England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia 1970/71

1971

The end of a Victorian hero

In 1971 Bill Lawry became the first Australian captain to be sacked in the middle of a series ... and he paid the price for negativity and daring to challenge the authority of the Australian board

One-Day International

England v Australia 1970-71

The Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of 1972 did not carry a report of this match, as at the time it was thought to have been a one-off arrangement

Second Test Match

NEW ZEALAND v. ENGLAND

At Auckland, March 6, 7, 8, 9

Statistics

The Ashes, 1970/71 (England in Australia Tests)

England in Australia ODI Match, 1970/71

England tour of Australia, Oct 1970 - Feb 1971

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Commentator Brian Johnston conducts the victorious England squad in a rendition of "The Ashes Song" at the Decca studio in London
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Brian Johnston conducts the English team in a rendition of 'The Ashes Song'
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Brian Johnston conducts the England cricket team in a rendition of 'The Ashes Song'
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Terry Jenner is struck on the head off a ball from John Snow
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A member of the crowd has a heated exchange with John Snow
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A member of the crowd has an altercation with John Snow
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Tour Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 12-17, 1971
England won by 62 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 29-Feb 3, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 21-26, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 9-14, 1971
England won by 299 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 5, 1971
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1970 - Jan 5, 1971
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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