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noun

a group of cricket games played between all-star teams of Australia and England to determine the champion.
a similar game or group of games played between all-star teams of other countries.

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Origin of test match

First recorded in 1895–1900
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test match

noun

(in various sports, esp cricket) an international match, esp one of a series
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