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Report of Wellington cricket match, 1860

Report of Wellington cricket match, 1860

This account of a cricket match between the Wellington Hero Cricket Club and Wellington appeared in the Wellington Independent the day after the game. The full description and lyrical writing were typical of the coverage of local cricket games at the time.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Wellington Independent, 10 January 1860, p. 3

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Keith Quinn, 'Sports reporting and commentating - Newspapers to 1930', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/40075/report-of-wellington-cricket-match-1860 (accessed 28 June 2019)

Story by Keith Quinn, published 5 Sep 2013