English cricket team in Australia in 1982–83

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The England cricket team toured Australia in the 1982–83 season to play a five-match Test series against Australia for The Ashes. Australia won the series 2–1 with two matches drawn and thereby regained The Ashes.

Test series summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

12-17 November 1982
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411 (155.4 overs)
CJ Tavaré 89 (337)
B Yardley 5/107 (42.4 overs)
424/9d (131.5 overs)
GS Chappell 117 (174)
G Miller 4/70 (33 overs)
358 (116.3 overs)
DW Randall 115 (215)
GF Lawson 5/108 (32 overs)
73/2 (22 overs)
AR Border 32* (65)
RGD Willis 2/23 (6 overs)
Match drawn
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: AR Crafter and MW Johnson
Player of the match: DW Randall (Eng)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • 15 November was taken as a rest day.
  • NG Cowans (Eng) made his Test debut.

Second Test[edit]

26 November - 1 December 1982
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219 (64.3 overs)
AJ Lamb 72 (118)
GF Lawson 6/47 (18.3 overs)
341 (110.4 overs)
KC Wessels 162 (343)
RGD Willis 5/66 (29.4 overs)
309 (127.3 overs)
G Fowler 83 (265)
JR Thomson 5/73 (31 overs)
190/3 (60.5 overs)
DW Hookes 66* (121)
EE Hemmings 2/43 (29 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
The Gabba, Brisbane
Umpires: RC Bailhache and MW Johnson
Player of the match: KC Wessels (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.
  • 29 November was taken as a rest day.
  • KC Wessels and CG Rackemann (Aus) made their Test debut

Third Test[edit]

10-15 December 1982
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438 (156.5 overs)
GS Chappell 115 (201)
IT Botham 4/112 (36.5 overs)
216 (67.5 overs)
AJ Lamb 82 (156)
GF Lawson 4/56 (18 overs)
83/2 (23.5 overs)
J Dyson 37* (76)
RGD Willis 1/17 (8 overs)
304 (f/o) (104 overs)
DI Gower 114 (259)
GF Lawson 5/66 (24 overs)
Australia won by 8 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Umpires: RA French and MW Johnson
Player of the match: GF Lawson (Aus)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • 13 December was taken as a rest day.

Fourth Test[edit]

26–30 December 1982
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284 (81.3 overs)
CJ Tavaré 89 (165)
RM Hogg 4/69 (23.3 overs)
287 (79 overs)
KJ Hughes 66 (172)
RGD Willis 3/38 (15 overs)
294 (80.4 overs)
G Fowler 65 (99)
GF Lawson 4/66 (21.4 overs)
288 (96.1 overs)
DW Hookes 68 (87)
NG Cowans 6/77 (26 overs)
England won by 3 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: AR Crafter and RV Whitehead
Player of the match: NG Cowans (Eng)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

Fifth Test[edit]

2-7 January 1983
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314 (115 overs)
AR Border 89 (198)
IT Botham 4/75 (30 overs)
237 (64.5 overs)
Derek Randall 70 (90)
JR Thomson 5/50 (14.5 overs)
382 (131.3 overs)
KJ Hughes 137 (316)
EE Hemmings 3/116 (47 overs)
314 (96 overs)
EE Hemmings 95 (195)
B Yardley 4/139 (37 overs)
Match drawn
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Umpires: RA French and MW Johnson
Player of the match: KJ Hughes (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 5 January was taken as a rest day
  • Australia regain the Ashes

External sources[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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