The Ashes: The Australian cricket team during their tour of England in 1882. 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 Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images Ash, Cricket Team, Australian Cricket, Middle Row, August 1882, Beats England, Row Left Rights, Popperfoto Getty Image, 29 August
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Darren Sammy leaps in celebration after the West Indies won their second T20 international cricket match against England at Kensington Oval ...
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Jacques Kallis dodges a vicious bouncer from Sreesanth circa 2010 via ESPN Cricinfo
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England's Stuart Broad on his run-up at the SCG in Sydney, Australia
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A patriotic fan outside Eden Gardens as Tendulkar plays his 200th and final test match.
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Sydney Barnes (England)
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Sydney Barnes demonstrates his bowling action, circa 1920
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Alan Knott, wicketkeeper (England)
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