The Ashes, 1961 / Results

Result - Australia 2-1 (5)

Matches

1st Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jun 8-13, 1961

England 195 and 401/4; Australia 516/9d

Match drawn

2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 22-26, 1961

England 206 and 202; Australia 340 and 71/5

Australia won by 5 wickets

3rd Test: England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 6-8, 1961

Australia 237 and 120; England 299 and 62/2

England won by 8 wickets

4th Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 27-Aug 1, 1961

Australia 190 and 432; England 367 and 201

Australia won by 54 runs

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 17-22, 1961

England 256 and 370/8; Australia 494

Match drawn

Photos

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Brian Booth on his maiden tour to England

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Peter May on his way to 95

Series Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 17-22, 1961
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Jul 27-Aug 1, 1961
Australia won by 54 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 6-8, 1961
England won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 22-26, 1961
Australia won by 5 wickets
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jun 8-13, 1961
Match drawn
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