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England vs Australia 3rd Match Prudential World Cup 1979 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs Australia 3rd Match Prudential World Cup 1979


Watch the highlights of England vs Australia 3rd Match Prudential World Cup 1979 - Prudential World Cup 1979 tournament of the 3rd ODI match played between Australia and England at Lord's, London in 09th June 1979.

Bowlers attack before Half-century from Graham Gooch and Mike Brearley's cool 44 helped to England convincing six-wicket victory over Australia in a low-scoring game of the third match of a Prudential World Cup.

Match Stats :
  • England chased 160 was their fourth lowest successful run-chase in One-day international and It was their second chase against Australia in ODIs.
  • Australia's 159 was their fourth lowest score in the completed innings in One-day international, It is their third worst total against England in ODIs and It is their worst-total in World Cups, previous lowest was 192 against West Indies at The Oval in the inaugural 1975 World Cup.
  • Graham Gooch because the seventh England batsman to score a fifty against Australia in One-day internationals.
  • Graham Gooch became the sixth England batsman to score a half-century in World Cups.

Australia scored modest total of 159-9 in 60 overs with top scorer by Andrew Hilditch hit 47 off consuming 108-deliveries including two boundaries.

Allan Border scored 34 off consumed 74-balls including four boundaries and Rick Darling 25.

England best bowler by Geoff Boycott takes 2-wickets, Bob Willis, Chris Old and Phil Edmonds each took 1-wickets.

England chased 160-4 in 47.1 overs with top scorer by Graham Gooch 53, Mike Brearley hit 44 off 147-balls including two boundaries, David Gower 22 not out and Ian Botham 18 not out.

Australia best bowler by Trevor Laughlin took 2-wickets and one for Rodney Hogg and Alan Hurst

Graham Gooch named Player of the match for his match-winning brilliant 53 off 96-balls including 6-fours.