Benson & Hedges World Series Cup, 8th Match: Australia v England at Sydney, Dec 26, 1979
England won by 4 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
26 December 1979 - day/night match (50-over match)
  Australia innings (47 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
BM Laird b Botham 6 42 27 0 0 22.22
JM Wiener c †Bairstow b Botham 2 14 14 0 0 14.28
AR Border c Gower b Gooch 22 74 53 2 0 41.50
GS Chappell* run out 52 118 82 3 0 63.41
KJ Hughes b Willis 23 47 39 0 1 58.97
IM Chappell not out 60 60 50 6 0 120.00
RW Marsh c †Bairstow b Dilley 10 26 13 0 1 76.92
DK Lillee not out 2 9 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 3, lb 10, nb 4) 17
  Total (6 wickets; 47 overs) 194 (4.12 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  GR Dilley 10 1 32 1 3.20
  IT Botham 9 1 33 2 3.66
  RGD Willis 10 1 38 1 3.80
  DL Underwood 10 2 36 0 3.60
  GA Gooch 8 0 38 1 4.75
  England innings (target: 195 runs from 47 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b Hogg 29 45 35 4 0 82.85
G Boycott not out 86 206 134 6 0 64.17
P Willey b Pascoe 51 104 77 5 0 66.23
DI Gower c †Marsh b Hogg 2 9 12 0 0 16.66
DW Randall c GS Chappell b Pascoe 1 13 5 0 0 20.00
IT Botham lbw b Hogg 6 9 10 0 1 60.00
JM Brearley* c †Marsh b Hogg 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
DL Bairstow not out 7 12 8 0 0 87.50
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 11) 13
  Total (6 wickets; 45.1 overs) 195 (4.31 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DK Lillee 10 0 47 0 4.70
  LS Pascoe 10 2 28 2 2.80
  RM Hogg 10 0 46 4 4.60
  G Dymock 10 1 38 0 3.80
  GS Chappell 5.1 0 23 0 4.45

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to bat
Points - England 2, Australia 0
Player of the match - G Boycott (England)
Umpires - PM Cronin and RC Isherwood
 
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