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The first overseas cricketers to visit England were a team of Australian Aborigines. They were among the few remaining members of their clans, most having been wiped out by white settlers and imported diseases. Although the quality of their cricket surprised the crowds, they were never paid. They were marketed as racial freaks and only three ever played again. No Aborigine has played for his country since. Written and presented by Mark Whitaker. Producer Mark Whitaker (R)
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