English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92


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English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92

English cricket team in Australia in 1891-92

The 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 1887-88 Results

1st 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

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.