result
2nd Test, Lord's, Jul 2 - 7 1981, Australia tour of England
311 & 265/8d
(target 232)345 & 90/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
7/81 & 1/51
geoff-lawson
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch c Yallop b Lawson4453746083.01
Geoff Boycott c Alderman b Lawson1762980027.41
Bob Woolmer c †Marsh b Lawson21821163025.60
David Gower c †Marsh b Lawson27861244031.39
Mike Gatting lbw b Bright591371689043.06
Peter Willey c Border b Alderman8218124612045.30
John Emburey run out (Lillee/†Marsh)311241711025.00
Ian Botham (c)lbw b Lawson036000.00
Bob Taylor c Hughes b Lawson043000.00
Graham Dilley not out 721321033.33
Bob Willis c Wood b Lawson54900125.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, nb 10, w 3)18
TOTAL(124.1 Ov, RR: 2.50)311
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Graham Gooch), 2-65 (Geoff Boycott), 2-83, 3-134 (David Gower), 4-187 (Mike Gatting), 5-284 (Peter Willey), 6-293 (John Emburey), 7-293 (Ian Botham), 8-293 (Bob Taylor), 9-298 (Bob Woolmer), 10-311 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee35.4710202.85---00
Terry Alderman30.277912.60---00
Geoff Lawson43.1148171.87---00
Ray Bright1573112.06---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c †Taylor b Willis4459615074.57
John Dyson c Gower b Botham730640023.33
Graham Yallop  b Dilley17150014.28
Kim Hughes (c)c Willis b Emburey421181415035.59
Trevor Chappell c †Taylor b Dilley213170015.38
Allan Border c Gatting b Botham641642088139.02
Rod Marsh lbw b Dilley471161439040.51
Ray Bright lbw b Emburey33971264034.02
Geoff Lawson lbw b Willis522291022.72
Dennis Lillee not out 40861075046.51
Terry Alderman c †Taylor b Willis542570011.90
Extras(b 6, lb 11, nb 32, w 6)55
TOTAL(118.4 Ov, RR: 2.90)345
Fall of wickets: 1-62 (Graeme Wood), 2-62 (John Dyson), 3-69 (Graham Yallop), 4-81 (Trevor Chappell), 5-167 (Kim Hughes), 6-244 (Allan Border), 7-257 (Rod Marsh), 8-268 (Geoff Lawson), 9-314 (Ray Bright), 10-345 (Terry Alderman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis27.495031.80---00
Graham Dilley30810633.53---00
Ian Botham2687122.73---00
Graham Gooch1042802.80---00
John Emburey25123521.40---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch lbw b Lawson2032402062.50
Geoff Boycott c †Marsh b Lillee602112795028.43
Bob Woolmer lbw b Alderman938432023.68
David Gower c Alderman b Lillee8920724511142.99
Mike Gatting c Wood b Bright1644480136.36
Ian Botham (c) b Bright016000.00
Peter Willey c Chappell b Bright1220291160.00
Graham Dilley not out 2738413071.05
Bob Taylor  b Lillee916170156.25
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 13)23
TOTAL(98.4 Ov, RR: 2.68)265/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Graham Gooch), 2-55 (Bob Woolmer), 3-178 (Geoff Boycott), 4-217 (Mike Gatting), 5-217 (David Gower), 6-217 (Ian Botham), 7-242 (Peter Willey), 8-265 (Bob Taylor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee26.488233.07---00
Terry Alderman1724212.47---00
Geoff Lawson1965112.68---00
Ray Bright36186731.86---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 232 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood not out 621311686047.32
John Dyson lbw b Dilley1660016.66
Graham Yallop c Botham b Willis33227009.37
Kim Hughes (c)lbw b Dilley413170030.76
Trevor Chappell c †Taylor b Botham56966007.24
Allan Border not out 1246421026.08
Extras(nb 2, w 1)3
TOTAL(48.5 Ov, RR: 1.84)90/4
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (John Dyson), 2-11 (Graham Yallop), 3-17 (Kim Hughes), 4-62 (Trevor Chappell)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1233512.91---00
Graham Dilley7.511822.29---00
John Emburey21102401.14---00
Ian Botham831011.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Geoff Lawson
Geoff Lawson
Series resultAustralia led the 6-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 904
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
England Image
Don Oslear
England Image
Ken Palmer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 02 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 191/4 (Peter Willey 23*, John Emburey 0*)
Fri, 03 Jul - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 10/0 (Graeme Wood 5*, John Dyson 3*)
Sat, 04 Jul - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 253/6 (Rod Marsh 43*, Ray Bright 3*)
Sun, 05 Jul - rest day
Mon, 06 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 129/2 (Geoff Boycott 47*, David Gower 38*)
Tue, 07 Jul - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 90/4 (48.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • RA Woolmer (1) retired hurt on 13* from 83/2 to 284/5.