English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92
English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92The England national cricket team toured Australia and Ceylon in 1891-92.
The team, captained by W G Grace, was organised by Lord Sheffield who later subscribed his famous Sheffield Shield to Australian domestic first-class cricket.
29 matches were played in total, of which 12 were won, two lost and 15 drawn. Eight of the games were first-class including three Tests versus Australia. Australia won the Test series 2-1.
The other five first-class matches were versus New South Wales (twice), South Australia and Victoria (twice).
English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92 Results1st Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 54 runs.
2nd Test at Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 72 runs.
3rd Test at Adelaide Oval – England won by an innings and 230 runs.