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1975

The captain who dropped himself

Dec 12, 2009: We look back to when Mike Denness, England's captain on a particularly unsuccessful Ashes tour, dropped himself

Martin Williamson

New Zealand v England 1974-75

1976: At Wellington, March 9

New Zealand v England 1974-75

1976: At Dunedin, March 8, Drawn

Tests: Australia 4 England 1, ODIs: Australia 0 England 1

MCC in Australia and New Zealand, 1974-75

1976: An unpleasant surprise was in store for M.C.C on their eighth post-war tour of Australia

Second Test Match

New Zealand v England

1976: At Christchurch, February 28, March 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

First Test Match

New Zealand v England

1976: An accident to Ewen Chatfield, the New Zealand number eleven batsman, from what proved to be the very last ball of this match, cast an ugly shadow on all the splendid cricket that took place during the first four days

Sixth Test Match

England's Pyrrhic victory

1976: Toss: Australia.

Fifth Test Match

Lillee makes his mark

1976: England's fourth defeat was in many ways the most discouraging of the series because for the first time in five matches they had the makings of a winning position only to throw the advantage away.

Fourth Test Match

The Ashes are Australia's

1976: Australia won by 171 runs and recaptured the Ashes lost on the same ground to Illingworth's team four years earlier

Third Test Match

England stem the flow

1976: At the end of five tense days, Australia finished a low-scoring match eight runs short of victory with two wickets standing, much to the credit and relief of an England side reduced to four bowlers through an injury to Hendrick.

Second Test Match

Walters caps the rout

1976: The match was virtually decided on the first day when England, put in, collapsed in two and three-quarter hours from 99 for one to 208 all out.

First Test Match

Thomson's blistering impact

1976: Australia won by 166 runs -- their fifth victory in eight post-war Tests at Brisbane

One-day International

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1974-75

1976: At Melbourne, January 1

Assault On The Ashes by Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Deeper aspects of MCC's tour

Aug 1, 1975: EW Swanton reviews Assault On The Ashes by Christopher Martin-Jenkins

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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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