Benson & Hedges World Cup, Final: England v Pakistan at Melbourne, Mar 25, 1992
Pakistan won by 22 runs
Played at Melbourne Cricket Ground (neutral venue)
25 March 1992 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
Aamer Sohail c †Stewart b Pringle 4 20 19 0 0 21.05
Rameez Raja lbw b Pringle 8 36 26 1 0 30.76
Imran Khan* c Illingworth b Botham 72 159 110 5 1 65.45
Javed Miandad c Botham b Illingworth 58 125 98 4 0 59.18
Inzamam-ul-Haq b Pringle 42 46 35 4 0 120.00
Wasim Akram run out (†Stewart) 33 21 18 4 0 183.33
Saleem Malik not out 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 19, w 6, nb 7) 32
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs) 249 (4.98 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DR Pringle 10 2 22 3 2.20 (5nb, 3w)
  CC Lewis 10 2 52 0 5.20 (2nb, 1w)
  IT Botham 7 0 42 1 6.00 (1w)
  PAJ DeFreitas 10 1 42 0 4.20
  RK Illingworth 10 0 50 1 5.00
  DA Reeve 3 0 22 0 7.33 (1w)
  England innings (target: 250 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch* c Aaqib Javed b Mushtaq Ahmed 29 93 66 1 0 43.93
IT Botham c †Moin Khan b Wasim Akram 0 12 6 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart c †Moin Khan b Aaqib Javed 7 22 16 1 0 43.75
GA Hick lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 17 49 36 1 0 47.22
NH Fairbrother c †Moin Khan b Aaqib Javed 62 97 70 3 0 88.57
AJ Lamb b Wasim Akram 31 54 41 2 0 75.60
CC Lewis b Wasim Akram 0 6 1 0 0 0.00
DA Reeve c Rameez Raja b Mushtaq Ahmed 15 38 32 0 0 46.87
DR Pringle not out 18 29 16 1 0 112.50
PAJ DeFreitas run out (Saleem Malik/†Moin Khan) 10 13 8 0 0 125.00
RK Illingworth c Rameez Raja b Imran Khan 14 9 10 2 0 140.00
Extras (lb 5, w 13, nb 6) 24
  Total (all out; 49.2 overs) 227 (4.60 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Wasim Akram 10 0 49 3 4.90 (4nb, 6w)
  Aaqib Javed 10 2 27 2 2.70 (1nb, 3w)
  Mushtaq Ahmed 10 1 41 3 4.10 (1w)
  Ijaz Ahmed 3 0 13 0 4.33 (2w)
  Imran Khan 6.2 0 43 1 6.78 (1nb)
  Aamer Sohail 10 0 49 0 4.90 (1w)

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to bat
Series - Pakistan won the 1991/92 Benson & Hedges World Cup
Player of the match - Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
Player of the series - MD Crowe
Umpires - BL Aldridge (New Zealand) and SA Bucknor (West Indies)
Match referee - PJP Burge

Match Notes


    • Aamer Sohail acted as a runner for part of Javed Miandad's innings
    • AJ Stewart acted as a runner for NH Fairbrother after he reached 51 (leg strain)
 
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