Australia were the national cricket team of the country of the same name.
Fifth Doctor once wanted to witness the team's tour of England in 1902. ( AUDIO: )
Amongst other contests, they engaged
South Africa in a 2006 One Day International that the Sixth Doctor once watched on the Time-Space Visualiser. ( AUDIO: )
The Fourth Wall
They also tackled
England in the 1981 Ashes series, which they both won and lost with Tegan Jovanka's help. ( PROSE: )
Graham Dilley Saves the World
Whilst in prison on
Folly, the Fifth Doctor organised a cricket match involving the entire prison population in which he suggested some 900-odd people play for Australia while the other 900-odd play for England. ( AUDIO: )
Behind the scenes Edit
Australia were partly to blame for
's first-ever broadcasting delay. " Doctor Who Hidden Danger" was bumped from the 4 July 1964 schedule because of an overrunning test with England and a long tennis match at Wimbledon.