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1978

The umpire who called time

Jun 3, 2006: Umpires are always under the spotlight and sometimes the pressure gets to them. In the case of Tom Brooks, it happened during an Ashes Test

Martin Williamson

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: Brearley completed his conquests with the winning hit in mid-afternoon on the fourth day

Tests: Australia 1 England 5, ODIs: Australia 2 England 1

England in Australia, 1978-79

1980: A lone trumpeter on the sparsely filled Hill at Sydney grimly symbolised Australia's embarrassing defeats, domestic confusions and divided loyalties, by sounding the Last Post as England won the sixth Test inside four days and the series by five to

Fifth Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: Brearley added to his triumphs by taking the series, and he became the first England captain since Jardine in 1932-33 to win four Tests in a series in Australia

Fourth Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: Swiftly recovering from the shock of Melbourne, England, with a team weakened by a virus infection and heat exhaustion, retained the Ashes after staging one of Test cricket's most astonishing recoveries.

Second Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: At Melbourne, December 29, 30, January 1, 2, 3

Second Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: At Perth, December 15, 16, 17, 19, 20

First Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

1980: At Brisbane, December 1, 2, 3, 5, 6

Fourth One-day International

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1978-79

1980: At Melbourne, February 7

Third One-day International

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1978-79

1980: At Melbourne, February 4

Second One-day International

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1978-79

1980: At Melbourne, January 24

First One-day International

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1978-79

1980: At Sydney, January 13

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Tour Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 10-14, 1979
England won by 9 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 7, 1979
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 147 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 4, 1979
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
Tasmania v England XI at Melbourne - Feb 3, 1979
England XI won by 3 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 27-Feb 1, 1979
England won by 205 runs
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