Australian cricket team in England in 1961The 1961 Australian cricket tour of England began with a three day match versus Worcestershire CCC at the County Ground, New Road, Worcester on Sat 29 April, play continuing on Mon 1 May and Tues 2 May. This match was rain-affected and ended in a draw. The tour ended at Trinity College Park, Dublin on 19 September when the Australians completed a 282 run victory in a two day match versus Ireland.
The Australian tour party consisted of these players: R Benaud (Captain), R N Harvey (vice-captain), A T W Grout (wicket-keeper), B N Jarman (wicket-keeper), W M Lawry, N C O'Neill, P J P Burge, C C McDonald, B C Booth, R B Simpson, K D Mackay, A K Davidson, F M Misson, G D McKenzie, R A Gaunt, I W Quick, L F Kline.
Australian cricket team in England in 1961
Australian cricket team in England in 1961-Results1st Test at Edgbaston – match drawn
2nd Test at Lord's – Australia won by 5 wickets
3rd Test at Headingley – England won by 8 wickets
4th Test at Old Trafford – Australia won by 54 runs
5th Test at The Oval – match drawn