The Ashes, 1985

Result - England 3-1 (6)

Matches

1st Test: England v Australia at Leeds - Jun 13-18, 1985

Australia 331 and 324; England 533 and 123/5

England won by 5 wickets

2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 27-Jul 2, 1985

England 290 and 261; Australia 425 and 127/6

Australia won by 4 wickets

3rd Test: England v Australia at Nottingham - Jul 11-16, 1985

England 456 and 196/2; Australia 539

Match drawn

4th Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 1-6, 1985

Australia 257 and 340/5; England 482/9d

Match drawn

5th Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 15-20, 1985

Australia 335 and 142; England 595/5d

England won by an innings and 118 runs

6th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 29-Sep 2, 1985

England 464; Australia 241 and 129 (f/o)

England won by an innings and 94 runs

News

Wisden Cricket Monthly - January 2001

Summer of Love

Photos

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Ian Botham and Mike Gatting give David Gower a champagne bath

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Tim Robinson celebrates his hundred

Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 29-Sep 2, 1985
England won by an innings and 94 runs
England v Australia at Birmingham - Aug 15-20, 1985
England won by an innings and 118 runs
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 1-6, 1985
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Jul 11-16, 1985
Match drawn
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 27-Jul 2, 1985
Australia won by 4 wickets
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