Come On You Tykes
Brief History Of Yorkshire Players In Ashes Tests, 1970-2011
By Gary Watton
May 23 2013


Darren Gough

This list chronicles the best of Yorkshire cricket who earned the distinction of playing in Ashes tests since 1970. I've also included the Ashes efforts of that honorary Tyke Darren Lehmann. No such roll of honour can be found elsewhere in cyberspace. So much for the 'official' sites that are more devoted to their own corporate greed than to providing a service and source of information for fans.

2010-11 series
fourth test; at Melbourne: Tim Bresnan [2-25 and 4-50; 4 runs]
fifth test; at Sydney: Tim Bresnan [3-89 and 2-51; 35 runs]
2006-7 series
first test; at Brisbane: Matthew Hoggard [2-98 and 0-43; 0 and 8 runs]
second test; at Adelaide: Matthew Hoggard [7-109 and 1-29; 4 runs]
third test; at Perth: Matthew Hoggard [1-40 and 1-85; 4 and 0 runs]
fourth test; at Melbourne: Matthew Hoggard [1-82; 9 not out and 5 runs]
2005 series
first test; at Lord's: Matthew Hoggard [1-40 and 2-56; 0 and 0 runs]
Michael Vaughan [3 and 4 runs]
second test; at Edgbaston: Matthew Hoggard [1-41 and 1-26; 16 and 1 run]
Michael Vaughan [24 and 1 run]
third test; at Old Trafford: Matthew Hoggard [0-22 and 2-49; 4 runs]
Michael Vaughan [166 and 14 runs; 0-21]
fourth test; at Trent Bridge: Matthew Hoggard [3-70 and 2-72; 10 and 8* runs]
Michael Vaughan [58 and 0 runs]
fifth test; at the Oval: Matthew Hoggard [4-97; 2 and 4* runs]
Michael Vaughan [11 and 45 runs]
2002-3 series
first test; at Brisbane: Matthew Hoggard [0-122 and 0-42; 4 and 1* run]
Michael Vaughan [33 and 0 runs]
Craig White: [2-105 and 0-61; 12 and 13 runs]
Darren Lehmann [30 and 20* runs; 0-11]
second test; at Adelaide: Richard Dawson [2-143; 6 and 19 runs]
Matthew Hoggard [1-84; 6 and 1 run]
Michael Vaughan [177 and 41 runs]
Craig White [4-106; 1 and 5 runs]
Darren Lehmann [5 runs]
third test; at Perth: Richard Dawson [0-21; 19* and 8 runs]
Chris Silverwood [0-29; 10 runs and absent hurt]
Michael Vaughan [34 and 9 runs]
Craig White [5-127; 2 and 15 runs]
Darren Lehmann [42 runs]
fourth test; at Melbourne: Richard Dawson [2-121; 6 and 15* runs]
Michael Vaughan [11 and 145 runs]
Craig White [3-133; 85* and 21 runs]
fifth test; at Sydney: Richard Dawson [0-72 and 1-41; 2 and 12 runs]
Matthew Hoggard [4-92 and 1-35; 0 and 0 runs]
Michael Vaughan [0 and 183 runs]
2001 series
first test; at Edgbaston: Darren Gough [3-152; 0 and 0 runs]
Craig White [1-101; 4 and 0 runs]
second test; at Lord's: Darren Gough [3-115 and 1-5; 5 and 1 run]
Craig White [0-80; 0 and 27* runs]
third test; at Trent Bridge: Darren Gough [2-63 and 0-38; 0* and 5* runs]
Craig White [0-8; 0 and 7 runs]
fourth test; at Headingley: Darren Gough [5-103 and 2-68; 8 runs]
fifth test; at the Oval: Darren Gough [1-113; 24 and 39* runs]
1998-9 series
first test; at Brisbane: Darren Gough [1-135 and 0-50; 0 runs]
second test; at Perth: Darren Gough [3-43 and 1-18; 11 and 0 runs]
third test; at Adelaide: Darren Gough [3-103 and 2-76; 7 and 3 runs]
fourth test; at Melbourne: Darren Gough [5-96 and 2-54; 11 and 4 runs]
Darren Lehmann [13 and 4 runs]
fifth test; at Sydney: Darren Gough [3-61 and 1-51; 0 and 7* runs]
Darren Lehmann [32 and 0 runs]
1997 series
first test; at Edgbaston: Darren Gough [3-43 and 3-123; 0 runs]
