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ENG flag ENGWon toss. Elected to bat
189 & 219
Series badge AUS
258 & 121
AUS flag
Overs: 92.0 RR: 2.38 vs spin: 2.00
vs seam: 2.33
Overs: 67.0 RR: 1.81 vs spin: 1.82
vs seam: 1.49
Thu 30/07/81 England v Australia, 4th Test, Edgbaston, Birmingham
ENGLAND WIN England won by 29 runs
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England - 1st Inns 189 (69.1; RR: 2.73)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
G Boycott c Marsh b Alderman 13 36 1 0 36.11
JM Brearley c Border b Lillee 48 115 6 0 41.74
DI Gower c Hogg b Alderman 0 10 0 0 0.00
GA Gooch c Marsh b Bright 21 43 3 0 48.84
MW Gatting c Alderman b Lillee 21 46 2 0 45.65
P Willey b Bright 16 59 2 0 27.12
IT Botham b Alderman 26 43 3 0 60.47
JE Emburey b Hogg 3 33 0 0 9.09
RW Taylor b Alderman 0 3 0 0 0.00
CM Old not out 11 23 0 0 47.83
RGD Willis c Marsh b Alderman 13 15 2 0 86.67
Extras (1b, 5lb, 1w, 10nb) 17  
TOTAL 189 all out (69.1 overs; RR: 2.73)

Fall of wickets

29-1 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 29-2 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 60-3 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 101-4 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 126-5 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 145-6 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 161-7 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 161-8 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 165-9 (JE Emburey 0.0 ov), 189-10 (RGD Willis 69.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 18.0 4 61 2 3.39 0 0
TM Alderman 23.1 8 42 5 1.83 0 0
RM Hogg 16.0 3 49 1 3.06 0 0
RJ Bright 12.0 4 20 2 1.67 0 0

Australia - 1st Inns 258 (86.5; RR: 2.97)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GM Wood run out 38 139 2 0 27.34
J Dyson b Old 1 11 0 0 9.09
AR Border c Taylor b Old 2 24 0 0 8.33
RJ Bright lbw b Botham 27 51 4 0 52.94
KJ Hughes lbw b Old 47 101 7 0 46.53
GN Yallop b Emburey 30 70 3 0 42.86
MF Kent c Willis b Emburey 46 81 6 0 56.79
RW Marsh b Emburey 2 24 0 0 8.33
DK Lillee b Emburey 18 43 3 0 41.86
RM Hogg run out 0 0 0 0
TM Alderman not out 3 3 0 0 100.00
Extras (4b, 19lb, 0w, 21nb) 44  
TOTAL 258 all out (86.5 overs; RR: 2.97)

Fall of wickets

5-1 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 14-2 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 62-3 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 115-4 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 166-5 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 203-6 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 220-7 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 253-8 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 253-9 (RM Hogg 0.0 ov), 258-10 (DK Lillee 86.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 19.0 3 63 0 3.32 0 0
CM Old 21.0 8 44 3 2.10 0 0
JE Emburey 26.5 12 43 4 1.65 0 0
IT Botham 20.0 1 64 1 3.20 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 219 (92.0; RR: 2.38)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
G Boycott c Marsh b Bright 29 136 3 0 21.32
JM Brearley lbw b Lillee 13 17 2 0 76.47
DI Gower c Border b Bright 23 59 2 0 38.98
GA Gooch b Bright 21 93 3 0 22.58
MW Gatting b Bright 39 71 3 0 54.93
P Willey b Bright 5 22 1 0 22.73
IT Botham c Marsh b Lillee 3 11 0 0 27.27
CM Old c Marsh b Alderman 23 24 3 0 95.83
JE Emburey not out 37 79 5 0 46.84
RW Taylor lbw b Alderman 8 47 0 0 17.02
RGD Willis c Marsh b Alderman 2 5 0 0 40.00
Extras (0b, 6lb, 1w, 9nb) 16  
TOTAL 219 all out (92.0 overs; RR: 2.38)

Fall of wickets

18-1 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 52-2 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 89-3 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 98-4 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 110-5 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 115-6 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 154-7 (CM Old 0.0 ov), 167-8 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 217-9 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 219-10 (RGD Willis 92.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 26.0 9 51 2 1.96 0 0
TM Alderman 22.0 5 65 3 2.95 0 0
RM Hogg 10.0 3 19 0 1.90 0 0
RJ Bright 34.0 17 68 5 2.00 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 121 (67.0; RR: 1.81)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
J Dyson lbw b Willis 13 46 1 0 28.26
GM Wood lbw b Old 2 5 0 0 40.00
AR Border c Gatting b Emburey 40 175 4 0 22.86
KJ Hughes c Emburey b Willis 5 11 0 0 45.45
GN Yallop c Botham b Emburey 30 96 5 0 31.25
MF Kent b Botham 10 45 1 0 22.22
RW Marsh b Botham 4 8 1 0 50.00
RJ Bright lbw b Botham 0 1 0 0 0.00
DK Lillee c Taylor b Botham 3 19 0 0 15.79
RM Hogg not out 0 6 0 0 0.00
TM Alderman b Botham 0 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (1b, 2lb, 0w, 11nb) 14  
TOTAL 121 all out (67.0 overs; RR: 1.81)

Fall of wickets

2-1 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 19-2 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 29-3 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 87-4 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 105-5 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 114-6 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 114-7 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 120-8 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 121-9 (MF Kent 0.0 ov), 121-10 (TM Alderman 67.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 20.0 6 37 2 1.85 0 0
CM Old 11.0 4 19 1 1.73 0 0
JE Emburey 22.0 10 40 2 1.82 0 0
IT Botham 14.0 9 11 5 0.79 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at Birmingham, 4th Test

Date

Thursday July 30, 1981

Toss

England won the toss and elected to bat

Time

10:00am BST

Venue

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Umpires

HD Bird, DO Oslear

England Team

Playing XI

G Boycott, RGD Willis, RW Taylor, CM Old, GA Gooch, JM Brearley, P Willey, IT Botham, MW Gatting, DI Gower, JE Emburey

Australia Team

Playing XI

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