Australia tour of England, 1981 / Career averages

The Ashes - 3rd Test

England v Australia

England won by 18 runs

Career averages for matches completed by Jul 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 38 58 3 1811 149* 32.92 3203 56.54 7 5 7 211 16
G Boycott 1964-1981 101 179 22 7576 246* 48.25 18221+ 35.66* 20 40 9 717+ 8
JM Brearley 1976-1981 36 60 3 1325 91 23.24 4521 29.30 0 8 5 116 0
GR Dilley 1979-1981 12 20 7 243 56 18.69 618 39.32 0 1 4 32 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 11 20 1 406 59 21.36 1054 38.51 0 4 2 50 1
GA Gooch 1975-1981 33 59 3 1943 153 34.69 3984 48.77 3 11 5 216 7
DI Gower 1978-1981 29 49 4 1995 200* 44.33 4188 47.63 4 8 3 230 5
CM Old 1972-1981 45 64 8 811 65 14.48 2118+ 37.48* 0 2 10 100 8
RW Taylor 1971-1981 28 37 3 635 97 18.67 2566 24.74 0 2 3 47 1
P Willey 1976-1981 19 36 5 902 102* 29.09 2033 44.36 2 4 1 125 3
RGD Willis 1971-1981 60 85 39 521 24* 11.32 1763 29.55 0 0 9 48 1
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 38 65 8717 3842 181 8/34 13/106 21.22 2.64 48.1 15 3 47 0
G Boycott 1964-1981 101 20 944 382 7 3/47 3/47 54.57 2.42 134.8 0 0 31 0
JM Brearley 1976-1981 36 - - - - - - - - - - - 48 0
GR Dilley 1979-1981 12 18 2128 1051 38 4/24 7/62 27.65 2.96 56.0 0 0 3 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 11 1 8 1 0 - - - 0.75 - 0 0 10 0
GA Gooch 1975-1981 33 23 738 271 6 2/16 2/18 45.16 2.20 123.0 0 0 30 0
DI Gower 1978-1981 29 - - - - - - - - - - - 14 0
CM Old 1972-1981 45 79 8666 3957 139 7/50 9/88 28.46 2.73 62.3 4 0 22 0
RW Taylor 1971-1981 28 - - - - - - - - - - - 90 6
P Willey 1976-1981 19 19 1067 441 6 2/73 2/73 73.50 2.47 177.8 0 0 3 0
RGD Willis 1971-1981 60 110 11638 5318 214 8/43 9/118 24.85 2.74 54.3 13 0 23 0
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
TM Alderman 1981-1981 3 4 3 17 12* 17.00 0 0 0 0 0
AR Border 1978-1981 30 55 9 2227 162 48.41 6 13 2 238 12
RJ Bright 1977-1981 11 17 4 201 33 15.46 0 0 2 24 0
TM Chappell 1981-1981 3 6 1 79 27 15.80 0 0 0 3 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 12 23 2 501 102 23.85 1 1 2 41 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 36 66 4 2537 213 40.91 5 14 4 254 17
GF Lawson 1980-1981 4 6 1 54 16 10.80 0 0 0 6 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 51 66 19 723 73* 15.38 0 1 8 76 8
RW Marsh 1970-1981 71 112 11 2926 132 28.97 3 14 9 310 21
GM Wood 1978-1981 25 49 3 1552 126 33.73 5 6 6 132 2
GN Yallop 1976-1981 28 53 3 1808 172 36.16 5 7 2 170 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 3 6 869 445 20 6/135 9/130 22.25 3.07 43.4 2 0 4 0
AR Border 1978-1981 30 21 938 298 8 2/35 2/35 37.25 1.90 117.2 0 0 36 0
RJ Bright 1977-1981 11 18 2286 849 26 7/87 10/111 32.65 2.22 87.9 2 1 4 0
TM Chappell 1981-1981 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 12 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 36 4 66 20 0 - - - 1.81 - 0 0 29 0
GF Lawson 1980-1981 4 7 757 350 15 7/81 8/132 23.33 2.77 50.4 1 0 0 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 51 98 13593 6273 269 6/26 11/123 23.31 2.76 50.5 18 5 14 0
RW Marsh 1970-1981 71 1 60 51 0 - - - 5.10 - 0 0 253 11
GM Wood 1978-1981 25 - - - - - - - - - - - 25 0
GN Yallop 1976-1981 28 9 144 99 1 1/21 1/21 99.00 4.12 144.0 0 0 13 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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Jul 21, 1981

England fans are jubilant after the extraordinary win at Headingley, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, 5th day, July 21, 1981

England fans are jubilant after the extraordinary win at Headingley

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Jul 21, 1981

Ian Botham and Mike Brearley enjoy the victory at Headingley, England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, 5th day, July 21, 1981

Ian Botham and Mike Brearley enjoy the victory at Headingley

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