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England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1981 (3rd Test)
VenueHeadingley, Leeds on 16th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st July 1981 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 18 runs
UmpiresDGL Evans, BJ Meyer
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 203/3 (Hughes 24*, Bright 1*)
Close of play day 2England (1) 7/0 (Gooch 2*, Boycott 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 6/1 (Boycott 0*, Brearley 4*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 351/9 (Botham 145*, Willis 1*)
Man of the MatchIT Botham

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Dysonb Dilley10223429414- 
GM Woodlbw b Botham3455714- 
TM Chappellc Taylor b Willey271351612- 
*KJ Hughesc and b Botham892082708- 
RJ Brightb Dilley736481- 
GN Yallopc Taylor b Botham581672085- 
AR Borderlbw b Botham820351- 
+RW Marshb Botham2850655- 
GF Lawsonc Taylor b Botham1335452- 
DK Lilleenot out368-- 
TM Aldermannot out001-- 
Extras(4 b, 13 lb, 12 nb, 3 w)32
Total(9 wickets, declared, 155.2 overs)401
Fall of wickets:
1-55 (Wood), 2-149 (Chappell), 3-196 (Dyson), 4-220 (Bright), 5-332 (Hughes), 6-354 (Border), 7-357 (Yallop), 8-396 (Lawson), 9-401 (Marsh)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis30   8720--
Old43   14910--
Dilley27   4782--
Botham39.211956--
Willey13   2311--
Boycott3   220--

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochlbw b Alderman2717-- 
G Boycottb Lawson125889-- 
*JM Brearleyc Marsh b Alderman105364-- 
DI Gowerc Marsh b Lawson2450583- 
MW Gattinglbw b Lillee1529582- 
P Willeyb Lawson82229-- 
IT Bothamc Marsh b Lillee5054808- 
+RW Taylorc Marsh b Lillee523361- 
GR Dilleyc and b Lillee1317302- 
CM Oldc Border b Alderman044-- 
RGD Willisnot out145-- 
Extras(6 b, 11 lb, 11 nb, 6 w)34
Total(all out, 50.5 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Gooch), 2-40 (Brearley), 3-42 (Boycott), 4-84 (Gower), 5-87 (Gatting), 6-112 (Willey), 7-148 (Taylor), 8-166 (Botham), 9-167 (Old), 10-174 (Dilley, 50.5 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee18.57494--
Alderman19   4593--
Lawson13   3323--

England second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Alderman b Lillee032-- 
G Boycottlbw b Alderman461412151- 
*JM Brearleyc Alderman b Lillee1429333- 
DI Gowerc Border b Alderman922361- 
MW Gattinglbw b Alderman11010-- 
P Willeyc Dyson b Lillee3356846- 
IT Bothamnot out149148219271 
+RW Taylorc Bright b Alderman199-- 
GR Dilleyb Alderman5675809- 
CM Oldb Lawson2931546- 
RGD Willisc Border b Alderman2931-- 
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 5 nb, 3 w)16
Total(all out, 87.3 overs)356
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Gooch), 2-18 (Brearley), 3-37 (Gower), 4-41 (Gatting), 5-105 (Willey), 6-133 (Boycott), 7-135 (Taylor), 8-252 (Dilley), 9-319 (Old), 10-356 (Willis, 87.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee25   6943--
Alderman35.361356--
Lawson23   4961--
Bright4   0150--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Taylor b Botham101092- 
J Dysonc Taylor b Willis34831193- 
TM Chappellc Taylor b Willis85668-- 
*KJ Hughesc Botham b Willis0914-- 
GN Yallopc Gatting b Willis032-- 
AR Borderb Old0813-- 
+RW Marshc Dilley b Willis4918-- 
RJ Brightb Willis1932492- 
GF Lawsonc Taylor b Willis122-- 
DK Lilleec Gatting b Willis1715223- 
TM Aldermannot out056-- 
Extras(3 lb, 14 nb, 1 w)18
Total(all out, 36.1 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Wood), 2-56 (Chappell), 3-58 (Hughes), 4-58 (Yallop), 5-65 (Border), 6-68 (Dyson), 7-74 (Marsh), 8-75 (Lawson), 9-110 (Lillee), 10-111 (Bright, 36.1 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Botham7   3141--
Dilley2   0110--
Willis15.13438--
Old9   1211--
Willey3   140--

Notes
--> J Dyson (1) passed his previous highest score of 53 in Test matches
--> J Dyson (1) made his first century in Test matches
--> J Dyson (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 102
--> TM Chappell made his last appearance in Test matches
--> TM Chappell (1) passed his previous highest score of 20 in Test matches
--> KJ Hughes (1) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 52
--> DI Gower (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> G Boycott (2) passed 39000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> IT Botham (2) 100 in 87 balls, 157 minutes
--> IT Botham (2) passed his previous highest score of 137 in Test matches
--> GR Dilley (2) passed his previous highest score of 38 in Test matches
--> J Dyson (2) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 33
--> GF Lawson reached 150 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed P Willey, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings
--> TM Alderman achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed RGD Willis in the England second innings (previous best was 5-62)
--> RGD Willis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed RJ Bright in the Australia second innings (previous best was 7-78)
--> RGD Willis reached 700 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed TM Chappell, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings

 

 

 

 

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