United States cricket team in Canada in 1845
The United States cricket team in Canada in 1845 was the second to visit another country following Canada's visit to the USA in 1844.
Canada scored 80 in their first innings with a top score of 29 by C J Birch while Henry Groom captured 5 wickets. USA replied with 79, George Sharpe taking 6 wickets, but Canada improved in the second innings and made 135, a good score in the contemporary conditions. Sharpe, making a fine all-round contribution, scored 31 and Lieutenant Hornby scored 35. Groom took another four wickets. Needing 137 to win, USA could only manage 75 after D Winckworth took eight wickets.
- Canada v USA 1845 – scorecard, CricketArchive. Retrieved on 27 November 2010.
- Rowland Bowen, Cricket: A History of its Growth and Development, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970
- Roy Morgan, Encyclopedia of World Cricket, SportsBooks Ltd, 2007
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