England tour of Australia 1958/59

Second Test Match

England v New Zealand

At Auckland, March 14, 16, 17, 18

First Test Match

England v New Zealand

At Christchurch, February 27, 28, March 2

Fifth Test Match

Ailing England slump again

England virtually lost before play began for a car accident in which Loader and Statham were hurt ruled these two out of consideration.

Statistics

The Ashes, 1958/59 (England in Australia Tests)

England tour of Australia, Dec 1958 - Feb 1959

Test matches

Ted Dexter kisses his fiancee at Heathrow before leaving for Australia
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Jim Laker and Tony Lock have their tickets inspected before they board a train at St Pancras station on their way to Australia
© PA Photos
Tour Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 13-18, 1959
Australia won by 9 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 30-Feb 5, 1959
Australia won by 10 wickets
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 9-15, 1959
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1958 - Jan 5, 1959
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 5-10, 1958
Australia won by 8 wickets
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