At Sharjah, April 5. India won by seven wickets. Toss: India. Weakened by the absence of Border, their captain, with an injured finger, Australia suffered their second defeat of the tournament. India quickly recovered from the loss of Srikkanth in the first over, Gavaskar and Azharuddin putting on 165, a record for India's second wicket in one-day internationals.
Man of the Match: M. Azharuddin.