England tour of Australia 1974/75


Shell-shocked and bloodied

England arrived in Australia full of hope... and left routed, battered and bewildered


The captain who dropped himself

We look back to when Mike Denness, England's captain on a particularly unsuccessful Ashes tour, dropped himself

New Zealand v England 1974-75

At Wellington, March 9


The Ashes, 1974/75 (England in Australia Tests)

England in Australia ODI Match, 1974/75

England tour of Australia, Nov 1974 - Feb 1975

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Cover of Assault On The Ashes by Christopher Martin-Jenkins
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Fred Titmus falls to the ground after being hit by Jeff Thomson
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Colin Cowdrey takes guard at Perth days after flying to Australia
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Sending out an SOS: Colin Cowdrey leaves for Australia
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Tour Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 8-13, 1975
England won by an innings and 4 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 25-30, 1975
Australia won by 163 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 4-9, 1975
Australia won by 171 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1, 1975
England won by 3 wickets (with 23 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26-31, 1974
Match drawn
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