Benson & Hedges World Series Cup, 1979/80 / Results

Winner - West Indies

Matches

1st Match: Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Nov 27, 1979

West Indies 193 (49.3/50 ov); Australia 196/5 (47.1/50 ov)

Australia won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)

2nd Match: England v West Indies at Sydney - Nov 28, 1979

England 211/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 196 (47/47 ov, target: 199)

England won by 2 runs (revised target)

3rd Match: Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 8, 1979

Australia 207/9 (50/50 ov); England 209/7 (49/50 ov)

England won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

4th Match: Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Dec 9, 1979

West Indies 271/2 (48/48 ov); Australia 191/8 (48/48 ov)

West Indies won by 80 runs

5th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 11, 1979

England 264/7 (49/49 ov); Australia 192 (47.2/49 ov)

England won by 72 runs

6th Match: Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Dec 21, 1979

Australia 176/6 (50/50 ov); West Indies 169 (42.5/50 ov)

Australia won by 7 runs

7th Match: England v West Indies at Brisbane - Dec 23, 1979

England 217/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 218/1 (46.5/50 ov)

West Indies won by 9 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)

8th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Dec 26, 1979

Australia 194/6 (47/47 ov); England 195/6 (45.1/47 ov)

England won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)

9th Match: England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 12, 1980

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

10th Match: Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 14, 1980

Australia 163 (48.4/50 ov); England 164/8 (48.5/50 ov)

England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

11th Match: England v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 16, 1980

West Indies 246/5 (50/50 ov); England 139 (42.5/50 ov)

West Indies won by 107 runs

12th Match: Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 18, 1980

Australia 190 (48.3/50 ov); West Indies 181 (49.1/50 ov)

Australia won by 9 runs

1st Final: England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 20, 1980

West Indies 215/8 (50/50 ov); England 213/7 (50/50 ov)

West Indies won by 2 runs

2nd Final: England v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 22, 1980

England 208/8 (50/50 ov); West Indies 209/2 (47.3/50 ov)

West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)

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Photos

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Geoff Boycott bats

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Ross Edwards models the 'proposed coloured cricket apparel'

Tournament Results
England v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 22, 1980
West Indies won by 8 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
England v West Indies at Melbourne - Jan 20, 1980
West Indies won by 2 runs
Australia v West Indies at Sydney - Jan 18, 1980
Australia won by 9 runs
England v West Indies at Adelaide - Jan 16, 1980
West Indies won by 107 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 14, 1980
England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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