Australia tour of England, 1981 /

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Shootout at Trent Bridge

Jul 10, 2013: A soggy Nottingham hosted the low-scoring first Test of the 1981 Ashes, and the quick bowlers ruled the roost

Nagraj Gollapudi

The Ashes, Headingley, 1981

England in wonderland

Aug 6, 2009: Not the crowd, not the players, not the bookmakers, no one could believe the most incredible Ashes turnaround of them all

Chris Old

Trevor Chappell

Cheer up, mate

Jul 3, 2009: An Englishman becomes part of the Aussie entourage... with a little encouragement

Nagraj Gollapudi

1981

Getting shirty about substitutes

May 17, 2008: The subject of substitute fielders has attracted considerable comment and the ICC is set to clamp down on their use. It was an issue that was high on the agenda twenty-seven years ago

Martin Williamson

Tests: England 3 Australia 1, ODIs: England 1 Australia 2

Australia in England 1981: Botham's summer

1982: Although from an English point of view the visit of Kim Hughes's Australian side was memorable, for the tourists themselves it must have been one of almost unbearable frustration

John Woodcock

Sixth Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: Toss: England

Graeme Wright

Fifth Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: Toss: England

John Thicknesse

Fourth Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: Toss: England

Derek Hodgson

Third Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: A match which had initially produced all the wet and tedious traits of recent Leeds Tests finally ended in a way to stretch the bounds of logic and belief

Alan Lee

Second Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: Lord's and Test-match time in recent years have become synonymous with bad weather, controversy and abysmal public relations, redeemed only partially by isolated individual performances

Terry Cooper

First Cornhill Test

ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: At Nottingham, June 18, 19, 20, 21

Steve Whiting

Third Prudential Trophy Match

†ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: At Leeds, June, 8

Second Prudential Trophy Match

†ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: At Birmingham, June 6

First Prudential Trophy Match

†ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA 1981

1982: At Lord"s, June 4

England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, 1981

The great escape

Jul 16, 1981: Christopher Martin-Jenkins on the epic Headingley Test of 1981

Christopher Martin-Jenkins
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Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 27-Sep 1, 1981
Match drawn
England v Australia at Manchester - Aug 13-17, 1981
England won by 103 runs
England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 30-Aug 2, 1981
England won by 29 runs
England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 16-21, 1981
England won by 18 runs
England v Australia at Lord's - Jul 2-7, 1981
Match drawn
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