Ashes cricket

ASHES SERIES HISTORY

The Ashes were inspired by a Victorian joke. The following day, Australia defeated England in a test match at the Oval in 1882. ‘In loving memory of English cricket, which died at the Oval on August 29, 1882, and was deeply lamented by a large circle of bereaved friends and acquaintances.’ RIP. Nota bene: The …

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