Prudential World Cup - 3rd match, Group A

England v Australia

England won by 6 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)

Australia innings (60 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
AMJ Hilditch b Boycott 47 136 108 2 0 43.51
WM Darling lbw b Willis 25 82 61 3 0 40.98
AR Border c †Taylor b Edmonds 34 87 74 4 0 45.94
KJ Hughes* c Hendrick b Boycott 6 13 13 1 0 46.15
GN Yallop run out 10 23 20 1 0 50.00
GJ Cosier run out 6 19 20 0 0 30.00
TJ Laughlin run out 8 40 22 0 0 36.36
KJ Wright lbw b Old 6 20 15 0 0 40.00
RM Hogg run out 0 24 5 0 0 0.00
AG Hurst not out 3 4 10 0 0 30.00
G Dymock not out 4 13 12 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 4, lb 5, w 1) 10
Total (9 wickets; 60 overs) 159 (2.65 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-56 (Darling), 2-97 (Hilditch), 3-111 (Hughes), 4-131 (Border), 5-132 (Yallop), 6-137 (Cosier), 7-150 (Wright), 8-153 (Laughlin), 9-153 (Hogg)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RGD Willis 11 2 20 1 1.81
M Hendrick 12 2 24 0 2.00
CM Old 12 2 33 1 2.75
IT Botham 8 0 32 0 4.00
PH Edmonds 11 1 25 1 2.27
G Boycott 6 0 15 2 2.50
England innings (target: 160 runs from 60 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
JM Brearley* c †Wright b Laughlin 44 169 147 2 0 29.93
G Boycott lbw b Hogg 1 11 5 0 0 20.00
DW Randall c †Wright b Hurst 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
GA Gooch lbw b Laughlin 53 131 96 6 0 55.20
DI Gower not out 22 44 30 2 0 73.33
IT Botham not out 18 31 14 2 0 128.57
Extras (lb 10, nb 11) 21
Total (4 wickets; 47.1 overs) 160 (3.39 runs per over)
Did not bat PH Edmonds, RW Taylor, CM Old, M Hendrick, RGD Willis
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Boycott), 2-5 (Randall), 3-113 (Gooch), 4-124 (Brearley)
Bowling O M R W Econ
RM Hogg 9 1 25 1 2.77
AG Hurst 10 3 33 1 3.30
G Dymock 11 2 19 0 1.72
GJ Cosier 8 1 24 0 3.00
TJ Laughlin 9.1 0 38 2 4.14
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Points England 4, Australia 0
Player of the match GA Gooch (England)
Umpires DJ Constant and BJ Meyer
 
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