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POSTPONEMENT OF THE CRICKET MATCH.

[BY 1 ELEGRAPH. ] [BY OUB SPECIAL REPORTER,] Christchurch, To-day. Much disappointment was experienced here this morning when it became apparent that the match All England Eleven r. Canterbury Eighteen could not take place on account of the unfavorable weather. Heavy rain from the south-west :ommenced last night, and at the moment of my despatching this message i(j is coming down in torrents, with n|ot the slightest likelihood of its clearing up to-day. The ground, which jyesterday was in excellent conditioji, is, as may be imagined, totally unfit for play ; indeed, if the weather does not soon moderate, it will be impossible to commence the match to-morrovi'. It is rumoured that, in view of the {state of the wicket, the Englishmen decided to remain here till Wednesday, in which case the match will not: be commenced till Monday, i

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POSTPONEMENT OF THE CRICKET MATCH., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 539, 20 January 1882

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POSTPONEMENT OF THE CRICKET MATCH. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 539, 20 January 1882

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