result
5th Test, Manchester, Aug 13 - 17 1981, Australia tour of England
231 & 404
(135.5 ov, target 506)130 & 402
England won by 103 runs
player of the match
Ian Botham
England
England 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch lbw b Lillee1019291052.63
Geoff Boycott c †Marsh b Alderman1020241050.00
Chris Tavaré c Alderman b Whitney691932877035.75
David Gower c Yallop b Whitney2349693046.93
Mike Brearley (c)lbw b Alderman2650033.33
Mike Gatting c Border b Lillee3242554076.19
Ian Botham c Bright b Lillee011000.00
Alan Knott c Border b Alderman1355631023.63
John Emburey c Border b Alderman11817005.55
Paul Allott not out 52921175056.52
Bob Willis c Hughes b Lillee1123531047.82
Extras(lb 6, w 2)8
TOTAL(86.1 Ov, RR: 2.68)231
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Geoff Boycott), 2-25 (Graham Gooch), 3-57 (David Gower), 4-62 (Mike Brearley), 5-109 (Mike Gatting), 6-109 (Ian Botham), 7-131 (Alan Knott), 8-137 (John Emburey), 9-175 (Chris Tavaré), 10-231 (Bob Willis)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee24.185542.27---00
Terry Alderman2958843.03---00
Mike Whitney1735022.94---00
Ray Bright1663001.87---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood lbw b Allott19162731118.75
John Dyson c Botham b Willis01118000.00
Kim Hughes (c)lbw b Willis43210133.33
Graham Yallop c Botham b Willis021000.00
Martin Kent c †Knott b Emburey52457070115.55
Allan Border c Gower b Botham1123301047.82
Rod Marsh c Botham b Willis1220050.00
Ray Bright c †Knott b Botham2255852040.00
Dennis Lillee c Gooch b Botham1325382052.00
Mike Whitney  b Allott076000.00
Terry Alderman not out 21200200.00
Extras(nb 6)6
TOTAL(30.2 Ov, RR: 4.28)130
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (John Dyson), 2-24 (Kim Hughes), 3-24 (Graham Yallop), 4-24 (Graeme Wood), 5-58 (Allan Border), 6-59 (Rod Marsh), 7-104 (Martin Kent), 8-125 (Dennis Lillee), 9-126 (Mike Whitney), 10-130 (Ray Bright)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1406344.50---00
Paul Allott611722.83---00
Ian Botham6.212834.42---00
John Emburey401614.00---00
England 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graham Gooch  b Alderman518141027.77
Geoff Boycott lbw b Alderman371221702030.32
Chris Tavaré c Kent b Alderman782894233026.98
David Gower c Bright b Lillee12122004.76
Mike Gatting lbw b Alderman1144631025.00
Mike Brearley (c)c †Marsh b Alderman320170015.00
Ian Botham c †Marsh b Whitney118102123136115.68
Alan Knott c Dyson b Lillee59891158066.29
John Emburey c Kent b Whitney571221617046.72
Paul Allott c Hughes b Bright1481940017.28
Bob Willis not out 56121083.33
Extras(b 1, lb 12, nb 3)16
TOTAL(151.4 Ov, RR: 2.66)404
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Graham Gooch), 2-79 (Geoff Boycott), 3-80 (David Gower), 4-98 (Mike Gatting), 5-104 (Mike Brearley), 6-253 (Ian Botham), 7-282 (Chris Tavaré), 8-356 (Alan Knott), 9-396 (John Emburey), 10-404 (Paul Allott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee461313722.97---00
Terry Alderman521910952.09---00
Mike Whitney2767422.74---00
Ray Bright26.4126812.54---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 506 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Dyson run out 514121035.71
Graeme Wood c †Knott b Allott616291037.50
Kim Hughes (c)lbw b Botham4372908059.72
Graham Yallop  b Emburey11412517717091.20
Allan Border not out 12335642017034.55
Martin Kent c Brearley b Emburey217230011.76
Rod Marsh c †Knott b Willis471011106146.53
Ray Bright c †Knott b Willis529390017.24
Dennis Lillee c Botham b Allott2865833043.07
Terry Alderman lbw b Botham01013000.00
Mike Whitney c Gatting b Willis04238000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 18, w 2)29
TOTAL(135.5 Ov, RR: 2.95)402
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (John Dyson), 2-24 (Graeme Wood), 3-119 (Kim Hughes), 4-198 (Graham Yallop), 5-206 (Martin Kent), 6-296 (Rod Marsh), 7-322 (Ray Bright), 8-373 (Dennis Lillee), 9-378 (Terry Alderman), 10-402 (Mike Whitney)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis30.529633.11---00
Paul Allott1737124.17---00
Ian Botham36168622.38---00
John Emburey49910722.18---00
Mike Gatting311304.33---00
MATCH DETAILS
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of England
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Ian Botham
Ian Botham
Series resultEngland led the 6-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 907
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Mike Whitney
Mike Whitney
Paul Allott
Paul Allott
Umpires
England Image
David Constant
England Image
Ken Palmer
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 13 Aug - day 1 -England 1st innings 175/9 (Paul Allott 9*, Bob Willis 0*, null ov)
Fri, 14 Aug - day 2 -England 2nd innings 70/1 (Geoff Boycott 31*, Chris Tavaré 29*, null ov)
Sat, 15 Aug - day 3 -England 2nd innings 345/7 (Alan Knott 56*, John Emburey 27*, null ov)
Sun, 16 Aug - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 210/5 (Allan Border 28*, Rod Marsh 2*, null ov)
Mon, 17 Aug - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 402/10 (135.5 ov) - end of match