Australia tour of England, 1981 / Career averages

The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 4 wickets

Career averages for matches completed by Jun 21, 1981
England batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
IT Botham 1977-1981 36 54 2 1612 137 31.00 2997 53.78 6 4 5 176 15
G Boycott 1964-1981 99 175 22 7441 246* 48.63 17749+ 35.84* 20 39 9 711+ 8
GR Dilley 1979-1981 10 16 5 140 38* 12.72 467 29.97 0 0 4 17 0
PR Downton 1981-1981 4 7 1 59 26* 9.83 298 19.79 0 0 1 4 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 9 16 1 315 56 21.00 834 37.76 0 3 2 39 0
GA Gooch 1975-1981 31 55 3 1877 153 36.09 3889 48.26 3 11 4 208 7
DI Gower 1978-1981 27 45 4 1846 200* 45.02 3823 48.28 4 7 3 211 4
M Hendrick 1974-1981 29 34 14 128 15 6.40 423 30.26 0 0 8 17 0
P Willey 1976-1981 17 32 5 767 102* 28.40 1754 43.72 2 3 1 106 2
RGD Willis 1971-1981 58 82 38 513 24* 11.65 1746 29.38 0 0 9 48 1
RA Woolmer 1975-1981 18 32 2 1029 149 34.30 2614 39.36 3 2 4 126 2
England bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
IT Botham 1977-1981 36 61 8235 3652 171 8/34 13/106 21.35 2.66 48.1 14 3 44 0
G Boycott 1964-1981 99 19 926 380 7 3/47 3/47 54.28 2.46 132.2 0 0 31 0
GR Dilley 1979-1981 10 14 1727 838 31 4/24 7/62 27.03 2.91 55.7 0 0 2 0
PR Downton 1981-1981 4 - - - - - - - - - - - 8 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 9 1 8 1 0 - - - 0.75 - 0 0 7 0
GA Gooch 1975-1981 31 22 678 243 6 2/16 2/18 40.50 2.15 113.0 0 0 30 0
DI Gower 1978-1981 27 - - - - - - - - - - - 13 0
M Hendrick 1974-1981 29 52 5846 2103 83 4/28 8/95 25.33 2.15 70.4 0 0 25 0
P Willey 1976-1981 17 17 971 406 5 2/73 2/73 81.20 2.50 194.2 0 0 3 0
RGD Willis 1971-1981 58 106 11129 5118 202 7/78 9/118 25.33 2.75 55.0 12 0 22 0
RA Woolmer 1975-1981 18 13 546 299 4 1/8 1/8 74.75 3.28 136.5 0 0 10 0
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
TM Alderman 1981-1981 1 1 1 12 12* - 0 0 0 0 0
AR Border 1978-1981 28 51 8 2143 162 49.83 6 12 1 228 11
TM Chappell 1981-1981 1 2 1 37 20* 37.00 0 0 0 1 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 10 19 2 357 53 21.00 0 1 2 24 0
RM Hogg 1978-1981 21 34 3 246 36 7.93 0 0 10 25 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 34 62 4 2402 213 41.41 5 13 3 241 17
GF Lawson 1980-1981 2 3 1 35 16 17.50 0 0 0 3 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 49 63 17 663 73* 14.41 0 1 8 68 8
RW Marsh 1970-1981 69 109 11 2847 132 29.05 3 14 9 296 21
GM Wood 1978-1981 23 45 2 1402 126 32.60 5 5 6 115 2
GN Yallop 1976-1981 26 49 3 1746 172 37.95 5 6 1 165 1
Australia bowling averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10 Ct St
TM Alderman 1981-1981 1 2 258 130 9 5/62 9/130 14.44 3.02 28.6 1 0 0 0
AR Border 1978-1981 28 21 938 298 8 2/35 2/35 37.25 1.90 117.2 0 0 32 0
TM Chappell 1981-1981 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 10 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
RM Hogg 1978-1981 21 36 4496 1869 81 6/74 10/66 23.07 2.49 55.5 5 2 4 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 34 4 66 20 0 - - - 1.81 - 0 0 28 0
GF Lawson 1980-1981 2 3 168 90 3 2/26 3/65 30.00 3.21 56.0 0 0 0 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 49 94 12956 5946 259 6/26 11/123 22.95 2.75 50.0 18 5 13 0
RW Marsh 1970-1981 69 1 60 51 0 - - - 5.10 - 0 0 246 11
GM Wood 1978-1981 23 - - - - - - - - - - - 23 0
GN Yallop 1976-1981 26 9 144 99 1 1/21 1/21 99.00 4.12 144.0 0 0 12 0
Series 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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Photos

Jun 21, 1981

Dennis Lillee leads Australia out, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day, June 21, 1981

Dennis Lillee leads Australia out

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Jun 21, 1981

A pensive Ian Botham following England's defeat in the first Test, England v Australia, Trent Bridge, June 21, 1981

A pensive Ian Botham following England's defeat

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