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174 & 356
Series badge Won toss. Elected to batAUS
401-9d & 111
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Overs: 87.3 RR: 4.07 vs spin: 3.75
vs seam: 3.89
Overs: 36.1 RR: 3.07 vs spin: 1.33
vs seam: 2.68
Thu 16/07/81 England v Australia, 3rd Test, Headingley, Leeds
ENGLAND WIN England won by 18 runs
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Australia - 1st Inns 401-9 (155.2; RR: 2.58)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
J Dyson b Dilley 102 234 14 0 43.59
GM Wood lbw b Botham 34 55 4 0 61.82
TM Chappell c Taylor b Willey 27 135 2 0 20.00
KJ Hughes c & b Botham 89 208 8 0 42.79
RJ Bright b Dilley 7 36 1 0 19.44
GN Yallop c Taylor b Botham 58 167 5 0 34.73
AR Border lbw b Botham 8 20 1 0 40.00
RW Marsh b Botham 28 50 5 0 56.00
GF Lawson c Taylor b Botham 13 35 2 0 37.14
DK Lillee not out 3 6 0 0 50.00
TM Alderman not out 0 0 0 0
Extras (4b, 13lb, 3w, 12nb) 32  
TOTAL 401-9 (155.2 overs; RR: 2.58)

Fall of wickets

55-1 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 149-2 (TM Chappell 0.0 ov), 196-3 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 220-4 (RJ Bright 0.0 ov), 332-5 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 354-6 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 357-7 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 396-8 (GF Lawson 0.0 ov), 401-9 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
RGD Willis 30.0 8 72 0 2.40 0 0
CM Old 43.0 14 91 0 2.12 0 0
GR Dilley 27.0 4 78 2 2.89 0 0
IT Botham 39.2 11 95 6 2.44 0 0
P Willey 13.0 2 31 1 2.38 0 0
G Boycott 3.0 2 2 0 0.67 0 0

England - 1st Inns 174 (50.5; RR: 3.42)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch lbw b Alderman 2 7 0 0 28.57
G Boycott b Lawson 12 58 0 0 20.69
JM Brearley c Marsh b Alderman 10 53 0 0 18.87
DI Gower c Marsh b Lawson 24 50 3 0 48.00
MW Gatting lbw b Lillee 15 29 2 0 51.72
P Willey b Lawson 8 22 0 0 36.36
IT Botham c Marsh b Lillee 50 54 8 0 92.59
RW Taylor c Marsh b Lillee 5 23 1 0 21.74
GR Dilley c & b Lillee 13 17 2 0 76.47
CM Old c Border b Alderman 0 4 0 0 0.00
RGD Willis not out 1 4 0 0 25.00
Extras (6b, 11lb, 6w, 11nb) 34  
TOTAL 174 all out (50.5 overs; RR: 3.42)

Fall of wickets

12-1 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 40-2 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 42-3 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 84-4 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 87-5 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 112-6 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 148-7 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 166-8 (IT Botham 0.0 ov), 167-9 (CM Old 0.0 ov), 174-10 (GR Dilley 50.5 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 18.5 7 49 4 2.72 0 0
TM Alderman 19.0 4 59 3 3.11 0 0
GF Lawson 13.0 3 32 3 2.46 0 0

England - 2nd Inns 356 (87.3; RR: 4.07)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GA Gooch c Alderman b Lillee 0 3 0 0 0.00
G Boycott lbw b Alderman 46 141 1 0 32.62
JM Brearley c Alderman b Lillee 14 29 3 0 48.28
DI Gower c Border b Alderman 9 22 1 0 40.91
MW Gatting lbw b Alderman 1 10 0 0 10.00
P Willey c Dyson b Lillee 33 56 6 0 58.93
IT Botham not out 149 148 27 1 100.68
RW Taylor c Bright b Alderman 1 9 0 0 11.11
GR Dilley b Alderman 56 75 9 0 74.67
CM Old b Lawson 29 31 6 0 93.55
RGD Willis c Border b Alderman 2 9 0 0 22.22
Extras (5b, 3lb, 3w, 5nb) 16  
TOTAL 356 all out (87.3 overs; RR: 4.07)

Fall of wickets

0-1 (GA Gooch 0.0 ov), 18-2 (JM Brearley 0.0 ov), 37-3 (DI Gower 0.0 ov), 41-4 (MW Gatting 0.0 ov), 105-5 (P Willey 0.0 ov), 133-6 (G Boycott 0.0 ov), 135-7 (RW Taylor 0.0 ov), 252-8 (GR Dilley 0.0 ov), 319-9 (CM Old 0.0 ov), 356-10 (RGD Willis 87.3 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
DK Lillee 25.0 6 94 3 3.76 0 0
TM Alderman 35.3 6 135 6 3.86 0 0
GF Lawson 23.0 4 96 1 4.17 0 0
RJ Bright 4.0 0 15 0 3.75 0 0

Australia - 2nd Inns 111 (36.1; RR: 3.07)

BATSMAN   R B 4 6 SR
GM Wood c Taylor b Botham 10 10 2 0 100.00
J Dyson c Taylor b Willis 34 83 3 0 40.96
TM Chappell c Taylor b Willis 8 56 0 0 14.29
KJ Hughes c Botham b Willis 0 9 0 0 0.00
GN Yallop c Gatting b Willis 0 3 0 0 0.00
AR Border b Old 0 8 0 0 0.00
RW Marsh c Dilley b Willis 4 9 0 0 44.44
RJ Bright b Willis 19 32 2 0 59.38
GF Lawson c Taylor b Willis 1 2 0 0 50.00
DK Lillee c Gatting b Willis 17 15 3 0 113.33
TM Alderman not out 0 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (0b, 3lb, 1w, 14nb) 18  
TOTAL 111 all out (36.1 overs; RR: 3.07)

Fall of wickets

13-1 (GM Wood 0.0 ov), 56-2 (TM Chappell 0.0 ov), 58-3 (KJ Hughes 0.0 ov), 58-4 (GN Yallop 0.0 ov), 65-5 (AR Border 0.0 ov), 68-6 (J Dyson 0.0 ov), 74-7 (RW Marsh 0.0 ov), 75-8 (GF Lawson 0.0 ov), 110-9 (DK Lillee 0.0 ov), 111-10 (RJ Bright 36.1 ov)

BOWLERS O M R W Econ Wd NB
IT Botham 7.0 3 14 1 2.00 0 0
GR Dilley 2.0 0 11 0 5.50 0 0
RGD Willis 15.1 3 43 8 2.87 0 0
CM Old 9.0 1 21 1 2.33 0 0
P Willey 3.0 1 4 0 1.33 0 0

Match Info

Match

England v Australia at Leeds, 3rd Test

Date

Thursday July 16, 1981

Toss

Australia won the toss and elected to bat

Time

11:00am BST

Venue

Headingley, Leeds

Umpires

DGL Evans, BJ Meyer

England Team

Playing XI

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

Australia Team

Playing XI

RW Marsh, DK Lillee, GN Yallop, RJ Bright, KJ Hughes, J Dyson, GM Wood, AR Border, GF Lawson, TM Alderman, TM Chappell