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FIRST CRICKET TEST MATCH 1877

FIRST CRICKET TEST MATCH 1877

The term ‘Test’ is thought to have originated from the perception that matches between Australia and England’s representative teams were a “test of cricketing strength and competence.” The sun shone brightly in the afternoon as the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground  prepared for one of the most historic moments in cricket history. England travelled to Australia in 1877 to compete in the first international test match of cricket. The game was held at …

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