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English cricket team in Australia in 2010-11
Flag of England
England
Flag of Australia
Australia
Dates 25 November 2010 – 6 February 2011
Captains Andrew Strauss (Tests, ODIs)
Paul Collingwood (T20Is)
Ricky Ponting (1st–4th Tests)
Michael Clarke (5th Test, 1st–6th ODIs)
Cameron White (T20Is, 7th ODI)
Test series
Result England won the 5-match series 3–1
Most runs Alastair Cook (766) Mike Hussey (570)
Most wickets James Anderson (24) Mitchell Johnson (15)
Player of the series Alastair Cook (Eng)
One Day International series
Result Australia won the 7-match series 6–1
Most runs Jonathan Trott (375) Shane Watson (306)
Most wickets James Anderson (7)
Chris Woakes (7)
Brett Lee (11)
Player of the series Shane Watson (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Result 2-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Ian Bell (66) Shane Watson (76)
Most wickets Michael Yardy (4) Shane Watson (6)

The England cricket team toured Australia during the 2010-11 season from 25 November 2010 to 6 February 2011. The series comprised the traditional five Tests for The Ashes, and also featured seven ODIs and two Twenty20s. The Umpire Decision Review System was used for the ODI series.

First-class matches

Tour matches

England v Western Australia

5 – 7 November 2010
Scorecard
Western Australia
242/8d (82 overs)
v Flag of England England
223/8d (62 overs)
England XI won by 6 wickets
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Ian Lock (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Adam Voges 72 (129)
Stuart Broad 3/47 (18 overs)
Kevin Pietersen 58 (90)
Michael Beer 3/108 (24 overs)
223 (69.5 overs) 243/4 (47.4 overs)
Wes Robinson 54 (122)
Graeme Swann 4/101 (28.5 overs)
Andrew Strauss 120* (141)
Michael Beer 2/99 (16.4 overs)
  • Western Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

England v South Australia

11 – 13 November 2010
Scorecard
Flag of England England
288/8d (78.3 overs)
v South Australia
221 (67.4 overs)
Match drawn
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Paul Collingwood 94 (116)
Peter George 3/65 (17 overs)
Aiden Blizzard 49 (83)
Graeme Swann 4/68 (22.4 overs)
240/1d (52 overs) 48/2 (20.5 overs)
Alastair Cook 111* (162)
Aaron O'Brien 1/72 (13 overs)
Daniel Harris 18* (54)
James Anderson 2/23 (8 overs)
  • England XI won the toss and elected to bat.

England v Australia A

17 – 20 November 2010
Scorecard
Australia A Flag of Australia Australia
230 (80.1 overs)
v Flag of England England
523 (141 overs)
England XI won by 10 wickets
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Steve O'Keefe 66 (116)
Chris Tremlett 4/54 (17.1 overs)
Ian Bell 192 (275)
Steve O'Keefe 4/88 (24 overs)
301 (97 overs) 11/0 (1.3 overs)
Cameron White 111 (172)
Tim Bresnan 4/86 (22 overs)
Andrew Strauss 9* (5)
  • England XI won the toss and elected to field.

England v Victoria

10 – 12 December 2010
Scorecard
Victoria
216/2d (74 overs)
v Flag of England England
184/2d (45 overs)
Match drawn
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Geoff Joshua (Aus) and Paul Wilson (Aus)
Michael Hill 105* (251)
Monty Panesar 1/53 (15 overs)
Andrew Strauss 66 (98)
Jon Holland 2/53 (12 overs)
278/6d (60 overs) 211/6 (54 overs)
Ryan Carters 68 (135)
Paul Collingwood 3/19 (6 overs)
Matt Prior 102* (145)
Clint McKay 4/68 (17 overs)
  • Victoria won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Play on Day 3 was reduced due to rain.

Ashes Test series

Main article: 2010–11 Ashes series

The 2010–11 Ashes series took place from 25 November 2010 to 7 January 2011. Five Tests were played at grounds in Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. England won the series 3–1.

Limited overs matches

Tour match

10 January 2011
09:45
Scorecard
Prime Minister's XI
254/9 (43 overs)
v Flag of England England
225/3 (33.3 overs)
England XI won by 7 wickets (D/L)
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Umpires: Simon Fry and Andrew Shelley
Player of the match: Ian Bell (Eng XI)
Daniel Christian 53 (53)
Michael Yardy 3/33 (9 overs)
Ian Bell 124* (102)
Xavier Doherty 2/38 (7 overs)
  • Prime Minister's XI won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain first reduced the match to 43 overs per side. England XI's target was then reduced to 223 runs from 35 overs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

Twenty20 International series

Squads

Following the defeat in the 2010–11 Ashes series, Michael Clarke announced his retirement from Twenty20, to focus on Test and 50-over cricket. Cameron White will take over as captain, with Tim Paine as vice-captain.

