result
5th Match, Taunton, Jun 11 1983, Prudential World Cup
333/9
(58/60 ov, target 334)286
England won by 47 runs
player of the match
England INNINGS (60 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Fowler  b John2259-1037.28
Chris Tavaré c †de Alwis b Ranatunga3261-4052.45
David Gower  b de Mel130120-125108.33
Allan Lamb  b Ratnayake5351-42103.92
Mike Gatting run out 78-0087.50
Ian Botham run out 01-000.00
Ian Gould c Ranatunga b Ratnayake3540-2087.50
Graham Dilley  b de Mel2916-50181.25
Vic Marks run out 55-00100.00
Paul Allott not out 00-000.00
Extras(lb 11, w 9)20
TOTAL(60 Ov, RR: 5.55)333/9
Did not bat: Bob Willis (c) 
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Graeme Fowler), 2-78 (Chris Tavaré), 3-174 (Allan Lamb), 4-193 (Mike Gatting), 5-194 (Ian Botham), 6-292 (Ian Gould), 7-298 (David Gower), 8-333 (Graham Dilley), 9-333 (Vic Marks)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ashantha de Mel1236225.16---00
Vinothen John1205514.58---00
Rumesh Ratnayake1206625.50---00
Arjuna Ranatunga1206515.41---00
Somachandra De Silva1206505.41---00
Sri Lanka INNINGS (target: 334 runs from 60 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sidath Wettimuny lbw b Marks3366-3150.00
Brendon Kuruppu c Gatting b Dilley43-10133.33
Roy Dias c Botham b Dilley215-0013.33
Duleep Mendis (c)c Willis b Marks5664-5187.50
Ranjan Madugalle c Tavare b Marks1226-1046.15
Arjuna Ranatunga c Lamb b Marks3445-4075.55
Somachandra De Silva st †Gould b Marks2837-2075.67
Guy de Alwis not out 5851-61113.72
Ashantha de Mel c Dilley b Allott2726-20103.84
Rumesh Ratnayake c Lamb b Dilley1518-1083.33
Vinothen John  b Dilley01-000.00
Extras(lb 12, nb 3, w 2)17
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 4.93)286
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Brendon Kuruppu), 2-17 (Roy Dias), 3-92 (Sidath Wettimuny), 4-108 (Ranjan Madugalle), 5-117 (Duleep Mendis), 6-168 (Arjuna Ranatunga), 7-192 (Somachandra De Silva), 8-246 (Ashantha de Mel), 9-281 (Rumesh Ratnayake), 10-286 (Vinothen John)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bob Willis1134303.90---00
Graham Dilley1104544.09---00
Paul Allott1218216.83---00
Ian Botham1206005.00---00
Vic Marks1233953.25---00
MATCH DETAILS
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
TossEngland, elected to bat first
SeriesPrudential World Cup
Season1983
Player Of The Match
David Gower
David Gower
Match numberODI no. 201
Match daysday(60-over match)
Umpires
England Image
Ken Palmer
England Image
Mervyn Kitchen
PointsEngland 4, Sri Lanka 0