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Sheffield born, Sam Wright was brought to the USA in his twenties in 1837 as a groundsman for St George's CC and he fulfilled that role for 32 years. In that time he laid out three grounds for the club, including the one which hosted the first international between USA and Canada in 1844 (in which Wright also played). A middle-order batsman, he took part in the first seven such internationals, and in 1859 twice played against George Parr's touring side. His sons - Harry and George - were both cricketers - they were good enough to represent USA - who became baseball professionals, while his grandson, Beals Wright, was a leading tennis player who won a gold medal at the 1904 Olympics.
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
Josh Hazlewood has been on Australian cricket's radar since he was a teenager. The player that made a Test debut at the Gabba was a much-improved version of the tearaway from 2010
Turning your back on a system that the whole cricketing world wants a discussion on, refusing to discuss it because it is not 100%, is not good enough
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test