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Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia

Australian captain Greg Chappell's baggy green cap from the 1982/83 Test season. Photo: Adrian Murrell, Getty Images.

The Australian cricket exhibition, on display in the Journeys gallery until 2013, reveals how the game of cricket has connected Australia to the world.

The Cricketing Journeys to and from Australia website explores the objects on display in the gallery and traces the stories of players who have participated in the transnational cricket community over 150 years.

Explore the HTML version

Use the navigational links on the right to explore the HTML version of Cricketing Journeys starting with Bransby Cooper's medallion.

Explore the Flash interactive

Launch the Cricketing Journeys Flash interactive
(Flash 10 compatible – download Flash)



Pictured above: Australian captain Greg Chappell's baggy green cap from the 1982/83 Test season. Photo: Adrian Murrell, Getty Images.

The 'baggy green' is a green flannel cricket cap embroidered with an unofficial Australian coat of arms. Australian Test cricketers have worn the cap since the 1900s, but in the last few decades it has grown in significance to become a symbol of patriotism, tradition and team solidarity.