New York, 1897

P. F. Warner’s English team watch their fellows bat against a mainly English-born team at Staten Island, New York in September 1897. The visiting ‘batters’ made enough runs on a powdery pitch to win the match.

Image and info sourced from Pageant of Cricket by David Frith. (MacMillan, Australia, 1987)

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