English cricket team in Australia in 1891–92
Test series summary
- 1st Test @ Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia won by 54 runs
- 2nd Test @ Sydney Cricket Ground – Australia won by 72 runs
- 3rd Test @ Adelaide Oval – England won by an innings and 230 runs
England was captained by W G Grace and had Gregor MacGregor as its specialist wicket-keeper, the other players being Johnny Briggs, Bobby Peel, Andrew Stoddart, Bobby Abel, Maurice Read, George Lohmann, William Attewell, John Sharpe, George Bean and Hylton Philipson.
Australia was captained by Jack Blackham who was also its wicket-keeper. Other players to represent Australia were Alec Bannerman, George Giffen, Jack Lyons, William Bruce, Charlie Turner, Harry Moses, Harry Trott, Bob McLeod, Harry Donnan, Sydney Callaway, Walter Giffen, Syd Gregory.
The team used Colombo as a stopover during its long sea voyage and played a match in October 1891 on Galle Face Green against a local side that was not first-class. This was the third time that an English cricket team had visited Ceylon.
- "Ceylon v Lord Sheffield's XI 1891". CricketArchive. Retrieved 24 June 2014.