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CRICKET.

australianTv"south of ENGLAND.

London, June 16. ; The South of England scored 163. Grace played: a vigorous innings for 47, in which he gave three chances. W. W. Read scored 90 in brilliant style, not giving , a -chance till he reached 80. Beyond these two the batting was of a feeble character, he rest of the team only, making 16 off ; the bat'between them. Turner obtained three wickets for 50, and'Ferris six for 88. Bkckham stumped threfe, and caught one. The Australians at the close of, the day lost seven, wickets for 53—Lyons 12, - Murdoch. 6, Blackham (not out) 25. Lohmann and Martin were both in capital j form with the ball," "and the wicket was slow' arid • rather. '■ difficult. Jones and uCharltonirenot'playirig. Murdoch had his leg injured while trying to stop a terrific drive. The batting averages of the Australian cricketers so far are:—Gregory 25, Trott SI, Murdoch 19, Ferris and Lyons 18, Turner 17,!Blackham, 15*5. - (Received June 18, 12.30 p.m.) :, :■ > London, June 17. The Australians first innings closed for 113 runs; Blackham increased his score to 66, and Walters made 28. In the second innings, the South of England have two wickets down for 59. Redcliffe made twelve. .. ; ' London, June 17. . ;The Surrey County Committee entertained the Australian team at a banquet, Lord Oxenbridge presiding.

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CRICKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2444, 18 June 1890

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CRICKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2444, 18 June 1890

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