result
3rd Match, Melbourne, Dec 8 1979, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
(49/50 ov, target 208)209/7
England won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
player of the match
Greg Chappell
Australia
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Julien Wiener  b Botham722321031.81
Bruce Laird lbw b Dilley724281029.16
Allan Border c Willey b Dilley2954751153.70
Greg Chappell (c)c Gooch b Willey9211517010080.00
Kim Hughes st †Bairstow b Gooch2324293095.83
Doug Walters c Randall b Gooch1222261054.54
Rod Marsh c †Bairstow b Willey1423270060.86
Ray Bright c Gooch b Willey1670016.66
Dennis Lillee not out 137720185.71
Rodney Hogg c Brearley b Underwood1350033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 2)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.14)207/9
Did not bat: Jeff Thomson 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Bruce Laird), 2-15 (Julien Wiener), 3-73 (Allan Border), 4-114 (Kim Hughes), 5-145 (Doug Walters), 6-184 (Rod Marsh), 7-193 (Ray Bright), 8-193 (Greg Chappell), 9-207 (Rodney Hogg)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley1013023.00---00
Ian Botham922713.00---00
Bob Willis702804.00---00
Graham Gooch603225.33---00
Derek Underwood1004914.90---00
Peter Willey803334.12---00
England INNINGS (target: 208 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Derek Randall lbw b Bright2869852040.57
Geoff Boycott c Lillee b Hogg68851347080.00
Peter Willey c †Marsh b Hogg3754602068.51
David Gower c †Marsh b Lillee1724530170.83
Graham Gooch run out 1260050.00
Ian Botham c Walters b Hogg1010910100.00
Mike Brearley (c)c †Marsh b Lillee2739442069.23
David Bairstow not out 15152020100.00
Graham Dilley not out 001000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3)6
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 4.26)209/7
Fall of wickets: 1-71 (Derek Randall), 2-134 (Geoff Boycott), 3-137 (Peter Willey), 4-138 (Graham Gooch), 5-148 (Ian Botham), 6-183 (David Gower), 7-205 (Mike Brearley)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1013623.60---00
Rodney Hogg1022632.60---00
Jeff Thomson1014904.90---00
Greg Chappell804005.00---00
Ray Bright914014.44---00
Doug Walters201206.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series CupEngland tour of Australia
Season1979/80
Player Of The Match
Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell
Match numberODI no. 77
Match daysday(50-over match)
ODI debut
Julien Wiener
Julien Wiener
Umpires
Australia Image
Dick French
Australia Image
William Copeland
PointsEngland 2, Australia 0