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England vs West Indies 7th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs West Indies 7th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80


Watch the highlights of England vs West Indies 7th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1979/80 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 7th ODI match played between West Indies and England at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane in 23rd December 1979.

The irrepressible Viv Richards and the powerful opener Gordon Greenidge each hit an unbeatean 85 to help West Indies overwhelm England by record 9-wickets and keep alive their campaign in a one-sided game of the seventh match of a Benson and Hedges World Series Cup.


Match Stats :
  • West Indies chased 218 was their second highest successful run-chase in One-day international and It is their highest chase against England in ODIs, previous highest chase was 203 at Scarborough in 1976.
  • West Indies' 9-wicket win was their joint largest victory by terms of wickets remaining in One-day international, it is their third time win by nine wickets and first time West Indies had defeated England by nine wickets in ODIs.
  • England's 217 was their highest score against West Indies in One-day internationals.
  • Derek Randall became the second Englishman to be dismissed off the first ball of a match in One-day internationals after Barry Roberts (b.Roberts) against West Indies at Scarborough in 1976.
  • 97 : Geoff Boycott and David Gower set up the record third-wicket partnership for England against West Indies in One-day international, previously held by the 48-run stand between Derek Randall and Graham Gooch at Lord's in the 1979 World Cup and England's fourth highest third-wicket stand in ODIs.
  • 109 : Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes set up the record first-wicket partnership for West Indies against England in One-day international, previously held by the 51-run stand between Gordon Greenidge and Roy Fredericks at Lord's in 1976 and West Indies' third highest opening stand in ODIs.
  • 109* : Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards set up the second highest second-wicket partnership for West Indies against England in One-day international and West Indies' fifth highest second-wicket stand in ODIs.

England scored 217-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Geoff Boycott scored 68 off 114-balls including three boundaries.

David Gower struck 59 off 74-balls including 7-fours, Peter Willey hit 34 off 51-balls included 4-fours and Graham Gooch 17.

England best bowler by Andy Roberts picked up 3-wickets for 26-runs in 10-overs including three maidens, Joel Garner and Michael Holding both took 2-wickets.

West Indies chased 218-1 in 46.5 overs with top scorer by Viv Richards hammered a unbeaten 85 off 77-balls including 10-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 110.38.

Gordon Greenidge cracked a unbeaten 85 off 122-balls and Desmond Haynes hit 41 off consuming 86-balls included 4-fours & a six.

England best bowler by Graham Gooch took 1-wicket for 38-runs in 3.5-overs.

Gordon Greenidge named Player of the match for his brilliant unbeaten 85-runs knocked off facing 122-balls including 9-fours & a six.