Ray Illingworth led England to a 2–0 win in Australia mainly because of John Snow's fast bowling while Geoffrey Boycott and John Edrich scored most runs.
Originally a six Test series an extra match was added after the third Test was abandoned without a ball bowled. The Australian captain Bill Lawry was sacked after the sixth Test the selectors having lost patience with Australia's lack of success and dour strategy.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex1970/71 AUS v ENG 2nd Tes ... 1970/71 AUS v ENG 4th Tes ... 1970/71 AUS v ENG 5th Tes ... 1970/71 AUS v ENG 1st Tes ... 1970/71 AUS v ENG 7th Tes ... 1970/71 AUS v ENG 6th Tes ...
Series Tagged in ClipDex1970/71 Ashes AUS v ENG
Players Tagged in ClipDexRedpath, Ian R Boycott, Geoffrey Illingworth, Raymond D'Oliveira, Basil L Chappell, Ian M Knott, Alan P E Lawry, Bill Snow, John A Chappell, Gregory S Lillee, Dennis K
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexGabba WACA SCG MCG Adelaide Oval SCG
Categories Tagged in ClipDexClassic Tests (Black & White)