England v Australia
Australia in British Isles 1981 (1st Test)
VenueTrent Bridge, Nottingham on 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st June 1981 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 4 wickets
UmpiresWE Alley, DJ Constant
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 33/4 (Chappell 5*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 166/9 (Border 57*, Alderman 7*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 94/6 (Botham 21*, Downton 0*)
Man of the MatchDK Lillee

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Wood b Lillee1018182- 
G Boycottc Border b Alderman2753821- 
RA Woolmerc Wood b Lillee099-- 
DI Gowerc Yallop b Lillee2639654- 
MW Gattinglbw b Hogg521171546- 
P Willeyc Border b Alderman1022351- 
*IT Bothamb Alderman1815-- 
+PR Downtonc Yallop b Alderman82335-- 
GR Dilleyb Hogg3449716- 
RGD Willisc Marsh b Hogg011-- 
M Hendricknot out68191- 
Extras(6 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)11
Total(all out, 56.4 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Gooch), 2-13 (Woolmer), 3-57 (Boycott), 4-67 (Gower), 5-92 (Willey), 6-96 (Botham), 7-116 (Downton), 8-159 (Gatting), 9-159 (Willis), 10-185 (Dilley)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Lillee13   3343--
Alderman24   7684--
Lawson8   3250--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodlbw b Dilley021-- 
J Dysonc Woolmer b Willis54561-- 
GN Yallopb Hendrick134764-- 
*KJ Hugheslbw b Willis734421- 
TM Chappellb Hendrick17801221- 
AR Borderc and b Botham632042667- 
+RW Marshc Boycott b Willis1913213- 
GF Lawsonc Gower b Botham1418301- 
DK Lilleec Downton b Dilley1248571- 
RM Hoggc Boycott b Dilley0710-- 
TM Aldermannot out123151-- 
Extras(4 b, 8 lb, 4 nb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 86.5 overs)179
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Wood), 2-21 (Dyson), 3-21 (Yallop), 4-33 (Hughes), 5-64 (Chappell), 6-89 (Marsh), 7-110 (Lawson), 8-147 (Lillee), 9-153 (Hogg), 10-179 (Border)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Dilley20   7383--
Willis30   14473--
Hendrick20   7432--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GA Goochc Yallop b Lillee69101- 
G Boycottc Marsh b Alderman49161- 
RA Woolmerc Marsh b Alderman047-- 
DI Gowerc sub (MF Kent) b Lillee28721173- 
MW Gattinglbw b Alderman1534422- 
P Willeylbw b Lillee1327302- 
*IT Bothamc Border b Lillee3338654- 
+PR Downtonlbw b Alderman31219-- 
GR Dilleyc Marsh b Alderman1318202- 
RGD Willisc Chappell b Lillee11020-- 
M Hendricknot out025-- 
Extras(8 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 38.4 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Gooch), 2-12 (Boycott), 3-13 (Woolmer), 4-39 (Gatting), 5-61 (Willey), 6-94 (Gower), 7-109 (Downton), 8-113 (Botham), 9-125 (Dilley), 10-125 (Willis)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Alderman19   3625--
Hogg3   180--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Woolmer b Willis828311- 
J Dysonc Downton b Dilley38891451- 
GN Yallopc Gatting b Botham63442-- 
*KJ Hugheslbw b Dilley2253583- 
TM Chappellnot out206594-- 
AR Borderb Dilley2049652- 
+RW Marshlbw b Dilley022-- 
GF Lawsonnot out511151- 
DK Lilleedid not bat      
RM Hoggdid not bat      
TM Aldermandid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 6 nb)13
Total(6 wickets, 54.1 overs)132
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Wood), 2-40 (Yallop), 3-77 (Hughes), 4-80 (Dyson), 5-122 (Border), 6-122 (Marsh)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis13   2281--
Hendrick20   7330--
Botham10   1341--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> GR Dilley (1) passed 500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 21
--> TM Chappell made his debut in Test matches
--> TM Alderman made his debut in Test matches
--> RGD Willis reached 200 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed KJ Hughes, his 2nd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> GR Dilley achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the Australia second innings (previous best was 4-57)





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