1981 The Ashes - 2nd Test - London Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 2nd July, 1981  
Venue: Lord's, London
Match Conditions: Day Match  
Toss: Australia
Result: Match drawn
Player of Match: G F Lawson

England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G A Gooch c Yallop b Lawson 44  53  6  0 83.02  14.15%
G Boycott c Alderman b Lawson 17  62  0  0 27.42  5.47%
R A Woolmer c †Marsh b Lawson 21  82  3  0 25.61  6.75%
D I Gower c †Marsh b Lawson 27  86  4  0 31.40  8.68%
M W Gatting lbw b Bright 59  137  9  0 43.07  18.97%
P Willey c Border b Alderman 82  181  12  0 45.30  26.37%
J E Emburey run out 31  124  1  0 25.00  9.97%
I T Botham* lbw b Lawson 0  3  0  0 0.00
R W Taylor c Hughes b Lawson 0  4  0  0 0.00
G R Dilley not out 7  21  1  0 33.33  2.25%
R G D Willis c Wood b Lawson 5  4  0  0 125.00  1.61%
Extras (b 2, lb 3, w 3, nb 10) 18  
Total All Out   (124.1 overs @ 2.50 rpo) 311  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-60  Gooch   2-65  Boycott   3-134  Gower   4-187  Gatting   
5-284  Willey   6-293  Emburey   7-293  Botham   8-293  Taylor   
9-298  Woolmer   10-311  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
D K Lillee 35.4 7 102 0 2.86
T M Alderman 30.2 7 79 1 2.60  10.00%
G F Lawson 43.1 14 81 7 1.88  70.00%
R J Bright 15.0 7 31 1 2.07  10.00%
 
Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G M Wood c †Taylor b Willis 44  59  5  0 74.58  12.75%
J Dyson c Gower b Botham 7  30  0  0 23.33  2.03%
G N Yallop b Dilley 1  7  0  0 14.29  0.29%
K J Hughes* c Willis b Emburey 42  118  5  0 35.59  12.17%
T M Chappell c †Taylor b Dilley 2  13  0  0 15.38  0.58%
A R Border c Gatting b Botham 64  164  8  1 39.02  18.55%
R W Marsh lbw b Dilley 47  116  9  0 40.52  13.62%
R J Bright lbw b Emburey 33  97  4  0 34.02  9.57%
G F Lawson lbw b Willis 5  22  1  0 22.73  1.45%
D K Lillee not out 40  86  5  0 46.51  11.59%
T M Alderman c †Taylor b Willis 5  42  0  0 11.90  1.45%
Extras (b 6, lb 11, w 6, nb 32) 55  
Total All Out   (118.4 overs @ 2.91 rpo) 345  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-62  Wood   2-62  Dyson   3-69  Yallop   4-81  Chappell   
5-167  Hughes   6-244  Border   7-257  Marsh   8-268  Lawson   
9-314  Bright   10-345  Alderman   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 27.4 9 50 3 1.81  30.00%
G R Dilley 30.0 8 106 3 3.53  30.00%
I T Botham 26.0 8 71 2 2.73  20.00%
G A Gooch 10.0 4 28 0 2.80
J E Emburey 25.0 12 35 2 1.40  20.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G A Gooch lbw b Lawson 20  32  2  0 62.50  7.55%
G Boycott c †Marsh b Lillee 60  211  5  0 28.44  22.64%
R A Woolmer lbw b Alderman 9  38  2  0 23.68  3.40%
D I Gower c Alderman b Lillee 89  207  11  1 43.00  33.58%
M W Gatting c Wood b Bright 16  44  0  1 36.36  6.04%
I T Botham* b Bright 0  1  0  0 0.00
P Willey c Chappell b Bright 12  20  1  1 60.00  4.53%
G R Dilley not out 27  38  3  0 71.05  10.19%
R W Taylor b Lillee 9  16  0  1 56.25  3.40%
J E Emburey              
R G D Willis              
Extras (b 2, lb 8, nb 13) 23  
Total 8 wickets declared   (98.4 overs @ 2.69 rpo) 265  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-31  Gooch   2-55  Woolmer   3-178  Boycott   4-217  Gatting   
5-217  Gower   6-217  Botham   7-242  Willey   8-265  Taylor   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
D K Lillee 26.4 8 82 3 3.08  30.00%
T M Alderman 17.0 2 42 1 2.47  10.00%
G F Lawson 19.0 6 51 1 2.68  10.00%
R J Bright 36.0 18 67 3 1.86  30.00%
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 232) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G M Wood not out 62  131  6  0 47.33  68.89%
J Dyson lbw b Dilley 1  6  0  0 16.67  1.11%
G N Yallop c Botham b Willis 3  32  0  0 9.38  3.33%
K J Hughes* lbw b Dilley 4  13  0  0 30.77  4.44%
T M Chappell c †Taylor b Botham 5  69  0  0 7.25  5.56%
A R Border not out 12  46  1  0 26.09  13.33%
R W Marsh              
R J Bright              
G F Lawson              
D K Lillee              
T M Alderman              
Extras (w 1, nb 2) 3  
Total 4 wickets   (48.5 overs @ 1.84 rpo) 90  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-2  Dyson   2-11  Yallop   3-17  Hughes   4-62  Chappell   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 12.0 3 35 1 2.92  10.00%
G R Dilley 7.5 1 18 2 2.30  20.00%
J E Emburey 21.0 10 24 0 1.14
I T Botham 8.0 3 10 1 1.25  10.00%
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - England 1st innings 191/4 (P Willey 23*, JE Emburey 0*)
Day 2 - Australia 1st innings 10/0 (GM Wood 5*, J Dyson 3*)
Day 3 - Australia 1st innings 253/6 (RW Marsh 43*, RJ Bright 3*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 129/2 (G Boycott 47*, DI Gower 38*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 90/4, 48.5 overs - end of match
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