Henry Holroyd and Australian cricket

Henry Holroyd, a British nobleman, was a keen cricketer and sponsor of the game who arranged for tours of Australia by England in the late 1800s, and in 1891-92, he even made a donation of a large sum of 150 pounds to the New South Wales Cricket Association for development of cricket in Australia. He was known as Viscount Pevensey, but later became the 3rd Earl of what?

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Sheffield. The donation helped start the Sheffield Shield cricket competition in Australia.

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