England tour of Australia, 1958/59 /

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Second Test Match

England v New Zealand

1960: At Auckland, March 14, 16, 17, 18

First Test Match

England v New Zealand

1960: At Christchurch, February 27, 28, March 2

Fifth Test Match

Ailing England slump again

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

Rorke leads the rout

1960: Australia won by ten wickets and regained the Ashes

Third Test Match

Advantage Australia

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

England shattered by Meckiff

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

O'Neill seals the victory

1960: England, contrary to expectations, were beaten

Australia 4 England 0, New Zealand 0 England 1

M.C.C. team in Australia and New Zealand, 1958-59

1960: Australia, under Richie Benaud, their new captain, won the 1958-59 Test series against the visiting England team, led by Peter May, so convincingly by four victories to none that English enthusiasts were left wondering how their favourites came to

Harry Gee
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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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