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First cricket test match in England

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First cricket test match in England

Event  From 6/9/1880  To 8/9/1880

Categories: Sport / Games

Played between national teams, test matches are the longest and considered to be the highest standard. The first 3 officially recognised test matches took place in in Melbourne, Australia, in: 1877, 1877, 1879, between England and Australia, and were won by: Aus, Eng, Aus. The 3rd test, and the first played in England, took place at The Oval, 6-8 September 1880, and was won by England. Our picture shows the England team with W. G. Grace seated centre.

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