- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Murray b Holding416180022.22c †Murray b Roberts349280010.71c †Murray b Holding011000.00c †Murray b Holding46143009.30not out10026620011050.00c sub (AL Logie) b Croft1754372045.94c Richards b Garner2174431048.83b Garner21351720123.52c Gomes b Holding11140025.00b Holding2230066.66c †Murray b Croft1056261038.46Extras15 (b 1, lb 6, nb 8)TOTAL198 all out (68.1 Overs, RR: 2.90)Fall of wickets: 1-4 (BM Laird, ), 2-4 (GS Chappell, ), 3-8 (GM Wood, ), 4-26 (AR Border, ), 5-59 (DM Wellham, ), 6-115 (RW Marsh, ), 7-149 (B Yardley, ), 8-153 (DK Lillee, ), 9-155 (GF Lawson, ), 10-198 (TM Alderman, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Border b Lillee12014007.14c Wood b Alderman11380012.50lbw b Lillee01610000.00b Lillee21480025.00c Alderman b Yardley29106811035.80c Chappell b Lillee551751084050.92c Hughes b Lillee4158486085.41not out3290700045.71c †Marsh b Lillee1837233078.26c & b Alderman21470028.57c Laird b Lillee717101070.00Extras13 (b 1, lb 3, nb 9)TOTAL201 all out (62.3 Overs, RR: 3.21)Fall of wickets: 1-3 (SFAF Bacchus, ), 2-5 (DL Haynes, ), 3-6 (CEH Croft, ), 4-10 (IVA Richards, ), 5-62 (CH Lloyd, ), 6-134 (PJL Dujon, ), 7-147 (HA Gomes, ), 8-174 (AME Roberts, ), 9-183 (MA Holding, ), 10-201 (J Garner, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRlbw b Croft642101465043.83c †Murray b Garner46118865053.48c †Murray b Garner635210028.57b Holding661901362048.52b Holding874480016.66lbw b Holding21150040.00c †Murray b Holding218140014.28b Garner1315170076.47c †Murray b Holding0209000.00not out0177000.00b Holding19100010.00Extras14 (b 5, lb 4, nb 4, w 1)TOTAL222 all out (82.3 Overs, RR: 2.69)Fall of wickets: 1-82 (GM Wood, ), 2-106 (GS Chappell, ), 3-139 (BM Laird, ), 4-184 (KJ Hughes, ), 5-190 (DM Wellham, ), 6-199 (RW Marsh, ), 7-215 (B Yardley, ), 8-218 (AR Border, ), 9-220 (DK Lillee, ), 10-222 (TM Alderman, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc Lillee b Yardley281821213023.14lbw b Alderman083000.00b Alderman022000.00c Border b Lawson1952362052.77b Yardley2485481050.00c †Marsh b Yardley431631631026.38c †Marsh b Yardley1051281035.71lbw b Lillee1085400125.00lbw b Lillee715111063.63lbw b Lillee021000.00not out072000.00Extras20 (b 1, lb 10, nb 9)TOTAL161 all out (74.1 Overs, RR: 2.17)Fall of wickets: 1-4 (SFAF Bacchus, ), 2-4 (IVA Richards, ), 3-38 (CH Lloyd, ), 4-80 (HA Gomes, ), 5-88 (DL Haynes, ), 6-116 (DA Murray, ), 7-150 (PJL Dujon, ), 8-154 (AME Roberts, ), 9-154 (J Garner, ), 10-161 (MA Holding, )
Australia , elected to bat first
Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Player of the match
26,27,28,29,30 December 1981 (5-day match)
- Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 10/4 (CH Lloyd 2*)
- Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 187/9 (DA Murray 26*, J Garner 0*)
- Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 217/7 (AR Border 65*, DK Lillee 0*)
- Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 154/9 (MA Holding 4*)
- Wed, 30 Dec - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 161 (74.1 ov) - end of match
- Australia's win ended a West Indies sequence of 15 Tests without defeat since February 1980
- At 2.55pm on December 27, Lillee induced an edged stroke from Gomes to pass the world record of 309 wickets held by LR Gibbs (WI).
- Lillee achieved his best bowling figures in Tests with 7/83.
- Lillee equalled the record (held by SF Barnes and CV Grimmett) for most 10 wickets in a match when he completed the feat for the 7th time.
- Lillee took the record for most wickets in a calender year with 85 wickets in 1981 (previously 74 wickets by Kapil Dev in 1979).
- Holding's match figures of 11/107 is a record for West Indies v Australia
- Murray's 9 catches in the match is a West Indian record