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Australian cricket team in England in 1896


Australian cricket team in England in 1896

The 1896 Australian national cricket team

The Australian cricket team in England in 1896 played 34 first-class matches including 3 Tests.


  • Test series summary 1
  • Ceylon 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4
  • Annual reviews 5
  • Further reading 6

Test series summary

England won the Test series 2-1:


As on previous voyages to England, the Australians had a stopover in Colombo and played a match on 1 April at Galle Face Green against a Ceylon team, which was drawn.[1]


  1. ^ "Ceylon v Australians 1896". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 June 2014. 

External links

  • CricketArchive – tour summaries

Annual reviews

Further reading

  • Bill Frindall, The Wisden Book of Test Cricket 1877-1978, Wisden, 1979
  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993
  • Ray Robinson, On Top Down Under, Cassell, 1975
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