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CRICKET IN AUSTRALIA.

MELBOURNE, December 29.

The first cricket match between the English Eleven and Eighteen of Victoria
was commenced on the Melbourne Cricket ground on Saturday last.

The weather was fine, and the attendance on the ground very numerous.  The
Victorians went first to the wickets, and play closed, ten wickets down, for
244 runs.

Play was resumed to-day, the Victorians in the first innings scoring 267
runs against the English total of 110, MR. W. G. GRACE being not out for 51
runs.

The English team went again to the wickets, MR. GRACE being bowled for 33.

The Victorians won the match in one innings by 20 runs.
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CAPTURE OF THE VIRGINIUS.

HAVANA, December 29.

The Court of Havana has adjudged the Virginius a legal prize.  It is
rumoured that CAPTAIN BURRIEL has been relieved of his command by orders
from Madrid.
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