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Australia vs India 13th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 Article

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Read the article of Australia vs India 18th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 13th ODI match played between India and Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in 15th January 1981.


Allan Border's brilliant 85, Thirties from Kim Hughes and Doug Walters before Dennis Lillee's four-wicket haul and Greg Chappell's two wickets sets up to Australia crushing 27-run victory over India and secure a their place in best-of-5-match finals in the 18th match of a Benson and Hedges World Series Cup.


Australia scored 242-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Allan Border struck 85 off 131-balls, Kim Hughes hit 39 off 50-balls including 3-fours, Doug Walters scored 38 off 53-balls included a boundary and Graeme Wood 26.

India best bowler by Sandeep Patil, Karsan Ghavri, Kapil Dev each took 2-wickets and one for Roger Binny - Dilip Doshi.

India scored 215-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Dilip Vengsarkar struck 52 off 74-balls including 5-fours.

Roger Binny scored 34 off 45-balls including 4-fours, Sandeep Patil 27, Yashpal Sharma 25, Kapil Dev 20 and Kirti Azad 19.

Australia best bowler by Dennis Lillee claimed a 4-wickets for 32-runs in 10-overs including a maiden, Greg Chappell took 2-wickets and one for Rodney Hogg - Shaun Graf.

Allan Border named Player of the match for his brilliant performance to scored a 85-runs knocked off facing 131-balls including six boundaries.