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England vs Australia, 6th Test at London, Classic Contest, Aug 27 1981 - Full Scorecard

RESULT
6th Test, The Oval, August 27 - September 01, 1981, Australia tour of England
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352 & 344/9d
(T:383) 314 & 261/7

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
7/89 & 4/70
dennis-lillee
Player Of The Series
399 runs • 34 wkts
ian-botham
Australia 1st Innings
England 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
England 2nd Innings
Match Flow
Info
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Brearley b Botham661291686051.16
c Gatting b Botham541291797041.86
hit wicket b Botham31671011046.26
c Botham b Willis2650591052.00
not out 10623029013046.08
b Willis24931121025.80
c Botham b Willis1218182066.66
c Brearley b Botham34041007.50
b Willis1136361030.55
b Botham022000.00
b Botham413381030.76
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 4, w 1)15
TOTAL132 Ov (RR: 2.66)352
Fall of wickets: 1-120 (Graeme Wood), 2-125 (Martin Kent), 3-169 (Graham Yallop), 4-199 (Kim Hughes), 5-260 (Dirk Wellham), 6-280 (Rod Marsh), 7-303 (Ray Bright), 8-319 (Dennis Lillee), 9-320 (Terry Alderman), 10-352 (Mike Whitney)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
3169142.93---00
3186302.03---00
471312562.65---00
2325802.52---00
England 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c Yallop b Lillee1373214417042.67
c Alderman b Lillee3475934045.33
c †Marsh b Lillee24911272026.37
b Lillee531141575046.49
c Bright b Alderman065000.00
c Kent b Alderman032000.00
c Yallop b Lillee35110060.00
b Lillee3649684073.46
lbw b Lillee021000.00
b Alderman37130042.85
not out 0613000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 12, w 3)24
TOTAL110.4 Ov (RR: 2.83)314
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Wayne Larkins), 2-131 (Chris Tavaré), 3-246 (Mike Gatting), 4-248 (Mike Brearley), 5-248 (Paul Parker), 6-256 (Ian Botham), 7-293 (Geoff Boycott), 8-293 (John Emburey), 9-302 (Bob Willis), 10-314 (Alan Knott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
31.448972.81---00
3548432.40---00
2337603.30---00
2164101.95---00
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
c †Knott b Hendrick2146621045.65
c Brearley b Botham717331041.17
lbw b Hendrick624221025.00
b Hendrick3562853056.45
c Tavare b Emburey841521928055.26
lbw b Botham10322126612046.60
c Gatting b Botham5283967062.65
b Botham1114302078.57
not out 836361022.22
c Botham b Hendrick034000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 8, nb 7, w 1)17
TOTAL104.2 Ov (RR: 3.29)344/9d
Did not bat:
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Martin Kent), 2-36 (Kim Hughes), 3-41 (Graeme Wood), 4-104 (Graham Yallop), 5-205 (Allan Border), 6-291 (Rod Marsh), 7-332 (Ray Bright), 8-343 (Dirk Wellham), 9-344 (Mike Whitney)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
1004104.10---00
29.268242.79---00
42912843.04---00
2337613.30---00
England 2nd Innings (T: 383 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
lbw b Lillee042000.00
c Alderman b Lillee24781194030.76
c Kent b Whitney836440022.22
c Kent b Lillee5670857080.00
c Kent b Alderman1346552028.26
c †Marsh b Lillee511601667031.87
lbw b Alderman16141020114.28
not out 7013816711050.72
not out 533520015.15
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 9, w 2)18
TOTAL95 Ov (RR: 2.74)261/7
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Geoff Boycott), 2-18 (Chris Tavaré), 3-88 (Wayne Larkins), 4-101 (Mike Gatting), 5-127 (Paul Parker), 6-144 (Ian Botham), 7-237 (Mike Brearley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
30107042.33---00
1966023.15---00
1144614.18---00
27125001.85---00
821702.12---00
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CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 27 Aug - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 251/4 (Allan Border 51*, Dirk Wellham 19*)
Fri, 28 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 100/1 (Geoff Boycott 47*, Chris Tavaré 8*)
Sat, 29 Aug - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 36/2 (Graeme Wood 20*)
Sun, 30 Aug - rest day
Mon, 31 Aug - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 344/9 (Dennis Lillee 8*)
Tue, 01 Sep - day 5 - England 2nd innings 261/7 (95 ov) - end of match
MATCH FLOW
General
  • Brearley undefeated as captain in 19 home tests.
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to field first
Series
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Series resultEngland won the 6-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 908
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
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