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ENG flag ENGWon toss. Elected to bat
231 & 404
Series badge AUS
130 & 402
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Overs: 151.4 RR: 2.66 vs spin: 2.55
vs seam: 2.56
Overs: 135.5 RR: 2.96 vs spin: 2.18
vs seam: 3.06
Thu 13/08/81 England v Australia, 5th Test, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
ENGLAND WIN England won by 103 runs
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England - 1st Inns 231 (86.1; RR: 2.68)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch lbw b Lillee 10 19 1 0 52.63
G Boycott c Marsh b Alderman 10 20 1 0 50.00
CJ Tavaré c Alderman b Whitney 69 193 7 0 35.75
DI Gower c Yallop b Whitney 23 49 3 0 46.94
JM Brearley lbw b Alderman 2 6 0 0 33.33
MW Gatting c Border b Lillee 32 42 4 0 76.19
IT Botham c Bright b Lillee 0 1 0 0 0.00
APE Knott c Border b Alderman 13 55 1 0 23.64
JE Emburey c Border b Alderman 1 18 0 0 5.56
PJW Allott not out 52 92 5 0 56.52
RGD Willis c Hughes b Lillee 11 23 1 0 47.83
Extras (0b, 6lb, 2w, 0nb) 8  
TOTAL 231 all out (86.1 overs; RR: 2.68)

Fall of wickets

19-1 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 25-2 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 57-3 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 62-4 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 109-5 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 109-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 131-7 (APE Knott 0.0 ov), 137-8 (JE Emburey 0.0 ov), 175-9 (CJ Tavaré 0.0 ov), 231-10 (RGD Willis 86.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 24.1 8 55 4 2.29 0 0
TM Alderman 29.0 5 88 4 3.03 0 0
MR Whitney 17.0 3 50 2 2.94 0 0
RJ Bright 16.0 6 30 0 1.88 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 130 (30.2; RR: 4.29)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GM Wood lbw b Allott 19 16 3 1 118.75
J Dyson c Botham b Willis 0 11 0 0 0.00
KJ Hughes lbw b Willis 4 3 1 0 133.33
GN Yallop c Botham b Willis 0 2 0 0 0.00
MF Kent c Knott b Emburey 52 45 7 0 115.56
AR Border c Gower b Botham 11 23 1 0 47.83
RW Marsh c Botham b Willis 1 2 0 0 50.00
RJ Bright c Knott b Botham 22 55 2 0 40.00
DK Lillee c Gooch b Botham 13 25 2 0 52.00
MR Whitney b Allott 0 7 0 0 0.00
TM Alderman not out 2 1 0 0 200.00
Extras (0b, 0lb, 0w, 6nb) 6  
TOTAL 130 all out (30.2 overs; RR: 4.29)

Fall of wickets

20-1 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 24-2 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 24-3 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 24-4 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 58-5 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 59-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 104-7 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 125-8 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 126-9 (MR Whitney 0.0 ov), 130-10 (RJ Bright 30.2 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 14.0 0 63 4 4.50 0 0
PJW Allott 6.0 1 17 2 2.83 0 0
IT Botham 6.2 1 28 3 4.67 0 0
JE Emburey 4.0 0 16 1 4.00 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 404 (151.4; RR: 2.66)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch b Alderman 5 18 1 0 27.78
G Boycott lbw b Alderman 37 122 2 0 30.33
CJ Tavaré c Kent b Alderman 78 289 3 0 26.99
DI Gower c Bright b Lillee 1 21 0 0 4.76
MW Gatting lbw b Alderman 11 44 1 0 25.00
JM Brearley c Marsh b Alderman 3 20 0 0 15.00
IT Botham c Marsh b Whitney 118 102 13 6 115.69
APE Knott c Dyson b Lillee 59 89 8 0 66.29
JE Emburey c Kent b Whitney 57 122 7 0 46.72
PJW Allott c Hughes b Bright 14 81 0 0 17.28
RGD Willis not out 5 6 1 0 83.33
Extras (1b, 12lb, 0w, 3nb) 16  
TOTAL 404 all out (151.4 overs; RR: 2.66)

Fall of wickets

7-1 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 79-2 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 80-3 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 98-4 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 104-5 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 253-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 282-7 (CJ Tavaré 0.0 ov), 356-8 (APE Knott 0.0 ov), 396-9 (JE Emburey 0.0 ov), 404-10 (PJW Allott 151.4 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 46.0 13 137 2 2.98 0 0
TM Alderman 52.0 19 109 5 2.10 0 0
MR Whitney 27.0 6 74 2 2.74 0 0
RJ Bright 26.4 12 68 1 2.62 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 402 (135.5; RR: 2.96)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
J Dyson run out 5 14 1 0 35.71
GM Wood c Knott b Allott 6 16 1 0 37.50
KJ Hughes lbw b Botham 43 72 8 0 59.72
GN Yallop b Emburey 114 125 17 0 91.20
AR Border not out 123 356 17 0 34.55
MF Kent c Brearley b Emburey 2 17 0 0 11.76
RW Marsh c Knott b Willis 47 101 6 1 46.53
RJ Bright c Knott b Willis 5 29 0 0 17.24
DK Lillee c Botham b Allott 28 65 3 0 43.08
TM Alderman lbw b Botham 0 10 0 0 0.00
MR Whitney c Gatting b Willis 0 32 0 0 0.00
Extras (0b, 9lb, 2w, 18nb) 29  
TOTAL 402 all out (135.5 overs; RR: 2.96)

Fall of wickets

7-1 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 24-2 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 119-3 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 198-4 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 206-5 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 296-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 322-7 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 373-8 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 378-9 (TM Alderman 0.0 ov), 402-10 (MR Whitney 135.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 30.5 2 96 3 3.20 0 0
PJW Allott 17.0 3 71 2 4.18 0 0
IT Botham 36.0 16 86 2 2.39 0 0
JE Emburey 49.0 9 107 2 2.18 0 0
MW Gatting 3.0 1 13 0 4.33 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at Manchester, 5th Test

Date

Thursday August 13, 1981

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Umpires

KE Palmer, DJ Constant

England Team

Playing XI

G Boycott, APE Knott, RGD Willis, GA Gooch, JM Brearley, IT Botham, MW Gatting, DI Gower, JE Emburey, CJ Tavaré, PJW Allott

Australia Team

Playing XI

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