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ENG flag ENGWon toss. Elected to bowl
314 & 261-7
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352 & 344-9d
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Overs: 95.0 RR: 2.75 vs spin: 1.85
vs seam: 2.84
Overs: 104.2 RR: 3.30 vs spin: 3.30
vs seam: 3.09
Thu 27/08/81 England v Australia, 6th Test, The Kia Oval, Kennington
match drawn Match Drawn
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Australia - 1st Inns 352 (132.0; RR: 2.67)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GM Wood c Brearley b Botham 66 129 6 0 51.16
MF Kent c Gatting b Botham 54 129 7 0 41.86
KJ Hughes hit wicket b Botham 31 67 1 0 46.27
GN Yallop c Botham b Willis 26 50 1 0 52.00
AR Border not out 106 230 13 0 46.09
DM Wellham b Willis 24 93 1 0 25.81
RW Marsh c Botham b Willis 12 18 2 0 66.67
RJ Bright c Brearley b Botham 3 30 0 0 10.00
DK Lillee b Willis 11 36 1 0 30.56
TM Alderman b Botham 0 2 0 0 0.00
MR Whitney b Botham 4 13 1 0 30.77
Extras (4b, 6lb, 1w, 4nb) 15  
TOTAL 352 all out (132.0 overs; RR: 2.67)

Fall of wickets

120-1 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 125-2 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 169-3 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 199-4 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 260-5 (DM Wellham 0.0 ov), 280-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 303-7 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 319-8 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 320-9 (TM Alderman 0.0 ov), 352-10 (MR Whitney 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 31.0 6 91 4 2.94 0 0
M Hendrick 31.0 8 63 0 2.03 0 0
IT Botham 47.0 13 125 6 2.66 0 0
JE Emburey 23.0 2 58 0 2.52 0 0

England - 1st Inns 314 (110.4; RR: 2.84)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
G Boycott c Yallop b Lillee 137 321 7 0 42.68
W Larkins c Alderman b Lillee 34 75 4 0 45.33
CJ Tavaré c Marsh b Lillee 24 91 2 0 26.37
MW Gatting b Lillee 53 114 5 0 46.49
JM Brearley c Bright b Alderman 0 6 0 0 0.00
PWG Parker c Kent b Alderman 0 3 0 0 0.00
IT Botham c Yallop b Lillee 3 5 0 0 60.00
APE Knott b Lillee 36 49 4 0 73.47
JE Emburey lbw b Lillee 0 2 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis b Alderman 3 7 0 0 42.86
M Hendrick not out 0 6 0 0 0.00
Extras (0b, 9lb, 3w, 12nb) 24  
TOTAL 314 all out (110.4 overs; RR: 2.84)

Fall of wickets

61-1 (W Larkins 0.0 ov), 131-2 (CJ Tavaré 0.0 ov), 246-3 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 248-4 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 248-5 (PWG Parker 0.0 ov), 256-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 293-7 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 293-8 (JE Emburey 0.0 ov), 302-9 (RGD Willis 0.0 ov), 314-10 (APE Knott 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 31.4 4 89 7 2.87 0 0
TM Alderman 35.0 4 84 3 2.40 0 0
MR Whitney 23.0 3 76 0 3.30 0 0
RJ Bright 21.0 6 41 0 1.95 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 344-9 (104.2; RR: 3.30)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GM Wood c Knott b Hendrick 21 46 1 0 45.65
MF Kent c Brearley b Botham 7 17 1 0 41.18
KJ Hughes lbw b Hendrick 6 24 1 0 25.00
GN Yallop b Hendrick 35 62 3 0 56.45
AR Border c Tavaré b Emburey 84 152 8 0 55.26
DM Wellham lbw b Botham 103 221 12 0 46.61
RW Marsh c Gatting b Botham 52 83 7 0 62.65
RJ Bright b Botham 11 14 2 0 78.57
DK Lillee not out 8 12 1 0 66.67
MR Whitney c Botham b Hendrick 0 3 0 0 0.00
TM Alderman  
Extras (1b, 8lb, 1w, 7nb) 17  
TOTAL 344-9 (104.2 overs; RR: 3.30)

Fall of wickets

26-1 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 36-2 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 41-3 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 104-4 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 205-5 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 291-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 332-7 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 343-8 (DM Wellham 0.0 ov), 344-9 (MR Whitney 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 10.0 0 41 0 4.10 0 0
IT Botham 42.0 9 128 4 3.05 0 0
M Hendrick 29.2 6 82 4 2.83 0 0
JE Emburey 23.0 3 76 1 3.30 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 261-7 (95.0; RR: 2.75)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
G Boycott lbw b Lillee 0 4 0 0 0.00
W Larkins c Alderman b Lillee 24 78 4 0 30.77
CJ Tavaré c Kent b Whitney 8 36 0 0 22.22
MW Gatting c Kent b Lillee 56 70 7 0 80.00
PWG Parker c Kent b Alderman 13 46 2 0 28.26
JM Brearley c Marsh b Lillee 51 160 7 0 31.88
IT Botham lbw b Alderman 16 14 2 0 114.29
APE Knott not out 70 138 11 0 50.72
JE Emburey not out 5 33 0 0 15.15
RGD Willis  
M Hendrick  
Extras (2b, 5lb, 2w, 9nb) 18  
TOTAL 261-7 (95.0 overs; RR: 2.75)

Fall of wickets

0-1 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 18-2 (CJ Tavaré 0.0 ov), 88-3 (W Larkins 0.0 ov), 101-4 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 127-5 (PWG Parker 0.0 ov), 144-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 237-7 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 30.0 10 70 4 2.33 0 0
TM Alderman 19.0 6 60 2 3.16 0 0
MR Whitney 11.0 4 46 1 4.18 0 0
RJ Bright 27.0 12 50 0 1.85 0 0
GN Yallop 8.0 2 17 0 2.13 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at The Oval, 6th Test

Date

Thursday August 27, 1981

Toss

England won the toss and elected to field

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

The Kia Oval, Kennington

Umpires

HD Bird, BJ Meyer

England Team

Playing XI

G Boycott, APE Knott, RGD Willis, M Hendrick, JM Brearley, IT Botham, MW Gatting, JE Emburey, W Larkins, CJ Tavaré, PWG Parker

Australia Team

Playing XI

RW Marsh, DK Lillee, GN Yallop, RJ Bright, KJ Hughes, GM Wood, AR Border, TM Alderman, MF Kent, MR Whitney, DM Wellham