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Scorecard of Australia Vs England, Final at Calcutta (Nov 08): Reliance World Cup 1987

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Match Date : November 08, 1987
Venue : Eden Gardens, Calcutta
Toss : Australia won the toss and elect to bat
Umpires : Ram Gupta and Mahboob Shah
Match Result : Australia won by 7 runs to lift the Reliance World Cup 1987
Man of the Match : David Boon

Australia (50 Overs Maximum)

David Boon c Downton b Eddie Hemmings 75 (125) 7 ‘4s’
Geoff Marsh b Neil Foster 24 (49) 3 ‘4s’
Dean Jones c Athey b Eddie Hemmings 33 (57) 1 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Craig McDermott b Graham Gooch 14 (8) 2 ‘4s’
Allan Border (C) run out (Robinson/Downton) 31 (31) 3 ‘4s’
Mike Veletta not out 45 (31) 6 ‘4s’
Steve Waugh not out 5 (4)
Simon O’Donnell
Greg Dyer (WK)
Tim May
Bruce Reid

Extras : 26 (Wides: 5 No Balls: 7 Byes: 1 Leg Byes: 13)

Total : 253/5 (Overs: 50.0)

Fall of Wickets : 1-75 (Marsh), 2-151 (Jones), 3-166 (McDermott), 4-168 (Boon), 5-241 (Border)

England Bowling

Phil DeFreitas 6-1-34-0
Gladstone Small 6-0-33-0
Neil Foster 10-0-38-1
Eddie Hemmings 10-1-48-2
John Emburey 10-0-44-0
Graham Gooch 8-1-42-1

England (Target : 254 from 50 Overs)

Graham Gooch (C) lbw b Simon O’Donnell 35 (57) 4 ‘4s’
Tim Robinson lbw b Craig McDermott 0 (1)
Bill Athey run out (Waugh/Reid) 58 (103) 2 ‘4s’
Mike Gatting c Dyer b Allan Border 41 (45) 3 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Allan Lamb b Steve Waugh 45 (55) 4 ‘4s’
Paul Downton (WK) c O’Donnell b Allan Border 9 (8) 1 ‘4s’
John Emburey run out (Boon/McDermott) 10 (16)
Phil DeFreitas c Reid b Steve Waugh 17 (10) 2 ‘4s’ 1 ‘6s’
Neil Foster not out 7 (6)
Gladstone Small not out 3 (3)
Eddie Hemmings

Extras : 21 (Wides: 2 No Balls: 4 Byes: 1 Leg Byes: 14)

Total : 246/8 (Overs: 50.0)

Fall of Wickets : 1-1 (Robinson), 2-66 (Gooch), 3-135 (Gatting), 4-170 (Athey), 5-188 (Downton), 6-218 (Lamb), 7-220 (Emburey), 8-235 (DeFreitas)

Australia Bowling

Craig McDermott 10-1-51-1
Bruce Reid 10-0-43-0
Steve Waugh 9-0-37-2
Simon O’Donnell 10-1-35-1
Tim May 4-0-27-0
Allan Border 7-0-38-2

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