England tour of Australia 2021-22 Test Series – 5th 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.

5th Test:

Fifth and last Test of the 5 match series between Australia and England is going to be played at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart starting from January 14th 2022.

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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 355 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 149 times, whereas the opponent won 110 times with 96 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 DWWWL.

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 336 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 139 times, whereas the opponent won 107 times with 90 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 DWWWL.

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 184 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 98 times and England won 57 times with 29 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 14 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 DWWWW.

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 171 times. Out of them, Australia received victories 89 times and England won 56 times with 26 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 14 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 DWWWW.

Day/Night match @ The Ashes @ Australian Backyard:

Matches:

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

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against England was 2 matches from 2017 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against England was 2 matches from 2017 to present.

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 WW – – -.

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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 838 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 397 times and lost 226 times. 2 games resulted in a tie. 213 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 DWWWL.

Day/night:

The team completed 9 games in the format. Out of them, the team won all 9 matches without losing any.

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

The Visiting Team:

The team completed 1044 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 378 times and lost 314 times. 352 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 DLLLL.

Day/night:

The team completed 5 games in the format. Out of them, the team won once and lost 4 times.

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

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Hobart shows showers would be expected on the first two days and partly cloudy on the remaining three days. The precipitation percentage would be between 70% to 75% for the first two days and below 25% on the other three days. The temperature would be between 19 to 25 degree Celsius. The speed of wind would be between 18 to 31 kmph.

Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Toss and Pitch:

Overall:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 8 times out of 13 games, and the selection highly favoured the teams, as the teams won 6 times and lost just once with a (1) draw.

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

The teams never lost a game after choosing to bat first since 2005.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, the team won twice and lost twice, as well, with a (1) draw.

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

The longest streak without a draw at the venue was 7 matches from 2005 to present.

The longest streak of a draw at the venue was 1 match (twice) in 1997 and in 2001.

Overall, 8 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 3 times with a couple (2) of draws.

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

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 9 times in 13 games. The team won 7 times and lost once with a (1) draw.

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

The host never lost the test after choosing to bat first.

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

The visiting team never wins the test after choosing the bat first.

The foreign team never lost a game after choosing to field first since 1989.

The first batting team won the matches 8 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the matches 3 times with 2 draws.

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

Scores:

The lowest defended total was 240 in 2011, and the highest successful chase 369 in 1999.

The first innings lowest total was 85 in 2016, and the highest total was 583 runs in 2015. For the second inning, the lowest total was 136 in 2011, whereas the highest was 406 runs in 2005. For the third inning, the lowest total was 148 runs (completed innings) in 2015, whereas the highest was 515 runs in 1989. And for the fourth inning, the lowest total was 206 (completed innings) in 2010, whereas the highest was 410 runs in 2007.

The batting average of the first innings is 44.32 and 26.95 is for the second innings. The batting average of the third innings is 33.91, and 30.81 is for the fourth innings.

Day/Night outing:

The upcoming encounter will be the first at the venue.

Test History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first at the venue.

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

Teams’ Test History at Venue:

The Home Team:

The home side has an excellent record at the venue, as the team won 9 times out of 13 played games and lost 2 times with 2 draws.

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

The Visiting Team:

The visiting team never got a chance to play at the venue.

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The home side would like to go with T. Head in place of M. Harris.

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

England:

The team may go with plenty of changes, as R. Burns in H. Hameed, O. Pope in place of J. Bairstow, S. Billings in place of J. Buttler, C. Woakes in place of J. Leach and O. Robinson in place of J. Anderson.

England Eleven: R. Burns, Z. Crawley, D. Malan, J. Root, B. Stokes, O. Pope, S. Billings, C. Woakes, O. Robinson, M. Wood, S. Broad

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

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