England tour of Australia 2021-22 Test Series – 2nd Test

Australia vs England Test series 2021-22

The Ashes:

The Test series between Australia and England, played in either England or Australia, is known as the Ashes, which started from the series 1882-83 between the teams, as in the previous match of the series, where Australia successfully defended just 84 runs at the Oval.

2nd Test:

Second Test of the 5 match series between Australia and England is going to be played at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide starting from December 16th 2021.

England tour of Australia 2021-22 Test Series – 1st Test

Australia vs England History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the eighty-second bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 39 times. Whereas the opponent won 33 times. 9 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 37 series in a span of 62 years, from 1876-77 to 1938, where the Australia team won 17 times and England team won 20 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 series from 1989 to 2005.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 8 series from 1989 to 2005.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 7 series from 1884 to 1891-92.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 7 series from 1884 to 1891-92.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are DWLWL.

Matches:

The teams completed 352 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 147 times, whereas the opponent won 110 times with 95 draws. 

The teams played 19 consecutive tests without any draw from 1884 to 1893, in which Australia won 5 times and England won 14 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 matches from 1920 to 1921.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 18 matches from 1987 to 1993.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 7 matches from 1885 to 1888.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 11 matches from 1968 to 1972.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WLWLD.

The Ashes:

Series:

This is going to be the seventy-second bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series 33 times. Whereas the opponent won 32 times. 6 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 32 series in a span of 56 years, from 1882-83 to 1938, where the Australia team won 13 times and England team won 19 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 series from 1989 to 2005.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 9 series from 1986-87 to 2005.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 7 series from 1884 to 1891-92.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 7 series from 1884 to 1891-92.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are DWLWL.

Matches:

The teams completed 333 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 137 times, whereas the opponent won 107 times with 89 draws. 

The teams played 19 consecutive tests without any draw from 1884 to 1893, in which Australia won 5 times and England won 14 times.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 matches from 1920 to 1921.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 16 matches from 1989 to 1993.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 7 matches from 1885 to 1888.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 11 matches from 1968 to 1972.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WLWLD.

Australian Backyard:

Series:

When touring Australia by England, the teams met to play bilateral series 42 times, out of them, the host won the series 24 times and the visitors won 14 times. 4 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 23 series in a span of 86 years, from 1976-77 to 1962-63, where Australia won 13 series, whereas England won 10 series.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 5 series from 1990-91 to 2010-11.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 6 series from 1987-88 to 2010-11.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 3 series from 1884-85 to 1891-92.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 3 series from 1884-85 to 1891-92 and from 1962-63 to 1970-71.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WWLWW.

Matches:

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 181 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 96 times and England won 57 times with 28 draws.

The teams played consecutive 72 tests without any draw from 1883 to 1947, in which Australia won 39 games whereas England won 33 matches.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 matches from 1920 to 1925 and from 2013 to 2017.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 12 matches from 1937 to 1951.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 5 matches from 1933 to 1937.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 7 matches from 1966 to 1974.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WWDWW.

The Ashes @ Australian Backyard:

Series:

When touring Australia by England, the teams met to play bilateral series 35 times, out of them, the host won the series 19 times and the visitors won 14 times. 2 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 20 series in a span of 80 years, from 1882-83 to 1962-63, where Australia won 10 series, whereas England also won 10 series.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 5 series from 1990-91 to 2010-11.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 5 series from 1990-91 to 2010-11.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 4 series from 1882-83 to 1891-92.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 4 series from 1882-83 to 1891-92.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WWLWW.

Matches:

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other 168 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 87 times and England won 56 times with 25 draws.

The teams played consecutive 71 tests without any draw from 1883 to 1947, in which Australia won 38 games whereas England won 33 matches.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 8 matches from 1920 to 1925 and from 2013 to 2017.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 12 matches from 1937 to 1951.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 5 matches from 1933 to 1937.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 7 matches from 1966 to 1974.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are WWDWW.

Day/Night match @ The Ashes @ Australian Backyard:

Matches:

On the soil of Australia, the teams faced each other just once in a day/night game. The host won the game.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 1 match in 2017.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 1 match in 2017.

The consecutive winning streak for England against Australia was 0 matches, till date.

The longest undefeated streak for England against Australia was 0 matches, till date.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia against England are W – – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the third rank (Australia (108)) and fourth rank (England (107)) team (almost a perfect series). The host is just a (1) point ahead of the visitors.

The Home Team:

The team completed 835 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 395 times and lost 226 times. 2 games resulted in a tie. 212 outings were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 5, then the team will earn 13 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 13 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 4, then the team will earn 11 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 11 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 3, then the team will earn 10 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 9 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 7 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 6 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will earn 4 points without any impact in the rankings. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 4 points with a (1) position in the ranking.

