Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Guess this Winner's Keeper

Guess Which CUP is this

Take a clue from the writing

Clue 1 :It is the prize for one of international sport's most celebrated rivalries and dates back to 1882.

Clue 2 : It was gift to the England Captain IVO BLIGH by a group of Melbourne women.
Read the document on the right of the cup to help you to guess

Ans : Its the Ashes Trophy.
The series is named after a satirical obituary published in an English newspaper, The Sporting Times, in 1882 after the match at The Oval in which Australia beat England on an English ground for the first time.(As seen iin the picture) The obituary stated that English cricket had died, and the body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Australia. The English media then dubbed the next English tour to Australia (1882–83) as the quest to regain The Ashes.