The Ashes - 1st Test

England v Australia

Australia won by 4 wickets

Partnerships - Australia 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 0 GM Wood J Dyson - 1/0
2nd 21 J Dyson GN Yallop 1/0 2/21
3rd 0 GN Yallop KJ Hughes 2/21 3/21
4th 12 KJ Hughes TM Chappell 3/21 4/33
5th 31 TM Chappell AR Border 4/33 5/64
6th 25 RW Marsh AR Border 5/64 6/89
7th 21 GF Lawson AR Border 6/89 7/110
8th 37 DK Lillee AR Border 7/110 8/147
9th 6 RM Hogg AR Border 8/147 9/153
10th 26 AR Border TM Alderman 9/153 10/179
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1 3rd 44 G Boycott DI Gower 2/13 3/57
1 8th 43 MW Gatting GR Dilley 7/116 8/159
4 5th 42 AR Border TM Chappell 4/80 5/122
4 3rd 37 KJ Hughes J Dyson 2/40 3/77
2 8th 37 DK Lillee AR Border 7/110 8/147
3 6th 33 DI Gower IT Botham 5/61 6/94
2 5th 31 TM Chappell AR Border 4/33 5/64
3 4th 26 MW Gatting DI Gower 3/13 4/39
2 10th 26 AR Border TM Alderman 9/153 10/179
1 10th 26 GR Dilley M Hendrick 9/159 10/185
2 6th 25 RW Marsh AR Border 5/64 6/89
1 5th 25 P Willey MW Gatting 4/67 5/92
3 5th 22 P Willey DI Gower 4/39 5/61
2 7th 21 GF Lawson AR Border 6/89 7/110
2 2nd 21 J Dyson GN Yallop 1/0 2/21
4 2nd 20 GN Yallop J Dyson 1/20 2/40
4 1st 20 GM Wood J Dyson - 1/20
1 7th 20 PR Downton MW Gatting 6/96 7/116
3 7th 15 PR Downton IT Botham 6/94 7/109
1 1st 13 GA Gooch G Boycott - 1/13
3 9th 12 GR Dilley RGD Willis 8/113 9/125
3 1st 12 GA Gooch G Boycott - 1/12
2 4th 12 KJ Hughes TM Chappell 3/21 4/33
4 7th 10* GF Lawson TM Chappell 6/122 6/132 (54.1)
1 4th 10 DI Gower MW Gatting 3/57 4/67
2 9th 6 RM Hogg AR Border 8/147 9/153
3 8th 4 IT Botham GR Dilley 7/109 8/113
1 6th 4 IT Botham MW Gatting 5/92 6/96
4 4th 3 J Dyson TM Chappell 3/77 4/80
3 3rd 1 RA Woolmer DI Gower 2/12 3/13
4 6th 0 RW Marsh TM Chappell 5/122 6/122
3 10th 0 RGD Willis M Hendrick 9/125 10/125
3 2nd 0 G Boycott RA Woolmer 1/12 2/12
2 3rd 0 GN Yallop KJ Hughes 2/21 3/21
2 1st 0 GM Wood J Dyson - 1/0
1 9th 0 RGD Willis GR Dilley 8/159 9/159
1 2nd 0 RA Woolmer G Boycott 1/13 2/13
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

Jun 21, 1981

Dennis Lillee leads Australia out, England v Australia, 1st Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day, June 21, 1981

Dennis Lillee leads Australia out

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Jun 21, 1981

A pensive Ian Botham following England's defeat in the first Test, England v Australia, Trent Bridge, June 21, 1981

A pensive Ian Botham following England's defeat

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