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date: 29 October 2020

Captains of the England cricket teamlocked

(1877–2016)

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In 1846 William Clarke (1798–1856) created an All England eleven, which played fixtures against local teams in England comprising larger numbers of players. In 1859 Clarke's successor, George Parr (1826–1891), led an England eleven on a tour of Canada and the United States. The first international match between ...

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