Prudential World Cup 1979

England vs Australia - Group A  |  England won by 6 wickets

Match Details
Toss England, who chose to field Series Prudential World Cup 1979
Umpires
DJ Constant and BJ Meyer Match Date 09 Jun 1979
Match Referee Ground Lord's Cricket Ground, St John's Wood, St John's Wood
Player of Match Graham Gooch (England)    

Australia Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Andrew Hilditch b Geoff Boycott 47 136 108 2 0
2 Rick Darling lbw Bob Willis 25 82 61 3 0
3 Allan Border c Bob Taylor b Phil Edmonds 34 87 74 4 0
4 Kim Hughes * c Mike Hendrick b Geoff Boycott 6 13 13 1 0
5 Graham Yallop run out 10 23 20 1 0
6 Gary Cosier run out 6 19 20 0 0
7 Trevor Laughlin run out 8 40 22 0 0
8 Kevin Wright † lbw Chris Old 6 20 15 0 0
9 Rodney Hogg run out 0 24 5 0 0
10 Alan Hurst not out 3 4 10 0 0
11 Geoff Dymock not out 4 13 12 0 0
Extra b 4, lb 5, w 1 10
Total 9 wickets; 60.0 overs; 159 2.65 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-56 ( Rick Darling, 0.0 ) ;   2-97 ( Andrew Hilditch, 0.0 ) ;   3-111 ( Kim Hughes, 0.0 ) ;   4-131 ( Allan Border, 0.0 ) ;   5-132 ( Graham Yallop, 0.0 ) ;   6-137 ( Gary Cosier, 0.0 ) ;   7-150 ( Kevin Wright, 0.0 ) ;   8-153 ( Trevor Laughlin, 0.0 ) ;   9-153 ( Rodney Hogg, 0.0 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Bob Willis 11.0 2 20 1 0 0
Mike Hendrick 12.0 2 24 0 0 0
Chris Old 12.0 2 33 1 0 0
Ian Botham 8.0 0 32 0 0 0
Phil Edmonds 11.0 1 25 1 0 0
Geoff Boycott 6.0 0 15 2 0 0

England Innings

R M B 4s 6s
1 Mike Brearley * c Kevin Wright b Trevor Laughlin 44 169 147 2 0
2 Geoff Boycott lbw Rodney Hogg 1 11 5 0 0
3 Derek Randall c Kevin Wright b Alan Hurst 1 5 3 0 0
4 Graham Gooch lbw Trevor Laughlin 53 164 96 6 0
5 David Gower not out 22 44 30 2 0
6 Ian Botham not out 18 31 14 2 0
7 Phil Edmonds Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
8 Bob Taylor † Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
9 Chris Old Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
10 Mike Hendrick Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
11 Bob Willis Did not bat 0 0 0 0 0
Extra lb 10, nb 11 21
Total 4 wickets; 47.1 overs; 160 3.39 runs per over

Fall of wickets 1-4 ( Geoff Boycott, 0.0 ) ;   2-5 ( Derek Randall, 0.0 ) ;   3-113 ( Graham Gooch, 0.0 ) ;   4-124 ( Mike Brearley, 0.0 )

Bowling

Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Wides No balls
Rodney Hogg 9.0 1 25 1 0 0
Alan Hurst 10.0 3 33 1 0 0
Geoff Dymock 11.0 2 19 0 0 0
Gary Cosier 8.0 1 24 0 0 0
Trevor Laughlin 9.1 0 38 2 0 0