The Ashes 1890

Result - England 2-0 (2)

So you're not a keeper?

Today any failed selection is called a blunder. But back in 1890, in a case of mistaken identity, Australia picked a batsman as their reserve gloveman for the tour of England

Statistics

The Ashes, 1890 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, Jul-Aug 1890

Test matches

Series Results
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 25-27, 1890
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 11-12, 1890
England won by 2 wickets
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 21-23, 1890
England won by 7 wickets
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