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Commemorates the Aboriginal cricket team formed in 1866 which toured England in 1868

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.82007
Long: 144.983439
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Sport
Approx. Event Start Date:1866
Approx. Event End Date:1866

Dedication

Front Inscription

In honour of members of the Aboriginal cricket team, formed in Victoria in 1866. Two years later they became the first Australian cricket team to tour England, winning fourteen matches and losing the same number

Source: VMR,RHSV
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