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.
The Australian squad selected for the tour by Sam Loxton, Alan Davidson, Phil Ridings and Ray Lindwall was as follows:
- Batsmen - Greg Chappell (captain), Kim Hughes (vice captain), Allan Border, Graeme Wood, Bruce Laird, John Dyson, Graham Yallop (back up wicketkeeper)
- Fast bowlers - Dennis Lillee, Len Pascoe, Jeff Thomson, Geoff Dymock
- Spinners - Ray Bright, Ashley Mallett,
- Wicketkeeper - Rod Marsh
- "CRICKET Surprises in England tour squad selection.". The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995). ACT: National Library of Australia. 2 May 1980. p. 24. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
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