former Australian international cricketer.
Alvin Isaac Kallicharran (born 21 March 1949) is a former cricketer of Indo-Guyanese ethnicity who played from 1972 to 1981.
Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton Roberts, KCN (born 29 January 1951) is a former Antiguan first-class cricketer.
Antigua Recreation Ground is the national stadium of Antigua and Barbuda.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Austin Christopher Robertson (born 29 April 1943) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and in the Western Australian National Football League (WANFL).
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 team toured England in the 1977 season to play five Test matches for the 1977 Ashes series against England.
The Australian cricket team toured India in the 1979–80 season to play a six-match Test series against India.
The Australian cricket team toured the West Indies in the 1977–78 season to play a five-match Test series against the West Indies.
The Australian Open, owned and run by Golf Australia, is the oldest and most prestigious golf tournament on the PGA Tour of Australasia.
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.
The Australian Tri-Series refers to the one day international (ODI) cricket tournament held in Australia, and contested by Australia and two touring teams.
The World Series Cricket tour of the West Indies took place between February and April 1979.
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.
Bourda or Georgetown Cricket Club Ground is a cricket ground in Georgetown, Guyana, used by the Guyanese cricket team for matches with other nations in the Caribbean as well as some Test matches involving the West Indies.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
"C'mon Aussie C'mon" is an Australian Cricket anthem.
Cairns is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
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.
Sir Christopher John Slade (born 2 June 1927) is a former Lord Justice of Appeal 1982–91.
Clive Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) is a former West Indies cricketer.
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.
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.
Cricket Victoria (CV) is the governing body for the sport of cricket in the Australian state of Victoria.
The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket.
Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.
David Anthony Jerome Holford (born April 16, 1940) is a former West Indian cricketer who played in 24 Tests from 1966 to 1977.
David William Hookes (3 May 1955 – 19 January 2004) was a South Australian and Australian cricketer, broadcaster and coach of the Victorian cricket team.
Dennis Leslie Amiss MBE (born 7 April 1943, Harborne, Birmingham, Warwickshire) is a former English cricketer and cricket administrator.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
Devonport is a city in northern Tasmania, Australia.
Edgar "Eddie" John Barlow (12 August 1940 – 30 December 2005) was a South African cricketer (an all rounder).
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England cricket team toured Australia in the 1978-79 season to play a six-match Test series against Australia for The Ashes.
In the sport of cricket, different fielding restrictions are imposed depending on the type of match.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Football Park, also known commercially as AAMI Stadium, is a former Australian rules football stadium located in West Lakes, a western suburb of Adelaide, the state capital of South Australia, Australia.
Sir Douglas Frank Hewson Packer, KBE, OStJ (3 December 19061 May 1974), was an Australian media proprietor who controlled Australian Consolidated Press and the Nine Network.
Gideon Clifford Jeffrey Davidson Haigh (born 29 December 1965) is an English-born Australian journalist who writes about sport (especially cricket) and business.
Gloucester Park is a harness racing course in Perth, Western Australia.
Graham Neil Yallop (born 7 October 1952) is a former cricketer who played for Victoria and Australia.
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).
The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
Hodder & Stoughton is a British publishing house, now an imprint of Hachette.
Howzat! Kerry Packer's War is an Australian drama-miniseries set in the 1970s that premiered on the Nine Network on Sunday 19 August 2012.
Hutchinson began as Hutchinson & Co.
Ian Michael Chappell (born 26 September 1943) is a former cricketer who played for South Australia and Australia.
Ian Ritchie Redpath (born 11 May 1941, Geelong, Victoria) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 66 Tests and 5 ODIs from 1964 to 1976.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi PP, HI (born 5 October 1952) is the Chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice and the candidate for the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the upcoming Pakistani general election, 2018.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Indian Cricket League (ICL) was a private cricket league funded by Zee Entertainment Enterprises that operated between 2007 and 2009 in India.
The India national cricket team toured Australia in the 1977–78 season to play 5 Test matches.
The International Cavaliers were an ad hoc cricket team made up of famous cricketers in order to encourage local cricket.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer.
Jack Ernest Pollard OAM (31 July 1926 – 25 May 2002) was an Australian sports journalist, writer and cricket historian.
James Douglas Packer (born September 8, 1967) is an Australian businessman and investor.
Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950) is a former Australian cricketer.
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.
John Cornell (born 2 March 1941) is an Australian film producer, writer, actor, and businessman who was born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
John Augustine Snow (born 13 October 1941) is a retired English cricketer.
Kepler Christoffel Wessels (born 14 September 1957) is a former South African cricketer who captained South Africa after playing 24 Tests for Australia.
Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer, (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian media tycoon.
Kimberley John Hughes (born 26 January 1954) is a former cricketer who played for Western Australia, Natal and Australia.
A legal person (in legal contexts often simply person, less ambiguously legal entity) is any human or non-human entity, in other words, any human being, firm, or government agency that is recognized as having privileges and obligations, such as having the ability to enter into contracts, to sue, and to be sued.
Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket and in a slightly different context as List A cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is generally completed in one day, whereas Test and first-class matches can take up to five days to complete.
This is a list of the men, women and boys who have been the official Australian captains in Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals.
This is a list of all English national cricket captains, comprising all the men, boys and women who have captained an English national cricket team at official international level.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council, situated on the Hunter River approximately by road north of Sydney and north-west of Newcastle.
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.
McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Michael Anthony Holding (born 16 February 1954) is a former West Indian cricketer.
Michael John Procter (born 15 September 1946) is a former South African cricketer.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The Pakistan national cricket team, captained by Majid Khan, toured Australia in March 1979 and played two Test matches against the Australia national cricket team.
Paul Hogan, (born 8 October 1939) is an Australian comedian, actor and television presenter.
The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments.
Sir Richard John Hadlee (born 3 July 1951) is a New Zealand former cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history.
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.
Robin Geoffrey Marlar (born 2 January 1931 in Eastbourne, Sussex) was an English cricketer and cricket journalist.
Rodney William Marsh MBE (born 4 November 1947) is a former Australian wicketkeeper.
Rohan Bholalall Kanhai (born 26 December 1935) is a former Guyanese cricketer who represented the West Indies in 79 Test matches.
The South African rebel tours were a series of seven cricket tours staged between 1982 and 1990.
South Africa under apartheid was subjected to a variety of international boycotts, including on sporting contacts.
The Super League war was the dispute over control of the top-level professional rugby league competition in Australia and New Zealand in the mid-1990s, between the Australian Rugby League (ARL) and Super League (Australia).
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser was the first newspaper printed in Australia, running from 5 March 1803 until 20 October 1842.
The former Sydney Showground at Moore Park was the site of the Sydney Royal Easter Show in New South Wales, Australia from 1882 until 1997, when the Show was moved to the new Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park, which was built for the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
The Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) was established in 1968 to oversee Test and county cricket in England, replacing the functions of the Board of Control for Test Matches and the Advisory County Cricket Committee.
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 Australian Golf Club is a golf club located in Rosebery, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
Anthony William "Tony" Greig (6 October 194629 December 2012) was an England Test cricket captain turned commentator.
The Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 is a UK Act of Parliament which regulates British labour law.
Trevor Martin Chappell (born 12 October 1952, Glenelg, South Australia) is a former Australian cricketer, a member of the South Australian Chappell family which excelled at cricket.
Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.
Walter Arnold Hadlee, CBE (4 June 1915 – 29 September 2006) was a New Zealand cricketer and Test match captain.
Waverley Park (originally VFL Park) was an Australian rules football stadium in Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia.
A West Indian is a native or inhabitant of the West Indies (the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago).
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
Western Publishing, also known as Western Printing and Lithographing Company, was a Racine, Wisconsin, firm responsible for publishing the Little Golden Books.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
The World Series Cricket Australia XI was a cricket team representing Australia in World Series Cricket (WSC).
The World Series Cricket Cavaliers XI was a cricket team formed to play in World Series Cricket.
In 1978, prior to the start of the second season of World Series Cricket, the WSC Australia XI and WSC World XI teams embarked on a brief tour of New Zealand, the first time that WSC teams had played outside Australia.
The World Series Cricket West Indies XI was a cricket team representing West Indies in World Series Cricket (WSC).
The World Series Cricket Rest of the World XI was a cricket team representing the Rest of the World in World Series Cricket (WSC).
The 1979 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '79) was the second edition of the Cricket World Cup and was won by the West Indies.
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