England tour of Australia 2021-22 Test Series – 4th 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.

England tour of Australia 2021-22 Test Series – 3rd Test

4th Test / Pink Test:

The fourth Test of the 5 match series between Australia and England is going to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney starting from January 5th, 2022, which is also known as a pink test.

Pink 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 354 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 149 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 WWWLW.

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 Australian team won 13 times and the 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.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 335 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 139 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 WWWLW.

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 183 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 98 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 13 matches from 2013 to present.

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 WWWWD.

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 170 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 89 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 13 matches from 2013 to present.

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 WWWWD.

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 837 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 397 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 WWWLD.

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 1043 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 378 times and lost 314 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 LLLLW.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Sydney shows thunderstorms would be expected on all five days, as the precipitation percentage would be between 76% to 91%. The temperature would be between 25 to 28 degree Celsius. The speed of wind would be between 26 to 42 kmph.

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Toss and Pitch:

Overall:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 87 times out of 109 games, and the selection slightly favored the teams, as the teams won 36 times and lost 35 times with 16 draws.

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

Australia vs India Test series 2020-21 – 3rd Test

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won 6 times and lost 11 times with 5 draws.

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

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 37 matches from 1882 to 1947.

The longest streak of a draw at the venue was 4 matches from 1990 to 1994.

Overall, 42 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 46 times with 21 draws.

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

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 49 times in 109 games. The team won 27 times and lost 13 times with 9 draws.

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

The host never lost the test after choosing to field first since 1971.

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

The host never lost the test after losing the toss since 2003.

None of the visiting team ever won the match after choosing to field first at the venue.

The first batting team won the matches 47 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 41 times with 21 draws.

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

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 110 in 1887, and the highest successful chase 287 in 2006.

The first innings lowest total was 45 in 1887, and the highest total was 705 runs in 2004. For the second inning, the lowest total was 42 in 1888, whereas the highest was 659 runs in 1946. For the third inning, the lowest total was 72 runs (completed innings) in 1895, whereas the highest was 581 runs in 1920. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 82 (completed innings) in 1888, whereas the highest was 411 runs in 1924.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.79 and 32.65 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 28.92, and 26.93 is for the fourth innings.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 56 times at the venue. Australia won 27 times, whereas England won 22 times. 7 encounters were completed as a draw.

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

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has a pretty good record at the venue, as the team won 60 times out of 109 played games and lost 28 times with 21 draws.

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

Pink Sydney Test 2020

The Visiting Team:

The visiting team has a below-average record, as the team won 22 times and lost 27 outings out of 56. 7 games were completed as a draw.

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would like to go with U. Khawaja in place of T. Head due to illness.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, M. Harris, M. Labuschagne, S. Smith, U. Khawaja, C. Green, A. Carey, P. Cummins, M. Starc, S. Boland, N. Lyon

England:

The team may go with S. Broad in place of O. Robinson.

England Eleven: H. Hameed, Z. Crawley, D. Malan, J. Root, B. Stokes, J. Bairstow, J. Buttler, M. Wood, J. Leach, 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”.