Australia tour of England, 1981 / Career averages

The Ashes - 4th Test

England v Australia

England won by 29 runs

Career averages for matches completed by Aug 2, 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 39 60 3 1840 149* 32.28 3257 56.49 7 5 7 214 16
G Boycott 1964-1981 102 181 22 7618 246* 47.91 18399+ 35.54* 20 40 9 721+ 8
JM Brearley 1976-1981 37 62 3 1386 91 23.49 4647 29.82 0 8 5 124 0
JE Emburey 1978-1981 16 24 5 259 42 13.63 1009 25.66 0 0 4 22 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 12 22 1 466 59 22.19 1171 39.79 0 4 2 55 1
GA Gooch 1975-1981 34 61 3 1985 153 34.22 4120 48.17 3 11 5 222 7
DI Gower 1978-1981 30 51 4 2018 200* 42.93 4257 47.40 4 8 4 232 5
CM Old 1972-1981 46 66 9 845 65 14.82 2165+ 38.24* 0 2 10 103 8
RW Taylor 1971-1981 29 39 3 643 97 17.86 2616 24.57 0 2 4 47 1
P Willey 1976-1981 20 38 5 923 102* 27.96 2114 43.66 2 4 1 128 3
RGD Willis 1971-1981 61 87 39 536 24* 11.16 1783 30.06 0 0 9 50 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 39 67 8921 3917 187 8/34 13/106 20.94 2.63 47.7 16 3 48 0
G Boycott 1964-1981 102 20 944 382 7 3/47 3/47 54.57 2.42 134.8 0 0 31 0
JM Brearley 1976-1981 37 - - - - - - - - - - - 48 0
JE Emburey 1978-1981 16 24 3529 1129 40 5/124 6/83 28.22 1.91 88.2 1 0 13 0
MW Gatting 1978-1981 12 1 8 1 0 - - - 0.75 - 0 0 11 0
GA Gooch 1975-1981 34 23 738 271 6 2/16 2/18 45.16 2.20 123.0 0 0 30 0
DI Gower 1978-1981 30 - - - - - - - - - - - 14 0
CM Old 1972-1981 46 81 8858 4020 143 7/50 9/88 28.11 2.72 61.9 4 0 22 0
RW Taylor 1971-1981 29 - - - - - - - - - - - 92 6
P Willey 1976-1981 20 19 1067 441 6 2/73 2/73 73.50 2.47 177.8 0 0 3 0
RGD Willis 1971-1981 61 112 11872 5418 216 8/43 9/118 25.08 2.73 54.9 13 0 24 0
Australia batting averages - Test matches
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 4s 6s
TM Alderman 1981-1981 4 6 4 20 12* 10.00 0 0 1 0 0
AR Border 1978-1981 31 57 9 2269 162 47.27 6 13 2 242 12
RJ Bright 1977-1981 12 19 4 228 33 15.20 0 0 3 28 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 13 25 2 515 102 22.39 1 1 2 42 0
RM Hogg 1978-1981 22 36 4 246 36 7.68 0 0 11 25 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 37 68 4 2589 213 40.45 5 14 4 261 17
MF Kent 1981-1981 1 2 0 56 46 28.00 0 0 0 7 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 52 68 19 744 73* 15.18 0 1 8 79 8
RW Marsh 1970-1981 72 114 11 2932 132 28.46 3 14 9 311 21
GM Wood 1978-1981 26 51 3 1592 126 33.16 5 6 6 134 2
GN Yallop 1976-1981 29 55 3 1868 172 35.92 5 7 2 178 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 4 8 1140 552 28 6/135 9/130 19.71 2.90 40.7 3 0 5 0
AR Border 1978-1981 31 21 938 298 8 2/35 2/35 37.25 1.90 117.2 0 0 38 0
RJ Bright 1977-1981 12 20 2562 937 33 7/87 10/111 28.39 2.19 77.6 3 1 4 0
J Dyson 1977-1981 13 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
RM Hogg 1978-1981 22 38 4652 1937 82 6/74 10/66 23.62 2.49 56.7 5 2 5 0
KJ Hughes 1977-1981 37 4 66 20 0 - - - 1.81 - 0 0 29 0
MF Kent 1981-1981 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
DK Lillee 1971-1981 52 100 13857 6385 273 6/26 11/123 23.38 2.76 50.7 18 5 14 0
RW Marsh 1970-1981 72 1 60 51 0 - - - 5.10 - 0 0 260 11
GM Wood 1978-1981 26 - - - - - - - - - - - 25 0
GN Yallop 1976-1981 29 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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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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