Australian cricket team in South Africa in 1969–70

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Australian cricket team in South Africa in 1969–70
  Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg Flag of Australia.svg
  South Africa Australia
Dates 6 January 1970 – 19 March 1970
Captains Ali Bacher Bill Lawry
Test series
Result South Africa won the 4-match series 4–0
Most runs Graeme Pollock (517) Ian Redpath (283)
Most wickets Mike Procter (26) Alan Connolly (20)

The Australian national cricket team toured South Africa from January to March 1970 and played a four-match Test series against the South African national cricket team. South Africa won the Test series 4–0. Australia were captained by Bill Lawry and South Africa by Ali Bacher. It was the last official Test series to involve South Africa for over twenty years.[1] The 1970 South African team has been held to be one of the greatest in the history of cricket.[2]

Australian touring squad[edit]

Test series summary[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa v Australia 1970". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 July 2014. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Rodney Hartman (January 2006). "When They Were Kings". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "South Africa v Australia, First Test 1970". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "South Africa v Australia, Second Test 1970". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "South Africa v Australia, Third Test 1970". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "South Africa v Australia, Fourth Test 1970". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 

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