England national cricket team
group and cricket club
Commemorated on 2 plaques
This plaque honours the loss England suffered against Australia at The Oval in 1882 as the birth of 'The Ashes' The Sporting Times printed an obituary of the death of English cricket "The body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia"
Hobbs Gate, The Oval, Kennington Oval, London, United Kingdom where it played (1882)
This plaque honours the match played between England and Australia at The Oval, from the 6th-8th September 1880 the first test match on English soil England won by five wickets W. G. Grace scored 152, becoming England's first centurion
Hobbs Gate, The Oval, Kennington Oval, London, United Kingdom where it played (1880)