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 Test cricket - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Test matches are a subset of first-class cricket, the form of cricket played over several days and officially declared as First Class by the Association of Cricket Statisticians and Historians.
Similarly, a series of "Test matches" played in Australia between Australia and a World XI in 1971/72 are not considered to have Test status, nor are the Supertests organised by Kerry Packer as part of his World Series Cricket enterprise and played between Australia and Rest of the World teams from 1977 to 1979.
Test cricket's competition structure has evolved somewhat idiosyncratically due to the long match duration, cricket's status as one of the earliest professional spectator sports, and the wide geographical distribution of the teams.
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 History Of Test Cricket (to 1883) - Free English Encyclopedia from Turkcebilgi
Test matches in the 19th century in the period to 1883 were organised somewhat differently from international cricket matches today.
Cricket was very popular in the [United States and [Canada; the match in New York was reportedly watched by 10,000 people, though this may be an exaggeration.
Bannerman scored the first single in Test history off Alfred Shaw's second ball, was dropped on 10, and had scored 27 by the time lunch was taken at 2pm, with the Combined XI 42 for 3.
www.turkcebilgi.com /ansiklopedi/english/History_of_Test_cricket_(to_1883)   (4505 words)

  
 Test Cricket Score   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Many of the rules are adapted from cricket, but Kwik cricket is played with a plastic bat and ball (for obvious safety and physical reasons), and plastic cones to mark the maximum width of a legally bowled ball.
He is the only player in the history of test cricket to score a hundred in each innings of a first class match with the aid of a runner.
It is a persistent urban myth that '9994' is in memory of the life-time test average cricket score (99.94, being 6996 in 80 innings) of Sir Donald Bradman, the great Australian cricketer.
www.your-cricket.co.uk /testcricketscore   (2106 words)

  
 test cricket, Sports, England Guide UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Test reports from around the world, comment, scores and links.
Features test cricket top 10 lists on scores, wickets, catches, and batting and bowling averages
News, fixtures, results, team information and a history of a club dating back to 1871 (five years older than Test cricket and older than eight of the first-class counties
www.englandguide.co.uk /Cricket/test_cricket.asp   (218 words)

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