- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc †Downton b Hemmings751251597060.00b Foster2449713048.97c Athey b Hemmings3357751157.89b Gooch148620175.00run out (Robinson/†Downton)31314830100.00not out45315060145.16not out54500125.00Extras26 (b 1, lb 13, nb 7, w 5)TOTAL253/5 (50 Overs, RR: 5.06)Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Geoff Marsh), 2-151 (Dean Jones), 3-166 (Craig McDermott), 4-168 (David Boon), 5-241 (Allan Border)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRlbw b O'Donnell3557744061.40lbw b McDermott012000.00run out (Waugh/Reid)581031262056.31c †Dyer b Border4145553191.11b Waugh4555564081.81c O'Donnell b Border981310112.50run out (Boon/McDermott)1016270062.50c Reid b Waugh17101021170.00not out761200116.66not out33600100.00Extras21 (b 1, lb 14, nb 4, w 2)TOTAL246/8 (50 Overs, RR: 4.92)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)
David Boon played an anchoring role with a measured 75 at the top of the order
Mike Gatting, not particularly known for his daredevilry, chose the 1987 final to play an impetuous reverse sweep that cost England more than just a wicket
Steve Waugh was 22 when he played his first World Cup, in which he played a vital role with the ball, especially at a tense stage in the final at Eden Gardens
Australia's first World Cup win. Cricket's first major tournament in the subcontinent. Thirty years on, how good are your memories of it?
When talk turns to the 1987 final, Mike Veletta's match-turning 45 is rarely given its due