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Donald Trelford

WG Grace

More than one amazing Grace

This column is dedicated, not to W G Grace, whose 150th anniversary has been celebrated elsewhere, but to his brothers, who have received less than their share of reflected glory

England v Australia, only Test, The Oval

England squeeze home in country's first Test

The hastily-arranged match between the Australians and an England XI captained by Lord Harris, now deemed to be the first Test staged in England, was won by the home side but produced a thrilling contest which ebbed and flowed to the end