By runs
Winner Margin Target Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Surrey 128 runs 227 v Minor C The Oval 30 May 1981 LA
Glamorgan 82 runs 207 v Essex Swansea 9 May 1981 LA
Gloucs 69 runs 248 v Worcs Worcester 19 May 1981 LA
Notts 64 runs 192 v Gloucs Gloucester 21 May 1981 LA
Leics 61 runs 257 v Gloucs Leicester 9 May 1981 LA
Leics 48 runs 239 v Worcs Leicester 21 May 1981 LA
Surrey 47 runs 227 v Notts Nottingham 24 Jun 1981 LA
Sussex 46 runs 155 v Minor C Slough 21 May 1981 LA
Yorkshire 42 runs 229 v Scotland Bradford 21 May 1981 LA
Essex 38 runs 279 v Somerset Chelmsford 16 May 1981 LA
Warwickshire 18 runs 222 v Scotland Glasgow 30 May 1981 LA
Kent 14 runs 194 v Warwickshire The Oval 24 Jun 1981 LA
Yorkshire 10 runs 222 v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 May 1981 LA
Kent 9 runs 81 v Glamorgan Cardiff 19 May 1981 LA
Minor C 3 runs 183 v Hampshire Southampton 13 May 1981 LA
Surrey 3 runs 192 v Leics The Oval 8 Jul 1981 LA
By wickets
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Northants 9 wickets 52 124 46.2 v Worcs Worcester 30 May 1981 LA
Kent 8 wickets 162 105 28.0 v Comb Univ Canterbury 11 May 1981 LA
Essex 8 wickets 192 121 23.0 v Comb Univ Chelmsford 21 May 1981 LA
Kent 8 wickets 80 162 41.4 v Essex Dartford 30 May 1981 LA
Derbyshire 7 wickets 136 98 32.2 v Scotland Derby 19 May 1981 LA
Somerset 7 wickets 132 112 33.0 v Comb Univ Cambridge 19 May 1981 LA
Somerset 7 wickets 63 195 44.3 v Surrey Lord's 25 Jul 1981 LA
Lancashire 6 wickets 35 113 42.1 v Scotland Glasgow 16 May 1981 LA
Notts 6 wickets 13 215 52.5 v Worcs Nottingham 16 May 1981 LA
Notts 6 wickets 111 115 36.3 v Leics Nottingham 30 May 1981 LA
Warwickshire 5 wickets 7 289 53.5 v Lancashire Manchester 9 May 1981 LA
Somerset 5 wickets 38 173 48.4 v Kent Taunton 21 May 1981 LA
Somerset 5 wickets 39 155 48.3 v Kent Taunton 8 Jul 1981 LA
Somerset 4 wickets 29 170 50.1 v Glamorgan Taunton 30 May 1981 LA
Leics 4 wickets 5 197 54.1 v Sussex Hove 24 Jun 1981 LA
Sussex 3 wickets 14 143 52.4 v Surrey Hove 11 May 1981 LA
Sussex 3 wickets 1 195 54.5 v Hampshire Hove 30 May 1981 LA
Somerset 3 wickets 7 222 53.5 v Yorkshire Leeds 24 Jun 1981 LA
Derbyshire 2 wickets 3 180 54.3 v Lancashire Manchester 21 May 1981 LA
Hampshire 1 wicket 3 176 54.3 v Middlesex Lord's 9 May 1981 LA
Notts 1 wicket 3 153 54.3 v Northants Northampton 9 May 1981 LA
Yorkshire 1 wicket 8 203 53.4 v Derbyshire Derby 9 May 1981 LA
By balls remaining in the second innings
Winner Margin Balls Rem Target Overs Max Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
Essex 8 wickets 192 121 23.0 55.0 v Comb Univ Chelmsford 21 May 1981 LA
Kent 8 wickets 162 105 28.0 55.0 v Comb Univ Canterbury 11 May 1981 LA
Derbyshire 7 wickets 136 98 32.2 55.0 v Scotland Derby 19 May 1981 LA
Somerset 7 wickets 132 112 33.0 55.0 v Comb Univ Cambridge 19 May 1981 LA
Notts 6 wickets 111 115 36.3 55.0 v Leics Nottingham 30 May 1981 LA
Kent 8 wickets 80 162 41.4 55.0 v Essex Dartford 30 May 1981 LA
Somerset 7 wickets 63 195 44.3 55.0 v Surrey Lord's 25 Jul 1981 LA
Northants 9 wickets 52 124 46.2 55.0 v Worcs Worcester 30 May 1981 LA
Somerset 5 wickets 39 155 48.3 55.0 v Kent Taunton 8 Jul 1981 LA
Somerset 5 wickets 38 173 48.4 55.0 v Kent Taunton 21 May 1981 LA
Lancashire 6 wickets 35 113 42.1 48.0 v Scotland Glasgow 16 May 1981 LA
Somerset 4 wickets 29 170 50.1 55.0 v Glamorgan Taunton 30 May 1981 LA
Sussex 3 wickets 14 143 52.4 55.0 v Surrey Hove 11 May 1981 LA
Notts 6 wickets 13 215 52.5 55.0 v Worcs Nottingham 16 May 1981 LA
Yorkshire 1 wicket 8 203 53.4 55.0 v Derbyshire Derby 9 May 1981 LA
Warwickshire 5 wickets 7 289 53.5 55.0 v Lancashire Manchester 9 May 1981 LA
Somerset 3 wickets 7 222 53.5 55.0 v Yorkshire Leeds 24 Jun 1981 LA
Leics 4 wickets 5 197 54.1 55.0 v Sussex Hove 24 Jun 1981 LA
Hampshire 1 wicket 3 176 54.3 55.0 v Middlesex Lord's 9 May 1981 LA
Notts 1 wicket 3 153 54.3 55.0 v Northants Northampton 9 May 1981 LA
Derbyshire 2 wickets 3 180 54.3 55.0 v Lancashire Manchester 21 May 1981 LA
Sussex 3 wickets 1 195 54.5 55.0 v Hampshire Hove 30 May 1981 LA
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's, Benson & Hedges Cup final, Jul 25, 1981 [List A]
Somerset v Kent at Taunton, Benson & Hedges Cup semi final, Jul 8, 1981 [List A]
Surrey v Leicestershire at The Oval, Benson & Hedges Cup semi final, Jul 8, 1981 [List A]