Result
4th Match (D/N), Sydney, Jan 22 1987, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
233/8
(49.5/50 ov, target 234)
234/7
England won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Player Of The Match
England
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c †Richards b Edmonds4767982070.14
DM Wellham c Athey b Emburey971441765067.36
DM Jones c Athey b DeFreitas34232121147.82
AR Border (c)c Dilley b Edmonds1319270068.42
SR Waugh c Athey b Dilley1018160055.55
GRJ Matthews c DeFreitas b Emburey2330066.66
KH MacLeay  b Dilley12121700100.00
TJ Zoehrer not out914180064.28
PL Taylor st †Richards b Emburey022000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 5, nb 2)9
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.66)233/8
Fall of wickets: 1-109 (Geoff Marsh), 2-156 (Dean Jones), 3-189 (Allan Border), 4-205 (Steve Waugh), 5-208 (Greg Matthews), 6-208 (Dirk Wellham), 7-230 (Ken MacLeay), 8-233 (Peter Taylor)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GR Dilley922823.11---00
PAJ DeFreitas1004614.60---00
MW Gatting201105.50---00
IT Botham1005105.10---00
JE Emburey904234.66---00
PH Edmonds1004824.80---00
England Innings (target: 234 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
BC Broad c Matthews b Taylor4558574077.58
CWJ Athey c †Zoehrer b Reid22236009.09
DI Gower c Wellham b O'Donnell5066922075.75
AJ Lamb not out771021423175.49
MW Gatting (c) b O'Donnell1850012.50
IT Botham  b Waugh2730322090.00
JE Emburey run out4550080.00
CJ Richards c Waugh b O'Donnell3570060.00
PAJ DeFreitas not out661200100.00
Extras(lb 16, nb 1, w 2)19
TOTAL(49.5 Ov, RR: 4.69)234/7
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Bill Athey), 2-51 (Chris Broad), 3-137 (David Gower), 4-143 (Mike Gatting), 5-186 (Sir Ian Botham), 6-191 (John Emburey), 7-202 (Jack Richards)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
KH MacLeay402205.50---00
BA Reid9.534414.47---00
PL Taylor1004214.20---00
SR Waugh502214.40---00
GRJ Matthews1013603.60---00
AR Border301304.33---00
SP O'Donnell803934.87---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series Cup 1987
Player Of The Match
Allan Lamb
Match numberODI no. 422
Season1986/87
Match days22 January 1987 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Tony Crafter
Dick French
PointsEngland 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
  • AJ Lamb struck 2, 4, 6, 2, 4 off BA Reid to lead England to victory with a ball to spare.