Dec 21, 2013: England went Down Under with great expectations in 1958, but things went downhill rapidly for them
Fifth Test Match
1960: England virtually lost before play began for a car accident in which Loader and Statham were hurt ruled these two out of consideration.
Fourth Test Match
1960: Australia won by ten wickets and regained the Ashes
Third Test Match
1960: England, knowing that defeat would mean the loss of the Ashes, fought with more spirit after another first-innings breakdown had put them in serious danger, and emerged with an honourable draw.
Second Test Match
1960: England were set back on their heels from the start when Davidson took three wickets in a sensational over and although Statham also bowled finely the tourists never really recovered.
First Test Match
1960: England, contrary to expectations, were beaten