Australia tour of England, 1981 / Fall of wickets and partnerships

The Ashes - 2nd Test

England v Australia

Match drawn

Partnerships - Australia 2nd innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 2 J Dyson GM Wood - 1/2
2nd 9 GN Yallop GM Wood 1/2 2/11
3rd 6 KJ Hughes GM Wood 2/11 3/17
4th 45 TM Chappell GM Wood 3/17 4/62
5th 28* GM Wood AR Border 4/62 4/90 (48.5)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
3 3rd 123 G Boycott DI Gower 2/55 3/178
1 5th 97 P Willey JE Emburey 4/187 5/284
2 5th 86 KJ Hughes AR Border 4/81 5/167
2 6th 77 AR Border RW Marsh 5/167 6/244
2 1st 62 GM Wood J Dyson - 1/62
1 1st 60 GA Gooch G Boycott - 1/60
1 4th 53 MW Gatting P Willey 3/134 4/187
1 3rd 51 DI Gower MW Gatting 2/83 3/134
2 9th 46 RJ Bright DK Lillee 8/268 9/314
4 4th 45 TM Chappell GM Wood 3/17 4/62
3 4th 39 MW Gatting DI Gower 3/178 4/217
3 1st 31 GA Gooch G Boycott - 1/31
2 10th 31 TM Alderman DK Lillee 9/314 10/345
4 5th 28* GM Wood AR Border 4/62 4/90 (48.5)
3 7th 25 P Willey GR Dilley 6/217 7/242
3 2nd 24 RA Woolmer G Boycott 1/31 2/55
3 8th 23 RW Taylor GR Dilley 7/242 8/265
1 3rd 18* RA Woolmer DI Gower 2/65 2/83
2 7th 13 RW Marsh RJ Bright 6/244 7/257
1 10th 13 RGD Willis GR Dilley 9/298 10/311
2 4th 12 TM Chappell KJ Hughes 3/69 4/81
2 8th 11 GF Lawson RJ Bright 7/257 8/268
4 2nd 9 GN Yallop GM Wood 1/2 2/11
1 6th 9 JE Emburey RA Woolmer 5/284 6/293
2 3rd 7 GN Yallop KJ Hughes 2/62 3/69
4 3rd 6 KJ Hughes GM Wood 2/11 3/17
1 9th 5 RA Woolmer GR Dilley 8/293 9/298
1 2nd 5 G Boycott RA Woolmer 1/60 2/65
4 1st 2 J Dyson GM Wood - 1/2
3 6th 0 IT Botham P Willey 5/217 6/217
3 5th 0 DI Gower IT Botham 4/217 5/217
2 2nd 0 J Dyson GN Yallop 1/62 2/62
1 8th 0 RW Taylor RA Woolmer 7/293 8/293
1 7th 0 IT Botham RA Woolmer 6/293 7/293
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

Jul 7, 1981

Ian Botham marches off after collecting a pair - he was fired soon afterwards as England captain, England v Australia, Lord's, July 7, 1981

Ian Botham marches off after collecting a pair at Lord's

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Jul 7, 1981

David Gower gives the close-in fielders some anxious moments, England v Australia, Lord's, July 7, 1981

David Gower gives the close-in fielders some anxious moments

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