Timeline History

Cricket History Timeline 1871 - 1880



Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births
1871
1872         Birth of Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji


Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji (10 September 18722 April 1933) was an Indian who played for the English cricket team

1873 First regulations restricting county qualifications, often regarded as the official start of the County Championship WG Grace becomes the first player to record 1,000 runs and 100 wickets in a season.
 
1874  
1875   St. John's International Cricket Match, Antigua, Caribbean
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1876      
1877 First cricket Test match

First Test at MCG, played between two teams of eleven (March 15,16,17,19 1877). Australia won by 45 runs
1876-77: England in Australia (1-1)
1878   Edward Pooley completes record 8 stumpings in a cricket match
1879 Leicestershire County Cricket Club formed.

The Sydney Riot of 1879 was one of the earliest riots at an international cricket match. It was sparked by a controversial umpiring decision and some of the players were assaulted
1878-79: England in Australia: Australia won the series 1-0 Fred Spofforth, claimed the first hat trick in Test cricket
1880 English team played the first Test match against Australia in England (1880)


W G Grace played Test cricket against Australia in the 1880s, but he was already past his peak at that stage

1880: Australia in England England won the series 1-0
Year Important events in Cricket Cricket Series Important tournaments Indian captains Indian records in internationals World records Indian domestic records Indian domestic tournament winners Player news player deaths births


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