Wisden Cricketer / Players / Yabba

Yabba      

Full name Stephen Harold Gascoigne

Born March 19, 1878, Redfern, Sydney

Died January 8, 1942, Lidcombe, Sydney (aged 63 years 295 days)

Stephen Harold Gascoigne
Profile

Nicknamed Yabba as a child because he was a "bit of a talker", he found fame as one of the game's most original barrackers. Tall and well built, he was a rabbit seller who the Sydney Morning Herald wrote "could be seen with his little pony and two-wheeled cart, driving round Balmain and the neighbouring suburbs, loudly calling out, 'Rabbo, wild rabbo !' in a voice that could be heard a mile away!"

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Sep 5, 2015

Stephen Harold Gascoigne, aka Yabba, the legendary barracker, Sydney, July 28, 2009

Stephen Harold Gascoigne, aka Yabba, the legendary barracker

© Getty Images

Dec 1, 1932

Yabba doing his day job, 1932

Yabba doing his day job

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Country Fixtures Country Results
West Indies v Australia at Providence
Jun 5, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Providence
Jun 7, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Basseterre
Jun 11, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
West Indies v Australia at Basseterre
Jun 13, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Australia v South Africa at Bridgetown
Jun 19, 2016 (13:00 local | 17:00 GMT | 13:00 EDT | 12:00 CDT | 10:00 PDT)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
  • No stories yet
News | Features Last 3 days