result
Final, London, Jul 25 1981, Benson & Hedges Cup
194/8
(44.3/55 ov, target 195)197/3
Somerset won by 7 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
player of the match
Viv Richards
Somerset
Surrey INNINGS (55 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Grahame Clinton c Roebuck b Marks6----0.00
Jack Richards  b Garner1----0.00
Roger Knight (c)c †Taylor b Garner92----0.00
Geoff Howarth c Roebuck b Marks16----0.00
Monte Lynch c Garner b Popplewell22----0.00
David Smith  b Garner7----0.00
Sylvester Clarke c Popplewell b Garner15----0.00
Graham Roope not out 14----0.00
David Thomas  b Garner0----0.00
Robin Jackman not out 2----0.00
Extras(b 2, lb 14, nb 1, w 2)19
TOTAL(55 Ov, RR: 3.52)194/8
Did not bat: Pat Pocock 
Fall of wickets: 1-4, 2-16, 3-63, 4-98, 5-132, 6-166, 7-182, 8-183
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Joel Garner1151451.27---00
Ian Botham1124404.00---00
Colin Dredge1104804.36---00
Vic Marks1152422.18---00
Nigel Popplewell1104514.09---00
Somerset INNINGS (target: 195 runs from 55 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Brian Rose (c) b Jackman5----0.00
Peter Denning  b Clarke0----0.00
Viv Richards not out 132----0.00
Peter Roebuck c Smith b Knight22----0.00
Ian Botham not out 37----0.00
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(44.3 Ov, RR: 4.42)197/3
Fall of wickets: 1-5, 2-5, 3-110
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sylvester Clarke812413.00---00
Robin Jackman1115314.82---00
David Thomas5.303205.82---00
Pat Pocock1114604.18---00
Roger Knight904114.56---00
MATCH DETAILS
Lord's, London
TossSomerset, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges Cup
Season1981
Player Of The Match
Viv Richards
Viv Richards
Series resultSomerset won the 1981 Benson & Hedges Cup
Match days - day match (55-over match)
Umpires
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Barrie Meyer
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Dickie Bird