Australia v West Indies
West Indies in Australia 1981/82 (1st Test)
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th December 1981 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 58 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, AR Crafter
ScorersMP Ringham, MK Walsh
Close of play day 1West Indies (1) 10/4 (Lloyd 2*)
Close of play day 2West Indies (1) 187/9 (Murray 26*, Garner 0*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 217/7 (Border 65*, Lillee 0*)
Close of play day 4West Indies (2) 154/9 (Holding 4*)
Man of the MatchKJ Hughes

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Lairdc Murray b Holding41816-- 
GM Woodc Murray b Roberts32849-- 
*GS Chappellc Murray b Holding011-- 
AR Borderc Murray b Holding44361-- 
KJ Hughesnot out10020026611- 
DM Wellhamc sub (AL Logie) b Croft1737542- 
+RW Marshc Richards b Garner2143741- 
B Yardleyb Garner2117352- 
DK Lilleec Gomes b Holding1411-- 
GF Lawsonb Holding232-- 
TM Aldermanc Murray b Croft1026561- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 8 nb)15
Total(all out, 316 minutes, 68.1 overs)198
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Laird), 2-4 (Chappell), 3-8 (Wood), 4-26 (Border), 5-59 (Wellham), 6-115 (Marsh), 7-149 (Yardley), 8-153 (Lillee), 9-155 (Lawson), 10-198 (Alderman, 68.1 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Holding17   3455--
Roberts15   6401--
Garner20   6592-7

West Indies first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Haynesc Border b Lillee11320-- 
SFAF Bacchusc Wood b Alderman187-- 
CEH Croftlbw b Lillee01016-- 
IVA Richardsb Lillee2814-- 
*CH Lloydc Alderman b Yardley29811061- 
HA Gomesc Chappell b Lillee551081754- 
PJL Dujonc Hughes b Lillee4148586- 
+DA Murraynot out327090-- 
AME Robertsc Marsh b Lillee1823373- 
MA Holdingc and b Alderman2714-- 
J Garnerc Laird b Lillee710171- 
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 9 nb)13
Total(all out, 281 minutes, 62.3 overs)201
Fall of wickets:
1-3 (Bacchus), 2-5 (Haynes), 3-6 (Croft), 4-10 (Richards), 5-62 (Lloyd), 6-134 (Dujon), 7-147 (Gomes), 8-174 (Roberts), 9-183 (Holding), 10-201 (Garner, 62.3 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alderman18   3542--
Lawson9   2280-3
Chappell2   200--
Yardley7   2231--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Murray b Garner46861185- 
BM Lairdlbw b Croft641462105- 
*GS Chappellc Murray b Garner62135-- 
AR Borderb Holding661361902- 
KJ Hughesb Holding84874-- 
DM Wellhamlbw b Holding2511-- 
+RW Marshc Murray b Holding21418-- 
B Yardleyb Garner1317152- 
DK Lilleec Murray b Holding0920-- 
GF Lawsonnot out0717-- 
TM Aldermanb Holding1109-- 
Extras(5 b, 4 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 363 minutes, 82.3 overs)222
Fall of wickets:
1-82 (Wood), 2-106 (Chappell), 3-139 (Laird), 4-184 (Hughes), 5-190 (Wellham), 6-199 (Marsh), 7-215 (Yardley), 8-218 (Border), 9-220 (Lillee), 10-222 (Alderman, 82.3 ov)
West Indies bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Roberts18   4310--
Croft20   2611--
Garner18   5373-2
Richards5   0170--

West Indies second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Haynesc Lillee b Yardley281211823- 
SFAF Bacchuslbw b Alderman038-- 
IVA Richardsb Alderman022-- 
*CH Lloydc Border b Lawson1936522- 
HA Gomesb Yardley2448851- 
PJL Dujonc Marsh b Yardley431631631- 
+DA Murrayc Marsh b Yardley1028511- 
AME Robertslbw b Lillee104085-1 
MA Holdinglbw b Lillee711151- 
J Garnerlbw b Lillee012-- 
CEH Croftnot out027-- 
Extras(1 b, 10 lb, 9 nb)20
Total(all out, 330 minutes, 74.1 overs)161
Fall of wickets:
1-4 (Bacchus), 2-4 (Richards), 3-38 (Lloyd), 4-80 (Gomes), 5-88 (Haynes), 6-116 (Murray), 7-150 (Dujon), 8-154 (Roberts), 9-154 (Garner), 10-161 (Holding, 74.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alderman9   3232--
Lawson17   3361-6
Yardley21   7384--

--> KJ Hughes (1) 50 in 89 balls, 143 minutes
--> KJ Hughes (1) 100 in 198 balls, 262 minutes
--> KJ Hughes (1) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 97
--> HA Gomes (1) 50 in 97 balls, 153 minutes
--> PJL Dujon made his debut in Test matches
--> BM Laird (2) 50 in 105 balls, 150 minutes
--> GM Wood (2) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 38
--> GM Wood (2) passed 5000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 13
--> AR Border (2) 50 in 95 balls, 125 minutes
--> PJL Dujon made his debut for West Indies in first-class matches
--> HA Gomes made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> DA Murray made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> SFAF Bacchus made his debut in Australia in Test matches
--> DK Lillee achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the West Indies first innings (previous best was 7-89)

12th men: J.R.Thomson (Australia) & A.L.Logie (West Indies).





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