result
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 14 1989, Benson & Hedges World Series
(50 ov, target 205)202/9
Australia won by 2 runs
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh lbw b Ambrose1846502039.13
David Boon c †Dujon b Ambrose0922000.00
Graeme Wood c Logie b Marshall611150054.54
Allan Border (c)c Greenidge b Ambrose781031316175.72
Dean Jones c Logie b Walsh3675890048.00
Steve Waugh c & b Ambrose3338503086.84
Simon O'Donnell  b Marshall1016230062.50
Ian Healy not out 331100100.00
Peter Taylor run out 053000.00
Merv Hughes lbw b Ambrose025000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 5, w 6)20
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.08)204/9
Did not bat: Terry Alderman 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (David Boon), 2-26 (Graeme Wood), 3-34 (Geoff Marsh), 4-133 (Dean Jones), 5-176 (Allan Border), 6-200 (Steve Waugh), 7-202 (Simon O'Donnell), 8-202 (Peter Taylor), 9-204 (Merv Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Malcolm Marshall913123.44---00
Curtly Ambrose1022652.60---00
Ian Bishop1003703.70---00
Courtney Walsh1004514.50---00
Viv Richards1004804.80---00
Carl Hooper10808.00---00
West Indies INNINGS (target: 205 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gordon Greenidge c †Healy b Hughes512231041.66
Desmond Haynes lbw b Hughes619320031.57
Richie Richardson c †Healy b O'Donnell2449752048.97
Gus Logie lbw b Alderman48121050.00
Viv Richards (c)c Border b Alderman1420202070.00
Carl Hooper c Jones b Taylor3344522175.00
Jeff Dujon c Jones b Taylor2743561062.79
Malcolm Marshall run out 1821142085.71
Curtly Ambrose  b O'Donnell2336632063.88
Ian Bishop not out 3340472082.50
Courtney Walsh not out 33500100.00
Extras(b 3, lb 6, w 3)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.04)202/9
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Gordon Greenidge), 2-16 (Desmond Haynes), 3-23 (Gus Logie), 4-41 (Viv Richards), 5-76 (Richie Richardson), 6-108 (Carl Hooper), 7-129 (Malcolm Marshall), 8-148 (Jeff Dujon), 9-196 (Curtly Ambrose)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Terry Alderman1022922.90---00
Merv Hughes1013423.40---00
Simon O'Donnell703625.14---00
Steve Waugh1004304.30---00
Peter Taylor1023523.50---00
Allan Border301605.33---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Season1988/89
Series resultAustralia led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 551
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Leonard King
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Steve Randell