Sussex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1981
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 22nd, 23rd, 24th August 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralians won by 7 wickets
UmpiresR Palmer, PB Wight
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 176/5 (Yallop 3*, Bright 1*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 145/7 (Head 11*, Jones 0*)

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendislbw b Whitney18     
JRP Heathc Rixon b Yallop2     
AM Greenc and b Whitney12     
*PWG Parkerc Rixon b Hogg2     
IA Greigc Chappell b Beard43     
CM Wellsc Rixon b Whitney2     
CP Phillipsonnot out36     
ACS Pigottc Rixon b Whitney7     
DJ Smithc Hogg b Bright2     
+TJ Headb Whitney0     
AN Jonesc Wellham b Bright8     
Extras(1 lb, 17 nb)18
Total(all out, 42.5 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-24, 2-24, 3-28, 4-74, 5-82, 6-101, 7-126, 8-139, 9-139, 10-150 (42.5 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg7   1351--
Whitney19   2605--
Yallop4   1121--
Beard7   0201--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodc Head b Jones44     
J Dysonlbw b Greig16     
TM Chappellc and b Jones10     
*KJ Hughesc Parker b Jones52     
DM Wellhamc Head b Pigott44     
GN Yallopc Head b Greig13     
RJ Brightlbw b Greig28     
+SJ Rixonc Parker b Pigott9     
GR Beardnot out11     
RM Hoggc Greig b Jones0     
MR Whitneyc Head b Greig1     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 60.3 overs)236
Fall of wickets:
1-47, 2-69, 3-73, 4-146, 5-172, 6-189, 7-212, 8-226, 9-235, 10-236 (60.3 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones15   2684--
Pigott16   1492--
Wells7   2350--

Sussex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GD Mendisc Rixon b Whitney19     
JRP Heathb Bright56     
AM Greenc Rixon b Hogg0     
*PWG Parkerc Bright b Beard14     
IA Greigb Hogg28     
CM Wellsc Wellham b Hogg0     
CP Phillipsonb Bright29     
ACS Pigottst Rixon b Bright39     
+TJ Headnot out52     
DJ Smithc Hughes b Beard1     
AN Jonesb Hogg0     
Extras(8 b, 5 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)23
Total(all out, 85.1 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-26, 2-27, 3-50, 4-50, 5-119, 6-130, 7-143, 8-145, 9-173, 10-261 (85.1 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg24   6834--
Whitney5   1211--
Beard26   7582--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
TM Chappellc Greig b Jones16     
J Dysonnot out65     
DM Wellhamc and b Wells18     
+SJ Rixonrun out0     
*KJ Hughesnot out70     
GM Wooddid not bat      
GN Yallopdid not bat      
RJ Brightdid not bat      
GR Bearddid not bat      
RM Hoggdid not bat      
MR Whitneydid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 3 nb)7
Total(3 wickets, 41.3 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-50, 2-80, 3-80
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Jones10   0301--
Pigott11   1470--
Greig10   3410--
Wells8   2301--
Parker2   0190--

--> DJ Smith made his debut in first-class matches
--> TJ Head (2) passed his previous highest score of 41 in first-class matches
--> MR Whitney achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Sussex first innings (previous best was 4-62)
--> AN Jones achieved his best innings bowling analysis in first-class matches in the Australians first innings (previous best was 3-71)
--> JRP Heath retired hurt in the Sussex second innings having scored 6 (team had lost 0 wickets) - he returned when the score was 173/9
--> IA Greig retired hurt in the Sussex second innings having scored 6 (team had lost 2 wickets) - he returned when the score was 145/8





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