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Australian cricket team in England in 1890


Australian cricket team in England in 1890

The 1890 Australian national cricket team

The Australian cricket team in England in 1890 played 34 first-class matches including 2 Tests (a third Test was abandoned due to bad weather without play ever starting).


  • 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 2-0:


As in 1884, the Australians had stopovers in Colombo en route and on the return voyage they played a match at Galle Face Green against the Ceylon national team, though it was not a first-class fixture at that time. The match was drawn.[1]


  1. ^ "Australia in England 1890". 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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