Pakistani cricket team in Australia in 1981–82

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The Pakistan national cricket team toured Australia in the 1981–82 season and played 3 Test matches against Australia. Australia won the series 2-1.

Test series summary[edit]

First Test[edit]

13–17 November 1981
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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180 (83.4 overs)
GM Wood 33 (87)
Imran Khan 4/66 (31.4 overs)
62 (21.2 overs)
Sarfraz Nawaz 26 (33)
DK Lillee 5/18 (9 overs)
424/8d (138 overs)
KJ Hughes 106 (198)
Imran Khan 3/90 (39 overs)
256 (73.5 overs)
Javed Miandad 79 (128)
B Yardley 6/84 (25.5 overs)
Australia won by 286 runs
Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth
Umpires: AR Crafter and MW Johnson
Player of the match: TM Alderman (AUS)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rizwan-uz-Zaman (PAK) made his Test debut.

Second Test[edit]

27 November–1 December 1981
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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291 (79 overs)
Zaheer Abbas 80 (116)
DK Lillee 5/81 (20 overs)
512/9d (152 overs)
GS Chappell 201* (296)
Imran Khan 4/92 (40 overs)
223 (73 overs)
Mohsin Khan 43 (91)
DK Lillee 4/51 (19 overs)
3/0 (2.2 overs)
BM Laird 3* (8)
Australia won by 10 wickets
Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane
Umpires: AR Crafter and MW Johnson
Player of the match: GS Chappell (AUS)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

Third Test[edit]

11–15 December 1981
(5-day match)
Scorecard
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500/8d (171.3 overs)
Mudassar Nazar 95 (202)
B Yardley 7/187 (66 overs)
293 (134.1 overs)
GM Wood 100 (305)
Imran Khan 3/41 (24.1 overs)
125 (f/o) (72.1 overs)
BM Laird 52 (132)
Iqbal Qasim 4/44 (24 overs)
Pakistan won by an innings and 82 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Umpires: RC Bailhache and RA French
Player of the match: B Yardley (AUS)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat.

External sources[edit]

Annual reviews[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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