West Indies tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 1981
Australia won by 58 runs
26,27,28,29,30 December 1981 (5-day match)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BM Laird c †Murray b Holding 4 16 18 0 0 22.22
GM Wood c †Murray b Roberts 3 49 28 0 0 10.71
GS Chappell* c †Murray b Holding 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
AR Border c †Murray b Holding 4 61 43 0 0 9.30
KJ Hughes not out 100 266 200 11 0 50.00
DM Wellham c sub (AL Logie) b Croft 17 54 37 2 0 45.94
RW Marsh c Richards b Garner 21 74 43 1 0 48.83
B Yardley b Garner 21 35 17 2 0 123.52
DK Lillee c Gomes b Holding 1 11 4 0 0 25.00
GF Lawson b Holding 2 2 3 0 0 66.66
TM Alderman c †Murray b Croft 10 56 26 1 0 38.46
Extras (b 1, lb 6, nb 8) 15
  Total (all out; 68.1 overs) 198 (2.90 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MA Holding 17 3 45 5 2.64
  AME Roberts 15 6 40 1 2.66
  J Garner 20 6 59 2 2.95
  CEH Croft 16.1 3 39 2 2.41
  West Indies 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Haynes c Border b Lillee 1 20 14 0 0 7.14
SFAF Bacchus c Wood b Alderman 1 13 8 0 0 12.50
CEH Croft lbw b Lillee 0 16 10 0 0 0.00
IVA Richards b Lillee 2 14 8 0 0 25.00
CH Lloyd* c Alderman b Yardley 29 106 81 1 0 35.80
HA Gomes c Chappell b Lillee 55 175 108 4 0 50.92
PJL Dujon c Hughes b Lillee 41 58 48 6 0 85.41
DA Murray not out 32 90 70 0 0 45.71
AME Roberts c †Marsh b Lillee 18 37 23 3 0 78.26
MA Holding c & b Alderman 2 14 7 0 0 28.57
J Garner c Laird b Lillee 7 17 10 1 0 70.00
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 9) 13
  Total (all out; 62.3 overs) 201 (3.21 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 26.3 3 83 7 3.13
  TM Alderman 18 3 54 2 3.00
  GF Lawson 9 2 28 0 3.11
  GS Chappell 2 2 0 0 0.00
  B Yardley 7 2 23 1 3.28
  Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
BM Laird lbw b Croft 64 210 146 5 0 43.83
GM Wood c †Murray b Garner 46 118 86 5 0 53.48
GS Chappell* c †Murray b Garner 6 35 21 0 0 28.57
AR Border b Holding 66 190 136 2 0 48.52
KJ Hughes b Holding 8 74 48 0 0 16.66
DM Wellham lbw b Holding 2 11 5 0 0 40.00
RW Marsh c †Murray b Holding 2 18 14 0 0 14.28
B Yardley b Garner 13 15 17 0 0 76.47
DK Lillee c †Murray b Holding 0 20 9 0 0 0.00
GF Lawson not out 0 17 7 0 0 0.00
TM Alderman b Holding 1 9 10 0 0 10.00
Extras (b 5, lb 4, w 1, nb 4) 14
  Total (all out; 82.3 overs) 222 (2.69 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  MA Holding 21.3 5 62 6 2.88
  AME Roberts 18 4 31 0 1.72
  J Garner 18 5 37 3 2.05
  CEH Croft 20 2 61 1 3.05
  IVA Richards 5 0 17 0 3.40
  West Indies 2nd innings (target: 220 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DL Haynes c Lillee b Yardley 28 182 121 3 0 23.14
SFAF Bacchus lbw b Alderman 0 8 3 0 0 0.00
IVA Richards b Alderman 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
CH Lloyd* c Border b Lawson 19 52 36 2 0 52.77
HA Gomes b Yardley 24 85 48 1 0 50.00
PJL Dujon c †Marsh b Yardley 43 163 163 1 0 26.38
DA Murray c †Marsh b Yardley 10 51 28 1 0 35.71
AME Roberts lbw b Lillee 10 85 40 0 1 25.00
MA Holding lbw b Lillee 7 15 11 1 0 63.63
J Garner lbw b Lillee 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
CEH Croft not out 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 10, nb 9) 20
  Total (all out; 74.1 overs) 161 (2.17 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 27.1 8 44 3 1.61
  TM Alderman 9 3 23 2 2.55
  GF Lawson 17 3 36 1 2.11
  B Yardley 21 7 38 4 1.80

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut - PJL Dujon (West Indies)
Player of the match - KJ Hughes (Australia)
Umpires - RC Bailhache and AR Crafter
Close of play
  • 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

Match Notes


General
    • 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
 
Print this page
×
   

MATCH CENTRE

4s

6s

dots

  • RHB

    LHB

  • RHB

    LHB

Partnerships