Close of Play

  • Fri, 29 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 276/2 (KWR Fletcher 75*, APE Knott 0*)
  • Sat, 30 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 50/0 (KR Stackpole 41*, WM Lawry 8*)
  • Sun, 31 Jan - rest day
  • Mon, 01 Feb - day 3 - England 2nd innings 47/0 (G Boycott 27*, JH Edrich 18*)
  • Tue, 02 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 104/1 (KR Stackpole 65*, IM Chappell 16*)
  • Wed, 03 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 328/3 (115 ov) - end of match

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