result
1st Test, Nottingham, Jun 18 - 21 1981, Australia tour of England
185 & 125
(54.1 ov, target 132)179 & 132/6
Australia won by 4 wickets
player of the match
Dennis Lillee
Australia
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c Wood b Lillee1018182055.55
Geoff Boycott c Border b Alderman2753821050.94
Bob Woolmer c Wood b Lillee099000.00
David Gower c Yallop b Lillee2639654066.66
Mike Gatting lbw b Hogg521171546044.44
Peter Willey c Border b Alderman1022351045.45
Ian Botham (c) b Alderman18150012.50
Paul Downton c Yallop b Alderman823350034.78
Graham Dilley  b Hogg3449716069.38
Bob Willis c †Marsh b Hogg011000.00
Mike Hendrick not out 68191075.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 4, w 1)11
TOTAL(56.4 Ov, RR: 3.26)185
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Graham Gooch), 2-13 (Bob Woolmer), 3-57 (Geoff Boycott), 4-67 (David Gower), 5-92 (Peter Willey), 6-96 (Ian Botham), 7-116 (Paul Downton), 8-159 (Mike Gatting), 9-159 (Bob Willis), 10-185 (Graham Dilley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1333432.61---00
Terry Alderman2476842.83---00
Rodney Hogg11.414734.02---00
Geoff Lawson832503.12---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood lbw b Dilley021000.00
John Dyson c Woolmer b Willis545610011.11
Graham Yallop  b Hendrick1347640027.65
Kim Hughes (c)lbw b Willis734421020.58
Trevor Chappell  b Hendrick17801221021.25
Allan Border c & b Botham632042667030.88
Rod Marsh c Boycott b Willis19132130146.15
Geoff Lawson c Gower b Botham1418301077.77
Dennis Lillee c †Downton b Dilley1248571025.00
Rodney Hogg c Boycott b Dilley0710000.00
Terry Alderman not out 1231510038.70
Extras(b 4, lb 8, nb 4, w 1)17
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 2.06)179
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Wood), 2-21 (John Dyson), 3-21 (Graham Yallop), 4-33 (Kim Hughes), 5-64 (Trevor Chappell), 6-89 (Rod Marsh), 7-110 (Geoff Lawson), 8-147 (Dennis Lillee), 9-153 (Rodney Hogg), 10-179 (Allan Border)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley2073831.90---00
Bob Willis30144731.56---00
Mike Hendrick2074322.15---00
Ian Botham16.563422.01---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c Yallop b Lillee69101066.66
Geoff Boycott c †Marsh b Alderman49161044.44
Bob Woolmer c †Marsh b Alderman047000.00
David Gower c sub (MF Kent) b Lillee28721173038.88
Mike Gatting lbw b Alderman1534422044.11
Peter Willey lbw b Lillee1327302048.14
Ian Botham (c)c Border b Lillee3338654086.84
Paul Downton lbw b Alderman312190025.00
Graham Dilley c †Marsh b Alderman1318202072.22
Bob Willis c Chappell b Lillee110200010.00
Mike Hendrick not out 025000.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 1)9
TOTAL(38.4 Ov, RR: 3.23)125
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Graham Gooch), 2-12 (Geoff Boycott), 3-13 (Bob Woolmer), 4-39 (Mike Gatting), 5-61 (Peter Willey), 6-94 (David Gower), 7-109 (Paul Downton), 8-113 (Ian Botham), 9-125 (Graham Dilley), 10-125 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee16.424652.76---00
Terry Alderman1936253.26---00
Rodney Hogg31802.66---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 132 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Woolmer b Willis828311028.57
John Dyson c †Downton b Dilley38891451042.69
Graham Yallop c Gatting b Botham634420017.64
Kim Hughes (c)lbw b Dilley2253583041.50
Trevor Chappell not out 2065940030.76
Allan Border  b Dilley2049652040.81
Rod Marsh lbw b Dilley022000.00
Geoff Lawson not out 511151045.45
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 6)13
TOTAL(54.1 Ov, RR: 2.43)132/6
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Graeme Wood), 2-40 (Graham Yallop), 3-77 (Kim Hughes), 4-80 (John Dyson), 5-122 (Allan Border), 6-122 (Rod Marsh)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley11.142442.14---00
Bob Willis1322812.15---00
Mike Hendrick2073301.65---00
Ian Botham1013413.40---00
MATCH DETAILS
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Dennis Lillee
Dennis Lillee
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 903
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Terry Alderman
Terry Alderman
Trevor Chappell
Trevor Chappell
Umpires
England Image
Bill Alley
England Image
David Constant
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 18 Jun - day 1 -Australia 1st innings 33/4 (Trevor Chappell 5*, null ov)
Fri, 19 Jun - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 166/9 (Allan Border 57*, Terry Alderman 7*, null ov)
Sat, 20 Jun - day 3 -England 2nd innings 94/6 (Ian Botham 21*, Paul Downton 0*, null ov)
Sun, 21 Jun - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 132/6 (54.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Australia's first win at Trent Bridge since 1948.