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1981 England v Australia - 6th Test
Kennington Oval, London
27th August, 1981
 
England (110.4 overs)  314
(132 overs)  352
 
Match drawn

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Graeme Wood c Brearley b Botham 66  129  6  0 51.16  18.75%
Martin Kent c Gatting b Botham 54  129  7  0 41.86  15.34%
Kim Hughes* hit wicket b Botham 31  67  1  0 46.27  8.81%
Graham Yallop c Botham b Willis 26  50  1  0 52.00  7.39%
Allan Border not out 106  230  13  0 46.09  30.11%
Dirk Wellham b Willis 24  93  1  0 25.81  6.82%
Rod Marsh c Botham b Willis 12  18  2  0 66.67  3.41%
Raymond Bright c Brearley b Botham 3  40  0  0 7.50  0.85%
Dennis Lillee b Willis 11  36  1  0 30.56  3.13%
Terry Alderman b Botham 0  2  0  0 0.00
Michael Whitney b Botham 4  13  1  0 30.77  1.14%
Extras (b 4, lb 6, w 1, nb 4) 15  
Total All Out   (132.0 overs @ 2.67 rpo) 352  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-120  Wood   2-125  Kent   3-169  Yallop   4-199  Hughes   
5-260  Wellham   6-280  Marsh   7-303  Bright   8-319  Lillee   
9-320  Alderman   10-352  Whitney   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Bob Willis 31.0 6 91 4 2.94  40.00%
Mike Hendrick 31.0 8 63 0 2.03
Ian Botham 47.0 13 125 6 2.66  60.00%
John Emburey 23.0 2 58 0 2.52
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Geoff Boycott c Yallop b Lillee 137  321  7  0 42.68  43.63%
Wayne Larkins c Alderman b Lillee 34  75  4  0 45.33  10.83%
Chris Tavare c †Marsh b Lillee 24  91  2  0 26.37  7.64%
Mike Gatting b Lillee 53  114  5  0 46.49  16.88%
Mike Brearley* c Bright b Alderman 0  6  0  0 0.00
Paul Parker c Kent b Alderman 0  3  0  0 0.00
Ian Botham c Yallop b Lillee 3  5  0  0 60.00  0.96%
Alan Knott b Lillee 36  49  4  0 73.47  11.46%
John Emburey lbw b Lillee 0  2  0  0 0.00
Bob Willis b Alderman 3  7  0  0 42.86  0.96%
Mike Hendrick not out 0  6  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 9, w 3, nb 12) 24  
Total All Out   (110.4 overs @ 2.84 rpo) 314  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-61  Larkins   2-131  Tavare   3-246  Gatting   4-248  Brearley   
5-248  Parker   6-256  Botham   7-293  Boycott   8-293  Emburey   
9-302  Willis   10-314  Knott   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Dennis Lillee 31.4 4 89 7 2.81  70.00%
Terry Alderman 35.0 4 84 3 2.40  30.00%
Michael Whitney 23.0 3 76 0 3.30
Raymond Bright 21.0 6 41 0 1.95
 
Australia 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Graeme Wood c †Knott b Hendrick 21  46  1  0 45.65  6.10%
Martin Kent c Brearley b Botham 7  17  1  0 41.18  2.03%
Kim Hughes* lbw b Hendrick 6  24  1  0 25.00  1.74%
Graham Yallop b Hendrick 35  62  3  0 56.45  10.17%
Allan Border c Tavare b Emburey 84  152  8  0 55.26  24.42%
Dirk Wellham lbw b Botham 103  221  12  0 46.61  29.94%
Rod Marsh c Gatting b Botham 52  83  7  0 62.65  15.12%
Raymond Bright b Botham 11  14  2  0 78.57  3.20%
Dennis Lillee not out 8  36  1  0 22.22  2.33%
Michael Whitney c Botham b Hendrick 0  3  0  0 0.00
Terry Alderman              
Extras (b 1, lb 8, w 1, nb 7) 17  
Total 9 wickets declared   (104.2 overs @ 3.30 rpo) 344  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-26  Kent   2-36  Hughes   3-41  Wood   4-104  Yallop   
5-205  Border   6-291  Marsh   7-332  Bright   8-343  Wellham   
9-344  Whitney   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Bob Willis 10.0 0 41 0 4.10
Mike Hendrick 29.2 6 82 4 2.80  40.00%
Ian Botham 42.0 9 128 4 3.05  40.00%
John Emburey 23.0 3 76 1 3.30  10.00%
 
England 2nd Innings (target 383) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Geoff Boycott lbw b Lillee 0  4  0  0 0.00
Wayne Larkins c Alderman b Lillee 24  78  4  0 30.77  9.20%
Chris Tavare c Kent b Whitney 8  36  0  0 22.22  3.07%
Mike Gatting c Kent b Lillee 56  70  7  0 80.00  21.46%
Paul Parker c Kent b Alderman 13  46  2  0 28.26  4.98%
Mike Brearley* c †Marsh b Lillee 51  160  7  0 31.88  19.54%
Ian Botham lbw b Alderman 16  14  2  0 114.29  6.13%
Alan Knott not out 70  138  11  0 50.72  26.82%
John Emburey not out 5  33  0  0 15.15  1.92%
Bob Willis              
Mike Hendrick              
Extras (b 2, lb 5, w 2, nb 9) 18  
Total 7 wickets   (95.0 overs @ 2.75 rpo) 261  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Boycott   2-18  Tavare   3-88  Larkins   4-101  Gatting   
5-127  Parker   6-144  Botham   7-237  Brearley   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Dennis Lillee 30.0 10 70 4 2.33  40.00%
Terry Alderman 19.0 6 60 2 3.16  20.00%
Michael Whitney 11.0 4 46 1 4.18  10.00%
Raymond Bright 27.0 12 50 0 1.85
Graham Yallop 8.0 2 17 0 2.13
 
MATCH INFORMATION
Venue Kennington Oval, London
Toss England won the toss and elected to field
Series 1981 England v Australia  (The Ashes) - 6th Test
Match No. Test #908
Match Conditions Day Match
Player of Match Dennis Lillee
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END OF DAY STATUS (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 251/4 (AR Border 51*, DM Wellham 19*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 100/1 (G Boycott 47*, CJ Tavare 8*)
Day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 36/2 (GM Wood 20*)
Day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 344/9 (DK Lillee 8*)
Day 5 - England 2nd Innings 261/7, 95.0 overs - end of match

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