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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
England 5 3 1 v India draw,lost,won,won,won
Pataudi Trophy (India in England), 2014

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Records include the following recent matches:
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, 1st Test, Oct 25-27, 2014 [Test # 2141]
Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 1st Test, Oct 22-26, 2014 [Test # 2140]
West Indies v Bangladesh at Gros Islet, 2nd Test, Sep 13-16, 2014 [Test # 2139]

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WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts in the same Test match, versus Australia at The Oval, in 1880. Another set of brothers, Alec Hearne, George Hearne and Jack Hearne, also made their debuts for England in the same Test, versus South Africa at Newlands in 1892.

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