RESULT
6th Test, The Oval, August 27 - September 01, 1981, Australia tour of England
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
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Scorecard summary
Australia 352/10(132 overs)
1st INNINGS
Allan Border *106 (230)
Graeme Wood 66 (129)
Ian Botham6/125 (47)
Bob Willis4/91 (31)
England 314/10(110.4 overs)
1st INNINGS
Geoff Boycott 137 (321)
Mike Gatting 53 (114)
Dennis Lillee7/89 (31.4)
Terry Alderman3/84 (35)
Australia 344/9(104.2 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Dirk Wellham 103 (221)
Allan Border 84 (152)
Mike Hendrick4/82 (29.2)
Ian Botham4/128 (42)
England 261/7(95 overs)
2nd INNINGS
Alan Knott *70 (138)
Dennis Lillee4/70 (30)
Terry Alderman2/60 (19)
Match details
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland, elected to field first
Series
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Australia
Dennis Lillee
Player Of The Series
England
Ian Botham
Series resultEngland won the 6-match series 3-1
Match numberTest no. 908
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Dirk Wellham
Dirk Wellham
Paul Parker
Paul Parker
Umpires
England
Barrie Meyer
England
Dickie Bird
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