The Birth of the Ashes – The Amazing Story of the First Ashes Test

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Author(s): Christopher Hilton

SKU: 9781859835234 Barcode: 9781859835234

This well-researched title which tells the tale of the Oval Test match held in 1882 which saw an Australian team beat the English team, a feat which initiated one of the most celebrated rivalries in World Cricket which is still played out biennially to this day. The book also tells of the subsequent tour of Australia by the England cricket team in 1882-83 which successfully reclaimed the Ashes. Published in 2006.

Size: 159mm x 235mm – 176 pages.