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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

England vs West Indies 2nd Final - Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs West Indies 2nd Final - Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80


Watch the highlights of England vs West Indies 2nd Final - Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80 - Triangular series of best of 3-finals of the 2nd final ODI match played between West Indies and England at Sydney in 22nd January 1980.

Bowlers attack, Gorden Greenidge 98* power to West Indies emphatic eight-wicket victory over England and clinch the $50,000 Benson and Hedges World Series Cup with 2-0 in the best of 3-finals.

England scored 208-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Geoff Boycott scored 63 off 92-balls including eight-fours, Ian Botham struck 37 off 40-balls included 3-fours and a six, David Gower 27 and Graham Gooch 23.

West Indies best bowler by Andy Roberts, Joel Garnel each took 2-wickets and one for Colin Croft - Michael Holding.

West Indies chased 209-2 in 47.3 overs with top scorer by Gordon Greenidge 98 not out, Viv Richards struck 65 off 87-balls including six boundaries and Desmond Haynes 17.

England best bowler by Ian Botham and Peter Willey both took 1-1 wickets.

Gordon Greenidge named Player of the match & finals for his match-winning unbeaten 98-runs knocked off facing 155-balls including nine boundaries.

Viv Richards earned player of the Preliminary series for his brilliant batting performance in the Tri-series.