Benson & Hedges World Series Cup, 3rd Match: Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 8, 1979
England won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
8 December 1979 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
JM Wiener b Botham 7 32 22 1 0 31.81
BM Laird lbw b Dilley 7 28 24 1 0 29.16
AR Border c Willey b Dilley 29 75 54 1 1 53.70
GS Chappell* c Gooch b Willey 92 170 115 10 0 80.00
KJ Hughes st †Bairstow b Gooch 23 29 24 3 0 95.83
KD Walters c Randall b Gooch 12 26 22 1 0 54.54
RW Marsh c †Bairstow b Willey 14 27 23 0 0 60.86
RJ Bright c Gooch b Willey 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
DK Lillee not out 13 7 7 2 0 185.71
RM Hogg c Brearley b Underwood 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, lb 5, nb 2) 8
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 207 (4.14 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 10 1 30 2 3.00
  IT Botham 9 2 27 1 3.00
  RGD Willis 7 0 28 0 4.00
  GA Gooch 6 0 32 2 5.33
  DL Underwood 10 0 49 1 4.90
  P Willey 8 0 33 3 4.12
  England innings (target: 208 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
DW Randall lbw b Bright 28 85 69 2 0 40.57
G Boycott c Lillee b Hogg 68 134 85 7 0 80.00
P Willey c †Marsh b Hogg 37 60 54 2 0 68.51
DI Gower c †Marsh b Lillee 17 53 24 0 1 70.83
GA Gooch run out 1 6 2 0 0 50.00
IT Botham c Walters b Hogg 10 9 10 1 0 100.00
JM Brearley* c †Marsh b Lillee 27 44 39 2 0 69.23
DL Bairstow not out 15 20 15 2 0 100.00
GR Dilley not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 3, nb 3) 6
  Total (7 wickets; 49 overs) 209 (4.26 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 10 1 36 2 3.60
  RM Hogg 10 2 26 3 2.60
  JR Thomson 10 1 49 0 4.90
  GS Chappell 8 0 40 0 5.00
  RJ Bright 9 1 40 1 4.44
  KD Walters 2 0 12 0 6.00

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to field
Points - England 2, Australia 0
ODI debut - JM Wiener (Australia)
Player of the match - GS Chappell (Australia)
Umpires - WJ Copeland and RA French
 
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