RESULT
5th Match (D/N), Sydney, December 11, 1979, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
264/7
(47.2/49 ov, T:265) 192

England won by 72 runs

Player Of The Match
105 (124)
geoff-boycott
England INNINGS (49 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Derek Randall run out 4276885055.26
Geoff Boycott  b Lillee1051241947084.67
Peter Willey c Walker b Chappell64587480110.34
David Gower c Wiener b Lillee716180043.75
Graham Gooch  b Thomson1191710122.22
Ian Botham c Walters b Lillee54310125.00
David Bairstow c sub b Lillee18101011180.00
Mike Brearley (c)not out 22700100.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 3, w 1)10
TOTAL49 Ov (RR: 5.38)264/7
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Derek Randall), 2-196 (Peter Willey), 3-220 (David Gower), 4-236 (Geoff Boycott), 5-242 (Ian Botham), 6-245 (Graham Gooch), 7-264 (David Bairstow)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee1005645.60---00
Jeff Thomson905315.88---00
Max Walker1013003.00---00
Trevor Laughlin803904.87---00
Allan Border402406.00---00
Greg Chappell502815.60---00
Doug Walters302408.00---00
Australia INNINGS (Target: 265 runs from 49 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Julien Wiener st †Bairstow b Willey1438521036.84
Rick Darling c Randall b Willis2034382058.82
Allan Border  b Willey1450025.00
Greg Chappell (c)run out 0613000.00
Kim Hughes c †Bairstow b Willis1520020.00
Doug Walters c †Bairstow b Botham3440721085.00
Rod Marsh  b Dilley1220230060.00
Trevor Laughlin c Gooch b Randall74971134076.28
Dennis Lillee  b Botham14142720100.00
Jeff Thomson run out 011000.00
Max Walker not out 929360031.03
Extras(lb 10, nb 1, w 2)13
TOTAL47.2 Ov (RR: 4.05)192
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Rick Darling), 2-36 (Allan Border), 3-36 (Julien Wiener), 4-38 (Greg Chappell), 5-39 (Kim Hughes), 6-63 (Rod Marsh), 7-115 (Doug Walters), 8-146 (Dennis Lillee), 9-147 (Jeff Thomson), 10-192 (Trevor Laughlin)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Graham Dilley902913.22---00
Ian Botham1013623.60---00
Bob Willis1013223.20---00
Peter Willey501823.60---00
Derek Underwood612904.83---00
Graham Gooch703304.71---00
Derek Randall0.20216.00---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland, elected to bat first
Series
Season1979/80
Player Of The Match
England
Geoff Boycott
Match numberODI no. 79
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Jack Collins
Australia
Lyndon Stevens
PointsEngland 2, Australia 0
Australia Innings
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