Who won Boxing Day Test?
Boxing Day Test Ashes 2021 as it happened: Boland claims 6-7, named man of match as Australia retain Ashes.
In which Australian city is the famous Boxing Day Test held?
The Boxing Day Test match is a cricket Test match held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia involving the Australian cricket team and an opposing national team that is touring Australia during the southern summer. It begins annually on Boxing Day (26 December) and is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
When did the Boxing Day Test start?
The Boxing Day Test has become, in the words of Mark Butcher, “a major part of cricketing folklore”, but it was a surprisingly recent addition to the calendar. England and Australia first met on that date in 1950, when the second Test resumed on 26 December after two days off.
When did England last won a Test in Australia?
1901-02: Australia 4-1 England. 1903-04: Australia 2-3 England. 1907-08: Australia 4-1 England. 1911-12: Australia 1-4 England.
How many days since England last won a Test in Australia?
Monday marks 4,000 days since England last won a Test in Australia.
What does Gabba Cricket Ground mean?
The Brisbane Cricket Ground
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia. The nickname Gabba derives from the suburb of Woolloongabba, in which it is located.
When was the first Boxing Day Test at the MCG?
The Melbourne Cricket Ground first staged a Test on Boxing Day in 1950, as the fourth day’s play between England and Australia fell on December 26 of that year. However, from 1953 to 1967 there were no Tests played at the MCG on Boxing Day, so the tradition could not take hold.
When did England last hold the Ashes?
England last won the Ashes in the 1986-7 tour of Australia.
How many Ashes has Australia won?
There have been 72 Ashes series: Australia have won 34, England have won 32 and six series have been drawn.