England tour of Australia, 1979/80

Matches

Queensland v England XI at Brisbane - Nov 12-14, 1979

England XI 176 and 226/5d; Queensland 219/9d and 97/1

Match drawn

2nd Match: England v West Indies at Sydney - Nov 28, 1979

England 211/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 196 (47/47 ov, target: 199)

England won by 2 runs (revised target)

3rd Match: Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 8, 1979

Australia 207/9 (50/50 ov); England 209/7 (49/50 ov)

England won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

5th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 11, 1979

England 264/7 (49/49 ov); Australia 192 (47.2/49 ov)

England won by 72 runs

1st Test: Australia v England at Perth - Dec 14-19, 1979

Australia 244 and 337; England 228 and 215

Australia won by 138 runs

7th Match: England v West Indies at Brisbane - Dec 23, 1979

England 217/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 218/1 (46.5/50 ov)

West Indies won by 9 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)

8th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 26, 1979

Australia 194/6 (47/47 ov); England 195/6 (45.1/47 ov)

England won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

Queensland v England XI at Brisbane - Dec 28-31, 1979

England XI 324 and 274/8d; Queensland 237 and 223

England XI won by 138 runs

2nd Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 4-8, 1980

England 123 and 237; Australia 145 and 219/4

Australia won by 6 wickets

9th Match: England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 12, 1980

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

10th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 14, 1980

Australia 163 (48.4/50 ov); England 164/8 (48.5/50 ov)

England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

11th Match: England v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 16, 1980

West Indies 246/5 (50/50 ov); England 139 (42.5/50 ov)

West Indies won by 107 runs

1st Final: England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 20, 1980

West Indies 215/8 (50/50 ov); England 213/7 (50/50 ov)

West Indies won by 2 runs

2nd Final: England v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 22, 1980

England 208/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 209/2 (47.3/50 ov)

West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

3rd Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 1-6, 1980

England 306 and 273; Australia 477 and 103/2

Australia won by 8 wickets

News

Australia v England and West Indies, 1979-80

Ashes absent but England bite the dust

Tour Summary

England in Australia and India, 1979-80

Golden Jubilee Test

India v England 1979-80

Third Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1979-80

Second Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND 1979-80

Photos

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Mike Brearley and Greg Chappell

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Geoff Boycott takes the applause after his match-winning 86*

Tour Results
Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 1-6, 1980
Australia won by 8 wickets
England v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 22, 1980
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 20, 1980
West Indies won by 2 runs
England v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 16, 1980
West Indies won by 107 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 14, 1980
England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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