In case of drawing the series, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WLDLW.

Day/night:

The team completed 8 games in the format. Out of them, the team won all 8 matches without losing any.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WWWWW.

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 1041 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 378 times and lost 312 times. 351 times, the plays were completed as a Draw.

If the team will win with a margin of 5, then the team will earn 8 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 7 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 4, then the team will earn 7 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 6 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 3, then the team will earn 5 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 4 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 2, then the team will earn 4 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 3 points without any impact in the rankings.

If the team will win with a margin of 1, then the team will earn 3 points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of a reverse result, the team will lose 2 points without any impact in the rankings.

In case of drawing the series, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are LLWLD.

Day/night:

The team completed 4 games in the format. Out of them, the team won once and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are LLLW -.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Adelaide shows the weather would be a mixture of partly cloudy to sunny, as it would be pretty sunny on the first and the last day of the game and partly cloudy on the middle three days. There would be less chances of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 22%. The temperature would be between 22 to 36 degree Celsius. The speed of wind would be between 18 to 35 kmph.

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Toss and Pitch:

Overall:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 70 times out of 79 games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 31 times and lost 21 times with 18 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWWLL.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won just once and lost 7 times with a (1) draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLWD.

The teams never won the match after choosing to field first, since 1982.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 16 matches from 1884 to 1947.

The longest streak of a draw at the venue was 6 matches from 1985 to 1992.

Overall, 32 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 28 times with 19 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWWLL.

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 40 times in 79 games. The team won 23 times and lost 9 times with 8 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWDW.

The host never lost the test after choosing the bat first since 2010.

The home team never chose to field first after winning the toss since 1980.

The home team never won the match after choosing the field first.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while losing the toss, are WLWWW.

The first batting team won the matches 38 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 22 times with 19 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWWL.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 186 in 1993, and the highest successful chase 315 in 1902.

The first innings lowest total was 82 in 1951, and the highest total was 674 runs in 1951. For the second inning, the lowest total was 100 in 1892, whereas the highest was 624 runs in 1983. For the third inning, the lowest total was 36 runs (completed innings) in 2020, whereas the highest was 616 runs in 1969. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 110 (completed innings) in 1999, whereas the highest was 445 runs in 1978.

The batting average of the first innings is 40.31 and 35.84 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 33.01, and 30.46 is for the fourth innings.

Day/Night Outings:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times out of 5 games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won once and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLL -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team never won, yet and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are L – – – -.

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 5 matches from 2015 to present.

Overall, once the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWLLL.

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 1 time in 5 games. The team won the game and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while winning the toss, are W – – – -.

The home team never chose to field first.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWWW -.

The first batting team won the matches twice. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWWLL.

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 354 in 2017, and the highest successful chase 187 in 2015.

The first innings lowest total was 202 in 2015, and the highest total was 589 runs in 2019. For the second inning, the lowest total was 191 in 2020, whereas the highest was 383 runs in 2016. For the third inning, the lowest total was 36 runs in 2020, whereas the highest was 250 runs in 2016. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 233 (completed innings) in 2017, whereas the highest was 233 runs in 2017, the only completed inning.

The batting average of the first innings is 43.40 and 26.54 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 17.76, and 29.09 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Overall:

Both the teams faced each other 32 times at the venue. Australia won 18 times, whereas England won 9 times. 5 encounters were completed as a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against England at the venue are WWLWW.

Day/Night:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. Australia won the encounter.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against England at the venue are W – – – -.

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

Overall:

The home side has an outstanding record at the venue, as the team won 42 times out of 79 played games and lost 18 times with 19 draws.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are WWLWW.

Day/Night:

The home side has a dream record at the venue, as the team won 5 times out of 5 played games and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are WWWWW.

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The Visiting Team:

Overall:

The visiting team has a very poor record, as the team won 9 times and lost 18 outings out of 32. 5 games were completed as a draw.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are LLWLL.

Day/Night:

The visiting team has a very poor record, as the team won the only played outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are L – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would like to go with J. Richardson in place of injured J. Hazlewood.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, M. Harris, M. Labuschagne, S. Smith, T. Head, C. Green, A. Carey, P. Cummins, M. Starc, J. Richardson, N. Lyon

England:

The team may go with 2 changes and include S. Broad and J. Anderson in place of M. Wood and J. Leach.

England Eleven: R. Burns, H. Hameed, D. Malan, J. Root, B. Stokes, O. Pope, J. Buttler, C. Woakes, O. Robinson, S. Broad, J. Anderson

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.