Australian cricket team in England in 1896

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The 1896 Australian national cricket team

The Australian cricket team in England in 1896 played 34 first-class matches including 3 Tests.

Test series summary[edit]

England won the Test series 2-1:


As on previous voyages to England, the Australians had a stopover in Colombo and played a match on 1 April at Galle Face Green against a Ceylon team, which was drawn.[1]


  1. ^ "Ceylon v Australians 1896". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 June 2014. (subscription required (help)). 

External links[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 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