International cricket in 1968

The 1968 International cricket season was from May 1968 to August 1968.[1][2]

Season overviewEdit

International tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
Test ODI FC LA
6 June 1968   England   Australia 1–1 [5]
27 July 1968   Netherlands Marylebone 0–1 [1]
21 August 1968   England World XI

JuneEdit

Australia in EnglandEdit

The Ashes Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 637 6–11 June Colin Cowdrey Bill Lawry Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester   Australia by 159 runs
Test 638 20–25 June Colin Cowdrey Bill Lawry Lord's, London Match drawn
Test 639 11–16 July Colin Cowdrey Bill Lawry Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham Match drawn
Test 640 25–30 July Tom Graveney Barry Jarman Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds Match drawn
Test 641 22–27 August Colin Cowdrey Bill Lawry Kennington Oval, London   England by 226 runs

JulyEdit

MCC in NetherlandsEdit

First-class match
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
FC Match 27–28 July Chris van Schouwenburg Arthur Bailey Sportpark Koninklijke HFC, Haarlem Marylebone by 7 wickets

AugustEdit

World XI in EnglandEdit

First-class series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Match 01 21–23 August   Roy Marshall Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Dean Park, Bournemouth   Hampshire by 68 runs
Match 03 24–27 August   Alan Dixon Hanif Mohammad St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury Rest of the World XI by 5 wickets
Match 01 31 Aug–3 September   Bill Lawry Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Lord's, London   Australia by 8 wickets
Match 06 4–6 September   Brian Close Garfield Sobers North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough   England 133 runs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Season 1968". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Season 1968 overview". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 3 April 2020.