Sunday, April 5, 2009

FIRST TEST MATCHES IN PERIOD OF 1877

FIRST TEST MATCH IN PERIOD OF 1877:
Test matches in this period played between Australia and England .as such ,the home teams in more beneficial because condition in favor of home team.
In this period were played thirteen test matches, Australia vs. England. Australia was won seven and England won four, two matches were drawn. These matches are played during 1885. This test series good indication of cricket.
England lost first ASHES series and some sports news paper saying “the death of cricket in mother land” about England.
A number of the problems that continue to bedevil cricket today had already surfaced by 1883: there were umpiring disputes, betting controversies, match-fixing and so on….

The first Test stated ,at 13:00 on March 15, 1877. Charles Bannerman was dominated this match, who scored the first single in Test history off Alfred Shaw's second ball






There was shown result of series:
England in Australia 1876/7. Match length: Timeless. Balls per over: 4. Series result: Drawn 1-1.
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result

1
15,
16,
17,
19
March 1877 Dave Gregory James Lilywhite Melbourne Cricket AUS by 45 runs
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2
31 March,
2,
3,
4 April1877 Dave Gregory James Lilywhite Melbourne Cricket ENG by 4 wkts

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