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Reliance World Cup 1987 in India & Pakistan : Cricket Archives

The Reliance World Cup 1987 was the fourth edition of the Cricket’s Biggest Tournament and it was the first of its kind to be held outside England! This World Cup was played in India and Pakistan with the matches reduced to 50 overs per side contest. Like in the previous World Cup, eight teams participated and were divided into four groups and each side would then play the other twice.

Australia under the leadership of Allan Border emerged as the new World Cup winner when they defeat Ashes rival – England in the Final at the Eden Gardens in Calcutta. Just the 7 runs were the difference between the two sides in an exciting finish.

Below are the Scorecards of the 1987 World Cup :

GROUP A LEAGUE MATCHES

  1. Oct 09 : Scorecard of India Vs Australia at Madras
  2. Oct 10 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Zimbabwe at Hyderabad
  3. Oct 13 : Scorecard of Australia Vs Zimbabwe at Madras
  4. Oct 14 : Scorecard of India Vs New Zealand at Bangalore
  5. Oct 17 : Scorecard of India Vs Zimbabwe at Bombay
  6. Oct 18 : Scorecard of Australia Vs New Zealand at Indore
  7. Oct 22 : Scorecard of India Vs Australia at Delhi
  8. Oct 23 : Scorecard of New Zealand Vs Zimbabwe at Calcutta
  9. Oct 26 : Scorecard of India Vs Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad
  10. Oct 27 : Scorecard of Australia Vs New Zealand at Chandigarh
  11. Oct 30 : Scorecard of Australia Vs Zimbabwe at Cuttack
  12. Oct 31 : Scorecard of India Vs New Zealand at Nagpur

GROUP B LEAGUE MATCHES

  1. Oct 08 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka at Hyderabad (Pak)
  2. Oct 09 : Scorecard of England Vs West Indies at Gujranwala
  3. Oct 12 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs England at Rawalpindi
  4. Oct 13 : Scorecard of Sri Lanka Vs West Indies at Karachi
  5. Oct 16 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs West Indies at Lahore
  6. Oct 17 : Scorecard of England Vs Sri Lanka at Peshawar
  7. Oct 20 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs England at Karachi
  8. Oct 21 : Scorecard of Sri Lanka Vs West Indies at Kanpur
  9. Oct 25 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka at Faisalabad
  10. Oct 26 : Scorecard of England Vs West Indies at Jaipur
  11. Oct 30 : Scorecard of England Vs Sri Lanka at Pune
  12. Oct 30 : Scorecard of Pakistan Vs West Indies at Karachi

Points Table of Pool A

  1. India – Matches : 6 Won : 5 Lost : 1 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 20
  2. Australia – Matches : 6 Won : 5 Lost : 1 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 20
  3. New Zealand – Matches : 6 Won : 2 Lost : 4 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 8
  4. Zimbabwe – Matches : 6 Won : 0 Lost : 6 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 0

Points Table of Pool B

  1. Pakistan – Matches : 6 Won : 5 Lost : 1 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 20
  2. England – Matches : 6 Won : 4 Lost : 2 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 16
  3. West Indies – Matches : 6 Won : 3 Lost : 3 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 12
  4. Sri Lanka – Matches : 6 Won : 0 Lost : 6 Tied : 0 No Result : 0 Points : 0

Semi Finals and Final

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