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Test Cricket Centenary : 25-June-2012
Test Cricket Centenary : 25-June-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Bronze plaque with reliefs of MCC badge, a kangaroo and lion and cricket stump, bats and ball commemorates the first Test Match held in 1877 and the Centenary test in 1977

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
Actual Event STart Date:15-March-1877
Actual Event End Date:12-March-1977

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 17th March, 1977
Front Inscription

This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty the Queen on 17th March, 1977, to commemorate the centenary of Test Cricket.

Both the 1st and 226th (Centenary) Australia - England Test matches were played on this ground commencing 15th March, 1877, & 12th March, 1977 respectively

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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