Reliance World Cup, Final: Australia v England at Kolkata, Nov 8, 1987
Australia won by 7 runs
Played at Eden Gardens, Calcutta (neutral venue)
8 November 1987 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
DC Boon c †Downton b Hemmings 75 159 125 7 0 60.00
GR Marsh b Foster 24 71 49 3 0 48.97
DM Jones c Athey b Hemmings 33 75 57 1 1 57.89
CJ McDermott b Gooch 14 6 8 2 0 175.00
AR Border* run out (Robinson/†Downton) 31 48 31 3 0 100.00
MRJ Veletta not out 45 50 31 6 0 145.16
SR Waugh not out 5 5 4 0 0 125.00
Extras (b 1, lb 13, w 5, nb 7) 26
  Total (5 wickets; 50 overs) 253 (5.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  PAJ DeFreitas 6 1 34 0 5.66
  GC Small 6 0 33 0 5.50
  NA Foster 10 0 38 1 3.80
  EE Hemmings 10 1 48 2 4.80
  JE Emburey 10 0 44 0 4.40
  GA Gooch 8 1 42 1 5.25
  England innings (target: 254 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b O'Donnell 35 74 57 4 0 61.40
RT Robinson lbw b McDermott 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
CWJ Athey run out (Waugh/Reid) 58 126 103 2 0 56.31
MW Gatting* c †Dyer b Border 41 55 45 3 1 91.11
AJ Lamb b Waugh 45 56 55 4 0 81.81
PR Downton c O'Donnell b Border 9 13 8 1 0 112.50
JE Emburey run out (Boon/McDermott) 10 27 16 0 0 62.50
PAJ DeFreitas c Reid b Waugh 17 10 10 2 1 170.00
NA Foster not out 7 12 6 0 0 116.66
GC Small not out 3 6 3 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 2, nb 4) 21
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 246 (4.92 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  CJ McDermott 10 1 51 1 5.10
  BA Reid 10 0 43 0 4.30
  SR Waugh 9 0 37 2 4.11
  SP O'Donnell 10 1 35 1 3.50
  TBA May 4 0 27 0 6.75
  AR Border 7 0 38 2 5.42

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 1987/88 Reliance World Cup
Player of the match - DC Boon (Australia)
Umpires - RB Gupta and Mahboob Shah (Pakistan)
 
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