Australian Cricket has a history spanning over 200 years. The earliest reports of the sport in Australia appeared in the Sydney Gazette - the first newspap...
The History of Australian cricket begins over 210 years ago. The first recorded cricket match in Australia took place in Sydney in December 1803 and a report in the Sydney Gazette on 8 January 1804 suggested that cricket was already well established in the infant colony. By 1826, clubs including the Currency Cricket Club, the Military Cricket Club and the Australian Cricket Club had been formed. Hyde Park and the Racecourse were the venue for these organised matches. The formation of clubs in Va
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Our History. The first central administrative body for cricket in Australia was established in March 1892. The first central administrative body for cricket in Australia was established in March 1892, when delegates from the state associations of New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria established the Australasian Cricket Council.
The first recorded cricket match in Australia took place in Sydney in December 1803 and a report in the Sydney Gazette on 8 January 1804 suggested that cricket was already well established in the infant colony.
Cricket Australia. ‘The long term future of the game is dependent upon embracing all people irrespective of their age, gender, race, religion or ability’.1. Much more than a game. C. ricket is very much a world game. The International Cricket Council was founded in 1909 by Australia, England and South Africa.
The origin of Australian cricket can be traced back to 1877 when for the first time the country played as a team in the Test match against colonial masters, England. The match heralded the rise of a new and strong cricketing nation by the name of Australia and a team which would go on to become the strongest of all teams in the history of the game.
A colony of the British Empire in the 19th century and prior, cricket was introduced quite early in Australia and grew in popularity, but modern Australian cricket developed well over a century, as described in the timeline. 1803: First recorded match played in Sydney. 1868: First Australian team to tour abroad (England).
The first Australian cricket was composed of Aborigines selected from western Victoria and coached by the founder of Australian football, Tom Wills. In 1868, 14 players left for England. Upon arrival in England, the The Times described the tourists as,