Rothmans Four-Nations Cup, 2nd Match: Australia v England at Sharjah, Mar 24, 1985
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Played at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium (neutral venue)
24 March 1985 (50-over match)
  England innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Fowler c Hughes b Alderman 26 38 33 3 0 78.78
RT Robinson c †Rixon b Matthews 37 107 73 5 0 50.68
MD Moxon lbw b O'Donnell 0 19 1 0 0 0.00
DW Randall st †Rixon b Bennett 19 64 46 2 0 41.30
CM Wells lbw b Bennett 17 35 29 2 0 58.62
DR Pringle st †Rixon b Border 4 41 41 0 0 9.75
PH Edmonds not out 15 51 42 2 0 35.71
BN French c †Rixon b Border 4 7 10 0 0 40.00
RM Ellison c Wessels b Border 24 25 26 3 0 92.30
NA Foster not out 5 4 5 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 9, lb 5, w 6, nb 6) 26
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 177 (3.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  TM Alderman 7 1 36 1 5.14
  RJ McCurdy 5 0 23 0 4.60
  SP O'Donnell 8 2 26 1 3.25
  MJ Bennett 10 2 27 2 2.70
  GRJ Matthews 10 3 15 1 1.50
  AR Border 7 0 21 3 3.00
  KC Wessels 3 0 15 0 5.00
  Australia innings (target: 178 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
KC Wessels b Edmonds 16 56 36 1 0 44.44
GM Wood c †French b Pringle 35 75 50 2 2 70.00
DM Jones c Moxon b Edmonds 27 52 45 3 0 60.00
AR Border* c & b Pringle 9 14 21 1 0 42.85
KJ Hughes c †French b Foster 14 46 33 0 0 42.42
GRJ Matthews c Foster b Ellison 24 65 50 1 0 48.00
SP O'Donnell c Moxon b Ellison 19 49 39 1 0 48.71
SJ Rixon not out 11 34 19 0 0 57.89
MJ Bennett run out 0 1 0 0 0 -
RJ McCurdy not out 6 11 7 0 0 85.71
Extras (lb 9, w 8) 17
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 178 (3.56 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  NA Foster 10 1 34 1 3.40
  RM Ellison 10 1 28 2 2.80
  DR Pringle 10 0 49 2 4.90
  PH Edmonds 10 2 31 2 3.10
  N Gifford 10 1 27 0 2.70

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - Australia advanced
ODI debuts - N Gifford and CM Wells (England)
Player of the match - GRJ Matthews (Australia)
Umpires - Khizer Hayat (Pakistan) and S Kishen (India)
 
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