Final (D/N), Akai-Singer Champions Trophy at Sharjah, Dec 19 1997
(48.1/50 ov, target 236)
England won by 3 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
West Indies Innings (50 overs maximum)
SC Williams c AD Brown b Croft5567926082.08
S Chanderpaul run out (Fleming)761091514169.72
BC Lara st †Stewart b Ealham2350066.66
CL Hooper lbw b Fleming3452641065.38
PV Simmons not out39375530105.40
RIC Holder lbw b Fleming032000.00
RN Lewis  b Fleming1617191094.11
FA Rose run out (Croft)011000.00
D Williams not out911190081.81
Extras(lb 3, w 1)4
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.7)235/7
Fall of wickets: 1-97 (Stuart Williams, 21.4 ov), 2-101 (Brian Lara, 22.3 ov), 3-164 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 36.6 ov), 4-174 (Carl Hooper, 39.2 ov), 5-174 (Roland Holder, 39.5 ov), 6-200 (Rawl Lewis, 45.3 ov), 7-200 (Franklyn Rose, 45.4 ov)
DR Brown503507.00---00
DW Headley703905.57---00
MA Ealham1012612.60---00
AJ Hollioake1005005.00---10
RDB Croft1004014.00---00
MV Fleming804235.25---00
England Innings (target: 236 runs from 50 overs)
AD Brown c Chanderpaul b Rose11316007.69
AJ Stewart  b Hooper51671083076.11
NV Knight run out (SC Williams/Hooper)2459761040.67
GA Hick c Hooper b Lewis912110175.00
GP Thorpe not out66741105089.18
AJ Hollioake (c)st †D Williams b Hooper1640470040.00
MA Ealham  b Walsh49150044.44
MV Fleming run out (Simmons/Dillon)33264230126.92
DR Brown not out41110400.00
Extras(b 1, lb 16, nb 9, w 5)31
TOTAL(48.1 Ov, RR: 4.96)239/7
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Ali Brown, 3.6 ov), 2-89 (Nick Knight, 20.3 ov), 3-107 (Graeme Hick, 23.5 ov), 4-107 (Alec Stewart, 24.1 ov), 5-152 (Adam Hollioake, 36.6 ov), 6-165 (Mark Ealham, 40.4 ov), 7-235 (Matthew Fleming, 47.6 ov)
CA Walsh9.113914.25---12
FA Rose1003613.60---11
M Dillon603606.00---00
PV Simmons402506.25---23
RN Lewis905115.66---14
CL Hooper1003523.50---02
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossWest Indies , elected to bat first
SeriesAkai-Singer Champions Trophy 1997
Player Of The Match
Graham Thorpe
Player Of The Series
Carl Hooper
Series resultEngland won the 1997/98 Akai-Singer Champions Trophy
Match numberODI no. 1266
Match days19 December 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
B.C. Cooray
Match Referee
Peter Burge
  • Fastest 50 of the series: Shahid Afridi (Pak)