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Once Upon a Time in the Ashes is the podcast that celebrates the English and Australian cricketers who played in just one Ashes test match.

There are 134 in total who hold this claim to fame. 89 of them have sadly passed away, including Eric Hollies who bowled the Don for that famous duck to deny Bradman his perfect average of 100.

45 of them are still with us – 24 from England and 21 from Australia. On the English side this ranges from Ken Taylor, who played his one Ashes test in 1964, to Sam Curran in 2019. For Australia, the span is Keith Slater in 1959 to Ed Cowan in 2013.

Stay tuned to Once Upon a Time in the Ashes for interviews and features with them all.

Available on Spotify, Apple and Google now.

Episode 12 – Mick Malone Once Upon a Time in the Ashes

Mick Malone joins us to talk about the 1977 Ashes tour of England, that culminated in Mick taking 5-63 and scoring 46 with the bat at the Oval in his one and only Test for Australia. He also chats growing up in Scarborough, World Series Cricket and his time playing in the Lancashire League for Haslingden. 
  1. Episode 12 – Mick Malone
  2. Episode 11 – Graham Barlow
  3. Episode 10 – Ross Duncan
  4. Once Upon a Time in the Ashes **Ian Chappell** Special
  5. Episode 9 – Tony Dell
  6. Episode 8 – Ken Eastwood
  7. Episode 7 – Roger Prideaux
  8. Episode 6 – Brian Taber
  9. Episode 5 – Pat Pocock
  10. Episode 4 – Eric Russell & Peter Allan

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