Wembley Park Cricket Club

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Wembley Park Cricket Club made just one appearance in first-class cricket,[1] when they played the touring Australians during their 1896 tour of England. The Australians won the match by 135 runs.[2] The club was based at Wembley Park Cricket Ground, Wembley Park, which is today covered by the Wembley Stadium complex.

Squad for the match against the Australians[edit]

The following players were in the XI that played the Australians:

Match scorecard[edit]

Australians 106 & 131 Australians won by 135 runs [3]

Syd Gregory 26
Frederick Spofforth 6/49

Syd Gregory 43
Frederick Spofforth 5/51

Wembley Park Cricket Ground, Wembley, England
Umpires: Dick Barlow and William West

Wembley Park 65 & 37

Harry Pickett 20
George Giffen 6/20

Evan Nepean 12
Harry Trott 4/18

References[edit]