RESULT
16th Match (D/N), Sydney, March 04, 1992, Benson & Hedges World Cup
216/7
(48.1/49 ov, T:217) 173

India won by 43 runs

Player Of The Match
54* (62) & 1/37
sachin-tendulkar
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Scorecard summary
India 216/7(49 overs)
Pakistan 173/10(48.1 overs)
Manoj Prabhakar2/22 (10)
Kapil Dev2/30 (10)

It didn't seem like India had enough on the board, but 216 in the end was plenty. A lot of the work for that total was done by 18-year old Sachin Tendulkar, who scored a chanceless half-century, looking at ease against the pace of Wasim Akram, the discipline of Imran Khan and the spin of Mushtaq Ahmed. Plenty for the India fans to rave about in this gem of a batsman. Pakistan had one of their own in their line-up, Javed Miandad, who seemed determined to bat out the 50 overs and along the way frustrate the Indians at every chance. At one point, he even started mocking Kiran More, leaping up and down on the spot. Aamer Sohail hit a half-century and giving him excellent support as well but Srinath knocked over Miandad with a splendid yorker and the game was pretty much won right there.

48.1
W
Srinath to Wasim Haider, OUT

and there's the victory. Srinath bowls full and straight. Haider swings across the line and loses his middle stump

Wasim Haider b Srinath 13 (41m 24b 0x4 0x6) SR: 54.16
end of over 482 runs
PAK: 173/9CRR: 3.60 RRR: 44.00
Aaqib Javed1 (12)
Wasim Haider13 (23)
Manoj Prabhakar 10-1-22-2
Kapil Dev 10-0-30-2
47.6
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, no run

offcutter on off stump, defends

47.5
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, no run

slices a good length ball to point

47.5
1w
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, 1 wide

goes wide of the crease for an almost yorker length ball outside off. Javed swings hard and misses

47.4
1
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, 1 run

comes down the track to a slower ball and swings it away to deep square leg

47.3
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, no run

drills a shortish ball on off stump to point

47.2
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, no run

whips a fuller delivery on middle to midwicket

47.1
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, no run

blocks a length ball outside off to point

end of over 471 run
PAK: 171/9CRR: 3.63 RRR: 23.00
Aaqib Javed1 (10)
Wasim Haider12 (19)
Kapil Dev 10-0-30-2
Manoj Prabhakar 9-1-20-2
46.6
Kapil Dev to Aaqib Javed, no run

full on middle, turns it to midwicket

46.5
Kapil Dev to Aaqib Javed, no run

defends a fullish delivery on off stump

46.4
Kapil Dev to Aaqib Javed, no run

opens the face and steers a good length ball to point

46.3
Kapil Dev to Aaqib Javed, no run

tries to reach out to a good length ball outside off, but in the end hides his bat behind his pad

46.2
Kapil Dev to Aaqib Javed, no run

shortish ball keeps low but Javed is able to negotiate it well enough

46.1
1
Kapil Dev to Wasim Haider, 1 run

taps a back of a length ball on off stump down to long-on

end of over 463 runs
PAK: 170/9CRR: 3.69 RRR: 15.66
Aaqib Javed1 (5)
Wasim Haider11 (18)
Manoj Prabhakar 9-1-20-2
Kapil Dev 9-0-29-2
45.6
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, no run

yorker on middle, keeps it out

45.5
1
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, 1 run

crunches a back of a length ball outside off past Azhar's right at point

45.4
1
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, 1 run

defends a full ball on middle and leg

45.3
Prabhakar to Aaqib Javed, no run

back of a length and outside off, no shot

45.2
1
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, 1 run

outside edge as he gets forward to push through cover, scurries away fine for a single to third man

45.1
Prabhakar to Wasim Haider, no run

tries an ambitious punch off the back foot to a rising delivery from Prabhakar outside off. Beaten

Match details
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossIndia, elected to bat first
Series
Season1991/92
Player Of The Match
India
Sachin Tendulkar
Match numberODI no. 729
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
England
David Shepherd
Australia
Peter McConnell
Match Referee
Australia
Ted Wykes
PointsIndia 2, Pakistan 0
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