Middlesex County Cricket Club

Middlesex v Australians
Australia in British Isles 1981
VenueLord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood on 13th, 14th, 15th June 1981 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralians won the toss and decided to field
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresBJ Meyer, DO Oslear
Close of play day 1Australians (1) 63/2 (Hughes 18*, Yallop 15*)
Close of play day 2Middlesex (2) 70/2 (Brearley 47*, Selvey 3*)

Middlesex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleylbw b Lillee4     
GD Barlowlbw b Bright18     
CT Radleyc Hughes b Lawson28     
MW Gattingb Lillee32     
RO Butcherc Lillee b Lawson26     
PH Edmondsc Lawson b Lillee0     
JE Embureylbw b Lillee0     
+PR Downtonb Bright19     
MWW Selveylbw b Lillee0     
JR Thomsonc Lillee b Hogg6     
WW Danielnot out3     
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 9 nb, 1 w)14
Total(all out, 55.3 overs)150
Fall of wickets:
1-11, 2-92, 3-92, 4-92, 5-107, 6-122, 7-125, 8-141, 9-141, 10-150 (55.3 ov)
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg15   6191--
Lillee11   1415--
Lawson15   5342--
Yallop2   050--
Border1   040--

Australians first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Dysonc Butcher b Selvey0     
GM Woodretired hurt14     
TM Chappelllbw b Daniel18     
*KJ Hughesc Butcher b Selvey31     
GN Yallopc Butcher b Thomson16     
AR Borderc Butcher b Thomson5     
+RW Marshc Downton b Daniel2     
RJ Brightc Butcher b Emburey10     
GF Lawsonlbw b Edmonds26     
DK Lilleenot out5     
RM Hoggc and b Emburey6     
Extras(10 lb, 1 nb, 2 w)13
Total(all out, 76.4 overs)146
Fall of wickets:
1-10, 2-44, 3-72, 4-82, 5-86, 6-90, 7-134, 8-134, 9-146 (76.4 ov)
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson15   4352--
Selvey18   5422--
Daniel16   5232--
Edmonds13   7141--
Gatting3   170--

Middlesex second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*JM Brearleynot out132     
+PR Downtonlbw b Lawson1     
CT Radleyc Marsh b Bright33     
MWW Selveyc Wood b Lillee3     
MW Gattingc and b Border75     
RO Butcherc and b Bright5     
PH Edmondsnot out0     
GD Barlowdid not bat      
JE Embureydid not bat      
JR Thomsondid not bat      
WW Danieldid not bat      
Extras(9 lb, 3 nb)12
Total(5 wickets, declared, 85 overs)261
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-77, 3-92, 4-239, 5-254
Australians bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg12   2330--
Lillee12   3261--
Bright24   5572--
Lawson16   3471--
Yallop15   1620--
Border6   1241--

Australians second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
J Dysonb Thomson49     
GM Woodc Thomson b Selvey9     
TM Chappellb Emburey7     
*KJ Hugheslbw b Daniel5     
GN Yallopnot out52     
AR Bordernot out11     
+RW Marshdid not bat      
RJ Brightdid not bat      
GF Lawsondid not bat      
DK Lilleedid not bat      
RM Hoggdid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb)11
Total(4 wickets, 50 overs)144
Fall of wickets:
1-13, 2-25, 3-38, 4-133
Middlesex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Thomson11   2331--
Selvey6   271--
Daniel7   1191--
Edmonds11   3300--
Gatting3   1120--
Emburey11   3281--
Radley1   040--

--> MW Gatting (2) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 28
--> JR Thomson reached 450 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Australians second innings
--> GM Wood retired hurt in the Australians first innings having scored 14 (team had lost 1 wickets)



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