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

The Ashes - 4th Test

England v Australia

England won by 29 runs

Partnerships - England 2nd innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 18 JM Brearley G Boycott - 1/18
2nd 34 DI Gower G Boycott 1/18 2/52
3rd 37 G Boycott GA Gooch 2/52 3/89
4th 9 GA Gooch MW Gatting 3/89 4/98
5th 12 P Willey MW Gatting 4/98 5/110
6th 5 IT Botham MW Gatting 5/110 6/115
7th 39 CM Old MW Gatting 6/115 7/154
8th 13 MW Gatting JE Emburey 7/154 8/167
9th 50 RW Taylor JE Emburey 8/167 9/217
10th 2 RGD Willis JE Emburey 9/217 10/219
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
4 4th 58 GN Yallop AR Border 3/29 4/87
2 4th 53 GM Wood KJ Hughes 3/62 4/115
2 5th 51 KJ Hughes GN Yallop 4/115 5/166
3 9th 50 RW Taylor JE Emburey 8/167 9/217
2 3rd 48 RJ Bright GM Wood 2/14 3/62
1 4th 41 JM Brearley MW Gatting 3/60 4/101
3 7th 39 CM Old MW Gatting 6/115 7/154
3 3rd 37 G Boycott GA Gooch 2/52 3/89
2 6th 37 GN Yallop MF Kent 5/166 6/203
3 2nd 34 DI Gower G Boycott 1/18 2/52
2 8th 33 MF Kent DK Lillee 7/220 8/253
1 3rd 31 GA Gooch JM Brearley 2/29 3/60
1 1st 29 G Boycott JM Brearley - 1/29
1 5th 25 MW Gatting P Willey 4/101 5/126
1 10th 24 RGD Willis CM Old 9/165 10/189
1 6th 19 P Willey IT Botham 5/126 6/145
4 5th 18 AR Border MF Kent 4/87 5/105
3 1st 18 JM Brearley G Boycott - 1/18
4 2nd 17 J Dyson AR Border 1/2 2/19
2 7th 17 RW Marsh MF Kent 6/203 7/220
1 7th 16 IT Botham JE Emburey 6/145 7/161
3 8th 13 MW Gatting JE Emburey 7/154 8/167
3 5th 12 P Willey MW Gatting 4/98 5/110
4 3rd 10 KJ Hughes AR Border 2/19 3/29
4 6th 9 RW Marsh MF Kent 5/105 6/114
3 4th 9 GA Gooch MW Gatting 3/89 4/98
2 2nd 9 AR Border GM Wood 1/5 2/14
4 8th 6 DK Lillee MF Kent 7/114 8/120
3 6th 5 IT Botham MW Gatting 5/110 6/115
2 10th 5 DK Lillee TM Alderman 9/253 10/258
2 1st 5 J Dyson GM Wood - 1/5
1 9th 4 JE Emburey CM Old 8/161 9/165
4 1st 2 GM Wood J Dyson - 1/2
3 10th 2 RGD Willis JE Emburey 9/217 10/219
4 9th 1 MF Kent RM Hogg 8/120 9/121
4 10th 0 TM Alderman RM Hogg 9/121 10/121
4 7th 0 RJ Bright MF Kent 6/114 7/114
2 9th 0 RM Hogg DK Lillee 8/253 9/253
1 8th 0 RW Taylor JE Emburey 7/161 8/161
1 2nd 0 DI Gower JM Brearley 1/29 2/29
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

Aug 2, 1981

Ian Botham races back to the pavilion with a souvenir stump, England v Australia, 4th Test, Edgbaston, 4th day, August 2, 1981

Ian Botham races back to the pavilion with a souvenir stump

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Aug 2, 1981

Ian Botham bowls Terry Alderman, England v Australia, Edgbaston, August 2, 1981

Ian Botham bowls Terry Alderman to win the Edgbaston Test

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