Flag of Australia Australia Flag of England England
Cameron White (c) Paul Collingwood (c)
Tim Paine (wk and vc) Ian Bell
Aaron Finch Tim Bresnan
David Hussey Steve Davies (wk)
Mitchell Johnson Steve Finn
Brett Lee Michael Lumb
Stephen O'Keefe Eoin Morgan
James Pattinson Kevin Pietersen
Steve Smith Ajmal Shahzad
Shaun Tait Graeme Swann
David Warner James Tredwell
Shane Watson Chris Tremlett
Jonathan Trott
Chris Woakes
Luke Wright
Michael Yardy

1st T20I

12 January 2011
19:05 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
157/4 (20 overs)
v Flag of England England
158/9 (20 overs)
England won by 1 wicket
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Attendance: 32,054
Umpires: Simon Fry and Bruce Oxenford
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Aus)
Shane Watson 59 (31)
Michael Yardy 2/28 (4 overs)
Eoin Morgan 43 (33)
Shane Watson 4/15 (4 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Prior to the start of the match, a minute's silence was held for victims of the recent flooding in Queensland. Both teams donated part of their match fees to help the victims and £18,000 (A$28,450) was collected from people in the ground. England's victory was their eighth consecutive win, setting a world record for most consecutive wins in Twenty20 Internationals.

2nd T20I

14 January 2011
19:35 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
147/7 (20 overs)
v Flag of England England
143/6 (20 overs)
Australia won by 4 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Attendance: 58,837
Umpires: Bruce Oxenford (Aus) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Player of the match: Aaron Finch (Aus)
Aaron Finch 53* (33)
Graeme Swann 2/19 (4 overs)
Michael Yardy 2/19 (4 overs)
Ian Bell 39 (30)
Mitchell Johnson 3/29 (4 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

One Day International series

Squads

Flag of Australia Australia Flag of England England
Michael Clarke (c) Andrew Strauss (c)
Cameron White (vc) James Anderson
Doug Bollinger Ian Bell
Xavier Doherty Tim Bresnan
Brad Haddin (wk) Paul Collingwood
Nathan Hauritz Steve Davies (wk)
David Hussey Steve Finn
Michael Hussey Eoin Morgan
Mitchell Johnson Kevin Pietersen
Brett Lee Ajmal Shahzad
Peter Siddle Graeme Swann
Steve Smith James Tredwell
Shaun Tait Chris Tremlett
Shane Watson Jonathan Trott
Chris Woakes
Luke Wright
Michael Yardy

1st ODI

16 January 2011
14:20 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of England England
294 (49.4 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
297/4 (49.1 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Attendance: 34,845
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Bruce Oxenford (Aus)
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Aus)
Kevin Pietersen 78 (75)
Steve Smith 2/12 (3 overs)
Shane Watson 161* (150)
Tim Bresnan 2/71 (10 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

Shane Watson's score of 161 not out was the fifth-highest ODI score by an Australian. The Australian total was the highest successful run chase in ODI matches played at the MCG.

2nd ODI

21 January 2011
14:20 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
230 (48.3 overs)
v Flag of England England
184 (45 overs)
Australia won by 46 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Attendance: 15,125
Umpires: Tony Hill (NZ) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Player of the match: Shaun Marsh (Aus)
Shaun Marsh 110 (114)
Chris Tremlett 3/22 (9.2 overs)
Jonathan Trott 32 (58)
Doug Bollinger 4/28 (9 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

3rd ODI

23 January 2011
14:20 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of England England
214 (48 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
215/6 (46 overs)
Australia won by 4 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Attendance: 36,072
Umpires: Gary Baxter (NZ) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Player of the match: Brett Lee (Aus)
Jonathan Trott 84* (119)
Brett Lee 3/27 (8 overs)
David Hussey 68* (89)
Paul Collingwood 2/25 (8 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

4th ODI

26 January 2011
13:50 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of England England
299/8 (50 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
278/7 (50 overs)
England won by 21 runs
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Attendance: 34,393
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Simon Fry (Aus)
Player of the match: Jonathan Trott (Eng)
Jonathan Trott 102 (126)
David Hussey 4/21 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 64 (72)
Jonathan Trott 2/31 (7 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

5th ODI

30 January 2011
13:20 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
249 (49.3 overs)
v Flag of England England
198 (45.3 overs)
Australia won by 51 runs
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Rod Tucker (Aus)
Player of the match: Chris Woakes (Eng)
Michael Clarke 54 (74)
Chris Woakes 6/45 (10 overs)
Kevin Pietersen 40 (51)
Shane Watson 3/25 (4.3 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

6th ODI

2 February 2011
14:20 (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of England England
333/6 (50 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
334/8 (49.2 overs)
Australia won by 2 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Daryl Harper (Aus)
Player of the match: Jonathan Trott (Eng)
Jonathan Trott 137 (126)
Shaun Tait 2/59 (10 overs)
Michael Clarke 82 (70)
Steven Finn 2/51 (10 overs)
  • England won the toss and elected to bat.

England's score of 333 was their highest score against Australia, and the highest ODI total without a six. Australia's score of 334 was their highest ODI score when batting second. This was also the highest successful run chase at the SCG by Australia.

7th ODI

6 February 2011
11:20
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
279/7 (50 overs)
v Flag of England England
222 (44 overs)
Australia won by 57 runs.
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Paul Reiffel (Aus)
Player of the match: Adam Voges (Aus)
Adam Voges 80* (72)
James Anderson 3/48 (10 overs)
Michael Yardy 60* (76)
Mitchell Johnson 3/18 (7 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

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