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Australian cricket team in England in 1980

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Australian cricket team in England in 1980

The Australian cricket team in England in 1980 played 5 first-class matches including the Centenary Test to mark 100 years of Test cricket in England. It was during the Centenary Test that John Arlott gave his last commentary for the BBC's Test Match Special.


  • Australian Squad 1
  • Test summary 2
  • References 3
  • External sources 4
  • Annual reviews 5

Australian Squad

The Australian squad selected for the tour by Sam Loxton, Alan Davidson, Phil Ridings and Ray Lindwall was as follows:

Peter Toohey, Julien Weiner and Rick McCosker were considered unlucky to miss selection. Jim Higgs declared himself unable to tour.[1]

Test summary


  1. ^ "CRICKET Surprises in England tour squad selection.".  

External sources

  • CricketArchive itinerary

Annual reviews

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