English cricket team in Australia in 1990–91

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The England cricket team toured Australia in the 1990–91 season to play a five-match Test series against Australia for the 1990–91 Ashes series. Whilst on tour, the English team played ten other first-class matches and participated in the three-way World Series Cup against Australia and New Zealand.

The England team was captained by Graham Gooch.

Test series summary[edit]

Australia won the Test series 3-0 with two matches drawn and therefore retained The Ashes they had won in 1989:

Other first-class matches[edit]

October

  • 25 - WACA President's XI - Perth, Western Australia - England won by 6 wickets
  • 30 - Western Australia Combined XI - Perth, Australia - WAC XI won by 3 wickets

November

  • 2-5 - Western Australia - Perth, Western Australia - match drawn
  • 9-12 - South Australia - Adelaide, South Australia - South Australia won by 6 wickets
  • 14 - Tasmania - Hobart, Tasmania - England won by 8 wickets
  • 16-19 - An Australian XI - Hobart, Australia - match drawn

December

  • 4 - Prime Minister's XI - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory - PM's XI won by 31 runs
  • 20-23 - Victoria - Ballarat, Victoria - match drawn

January

  • 13-16 - New South Wales - Albury, New South Wales - NSW won by 6 wickets
  • 19-22 - Queensland - Carrarra, Queensland - England won by 10 wickets

World Series Cup[edit]

England also played in the World Series Cup triangular tournament with Australia and New Zealand. England finished third in the table not qualifying for the finals.

December

  • 1 v New Zealand, Adelaide Oval - New Zealand by 7 runs
  • 7 v New Zealand, WACA, Perth - England by 4 wickets
  • 9 v Australia, WACA, Perth - Australia by 6 wickets
  • 13 v New Zealand, Sydney Cricket Ground - England by 33 runs
  • 15 v New Zealand, Gabba, Brisbane - New Zealand by 8 wickets
  • 16 v Australia, Gabba, Brisbane - Australia by 37 runs

January

  • 1 v Australia, Sydney Cricket Ground - Australia by 68 runs
  • 10 v Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground - Australia by 3 runs
  • England failed to qualify for the finals.

External sources[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993