Shared Photo: 1890 Australia national cricket team

+9 votes

Am I the only one who doesn't understand cricket? I do like the whites they wear though. (not my photo)

I wanted to share this family photo of John Blackham with the community. Location: unknown. Date: unknown.
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in Photos by Deb Durham G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
we don't like cricket, we love it.
You only got away with that comment because you are anonymous. Lol.

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I guess I didn't realize that cricket went back to 1890. And here I am looking at the National Champions.

They are very relaxed and look satisfied with themselves. Well, I guess they should be. They are the Champions. What an ornate background that is also.

And I would love to know who the guy is in the black and white striped top?  

I have to say that I love the three hats on the men in the back row.

What a great picture.

Thank you for sharing, Deb.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.7m points)
selected by Susan Laursen
Thank you for selecting my answer, once again, Susan. You are the best!
+8 votes
I have never understood cricket! But I guess that is what folks across the Pond think about baseball.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.5m points)
I imagine baseball could be pretty complicated for someone who was not familiar with it.
It was a lot easier to understand in the 60s than now.
+6 votes
What a fantastic photo of the cricket team I love the outfit they have on, also the people behind the players the photo are really amazing a treasure

The hat the have on

Thank you Deb for sharing this wonderful photo amazing photo I really love it
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.9m points)
+5 votes
This is a fabulous photo!  Look at all of those mustaches.

Thanks for sharing your treasure with us., Deb.

All the best, Janet
by Janet Clifton G2G6 Mach 5 (55.8k points)

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