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
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
England231/10(86.1 overs)1st INNINGS
Chris Tavaré69 (193)
Paul Allott*52 (92)
Dennis Lillee4/55(24.1)
Australia130/10(30.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Martin Kent52 (45)
Ray Bright22 (55)
Bob Willis4/63(14)
Ian Botham3/28(6.2)
England404/10(151.4 overs)2nd INNINGS
Ian Botham118 (102)
Chris Tavaré78 (289)
Australia402/10(135.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Allan Border*123 (356)
Graham Yallop114 (125)
Bob Willis3/96(30.5)
John Emburey2/107(49)
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
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David Constant
England Image
Ken Palmer