World Series Cup


At Brisbane, January 18. New Zealand won by 22 runs. This win provided New Zealand with their passage into the final, although they would have qualified even if they had lost - by virtue of a faster scoring-rate than India"s over the whole competition. At the end of New Zealand"s innings, India were so far behind that to have reached the final they would have had to pass New Zealand"s total of 242 in fifteen overs. Man of the Match was Coney, New Zealand"s top scorer who also took three wickets for 28.

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