Who won the 1979 ashes?
It was actually the 1978-1979 series
The result was 5-1. That's unusual, 6 test matches!
The series was affected by the Kerry Packer thing.
There was no ashes in Australia in 1981, the ashes were in England that year (called Bothams ashes due to his outstanding performance with bat and ball, England won 3-1). There were ashes in Australia in 1978/79 and 1982/83 (not to mention a series in Australia in 1979/80, which Australia won 3-0). Read More
The last ashes was won by England after a very long time, there is on going ashes now. Read More
the ashes are the ashes of the bails used in the very first ashes series in England which Australia won Read More
Australia have won the ashes 31 times. England have won 28 times. on 5 occassions the series was levelled. Overall 64 Ashes series have been held Read More
not fully sure about how many were played but England won the last Read More
England won the second test of Ashes 2010 by an innings and 71 runs. Read More
England didn't win any ashes series between 1987 and 2005.Australia won the 1998-99 Ashes series.Australia won three test matches, England won one test match and the other was drawn Read More
we won the last time it was played so we would have 'retained' the ashes, not techincally 'won' them. obviously we did now win them. Read More
Mike Gatting was the captain of England when they last won the Ashes in Australia in 1986-87. Read More
England won the last Ashes in the year 2010-2011. Read More
in 2009,england won the match Read More
No he won in neither! Until last month, the last time England had won the Ashes in Australia was 1986/87, and we didn't win them again until 2005. Michael Atherton's last Ashes series was in England in 2001, where Australia won the series 4-1. Read More
The OPS was the team that won the Veikkausliiga in 1979. Read More
1986-87 was the last time England beat Australia in an Ashes series. The margin was 3-1 in the five test series However, England were the holders of the Ashes before that series, and therefore retained the Ashes, rather than won them. The last time England actually won the Ashes was in England in 1985 - again a 3-1 series victory Read More
Apocalypse Now won the Oscar for Cinematography in 1979. Read More
Apocalypse Now won the Oscar for Sound in 1979. Read More
Breaking Away won the Oscar for Writing in 1979. Read More
New Zealand have never won the Ashes. This is a competition between Australia and England. The name came about after an Australian team beat an English team on English soil for the first time and an obituary was posted saying that English Cricket had died and that its ashes would be cremated and the ashes were taken to Australia. The next test series in Australia was noted as "England's quest to regain the Ashes" Read More
The record currently stands with England having won 100 out of 310 Ashes Tests played to date, Australia winning 123, and the other 87 have been drawn. Read More