1st Test, Perth, Nov 12-17 1982, England tour of Australia
411 & 358
(22 ov, target 346)
424/9d & 73/2
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
G Cook c Dyson b Lillee12735003.70
CJ Tavare c Hughes b Yardley893374669026.40
DI Gower c Dyson b Alderman72981439073.46
AJ Lamb c †Marsh b Yardley46891095151.68
IT Botham c †Marsh b Lawson1271220171.42
DW Randall c Wood b Yardley781632185047.85
G Miller c †Marsh b Lillee3075994040.00
DR Pringle  b Lillee01930000.00
RW Taylor not out2961924047.54
RGD Willis (c)c Lillee b Yardley2656684046.42
NG Cowans  b Yardley4991044.44
Extras(b 7, lb 9, nb 6, w 2)24
TOTAL(155.4 Ov, RR: 2.64)411
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Geoff Cook), 2-109 (David Gower), 3-189 (Allan Lamb), 4-204 (Sir Ian Botham), 5-304 (Chris Tavaré), 6-323 (Derek Randall), 7-342 (Derek Pringle), 8-357 (Geoff Miller), 9-406 (Bob Willis), 10-411 (Norman Cowans)
DK Lillee38139632.5200
TM Alderman43158411.9500
GF Lawson2968913.0600
GS Chappell301103.6600
B Yardley42.41510752.5000
Australia 1st Innings
GM Wood c & b Willis2970913041.42
J Dyson lbw b Miller521452005035.86
AR Border c †Taylor b Botham820341040.00
GS Chappell (c)c Lamb b Willis11717425911267.24
KJ Hughes c Willis b Miller621311187047.32
DW Hookes lbw b Miller561131409049.55
RW Marsh c Cook b Botham055000.00
GF Lawson  b Miller50801145062.50
B Yardley c Lamb b Willis1762751027.41
DK Lillee not out216280012.50
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 25, w 1)31
TOTAL(131.5 Ov, RR: 3.21)424/9d
Did not bat: TM Alderman 
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Graeme Wood), 2-76 (Allan Border), 3-123 (John Dyson), 4-264 (Kim Hughes), 5-311 (Greg Chappell), 6-311 (Rod Marsh), 7-374 (David Hookes), 8-414 (Geoff Lawson), 9-424 (Bruce Yardley)
RGD Willis31.549532.9800
IT Botham401012123.0200
NG Cowans1325404.1500
DR Pringle1013703.7000
G Miller33117042.1200
G Cook421604.0000
England 2nd Innings
G Cook c Border b Lawson723321030.43
CJ Tavare c Chappell b Yardley9821270010.97
DI Gower lbw b Lillee2852641053.84
AJ Lamb c †Marsh b Lawson56931258060.21
IT Botham  b Lawson026000.00
DW Randall  b Lawson11521526613053.48
RW Taylor  b Yardley31721184043.05
G Miller c †Marsh b Yardley0613000.00
DR Pringle not out471071316043.92
RGD Willis (c) b Lawson037000.00
NG Cowans lbw b Chappell3655685165.45
Extras(b 5, lb 11, nb 11, w 2)29
TOTAL(116.3 Ov, RR: 3.07)358
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Geoff Cook), 2-51 (David Gower), 3-77 (Chris Tavaré), 4-80 (Sir Ian Botham), 5-151 (Allan Lamb), 6-228 (Bob Taylor), 7-242 (Geoff Miller), 8-292 (Derek Randall), 9-292 (Bob Willis), 10-358 (Norman Cowans)
DK Lillee33128912.6900
GF Lawson32510853.3700
GS Chappell2.31813.2000
B Yardley411010132.4600
AR Border722103.0000
DW Hookes10202.0000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 346 runs)
GM Wood c †Taylor b Willis086000.00
J Dyson c Cowans b Willis12122810100.00
AR Border not out3265884049.23
GS Chappell (c)not out2255663040.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 6)7
TOTAL(22 Ov, RR: 3.31)73/2
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Graeme Wood), 2-22 (John Dyson)
RGD Willis612323.8300
IT Botham611702.8300
NG Cowans311505.0000
DR Pringle20301.5000
G Miller43802.0000
AJ Lamb11000.0000
W.A.C.A. Ground, Perth
TossAustralia , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Derek Randall
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 938
Match days12,13,14,16,17 November 1982 (5-day match)
Test debut
Norman Cowans
Tony Crafter
Mel Johnson
Fri, 12 Nov - day 1 - England 1st innings 242/4 (CJ Tavare 66*, DW Randall 32*)
Sat, 13 Nov - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 30/0 (GM Wood 12*, J Dyson 12*)
Sun, 14 Nov - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 333/6 (DW Hookes 35*, GF Lawson 4*)
Mon, 15 Nov - rest day
Tue, 16 Nov - day 4 - England 2nd innings 163/5 (DW Randall 45*, RW Taylor 3*)
Wed, 17 Nov - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 73/2 (22 ov) - end of match
  • Cowans, England's 500th Test representative
  • Eng 1st innings
  • TM Alderman severely dislocated his shoulder after tackling one of two dozen spectators involved in a pitch invasion; this particular spectator had cuffed him from behind. Chappell led his side from the field for 14 minutes - 26 arrests were made.
  • CJ Tavare spent 90 minutes with his score on 66
  • B Yardley passes 100 wickets (28th Test)
  • Aus 1st innings
  • IT Botham passes 3000 runs and 250 wickets in the same match, in his 55th Test (first player to do so).
  • Eng 2nd innings
  • CJ Tavare took 63 min. to get off the mark.