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The first Australians to win the Ashes, 1882

by Ranjit Dhaliwal
A group portrait of the Australian cricket team which beat England in a one-off test match at the Kennington Oval in London on 29 August 1882. The unexpected victory by the team from the colonies began one of cricket's most celebrated rivalries Read a fascinating account of the origin of the urn by ...
Steve Barnard
Steve Barnard • 1 year ago

The Australian cricket team which beat England in a one-off test match at the Kennington Oval in London on 29 August 1882. The unexpected victory by the team from the colonies began one of cricket's most celebrated rivalries. Back row (left-right); H H Massie, G J Bonner, S P Jones, F R Spofforth. Middle row; C W Beal (manager), J M Blackham, G Giffen, W L Murdoch, A C Bannerman, P S MacDonnell, H F Boyle. Front row; G E Palmer and T W Garrett