Prudential World Cup - 7th match, Group B

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by 52 runs

Australia innings (60 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
RB McCosker b de Silva 73 111 2 0 65.76
A Turner c Mendis b de Silva 101 113 9 1 89.38
IM Chappell* b Kaluperuma 4 7 1 0 57.14
GS Chappell c Opatha b Pieris 50 50 5 1 100.00
KD Walters c Tennekoon b Pieris 59 66 5 0 89.39
JR Thomson not out 9 7 0 0 128.57
RW Marsh not out 9 7 0 0 128.57
Extras (b 1, lb 20, w 1, nb 1) 23
Total (5 wickets; 60 overs) 328 (5.46 runs per over)
Did not bat R Edwards, MHN Walker, DK Lillee, AA Mallett
Fall of wickets 1-182 (Turner), 2-187 (McCosker), 3-191 (IM Chappell), 4-308 (Walters), 5-308 (GS Chappell)
Bowling O M R W Econ
ARM Opatha 9 0 32 0 3.55
HSM Pieris 11 0 68 2 6.18
B Warnapura 9 0 40 0 4.44
AN Ranasinghe 7 0 55 0 7.85
DS de Silva 12 3 60 2 5.00
LWS Kaluperuma 12 0 50 1 4.16
Sri Lanka innings (target: 329 runs from 60 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
SRD Wettimuny retired hurt 53 102 7 0 51.96
ER Fernando b Thomson 22 18 4 0 122.22
B Warnapura st †Marsh b Mallett 31 39 5 0 79.48
LRD Mendis retired hurt 32 45 5 0 71.11
APB Tennekoon* b IM Chappell 48 71 6 0 67.60
MH Tissera c Turner b IM Chappell 52 72 7 0 72.22
AN Ranasinghe not out 14 18 3 0 77.77
HSM Pieris not out 0 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 8, w 8, nb 2) 24
Total (4 wickets; 60 overs) 276 (4.60 runs per over)
Did not bat ARM Opatha, DS de Silva, LWS Kaluperuma
Fall of wickets 1-30 (Fernando), 2-84 (Warnapura), 2-150* (Mendis, retired not out), 2-164* (Wettimuny, retired not out), 3-246 (Tennekoon), 4-268 (Tissera)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DK Lillee 10 0 42 0 4.20
JR Thomson 12 5 22 1 1.83
AA Mallett 12 0 72 1 6.00
KD Walters 6 1 33 0 5.50
MHN Walker 12 1 44 0 3.66
GS Chappell 4 0 25 0 6.25
IM Chappell 4 0 14 2 3.50
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to field
Points Australia 4, Sri Lanka 0
ODI debut SRD Wettimuny (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match A Turner (Australia)
Umpires WL Budd and AE Fagg
Match notes
  • LRD Mendis retired hurt at 150/2
  • SRD Wettimuny retired hurt at 164/2
 
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Tournament Results
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England v Australia at Leeds - Jun 18, 1975
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Jun 11, 1975

Anura Ranasinghe went wicketless for 55 runs, Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup, The Oval, June 11, 1975

Anura Ranasinghe went wicketless for 55 runs

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Jun 11, 1975

Demonstrators hold up the game by lying on the pitch, Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup, The Oval, June 11, 1975

Demonstrators hold up the game by lying on the pitch

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