second test; at Lord's: Darren Gough [2-82; 10 runs]
third test; at Old Trafford: Darren Gough [3-52 and 0-62; 1 and 6 runs]
fourth test; at Headingley: Darren Gough [5-149; 0 and 0 runs]
1994-5 series
first test; at Brisbane: Darren Gough [4-107 and 2-78; 17* and 10 runs]
second test; at Melbourne: Darren Gough [4-60 and 3-59; 20 and 0 runs]
third test; at Sydney: Darren Gough [6-49 and 1-72; 51 runs]
1989 series
second test; at Lord's: Paul Jarvis [1-150 and 0-38; 6 and 5 runs]
third test; at Edgbaston: Paul Jarvis [0-82 and 1-20; 22 runs]
fifth test; at Trent Bridge: Martyn Moxon [0 and 18 runs]
*1988: Martyn Moxon played against Australia in a non-Ashes test at Sydney.
1985 series
third test; at Trent Bridge: Arnie Sidebottom [1-65; 2 runs]
1981 series
first test; at Trent Bridge: Geoffrey Boycott [27 and 4 runs]
second test; at Lord's: Geoffrey Boycott [17 and 60 runs]
third test; at Headingley: Geoffrey Boycott [12 and 46 runs; 0-2]
Chris Old [0-91 and 1-21; 0 and 29 runs]
fourth test; at Edgbaston: Geoffrey Boycott [13 and 29 runs]
Chris Old [3-44 and 1-19; 11* and 23 runs]
fifth test; at Old Trafford: Geoffrey Boycott [10 and 37 runs]
sixth test; at the Oval: Geoffrey Boycott [137 and 0 runs]
*1980: Bill Athey, David Bairstow, Geoffrey Boycott, and Chris Old all played against Australia in a non-Ashes test at Lord's.
*1979-80 series: Geoffrey Boycott played against Australia in three non-Ashes tests at Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne.
1978-9 series
first test; at Brisbane: Geoffrey Boycott [13 and 16 runs]
Chris Old [2-24 and 2-60; 29* runs]
second test; at Perth: Geoffrey Boycott [77 and 23 runs]
third test; at Melbourne: Geoffrey Boycott [1 and 38 runs]
fourth test; at Sydney: Geoffrey Boycott [8 and 0 runs]
fifth test; at Adelaide: Geoffrey Boycott [6 and 49 runs]
sixth test; at Sydney: Geoffrey Boycott [19 and 13 runs; 0-6]
1977 series
first test; at Lord's: Chris Old [2-70 and 2-46; 9 and 0 runs]
second test; at Old Trafford: Chris Old [1-57 and 0-26; 37 runs]
third test; at Trent Bridge: Geoffrey Boycott [107 and 80* runs]
fourth test; at Headingley: Geoffrey Boycott [191 runs]
fifth test; at the Oval: Geoffrey Boycott [39 and 25* runs]
* 1977: Chris Old played against Australia in a non-Ashes test at Melbourne.
1975 series
first test; at Edgbaston: Chris Old [2-111; 13 and 7 runs]
third test; at Headingley: John Hampshire [14 and 0 runs]
Chris Old [1-30 and 1-61; 5 and 10 runs]
fourth test; at the Oval: Chris Old [3-74 and 0-7; 25* and 0 runs]
1974-5 series
second test; at Perth: Chris Old [3-85; 7 and 43 runs]
sixth test; at Melbourne: Chris Old [3-50 and 0-75; 0 runs]
1972 series
first test; at Old Trafford: Geoffrey Boycott [8 and 47 runs]
second test; at Lord's: Geoffrey Boycott [11 and 6 runs]
fifth test; at the Oval: John Hampshire [42 and 20 runs]
1970-1 series
first test; at Brisbane: Geoffrey Boycott [37 and 16 runs]
second test; at Perth: Geoffrey Boycott [70 and 50 runs; 0-7]
third test; at Melbourne: Geoffrey Boycott was selected, but no play was possible.
fourth test; at Sydney: Geoffrey Boycott [77 and 142* runs]
fifth test; at Melbourne: Geoffrey Boycott [12 and 76* runs]
sixth test; at Adelaide: Geoffrey Boycott [58 and 119* runs]
John Hampshire [55 and 3 runs]
seventh test; at Sydney: John Hampshire [10 and 24 runs]