England Eleven

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Joseph Rowbotham
... MCC in 1856, and also appeared for Sheffield (1854), All England Eleven (1862-1868), The Players (1864-1869), England (1864), Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire (1864), Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire (1872), United North ... He played non first-class cricket for an All England Eleven in 1865 ... Rowbotham was born in Highfield, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England ...
History Of Test Cricket From 1877 To 1883 - Genesis of Test Cricket
... It was not until the 19th century that strong "England" teams began to form ... were many games played by sides designated "England" — "England" vs "Hambledon" and "England" vs "Kent", for instance — but these were not truly representative ... By 1846, however, William Clarke, a bricklayer from Nottingham, had formed the All-England Eleven, a mostly professional team of top cricketers who toured the country ...
Saltergate - Cricket and Other Uses
... teams called Derbyshire or Chesterfield playing against the All-England Eleven from 1858 to 1872 ... Cricket Club played a United South of England Eleven in September 1871 and an All-England Eleven in September 1872 after the move to the New Recreation Ground, Saltergate ... The other opponents were the United North of England Eleven in August 1875, which the UNEE won by 90 runs ...
All-England Cricket Teams - United All-England Eleven (UEE)
... In 1852, several players set up the United All-England Eleven (UEE) as a rival to the AEE ... expanded with the formation of other itinerant elevens, notably the United North of England Eleven (UNEE) and the United South of England Eleven (USEE ... The travelling elevens ran their course over a period of some thirty seasons but interest in them waned as county cricket grew and provided matches with a more ...

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