Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket - 1st match, Group A

Australia v England

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)

England innings (49 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c & b McDermott 26 69 48 2 0 54.16
PR Downton c McCurdy b McDermott 27 81 64 2 0 42.18
DI Gower* c Alderman b McCurdy 6 23 13 0 0 46.15
AJ Lamb c Kerr b Lawson 53 77 53 3 0 100.00
MW Gatting c Alderman b O'Donnell 34 76 54 0 0 62.96
CS Cowdrey lbw b McDermott 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
VJ Marks b Lawson 24 46 38 1 0 63.15
PH Edmonds b Lawson 20 29 22 2 0 90.90
RM Ellison not out 2 13 4 0 0 50.00
JP Agnew not out 2 4 3 0 0 66.66
Extras (b 3, lb 12, nb 5) 20
Total (8 wickets; 49 overs) 214 (4.36 runs per over)
Did not bat NG Cowans
Fall of wickets 1-61 (Fowler), 2-66 (Downton), 3-76 (Gower), 4-159 (Lamb), 5-159 (Gatting), 6-166 (Cowdrey), 7-200 (Edmonds), 8-211 (Marks)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GF Lawson 10 3 31 3 3.10
TM Alderman 10 0 48 0 4.80
CJ McDermott 10 0 39 3 3.90
RJ McCurdy 10 1 42 1 4.20
SP O'Donnell 9 0 39 1 4.33
Australia innings (target: 215 runs from 49 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
KC Wessels c Gatting b Ellison 39 56 50 5 0 78.00
RB Kerr not out 87 193 126 5 0 69.04
KJ Hughes run out 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
AR Border* c Cowans b Marks 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
DM Jones not out 78 124 94 8 0 82.97
Extras (b 1, lb 3, nb 6) 10
Total (3 wickets; 45.2 overs) 215 (4.74 runs per over)
Did not bat WB Phillips, SP O'Donnell, GF Lawson, CJ McDermott, RJ McCurdy, TM Alderman
Fall of wickets 1-57 (Wessels), 2-57 (Hughes), 3-58 (Border)
Bowling O M R W Econ
NG Cowans 10 0 52 0 5.20
RM Ellison 10 4 34 1 3.40
JP Agnew 8 0 59 0 7.37
VJ Marks 7.2 0 33 1 4.50
PH Edmonds 10 0 33 0 3.30
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Points Australia 2, England 0
Player of the match RB Kerr (Australia)
Umpires AR Crafter and RC Isherwood
 
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