Close of Play

  • Thu, 21 Jan - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 260/1 (IM Chappell 105*, IR Redpath 70*)
  • Fri, 22 Jan - day 2 - England 1st innings 28/0 (G Boycott 10*, BW Luckhurst 17*)
  • Sat, 23 Jan - day 3 - England 1st innings 258/4 (BL D'Oliveira 72*, R Illingworth 16*)
  • Sun, 24 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 25 Jan - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 70/1 (WM Lawry 39*, IM Chappell 4*)
  • Tue, 26 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 161/0 (58 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

England [Marylebone Cricket Club] tour of Australia 1970-71 News

  • The end of a Victorian hero

    In 1971 Bill Lawry became the first Australian captain to be sacked in the middle of a series ... and he paid the price for negativity and daring to challenge the authority of the Australian board