So, you think you know your England versus Australia ODI trivia? Test your knowledge now.
On January 5 1971, Australia and England competed in the first official One-Day International, which was hastily arranged after the first three days of the scheduled Melbourne Test were washed out. The organisers were keen to cater for the cricket-hungry crowd and devised a one-off – at least they thought it would be – one-day match, that would proved to be a popular format played all around the globe.
47 years later, England are about to take on Australia in five ODIs commencing on Wednesday June 13 at the Oval. As we enter what is sure to be another feisty series, let’s see how good your England v Australia ODI trivia is.
Take the quiz below to find out.
Before you go. watch this video on the inaugural ODI between England and Australia: