The Ashes, 1897/98 / Results

Result - Australia 4-1 (5)

Matches

1st Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 13-17, 1897

England 551 and 96/1; Australia 237 and 408 (f/o)

England won by 9 wickets

2nd Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1-5, 1898

Australia 520; England 315 and 150 (f/o)

Australia won by an innings and 55 runs

3rd Test: Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 14-19, 1898

Australia 573; England 278 and 282 (f/o)

Australia won by an innings and 13 runs

4th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 29-Feb 2, 1898

Australia 323 and 115/2; England 174 and 263 (f/o)

Australia won by 8 wickets

5th Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 26-Mar 2, 1898

England 335 and 178; Australia 239 and 276/4

Australia won by 6 wickets

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England won the first Test by nine wickets

Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 26-Mar 2, 1898
Australia won by 6 wickets
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 29-Feb 2, 1898
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 14-19, 1898
Australia won by an innings and 13 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 1-5, 1898
Australia won by an innings and 55 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 13-17, 1897
England won by 9 wickets
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