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Scorecard Summary

ENGLAND 113(54 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 256(159.3 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

ENGLAND 160(83 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

AUSTRALIA 19/0(2.3 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

England tour of Australia 1878-79 News

  • A familar tale of riots and betting

    At Sydney in February 1879, pitch invasions, assaults and stories of behind-the-scenes gambling led to the cancallation of what would have been cricket's fourth Test