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Test Cricket
Test cricket
Test cricket
is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.[1][2] Test matches are played between national representative teams with "Test status", as determined and conferred by the International Cricket
Cricket
Council (ICC). The two teams of 11 players play a four-innings match, which may last up to five days (or longer in some historical cases)
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All-Ireland
All- Ireland
Ireland
is an attributive term which emphasises the whole of the island of Ireland. It contrasts with terms such as Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland, which apply only to specific jurisdictions on the island. All- Ireland
Ireland
is most frequently used to refer to sporting teams or events which apply to the whole island, but also has related meanings in politics and religion.Contents1 In sports 2 In religion 3 In politics 4 ReferencesIn sports[edit] See also: All- Ireland
Ireland
championships (other) Many but far from all sports are organised on an all-Ireland basis.[1][not in citation given] "All-Ireland" is often used as an abbreviation of All-Ireland Championship, held by sports organised on All- Ireland
Ireland
basis
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Bangladesh Liberation War
Provisional Government of Bangladesh Mukti Bahini India Indian Armed Forces (3–16 December 1971) Pakistan Govt. of East Pakistan Pakistan
Pakistan
Armed ForcesParamilitary forces:Jamaat-e-Islami Nagorik Shanti Committee Razakars Al-Badr Al-ShamsCommanders and leaders Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (President of Provisional Government of Bangladesh) Tajuddin Ahmad (Prime Minister of Provisional Government of Bangladesh) M. A. G. Osmani (Cdr-in-C, Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Forces) Maj. K.M. Shafiullah (Commander, S Force) Maj. Ziaur Rahman (Commander, Z Force) Maj. Khaled Mosharraf (Commander, K Force) V. V. Giri (President of India) Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister of India) Swaran Singh (External Minister of India) Gen Sam Manekshaw (Chief of Army Staff) Lt.Gen J.S
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Partition Of India
The Partition of India
India
was the division of British India[a] in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India
India
and Pakistan.[1] The Dominion
Dominion
of India
India
is today the Republic of India, and the Dominion
Dominion
of Pakistan
Pakistan
is today the Islamic Republic
Islamic Republic
of Pakistan
Pakistan
and the People's Republic of Bangladesh. The partition involved the division of three provinces, Assam, Bengal
Bengal
and the Punjab, based on district-wide Hindu
Hindu
or Muslim
Muslim
majorities
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England And Wales
England
England
and Wales
Wales
(Welsh: Cymru a Lloegr) is a legal jurisdiction covering England
England
and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom. " England
England
and Wales" forms the constitutional successor to the former Kingdom of England
England
and follows a single legal system, known as English law. The devolved National Assembly for Wales
Wales
(Welsh: Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) was created in 1999 by the Parliament of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
under the Government of Wales
Wales
Act 1998 and provides a degree of self-government in Wales. The powers of the Assembly were expanded by the Government of Wales
Wales
Act 2006, which allows it to pass its own laws, and the Act also formally separated the Welsh Government from the Assembly
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Kerry Packer
Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer, AC (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian media tycoon. The Packer family company owned a controlling interest in both the Nine television network and leading Australian publishing company Australian Consolidated Press, which were later merged to form Publishing and Broadcasting Limited
Publishing and Broadcasting Limited
(PBL). Outside Australia, Packer was best known for founding World Series Cricket. At the time of his death, Packer was the richest and one of the most influential men in Australia
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West Indies
The West Indies
West Indies
or the Caribbean
Caribbean
Basin is a region of the North Atlantic
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
(or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom. It is considered the world's most famous sports reference book.[1] The description "bible of cricket" was first used in the 1930s by Alec Waugh
Alec Waugh
in a review for the London Mercury.[2] In October 2013, an all-time Test World XI was announced to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.[3][4][5][6] In 1998, an Australian edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
was launched
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Adelaide
Adelaide
Adelaide
(/ˈædəleɪd/ ( listen) AD-ə-layd)[8] is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. In June 2016, Adelaide
Adelaide
had an estimated resident population of 1,324,279.[1] Adelaide
Adelaide
is home to more than 75 percent of the South Australian population, making it the most centralised population of any state in Australia. Adelaide
Adelaide
is north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide
Adelaide
Plains between the Gulf St Vincent
Gulf St Vincent
and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges
Mount Lofty Ranges
which surround the city
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Apartheid
Apartheid
Apartheid
(South African English pronunciation: /əˈpɑːrteɪd/; Afrikaans: [aˈpartɦəit], lit. "separateness") was a system of institutionalised racial segregation and discrimination that existed in South Africa
South Africa
between 1948 and 1994. The system was based on white supremacy and the repression of the black majority (Africans, coloureds and Asian South Africans) for the benefit of the politically and economically dominant Afrikaners
Afrikaners
and other whites
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English Cricket Team In Australia In 1891–92
The England national cricket team
England national cricket team
toured Australia
Australia
and Ceylon
Ceylon
in 1891-92. The team, captained by W G Grace, was organised by Lord Sheffield who later subscribed the Sheffield Shield
Sheffield Shield
to Australian domestic first-class cricket. 29 matches were played in total, of which 12 were won, two lost and 15 drawn. Eight of the games were first-class including three Tests versus Australia
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English Cricket Team In The West Indies In 1929–30
The England national cricket team
England national cricket team
toured the West Indies
West Indies
from January to April 1930 and played a four-match Test series against the West Indies cricket team which was drawn 1–1
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Bill Frindall
William Howard "Bill" Frindall, MBE (3 March 1939 – 29 January 2009)[1] was an English cricket scorer and statistician. He was familiar to cricket followers as a member of the Test Match Special commentary team on BBC
BBC
radio. Nicknamed the Bearded Wonder (shortened to Bearders) by Brian Johnston
Brian Johnston
for his ability to research the most obscure cricketing facts in moments, while continuing to keep perfect scorecards and because he had a beard.[2][1] Angus Fraser described Frindall as "the doyen of cricket scorers" in his obituary in The Independent.[3]Contents1 Early life 2 Cricket
Cricket
player 3 TMS scorer 4 Opinions 5 Publications 6 Honours and awards 7 Personal life 8 Death 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Frindall was born in Epsom, Surrey and named after Victorian journalist William Howard Russell
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World Series Cricket
World Series Cricket
Cricket
(WSC) was a break away professional cricket competition staged between 1977 and 1979 and organised by Kerry Packer for his Australian television network, Nine Network. The matches ran in opposition to established international cricket
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History Of Cricket (1726–1763)
The years from 1726 to 1763 are the period in which cricket established itself as a leading sport in London
London
and the south-eastern counties of England. In 1726, it was already a thriving sport in the south east and, though limited by the constraints of travel at the time, it was slowly gaining adherents in other parts of England, its growth accelerating with references being found in many counties to 1763. Having been essentially a rural pastime for well over a century before the Restoration in 1660, cricket became a focus for wealthy patrons and gamblers whose interests were to fund its growth throughout the 18th century
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Day/night Cricket
Day/night cricket, also known as Floodlit cricket is a cricket match that is played either totally, or more usually partially, under floodlights in the evening. The first regular cricket to be played under floodlights occurred during World Series Cricket, unsanctioned by the International Cricket
Cricket
Council, attracting large crowds to see some of the world's best players compete in Australia and the West Indies. In 1979, when the ICC and World Series Cricket
Cricket
came to an understanding, the first floodlit One Day International
One Day International
was played, also in Australia
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