First Tour of England- 1868 Australian Aboriginal cricket team

First Tour of England- 1868 Australian Aboriginal cricket team

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1868 saw 13 Aboriginal cricketers from Victoria’s Western Districts sail from Sydney to become the first Australian team to tour England. Over six gruelling months they played 47 two-day games. At the completion of each game the team was required to give an exhibition of ‘native sports’,…