Australia defeats Britain in cricket at The Oval

Black and white photograph of the Kennington Oval, taken in 1891

On 29 August 1882, map iconAustralia's cricket team defeated the British team at The Oval, the international cricket ground in London.

Image: Scanned photograph from "Cricket," by WG Grace, 1891, courtesy of the Wikimedia Commons. This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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