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Team Mat Won Lost Opposition Results
England 3 2 1 v Australia lost,won,won
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1882/83
England 3 2 1 v Australia lost,won,won
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1888
Australia 5 4 1 v England lost,won,won,won,won
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1897/98
Australia 5 4 1 v England lost,won,won,won,won
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
Australia 5 2 1 v England lost,won,won,draw,draw
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1909
England 5 4 1 v Australia lost,won,won,won,won
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1911/12
England 5 2 1 v South Africa lost,won,draw,draw,won
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
Australia 5 2 1 v England lost,won,draw,draw,won
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1930
West Indies 4 2 1 v England lost,won,draw,won
England in West Indies Test Series, 1934/35
Australia 5 3 2 v England lost,lost,won,won,won
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1936/37
West Indies 4 3 1 v England lost,won,won,won
West Indies in England Test Series, 1950
England 5 3 1 v South Africa lost,won,won,draw,won
South Africa in England Test Series, 1951
England 5 3 1 v Australia lost,won,won,won,draw
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1954/55
England 5 2 1 v Australia draw,lost,won,won,draw
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1956
Australia 5 3 1 v West Indies lost,won,won,draw,won
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1968/69
India 5 2 1 v England lost,won,won,draw,draw
England in India Test Series, 1972/73
England 6 3 1 v Australia lost,draw,won,won,won,draw
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
England 5 2 1 v India lost,won,draw,won,draw
England in India Test Series, 1984/85
West Indies 4 2 1 v England lost,aban,draw,won,won
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1989/90
West Indies 5 2 1 v Australia draw,lost,draw,won,won
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1992/93
South Africa 3 2 1 v New Zealand lost,won,won
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1994/95
Pakistan 3 2 1 v Zimbabwe lost,won,won
Pakistan in Zimbabwe Test Series, 1994/95
Sri Lanka 3 2 1 v Pakistan lost,won,won
Sri Lanka in Pakistan Test Series, 1995/96
Australia 6 3 2 v England lost,draw,won,won,won,lost
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1997
Sri Lanka 3 2 1 v New Zealand lost,won,won
New Zealand in Sri Lanka Test Series, 1998
England 5 2 1 v South Africa draw,lost,draw,won,won
South Africa in England Test Series, 1998
New Zealand 4 2 1 v England lost,won,draw,won
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1999
England 5 3 1 v West Indies lost,won,draw,won,won
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 2000
England 3 2 1 v Sri Lanka lost,won,won
England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01
India 3 2 1 v Australia lost,won,won
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2000/01
West Indies 5 2 1 v India draw,lost,won,draw,won
India in West Indies Test Series, 2002
England 5 2 1 v Australia lost,won,draw,won,draw
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2005
South Africa 3 2 1 v India lost,won,won
India in South Africa Test Series, 2006/07
South Africa 3 2 1 v West Indies lost,won,won
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (West Indies in South Africa), 2007/08
England 3 2 1 v New Zealand lost,won,won
England in New Zealand Test Series, 2007/08
England 4 2 1 v India lost,won,won,draw
England in India Test Series, 2012/13

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Records include the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]

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