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Friday, February 21, 2020

Australia vs England 1st Match Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket 1985 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs England 1st Match Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket 1985


Watch the highlights of Australia vs England 1st Match Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket 1985 - Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket one-day international tournament of the 1st ODI match played between England and Australia at Melbourne in 17th February 1985.

Stunning half-centuries from Robbie Kerr, Dean Jones after a Geoff Lawson and Craig McDermott combined six-wickets helped to Australia thumping seven-wicket victory over England in the opening ODI of the Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket.

* Robbie Kerr and Dean Jones set up the record 157*-stand for fourth wicket partnership in ODIs.

England scored 214-8 in allotted 49 overs with top scorer by Allan Lamb struck run-a-ball 53-runs including 3-fours, Mike Gatting scored 34 off 54-balls, Paul Downtown scored 27, Graeme Fowler 26, Vic Marks 24 and Phil Edmonds 20.

Australia best bowler by Geoff Lawson, Craig McDermott both picked up 3-wickets and one for Simon O'Donnell - Rod McCurdy.

Australia chased 215-3 in 45.2 overs with top scorer by Robbie Kerr hammered a 87 not out, Dean Jones cracked a unbeaten 78 off 94-balls included 8-fours and Kepler Wessels 39.

England best bowler by Vic Marks and Richard Ellison both took one-wickets.

Robbie Kerr named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 87-runs knocked off facing 126-balls including five boundaries.