Winner - Australia

Matches

1st Match: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Hyderabad (Sind) - Oct 8, 1987

Pakistan 267/6 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 252 (49.2/50 ov)

Pakistan won by 15 runs

3rd Match: India v Australia at Chennai - Oct 9, 1987

Australia 270/6 (50/50 ov); India 269 (49.5/50 ov)

Australia won by 1 run

2nd Match: England v West Indies at Gujranwala - Oct 9, 1987

West Indies 243/7 (50/50 ov); England 246/8 (49.3/50 ov)

England won by 2 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)

4th Match: New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 10, 1987

New Zealand 242/7 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 239 (49.4/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 3 runs

5th Match: Pakistan v England at Rawalpindi - Oct 12-13, 1987

Pakistan 239/7 (50/50 ov); England 221 (48.4/50 ov)

Pakistan won by 18 runs

6th Match: Australia v Zimbabwe at Chennai - Oct 13, 1987

Australia 235/9 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 139 (42.4/50 ov)

Australia won by 96 runs

7th Match: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Karachi - Oct 13, 1987

West Indies 360/4 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 169/4 (50/50 ov)

West Indies won by 191 runs

8th Match: India v New Zealand at Bangalore - Oct 14, 1987

India 252/7 (50/50 ov); New Zealand 236/8 (50/50 ov)

India won by 16 runs

9th Match: Pakistan v West Indies at Lahore - Oct 16, 1987

West Indies 216 (49.3/50 ov); Pakistan 217/9 (50/50 ov)

Pakistan won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)

11th Match: India v Zimbabwe at Mumbai - Oct 17, 1987

Zimbabwe 135 (44.2/50 ov); India 136/2 (27.5/50 ov)

India won by 8 wickets (with 133 balls remaining)

10th Match: England v Sri Lanka at Peshawar - Oct 17, 1987

England 296/4 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 158/8 (45/45 ov, target: 267)

England won by 108 runs (revised target)

12th Match: Australia v New Zealand at Indore - Oct 18-19, 1987

Australia 199/4 (30/30 ov); New Zealand 196/9 (30/30 ov)

Australia won by 3 runs

13th Match: Pakistan v England at Karachi - Oct 20, 1987

England 244/9 (50/50 ov); Pakistan 247/3 (49/50 ov)

Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

14th Match: Sri Lanka v West Indies at Kanpur - Oct 21, 1987

West Indies 236/8 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 211/8 (50/50 ov)

West Indies won by 25 runs

15th Match: India v Australia at Delhi - Oct 22, 1987

India 289/6 (50/50 ov); Australia 233 (49/50 ov)

India won by 56 runs

16th Match: New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Kolkata - Oct 23, 1987

Zimbabwe 227/5 (50/50 ov); New Zealand 228/6 (47.4/50 ov)

New Zealand won by 4 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

17th Match: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Faisalabad - Oct 25, 1987

Pakistan 297/7 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 184/8 (50/50 ov)

Pakistan won by 113 runs

18th Match: England v West Indies at Jaipur - Oct 26, 1987

England 269/5 (50/50 ov); West Indies 235 (48.1/50 ov)

England won by 34 runs

19th Match: India v Zimbabwe at Ahmedabad - Oct 26, 1987

Zimbabwe 191/7 (50/50 ov); India 194/3 (42/50 ov)

India won by 7 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)

20th Match: Australia v New Zealand at Chandigarh - Oct 27, 1987

Australia 251/8 (50/50 ov); New Zealand 234 (48.4/50 ov)

Australia won by 17 runs

21st Match: Australia v Zimbabwe at Cuttack - Oct 30, 1987

Australia 266/5 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 196/6 (50/50 ov)

Australia won by 70 runs

22nd Match: England v Sri Lanka at Pune - Oct 30, 1987

Sri Lanka 218/7 (50/50 ov); England 219/2 (41.2/50 ov)

England won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)

23rd Match: Pakistan v West Indies at Karachi - Oct 30, 1987

West Indies 258/7 (50/50 ov); Pakistan 230/9 (50/50 ov)

West Indies won by 28 runs

24th Match: India v New Zealand at Nagpur - Oct 31, 1987

New Zealand 221/9 (50/50 ov); India 224/1 (32.1/50 ov)

India won by 9 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)

1st SF: Pakistan v Australia at Lahore - Nov 4, 1987

Australia 267/8 (50/50 ov); Pakistan 249 (49/50 ov)

Australia won by 18 runs

2nd SF: India v England at Mumbai - Nov 5, 1987

England 254/6 (50/50 ov); India 219 (45.3/50 ov)

England won by 35 runs

Final: Australia v England at Kolkata - Nov 8, 1987

Australia 253/5 (50/50 ov); England 246/8 (50/50 ov)

Australia won by 7 runs

Photos

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Steve Waugh enjoys a beer after the World Cup final

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Dean Jones his out during his unbeaten 56 against New Zealand

Tournament Results
Australia v England at Kolkata - Nov 8, 1987
Australia won by 7 runs
India v England at Mumbai - Nov 5, 1987
England won by 35 runs
Pakistan v Australia at Lahore - Nov 4, 1987
Australia won by 18 runs
India v New Zealand at Nagpur - Oct 31, 1987
India won by 9 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
Pakistan v West Indies at Karachi - Oct 30, 1987
West Indies won by 28 runs
Australia v Zimbabwe at Cuttack - Oct 30, 1987
Australia won by 70 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Pune - Oct 30, 1987
England won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
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