England tour of Australia, 1978/79 / Results

Matches

Tour Match: South Australia v England XI at Adelaide - Nov 3-6, 1978

South Australia 311 and 149; England XI 232 and 196

South Australia won by 32 runs

Tour Match: Victoria v England XI at Melbourne - Nov 10-13, 1978

Victoria 254 and 33/0; England XI 241/8d

Match drawn

Tour Match: New South Wales v England XI at Sydney - Nov 17-20, 1978

England XI 374 and 4/0; New South Wales 165 and 210 (f/o)

England XI won by 10 wickets

Queensland Country v England XI at Bundaberg - Nov 22, 1978

England XI 259/5 (35/35 ov); Queensland Country 127 (31.6/35 ov)

England XI won by 132 runs

Tour Match: Queensland v England XI at Brisbane - Nov 24-27, 1978

Queensland 172 and 289; England XI 254 and 208/4

England XI won by 6 wickets

1st Test: Australia v England at Brisbane - Dec 1-6, 1978

Australia 116 and 339; England 286 and 170/3

England won by 7 wickets

Tour Match: Western Australia v England XI at Perth - Dec 9-11, 1978

England XI 144 and 126; Western Australia 52 and 78

England XI won by 140 runs

2nd Test: Australia v England at Perth - Dec 15-20, 1978

England 309 and 208; Australia 190 and 161

England won by 166 runs

Tour Match: South Australia v England XI at Adelaide - Dec 22-24, 1978

South Australia 241/7d and 231/6d; England XI 234/5d and 238/9

Match drawn

1st ODI: Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 26, 1978

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

3rd Test: Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 29, 1978 - Jan 3, 1979

Australia 258 and 167; England 143 and 179

Australia won by 103 runs

4th Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 6-11, 1979

England 152 and 346; Australia 294 and 111

England won by 93 runs

2nd ODI: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 13, 1979

Australia 17/1 (7.2/40 ov)

No result

Tour Match: Tasmania v England XI at Launceston - Jan 18, 1979

England XI 240/8 (40/40 ov); Tasmania 77 (34.4/40 ov)

England XI won by 163 runs

Tour Match: Tasmania v England XI at Hobart - Jan 19-21, 1979

Tasmania 105 and 118/4; England XI 210/5d

Match drawn

3rd ODI: Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 24, 1979

Australia 101 (33.5/40 ov); England 102/3 (28.2/40 ov)

England won by 7 wickets (with 94 balls remaining)

5th Test: Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 27-Feb 1, 1979

England 169 and 360; Australia 164 and 160

England won by 205 runs

Tour Match: Tasmania v England XI at Melbourne - Feb 3, 1979

Tasmania 131/6 (48/48 ov); England XI 134/7 (43.3/48 ov)

England XI won by 3 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)

4th ODI: Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 4, 1979

England 212/6 (40/40 ov); Australia 215/6 (38.6/40 ov)

Australia won by 4 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

5th ODI: Australia v England at Melbourne - Feb 7, 1979

England 94 (31.7/40 ov); Australia 95/4 (21.5/40 ov)

Australia won by 6 wickets (with 147 balls remaining)

6th Test: Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 10-14, 1979

Australia 198 and 143; England 308 and 35/1

England won by 9 wickets

News

1978

The umpire who called time
AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

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

England in Australia, 1978-79

Fifth Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

Fourth Test Match

AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND

Photos

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Bruce Yardley poses with the disputed old ball

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Rodney Hogg dismissed the England openers on his first day as a Test bowler

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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