1987-1988 ICC World Cup - Australia v England - Kolkata Standard Scorecard   
Match Date 8th November, 1987  
Series 1987-1988 Reliance World Cup - Final
ODI # 477
Venue Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Match Conditions 50 Overs, Day Match  
Toss Australia
Result Australia won by 7 runs
Player of Match David Boon

Australia R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
David Boon c †Downton b Hemmings 75  125  7  0 60.00  29.64%
Geoff Marsh b Foster 24  49  3  0 48.98  9.49%
Dean Jones c Athey b Hemmings 33  57  1  1 57.89  13.04%
Craig McDermott b Gooch 14  8  2  0 175.00  5.53%
Allan Border* run out 31  31  3  0 100.00  12.25%
Michael Veletta not out 45  31  6  0 145.16  17.79%
Steve Waugh not out 5  4  0  0 125.00  1.98%
Simon O'Donnell            
Gregory Dyer            
Tim May            
Bruce Reid            
Extras (b 1, lb 13, w 5, nb 7) 26  
Total 5 wickets   (50.0 overs @ 5.06 rpo) 253  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-75  Marsh   2-151  Jones   3-166  McDermott   4-168  Boon   
5-241  Border   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Phillip De Freitas 6.0 1 34 0 5.67
Gladstone Small 6.0 0 33 0 5.50
Neil Foster 10.0 0 38 1 3.80  10.00%
Edward Hemmings 10.0 1 48 2 4.80  20.00%
John Emburey 10.0 0 44 0 4.40
Graham Gooch 8.0 1 42 1 5.25  10.00%
 
England (target 254) R BF 4s 6s SR      % of Total
Graham Gooch lbw b O'Donnell 35  57  4  0 61.40  14.23%
Tim Robinson lbw b McDermott 0  1  0  0 0.00
Charles Athey run out 58  103  2  0 56.31  23.58%
Mike Gatting* c †Dyer b Border 41  45  3  1 91.11  16.67%
Allan Lamb b Waugh 45  45  4  0 100.00  18.29%
Paul Downton c O'Donnell b Border 9  8  1  0 112.50  3.66%
John Emburey run out 10  16  0  0 62.50  4.07%
Phillip De Freitas c Reid b Waugh 17  10  2  1 170.00  6.91%
Neil Foster not out 7  6  0  0 116.67  2.85%
Gladstone Small not out 3  3  0  0 100.00  1.22%
Edward Hemmings            
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 2, nb 4) 21  
Total 8 wickets   (50.0 overs @ 4.92 rpo) 246  
 
Fall of Wickets
1-1  Robinson   2-66  Gooch   3-135  Gatting   4-170  Athey   
5-188  Downton   6-218  Lamb   7-220  Emburey   8-235  De Freitas   
 
Bowling O M R W ER      % of Wickets
Craig McDermott 10.0 1 51 1 5.10  10.00%
Bruce Reid 10.0 0 43 0 4.30
Steve Waugh 9.0 0 37 2 4.11  20.00%
Simon O'Donnell 10.0 1 35 1 3.50  10.00%
Tim May 4.0 0 27 0 6.75
Allan Border 7.0 0 38 2 5.43  20.00%
 
 
Match Notes
Final of 1987-1988 Reliance World Cup.