England tour of Australia 1876/77

1877

Test cricket's first gambling victim

England's wicketkeeper was missing from the first Test ever in 1877 because he had been arrested after a fight caused by gambling on a game he was umpiring

First Test

Australia v England 1876-77

We apologise but the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of 1878 did not carry a report of this match.

Second Test Match

Australia v England 1876-77

We apologise but the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of 1878 did not carry a report of this match.

Statistics

England in Australia Test Series, 1876/77

England tour of Australia, Mar-Apr 1877

Test matches

Charles Bannerman, the scorer of Test cricket first run and first hundred
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The 1876-77 squad which played the first Test against Australia
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Tour Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Mar 31-Apr 4, 1877
England won by 4 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Mar 15-19, 1877
Australia won by 45 runs
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