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
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