Australia in South Africa Test Series 1969/70

Result - South Africa 4-0 (4)

South Africa's invincibles

The last time South Africa beat Australia at home was nearly 44 years ago. Four protagonists from the series remember those heady days

The emperor reigns at Kingsmead

Batting with the prodigiously talented young Barry Richards at Kingsmead in 1970, Graeme Pollock stepped up his game; the Aussies barely survived to tell the tale

When Lawry's Australians paid it forward

Forty years ago, Australia's cricketers undertook back-to-back Test tours, just like now. If it wasn't for the shabby treatment they received back then, their modern counterparts might not have had it as good as they do

Statistics

Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1969/70

Australia tour of South Africa, Jan-Mar 1970

Test matches

Barry Richards hooks Alan Connolly on his way to a hundred
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Ali Bacher is chaired from the field after the win in Johannesburg
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Keith Stackpole is caught by Denis Lindsay off Mike Procter for 1
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Mike Procter bowling in the third Test
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Ali Bacher and Bill Lawry toss at the start of the 3rd Test
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Graeme Pollock is congratulated by Dudley Nourse
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Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Mar 5-10, 1970
South Africa won by 323 runs
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Feb 19-24, 1970
South Africa won by 307 runs
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Feb 5-9, 1970
South Africa won by an innings and 129 runs
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Jan 22-27, 1970
South Africa won by 170 runs
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