result
2nd Final, Melbourne, Jan 31 1981, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
(39.3/50 ov, target 127)130/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 63 balls remaining)
New Zealand INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
John Wright c †Marsh b Lillee1116171068.75
Bruce Edgar c Border b TM Chappell2856992050.00
Geoff Howarth (c) b Walker714120050.00
Jeremy Coney lbw b Lillee48111050.00
Mark Burgess run out 1344401029.54
Paul McEwan run out 1232470037.50
Brian McKechnie lbw b TM Chappell0107000.00
Ian Smith  b GS Chappell1327171048.14
Richard Hadlee c GS Chappell b Beard1643461037.20
Lance Cairns c TM Chappell b Beard1421221066.66
Ewen Chatfield not out 211130018.18
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(46.4 Ov, RR: 2.70)126
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (John Wright), 2-21 (Geoff Howarth), 3-30 (Jeremy Coney), 4-62 (Mark Burgess), 5-70 (Bruce Edgar), 6-71 (Brian McKechnie), 7-92 (Paul McEwan), 8-95 (Ian Smith), 9-113 (Lance Cairns), 10-126 (Richard Hadlee)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dennis Lillee802523.12---00
Max Walker1002512.50---00
Graeme Beard8.432022.30---00
Greg Chappell1022212.20---00
Trevor Chappell1012822.80---00
Australia INNINGS (target: 127 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c †Smith b Chatfield3287904036.78
Allan Border c Burgess b Howarth1927331070.37
Greg Chappell (c)not out 5887994066.66
Kim Hughes st †Smith b Cairns1233290036.36
Doug Walters not out 44900100.00
Extras(b 2, lb 2, w 1)5
TOTAL(39.3 Ov, RR: 3.29)130/3
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Allan Border), 2-85 (Graeme Wood), 3-118 (Kim Hughes)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Richard Hadlee1022902.90---00
Ewen Chatfield612113.50---00
Paul McEwan401804.50---00
Geoff Howarth401313.25---00
Lance Cairns1012312.29---00
Brian McKechnie5.312103.81---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Series CupNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season1980/81
Series resultBest-of-5-finals level 1-1
Match numberODI no. 112
Match daysday(50-over match)
ODI debut
Graeme Beard
Graeme Beard
Umpires
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Dick French
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Donald Weser