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Test player Charlie Macartney showing first Australian women's Test captain a batting grip in 1934 as part of a charity match where he captained a men's side against the Kuring-gai women's club to raise funds for the first women's Test series.

Macartney actually did quite a bit to support the women's game which is pretty wholesome! Bowled a ball at the opening of the first women's cricket school to 'inaugurate' the nets at an event as well.
 

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Test player Charlie Macartney showing first Australian women's Test captain a batting grip in 1934 as part of a charity match where he captained a men's side against the Kuring-gai women's club to raise funds for the first women's Test series.

Macartney actually did quite a bit to support the women's game which is pretty wholesome! Bowled a ball at the opening of the first women's cricket school to 'inaugurate' the nets at an event as well.
Just a shame about the quality, if taken 50-odd years later it might have looked more like this glorious photo of a similar genre:

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Looking fit for the silver screen there is of course the immaculately moustached Gordon Greenidge, alongside Lindsay Reeler beneath her typical blonde bob (a style carried on by some of her successors, primarily Sophie Molineux, to this day).

In the back is Lyn Larsen (Aus captain at the time) and next to her is Denise Annetts nigh on swooning like a school girl. Despite averaging 82 in a 10-Test career, Annetts would achieve more fame/infamy upon her axing from the national team--a decision she claimed was punishment for not being a lesbian! Truth is she was dropped because of a poor World Cup campaign in '93, thus her accusation did not need to be treated with dignity (and wasn't afforded any by Belinda Clark, for example, who was quoted as saying "I'd actually like to slap her around a bit").
 

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In the back is Lyn Larsen (Aus captain at the time) and next to her is Denise Annetts nigh on swooning like a school girl. Despite averaging 82 in a 10-Test career, Annetts would achieve more fame/infamy upon her axing from the national team--a decision she claimed was punishment for not being a lesbian! Truth is she was dropped because of a poor World Cup campaign in '93, thus her accusation did not need to be treated with dignity (and wasn't afforded any by Belinda Clark, for example, who was quoted as saying "I'd actually like to slap her around a bit").
You'd think even with a "poor campaign", having an average of 82 would buy you a bit of time before being axed!

It does at least suggest that there was something other than pure numbers/form to result in her being pushed out....
 

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You'd think even with a "poor campaign", having an average of 82 would buy you a bit of time before being axed!

It does at least suggest that there was something other than pure numbers/form to result in her being pushed out....
Women's Tests are exceptionally rare though, Perry's played for like ten years and only has eight. ODI is the 'main' format for women's international cricket which selection is built on.
 

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In memory of Ezra Mosely, with guest appearance by Richie Richardson's hat. I can't find the picture online but Richardson's pen picture in the 1983/84 ABC Cricket Book has him wearing a baggy green that was supposedly Greg Chappell's which he'd swapped with Vib Richards who lent it to him to bat in.
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Got this one from stump to stump today. https://stumptostump.com/easternsuburbscricketclub-o__ZTrh/thatbigcoverdrivebygreigheeded-s__fdOh

Tony Greig and Bob Simpson exchanging team sheets in 1976 before a Sydney grade match between Waverley and Western Suburbs in front of the old Waverley Oval stand.

Both had captained their countries at this point, and I'm pretty sure this would be the only time in Australian club history two players who had captained England and Australia squared off against each other*. Andrew Strauss played in Sydney in 1998 (and possibly in Adelaide after but not sure) and Kevin Pietersen did the same in 2002/03 so half a chance they would have played against Mark Taylor, Steve Waugh or Michael Clarke, but it was several years before either would captain England (or Australia in Clarke's case).

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* I don't know this for sure, but Greigy was one of the first high profile internationals to come out and play club cricket in Australia, so I can't think of another potential instance.
 

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Graeme Watson being helped off the MCG after being struck by a delivery from Peter Pollock in the 1971-72 Rest of the World series. Obviously this would have been extremely unpleasant for Watson, but then again how many can claim they were carried off a cricket ground by Garfield Sobers? (Along with Intikhab Alam, Tony Greig and Farohk Engineer).

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The England football team playing a game of cricket on a day off during the 1966 World Cup

Batting is the legendary Sir Bobby Charlton who up until recently was England's all time highest goalscorer. The wicketkeeper is Martin Peters who went on to score a goal in the World Cup Final. Captain Bobby Moore who would go on to lift the World Cup trophy is lying in the background.

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Great stuff from the Don - going with the 'git gud' lines as early as 1994 :D
 

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