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Cricket Awards and Rankings: The Ashes, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, Wisden Cricketers of the Year

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Published August 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781157063131
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44 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: The Ashes, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, Wisden Cricketers of the Year, List ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: The Ashes, Border-Gavaskar Trophy, ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, Wisden Cricketers of the Year, List of Ricky Pontings achievements and statistics, Wisden 100, List of ODI awards for Sachin Tendulkar, Cricket rating systems, 2009 ICC Awards, Walter Lawrence Trophy, NBC Denis Compton Award, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, ICC Player Rankings, 2010 ICC Awards, PCA Player of the Year, Australian Cricket Hall of Fame, Six Giants of the Wisden Century, Cricket Writers Club Young Cricketer of the Year, Allan Border Medal, Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, 2004 ICC Awards, Young Wisden Schools Cricketer of the Year, CEAT Cricket Ratings, ESPN Legends of Cricket, Rediff cricket rankings, Nissar Trophy, Golden Bails Award, Bronze Bails Award, AQB Sports Ratings, Compton-Miller medal, Simon Trophy, Wisden Cricketers of the Century, Wisden Australias Cricketer of the Year, McGilvray Medal, Australian Cricket Board Team of the Century, Kendall Cup. Excerpt: The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. It is one of the most celebrated rivalries in international cricket and dates back to 1882. It is currently played biennially, alternately in the United Kingdom and Australia. Cricket being a summer sport, and the venues being in opposite hemispheres, the break between series alternates between 18 and 30 months. A series of The Ashes comprises five Test matches, two innings per match, under the regular rules for Test match cricket. If a series is drawn then the country already holding the Ashes retains them. The series is named after a satirical obituary published in a British newspaper, The Sporting Times, in 1882 after a match at The Oval in which Australia beat England on an English ground for the first time. The obituary stated that English cricket had died, and the body will be cremated and the a...