Australian cricket team in England in 1989

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The Australian cricket team toured England in the 1989 season to play a six-match Test series against England. The tour also included matches in Wales, Scotland, the Netherlands and Denmark.

Australia won the series 4-0 with two matches drawn. Australia therefore regained The Ashes.

Touring party

Test series summary

One Day Internationals (ODIs)

The series was drawn 1-1 with one tied match. By losing fewer wickets in the tied game, England won the Texaco Trophy.[2]

1st ODI

25 May 1989
Scorecard
England 
231/9 (55 overs)
v
 Australia
136 (47.1 overs)
GA Gooch 52 (111)
GF Lawson 3/48 (11 overs)
SR Waugh 35 (74)
NA Foster 3/29 (10 overs)
England won by 95 runs
Old Trafford, Manchester
Umpires: JW Holder and NT Plews
Player of the match: PAJ DeFreitas (ENG)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.
  • SJ Rhodes (ENG) made his Test debut.

2nd ODI

27 May 1989
Scorecard
England 
226/5 (55 overs)
v
 Australia
226/8 (55 overs)
AJ Lamb 100* (105)
TBA May 2/35 (11 overs)
SR Waugh 43 (61)
JE Emburey 2/47 (11 overs)
Match tied
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Umpires: HD Bird and JH Hampshire
Player of the match: AJ Lamb (ENG)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd ODI

29 May 1989
Scorecard
England 
278/7 (55 overs)
v
 Australia
279/4 (54.3 overs)
GA Gooch 136 (162)
TM Alderman 3/36 (11 overs)
GR Marsh 111* (162)
NA Foster 2/57 (11 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets
Lord's, London
Umpires: BJ Meyer and DR Shepherd
Player of the match: GR Marsh (AUS)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

The coach driver for the touring Australian cricket team in 1989 was Austin Grundy. The Australian scorer was Mike Walsh.

Other matches

  • Australians v League Cricket Conference XI at Dartmouth, 5 May 1989
  • Australians v Duchess of Norfolk's XI at Arundel, 7 May 1989
  • Sussex v Australians at Hove, 9 May 1989
  • Marylebone Cricket Club v Australians at Lord's, 11 May 1989
  • Worcestershire v Australians at Worcester, 13–14 May 1989
  • Somerset v Australians at Taunton, 17–19 May 1989
  • Middlesex v Australians at Lord's, 20–22 May 1989
  • Yorkshire v Australians at Leeds, 23 May 1989

First-class match: Warwickshire v Australians at Birmingham

31 May - 2 June 1989
Scorecard
v
444/3d (93.4 overs)
Dean Jones 248 (284)
Asif Din 1/36 (6.4 overs)
235 (77.3 overs)
Geoff Humpage 58 (99)
Trevor Hohns 4/87 (27.3 overs)
195/4d (61 overs)
Allan Border 69 (141)
Tim Munton 2/60 (21 overs)
105/3 (37 overs)
Asif Din 38 (28)
Greg Campbell 1/15 (7 overs)
Match drawn
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham
Umpires: Roy Palmer (Eng) and Nigel Plews (Eng)
Player of the match: Dean Jones (Aus)
  • Australians won the toss and batted


  • Derbyshire v Australians at Derby, 3-5 Jun 1989
  • Lancashire v Australians at Manchester, 14-16 Jun 1989
  • Northamptonshire v Australians at Northampton, 17-19 Jun 1989
  • Australians v Oxford and Cambridge Universities at The Parks, 28 Jun 1989
  • Glamorgan v Australians at Neath, 1-3 Jul 1989
  • Australians v Scotland at Glasgow, 15 Jul 1989
  • Australians v Minor Counties at Trowbridge, 17 Jul 1989
  • Hampshire v Australians at Southampton, 19-21 Jul 1989
  • Gloucestershire v Australians at Bristol, 22-23 Jul 1989
  • Nottinghamshire v Australians at Nottingham, 2-4 Aug 1989
  • Leicestershire v Australians at Leicester, 5-7 Aug 1989
  • Kent v Australians at Canterbury, 16-18 Aug 1989
  • Essex v Australians at Chelmsford, 19-21 Aug 1989
  • Australians v The Netherlands at The Hague, 2 Sep 1989
  • Australians v The Netherlands at The Hague, 3 Sep 1989
  • Australians v Denmark at Bronsby Stadium, 5 Sep 1989
  • Australians v Denmark at Slagelse Stadium, 6 Sep 1989

Annual reviews

References

  1. ^ "Australia in England, 1989". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2011-11-29.
  2. ^ Wright, Graeme, ed. (1990). "Second Texaco Trophy Match, England v Australia 1989". Wisden Cricketer's Almanack, 1990.

External links

  • CricketArchive – tour itineraries
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