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West Indian cricket team in Australia in 1981–82

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The West Indies cricket team toured Australia in the 1981–82 season and played three Test matches against Australia. The series was drawn 1–1. They also played a series of first-class matches and competed in the 1981–82 World Series against Australia and Pakistan.

Test series summary

First Test

26–30 December 1981
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
198 (68.1 overs)
Kim Hughes 100* (200)
Michael Holding 5/45 (17 overs)
201 (62.3 overs)
Larry Gomes 55 (108)
Dennis Lillee 7/83 (26.3 overs)
222 (82.3 overs)
Allan Border 66 (136)
Michael Holding 6/62 (21.3 overs)
161 (74.1 overs)
Jeff Dujon 43 (163)
Bruce Yardley 4/38 (21 overs)
Australia won by 58 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: Robin Bailhache (Aus) and Tony Crafter (Aus)
Player of the match: Kim Hughes (Aus)

Second Test

2–6 January 1982
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
384 (116.2 overs)
Larry Gomes 126 (253)
Dennis Lillee 4/119 (39 overs)
267 (107 overs)
Graeme Wood 63 (151)
Michael Holding 5/64 (29 overs)
255 (78.4 overs)
Clive Lloyd 57 (92)
Bruce Yardley 7/98 (31.4 overs)
200/4 (102 overs)
John Dyson 127* (320)
Larry Gomes 2/20 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: RA French and MW Johnson
Player of the match: B Yardley (AUS)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.

Third Test

30 January–3 February 1982
(5-day match)
Scorecard
v
238 (91 overs)
Allan Border 78 (227)
Michael Holding 5/72 (25 overs)
389 (109.4 overs)
Larry Gomes 124* (273)
Bruce Yardley 5/132 (40.5 overs)
386 (152 overs)
Allan Border 126 (277)
Joel Garner 5/56 (35 overs)
239/5 (61.1 overs)
Clive Lloyd 77* (97)
Len Pascoe 3/84 (22 overs)
West Indies won by 5 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: RC Bailhache and MW Johnson
Player of the match: AR Border (AUS)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to field.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Report - First Test Match AUSTRALIA v WEST INDIES 1981-82". Wisden Almanack 1983 edition. ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 December 2021.

External sources

Annual reviews

Further reading

  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993


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