result
3rd ODI, Melbourne, Jan 24 1979, England tour of Australia
(28.2/40 ov)102/3
England won by 7 wickets (with 94 balls remaining)
player of the match
Australia INNINGS (40 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Wood c Gower b Edmonds2866944042.42
Andrew Hilditch c †Bairstow b Botham1039591025.64
Allan Border c Willis b Hendrick1118252061.11
Graham Yallop (c)run out 936430025.00
Kim Hughes lbw b Hendrick055000.00
Phil Carlson c Randall b Willis1127382040.74
Trevor Laughlin c Willis b Hendrick626411023.07
John Maclean c Edmonds b Botham1133382033.33
Rodney Hogg c Botham b Hendrick46170066.66
Geoff Dymock c & b Botham11417007.14
Alan Hurst not out 046000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 4)10
TOTAL(33.5 Ov, RR: 3.00)101
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Andrew Hilditch), 2-52 (Allan Border), 3-54 (Graeme Wood), 4-55 (Kim Hughes), 5-76 (Graham Yallop), 6-78 (Phil Carlson), 7-94 (Trevor Laughlin), 8-99 (Rodney Hogg), 9-101 (John Maclean), 10-101 (Geoff Dymock)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis841511.40---00
John Lever52701.05---00
Mike Hendrick812542.34---00
Ian Botham4.521632.59---00
Phil Edmonds702612.78---00
Graham Gooch10201.50---00
England INNINGS (target: 102 runs from 40 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Boycott not out 391071543036.44
Mike Brearley (c) b Hogg01214000.00
Derek Randall c Yallop b Dymock1237380032.43
Graham Gooch  b Carlson2345552051.11
David Gower not out 1929433065.51
Extras(lb 5, nb 4)9
TOTAL(28.2 Ov, RR: 3.61)102/3
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Mike Brearley), 2-29 (Derek Randall), 3-69 (Graham Gooch)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rodney Hogg612012.50---00
Geoff Dymock611612.00---00
Trevor Laughlin511301.95---00
Phil Carlson502113.15---00
Alan Hurst5.211402.00---00
Allan Border10906.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Season1978/79
Player Of The Match
Mike Hendrick
Mike Hendrick
Series resultEngland led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 58
Match daysday(40-over match)
ODI debut
Andrew Hilditch
Andrew Hilditch
David Bairstow
David Bairstow
Rodney Hogg
Rodney Hogg
Umpires
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Mick Harvey
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Tony Crafter
Balls per over8