The Cremorne streets named after Aussie test cricketers who gave birth to the Ashes legend.

2021-03-27T21:27:37+11:00January 8, 2021|Local History|

Australia and England first met in test match cricket in 1877, but the legend of the Ashes, the symbolic trophy the two teams play for, began on August 29, 1882, after the on-field antics of English captain W.G. Grace so incensed Australian spinner Fred Spofforth, it produced a bowling spell that scorched the oval.