England tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 10-15, 1982
The Ashes - 3rd Test
Australia won by 8 wickets
Played at Adelaide Oval
10,11,12,14,15 December 1982 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
KC Wessels c †Taylor b Botham 44 109 89 4 0 49.43
J Dyson c †Taylor b Botham 44 179 125 3 0 35.20
GS Chappell* c Gower b Willis 115 239 201 18 0 57.21
KJ Hughes run out 88 277 232 6 2 37.93
GF Lawson c Botham b Willis 2 23 18 0 0 11.11
AR Border c †Taylor b Pringle 26 135 95 1 1 27.36
DW Hookes c Botham b Hemmings 37 94 69 0 0 53.62
RW Marsh c Hemmings b Pringle 3 16 14 0 0 21.42
B Yardley c Gower b Botham 38 78 66 2 0 57.57
RM Hogg not out 14 66 45 0 0 31.11
JR Thomson c & b Botham 3 13 9 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 6, nb 18) 24
  Total (all out; 156.5 overs) 438 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 25 8 76 2 3.04
  IT Botham 36.5 5 112 4 3.04
  DR Pringle 33 5 97 2 2.93
  G Miller 14 2 33 0 2.35
  EE Hemmings 48 17 96 1 2.00
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
CJ Tavare c †Marsh b Hogg 1 6 4 0 0 25.00
G Fowler c †Marsh b Lawson 11 31 18 2 0 61.11
DI Gower c †Marsh b Lawson 60 209 133 5 0 45.11
AJ Lamb c †Marsh b Lawson 82 221 156 10 0 52.56
IT Botham c Wessels b Thomson 35 93 66 4 0 53.03
DW Randall b Lawson 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
G Miller c Yardley b Hogg 7 19 13 0 0 53.84
RW Taylor c Chappell b Yardley 2 14 8 0 0 25.00
DR Pringle not out 1 32 12 0 0 8.33
EE Hemmings b Thomson 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis* b Thomson 1 8 5 0 0 20.00
Extras (lb 5, nb 11) 16
  Total (all out; 67.5 overs) 216 (3.18 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Lawson 18 4 56 4 3.11
  RM Hogg 14 2 41 2 2.92
  JR Thomson 14.5 3 51 3 3.43
  B Yardley 21 7 52 1 2.47
  England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
CJ Tavare c Wessels b Thomson 0 18 10 0 0 0.00
G Fowler c †Marsh b Lawson 37 139 99 3 0 37.37
DI Gower b Hogg 114 370 259 16 0 44.01
AJ Lamb c Chappell b Yardley 8 42 30 0 0 26.66
IT Botham c Dyson b Yardley 58 176 140 9 0 41.42
DW Randall c †Marsh b Lawson 17 56 38 3 0 44.73
G Miller lbw b Lawson 17 36 25 1 0 68.00
DR Pringle c †Marsh b Thomson 9 30 15 2 0 60.00
RW Taylor not out 3 38 18 0 0 16.66
EE Hemmings c Wessels b Lawson 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis* c †Marsh b Lawson 10 13 9 2 0 111.11
Extras (b 7, lb 6, w 3, nb 15) 31
  Total (all out; 104 overs) 304 (2.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GF Lawson 24 6 66 5 2.75
  RM Hogg 19 5 53 1 2.78
  JR Thomson 13 3 41 2 3.15
  B Yardley 37 12 90 2 2.43
  AR Border 8 2 14 0 1.75
  DW Hookes 3 1 9 0 3.00
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 83 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
KC Wessels c †Taylor b Botham 1 9 7 0 0 14.28
J Dyson not out 37 105 76 2 0 48.68
GF Lawson c Randall b Willis 14 48 33 0 0 42.42
GS Chappell* not out 26 46 34 3 0 76.47
Extras (nb 5) 5
  Total (2 wickets; 23.5 overs) 83 (3.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  RGD Willis 8 1 17 1 2.12
  IT Botham 10 2 45 1 4.50
  DR Pringle 1.5 0 11 0 6.00
  EE Hemmings 4 1 5 0 1.25

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to field
Series - Australia led the 5-match series 2-0
Player of the match - GF Lawson (Australia)
Umpires - RA French and MW Johnson
Close of play
  • Fri, 10 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 265/3 (KJ Hughes 51*, GF Lawson 0*)
  • Sat, 11 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 66/2 (DI Gower 26*, AJ Lamb 23*)
  • Sun, 12 Dec - day 3 - England 2nd innings 90/1 (G Fowler 37*, DI Gower 43*)
  • Mon, 13 Dec - rest day
  • Tue, 14 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 3/1 (J Dyson 1*, GF Lawson 0*)
  • Wed, 15 Dec - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 83/2 (23.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Aus 1st innings
    • RW Taylor's 50th dismissal against Australia (Wessels)
    • GS Chappell's first century in his birthplace.
    • Eng 1st innings
    • IT Botham scores 1000 runs against Australia
 
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