The Ashes, 1970/71 / Results

Result - England 2-0 (7)

Matches

1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 27-Dec 2, 1970

Australia 433 and 214; England 464 and 39/1

Match drawn

2nd Test: Australia v England at Perth - Dec 11-16, 1970

England 397 and 287/6d; Australia 440 and 100/3

Match drawn

3rd Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1970 - Jan 5, 1971

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

4th Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 9-14, 1971

England 332 and 319/5d; Australia 236 and 116

England won by 299 runs

5th Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 21-26, 1971

Australia 493/9d and 169/4d; England 392 and 161/0

Match drawn

6th Test: Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 29-Feb 3, 1971

England 470 and 233/4d; Australia 235 and 328/3

Match drawn

7th Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 12-17, 1971

England 184 and 302; Australia 264 and 160

England won by 62 runs

Photos

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Commentator Brian Johnston conducts the victorious England squad in a rendition of "The Ashes Song" at the Decca studio in London

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England captain Ray Illingworth is lifted onto the shoulders of his team-mates after the Ashes win

Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 12-17, 1971
England won by 62 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 29-Feb 3, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 21-26, 1971
Match drawn
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 9-14, 1971
England won by 299 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 31, 1970 - Jan 5, 1971
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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