Australia tour of England 1896


Ranji and racism

When KS Ranjitsinhji's selection for England was blocked by the MCC

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The Australians in England, 1896

Though they did not succeed in winning the rubber in the test matches, the Australian team of 1896, had a career of brilliant success

Third Test Match

England v Australia 1896

The third and conquering Test match was preceded by a regrettable incident which for a time caused intense excitement in the cricket world


The Ashes, 1896 (Australia in England Tests)

Australia tour of England, May-Sep 1896

Test matches

Tour Results
South v Australians at Hastings - Sep 3-5, 1896
Match drawn
Thornton's v Australians at Scarborough - Aug 31-Sep 2, 1896
Thornton's won by an innings and 38 runs
Lancashire v Australians at Liverpool - Aug 27-29, 1896
Australians won by 217 runs
Somerset v Australians at Taunton - Aug 24-26, 1896
Match drawn
Gloucs v Australians at Cheltenham - Aug 20-22, 1896
Australians won by an innings and 54 runs
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