Result
Final, Reliance World Cup at Kolkata, Nov 8 1987
253/5
(50 ov, target 254)
246/8
Australia won by 7 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DC Boon c †Downton b Hemmings751251597060.00
GR Marsh  b Foster2449713048.97
DM Jones c Athey b Hemmings3357751157.89
CJ McDermott  b Gooch148620175.00
AR Border (c)run out (Robinson/†Downton)31314830100.00
MRJ Veletta not out45315060145.16
SR Waugh not out54500125.00
Extras(b 1, lb 13, nb 7, w 5)26
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.06)253/5
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Geoff Marsh), 2-151 (Dean Jones), 3-166 (Craig McDermott), 4-168 (David Boon), 5-241 (Allan Border)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PAJ DeFreitas613405.66---00
GC Small603305.50---00
NA Foster1003813.80---00
EE Hemmings1014824.80---00
JE Emburey1004404.40---00
GA Gooch814215.25---00
England Innings (target: 254 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GA Gooch lbw b O'Donnell3557744061.40
RT Robinson lbw b McDermott012000.00
CWJ Athey run out (Waugh/Reid)581031262056.31
MW Gatting (c)c †Dyer b Border4145553191.11
AJ Lamb  b Waugh4555564081.81
PR Downton c O'Donnell b Border981310112.50
JE Emburey run out (Boon/McDermott)1016270062.50
PAJ DeFreitas c Reid b Waugh17101021170.00
NA Foster not out761200116.66
GC Small not out33600100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 4, w 2)21
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.92)246/8
Did not bat: EE Hemmings 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Tim Robinson), 2-66 (Graham Gooch), 3-135 (Mike Gatting), 4-170 (Bill Athey), 5-188 (Paul Downton), 6-218 (John Emburey), 7-220 (Allan Lamb), 8-235 (Phil DeFreitas)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott1015115.10---00
BA Reid1004304.30---00
SR Waugh903724.11---00
SP O'Donnell1013513.50---00
TBA May402706.75---00
AR Border703825.42---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesReliance World Cup 1987
Player Of The Match
David Boon
Series resultAustralia won the 1987/88 Reliance World Cup
Match numberODI no. 477
Season1987/88
Match days8 November 1987 (50-over match)
Umpires
Mahboob Shah
Ram Gupta