The Ashes 1950/51

Result - Australia 4-1 (5)


One drink too many

When two nights out on the town cost Bill Edrich three years of his Test career


The Ashes, 1950/51 (England in Australia Tests)

England tour of Australia, Oct 1950 - Feb 1951

Test matches

Australian players grab the stumps as souvenirs after beating England by 70 runs
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Sam Loxton takes a catch to dismiss Freddie Brown off the bowling of Jack Iverson
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Arthur Morris is caught by Trevor Bailey off Alec Bedser
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Series Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 23-28, 1951
England won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Feb 2-8, 1951
Australia won by 274 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 5-9, 1951
Australia won by an innings and 13 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 22-27, 1950
Australia won by 28 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 1-5, 1950
Australia won by 70 runs
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