1981 The Ashes - 3rd Test - Leeds Standard Scorecard   
Match Date: 16th July, 1981  
Venue: Headingley, Leeds
Toss: Australia  
Result: England won by 18 runs
Player of Match: I T Botham

Australia 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J Dyson b Dilley 102  234  14  0 43.59  25.44%
G M Wood lbw b Botham 34  55  4  0 61.82  8.48%
T M Chappell c †Taylor b Willey 27  135  2  0 20.00  6.73%
K J Hughes* c & b Botham 89  208  8  0 42.79  22.19%
R J Bright b Dilley 7  36  1  0 19.44  1.75%
G N Yallop c †Taylor b Botham 58  167  5  0 34.73  14.46%
A R Border lbw b Botham 8  20  1  0 40.00  2.00%
R W Marsh b Botham 28  50  5  0 56.00  6.98%
G F Lawson c †Taylor b Botham 13  35  2  0 37.14  3.24%
D K Lillee not out 3  6  0  0 50.00  0.75%
T M Alderman not out 0  0  0  0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 13, w 3, nb 12) 32  
Total 9 wickets declared   (155.2 overs @ 2.58 rpo) 401  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-55  Wood   2-149  Chappell   3-196  Dyson   4-220  Bright   
5-332  Hughes   6-354  Border   7-357  Yallop   8-396  Lawson   
9-401  Marsh   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 30.0 8 72 0 2.40
C M Old 43.0 14 91 0 2.12
G R Dilley 27.0 4 78 2 2.89  20.00%
I T Botham 39.2 11 95 6 2.42  60.00%
P Willey 13.0 2 31 1 2.38  10.00%
G Boycott 3.0 2 2 0 0.67
 
England 1st Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G A Gooch lbw b Alderman 2  7  0  0 28.57  1.15%
G Boycott b Lawson 12  58  0  0 20.69  6.90%
J M Brearley* c †Marsh b Alderman 10  53  0  0 18.87  5.75%
D I Gower c †Marsh b Lawson 24  50  3  0 48.00  13.79%
M W Gatting lbw b Lillee 15  29  2  0 51.72  8.62%
P Willey b Lawson 8  22  0  0 36.36  4.60%
I T Botham c †Marsh b Lillee 50  54  8  0 92.59  28.74%
R W Taylor c †Marsh b Lillee 5  23  1  0 21.74  2.87%
G R Dilley c & b Lillee 13  17  2  0 76.47  7.47%
C M Old c Border b Alderman 0  4  0  0 0.00
R G D Willis not out 1  4  0  0 25.00  0.57%
Extras (b 6, lb 11, w 6, nb 11) 34  
Total All Out   (50.5 overs @ 3.42 rpo) 174  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-12  Gooch   2-40  Brearley   3-42  Boycott   4-84  Gower   
5-87  Gatting   6-112  Willey   7-148  Taylor   8-166  Botham   
9-167  Old   10-174  Dilley   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
D K Lillee 18.5 7 49 4 2.60  40.00%
T M Alderman 19.0 4 59 3 3.11  30.00%
G F Lawson 13.0 3 32 3 2.46  30.00%
 
England 2nd Innings R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
G A Gooch c Alderman b Lillee 0  3  0  0 0.00
G Boycott lbw b Alderman 46  141  1  0 32.62  12.92%
J M Brearley* c Alderman b Lillee 14  29  3  0 48.28  3.93%
D I Gower c Border b Alderman 9  22  1  0 40.91  2.53%
M W Gatting lbw b Alderman 1  10  0  0 10.00  0.28%
P Willey c Dyson b Lillee 33  56  6  0 58.93  9.27%
I T Botham not out 149  148  27  1 100.68  41.85%
R W Taylor c Bright b Alderman 1  9  0  0 11.11  0.28%
G R Dilley b Alderman 56  75  9  0 74.67  15.73%
C M Old b Lawson 29  31  6  0 93.55  8.15%
R G D Willis c Border b Alderman 2  9  0  0 22.22  0.56%
Extras (b 5, lb 3, w 3, nb 5) 16  
Total All Out   (87.3 overs @ 4.07 rpo) 356  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-0  Gooch   2-18  Brearley   3-37  Gower   4-41  Gatting   
5-105  Willey   6-133  Boycott   7-135  Taylor   8-252  Dilley   
9-319  Old   10-356  Willis   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
D K Lillee 25.0 6 94 3 3.76  30.00%
T M Alderman 35.3 6 135 6 3.80  60.00%
G F Lawson 23.0 4 96 1 4.17  10.00%
R J Bright 4.0 0 15 0 3.75
 
Australia 2nd Innings (target 130) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
J Dyson c †Taylor b Willis 34  83  3  0 40.96  30.63%
G M Wood c †Taylor b Botham 10  10  2  0 100.00  9.01%
T M Chappell c †Taylor b Willis 8  56  0  0 14.29  7.21%
K J Hughes* c Botham b Willis 0  9  0  0 0.00
G N Yallop c Gatting b Willis 0  3  0  0 0.00
A R Border b Old 0  8  0  0 0.00
R W Marsh c Dilley b Willis 4  9  0  0 44.44  3.60%
R J Bright b Willis 19  32  2  0 59.38  17.12%
G F Lawson c †Taylor b Willis 1  2  0  0 50.00  0.90%
D K Lillee c Gatting b Willis 17  15  3  0 113.33  15.32%
T M Alderman not out 0  5  0  0 0.00
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 14) 18  
Total All Out   (36.1 overs @ 3.07 rpo) 111  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-13  Wood   2-56  Chappell   3-58  Hughes   4-58  Yallop   
5-65  Border   6-68  Dyson   7-74  Marsh   8-75  Lawson   
9-110  Lillee   10-111  Bright   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
R G D Willis 15.1 3 43 8 2.84  80.00%
C M Old 9.0 1 21 1 2.33  10.00%
G R Dilley 2.0 0 11 0 5.50
I T Botham 7.0 3 14 1 2.00  10.00%
P Willey 3.0 1 4 0 1.33
 
End of Day Status (Rest days excluded)
Day 1 - Australia 1st innings 203/3 (KJ Hughes 24*, RJ Bright 1*)
Day 2 - England 1st innings 7/0 (GA Gooch 2*, G Boycott 0*)
Day 3 - England 2nd innings 6/1 (G Boycott 0*, JM Brearley 4*)
Day 4 - England 2nd innings 351/9 (IT Botham 145*, RGD Willis 1*)
Day 5 - Australia 2nd Innings 111, 36.1 overs - end of match