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...
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 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
The history of first inter-colonial cricket match in Australia is traced in 1851 when a team from Victoria went to Tasmania. The match was played in Launceston Racecourse on 11th and 12th February,...
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.
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.
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,
cricket, England ’s national summer sport, which is now played throughout the world, particularly in Australia, India, Pakistan, the West Indies, and the British Isles. Cricket is played with a bat and ball and involves two competing sides (teams) of 11 players. The field is oval with a rectangular area in the middle, known as the pitch, that is 22 yards (20.12 metres) by 10 feet (3.04 metres) wide.