Akai-Singer Champions Trophy, Final: England v West Indies at Sharjah, Dec 19, 1997
England won by 3 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Played at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (neutral venue)
19 December 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
  West Indies innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
SC Williams c AD Brown b Croft 55 92 67 6 0 82.08
S Chanderpaul run out (Fleming) 76 151 109 4 1 69.72
BC Lara st †Stewart b Ealham 2 5 3 0 0 66.66
CL Hooper lbw b Fleming 34 64 52 1 0 65.38
PV Simmons not out 39 55 37 3 0 105.40
RIC Holder lbw b Fleming 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
RN Lewis b Fleming 16 19 17 1 0 94.11
FA Rose run out (Croft) 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
D Williams not out 9 19 11 0 0 81.81
Extras (lb 3, w 1) 4
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 235 (4.70 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DR Brown 5 0 35 0 7.00
  DW Headley 7 0 39 0 5.57
  MA Ealham 10 1 26 1 2.60
  AJ Hollioake 10 0 50 0 5.00 (1w)
  RDB Croft 10 0 40 1 4.00
  MV Fleming 8 0 42 3 5.25
  England innings (target: 236 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AD Brown c Chanderpaul b Rose 1 16 13 0 0 7.69
AJ Stewart b Hooper 51 108 67 3 0 76.11
NV Knight run out (SC Williams/Hooper) 24 76 59 1 0 40.67
GA Hick c Hooper b Lewis 9 11 12 0 1 75.00
GP Thorpe not out 66 110 74 5 0 89.18
AJ Hollioake* st †D Williams b Hooper 16 47 40 0 0 40.00
MA Ealham b Walsh 4 15 9 0 0 44.44
MV Fleming run out (Simmons/Dillon) 33 42 26 3 0 126.92
DR Brown not out 4 1 1 1 0 400.00
Extras (b 1, lb 16, w 5, nb 9) 31
  Total (7 wickets; 48.1 overs) 239 (4.96 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  CA Walsh 9.1 1 39 1 4.25 (2nb, 1w)
  FA Rose 10 0 36 1 3.60 (1nb, 1w)
  M Dillon 6 0 36 0 6.00
  PV Simmons 4 0 25 0 6.25 (3nb, 2w)
  RN Lewis 9 0 51 1 5.66 (4nb, 1w)
  CL Hooper 10 0 35 2 3.50 (2nb)

Match details


Toss - West Indies, who chose to bat
Series - England won the 1997/98 Akai-Singer Champions Trophy
Player of the match - GP Thorpe (England)
Player of the series - CL Hooper (West Indies)
Bowler of the series - Saqlain Mushtaq
Fielder of the series - S Chanderpaul (West Indies)
Umpires - KT Francis (Sri Lanka) and CJ Mitchley (South Africa)
TV umpire - BC Cooray (Sri Lanka)
Match referee - PJP Burge (Australia)

Match Notes


    • Fastest 50 of the series: Shahid Afridi (Pak)
 
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