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Australia vs India 9th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Australia vs India 9th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81


Watch the highlights of Australia vs India 9th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 9th ODI match played between India and Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney in 08th January 1981.

Captain All-round Greg Chappell's stunning five-wicket haul with a unbeaten 33 leads to Australia easy nine-wicket victory over India in a one-sided game of the ninth match of a Benson and Hedges World Series Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Australia chased 64 was their lowest successful run-chase in One-day international previous lowest chase was 94 against England at Leeds in the inaugural 1975 World Cup and the lowest run-chase in ODIs after England chased 46 against Canada at Manchester in the 1979 World Cup.
  • Greg Chappell became the first Australian player to claimed a two five-wicket haul in One-day international cricket history.
  • Greg Chappell's 5 for 15 was the second best bowling figures for Australia in One-day internationals after Gary Gilmour's 6 for 14.
  • Greg Chappell became the first Australian player to take a five-wicket haul against India in One-day international cricket history.
  • India's 63 was their lowest score in One-day internationals, previous lowest was 79 against Pakistan at Sialkot in 1978 and the second worst-total in ODIs after Canada's 45.

India scored 63 for all-out in 25.5 overs with top scorer by Gundappa Viswanath scored 23 off 22-balls including 3-fours, Roger Binny 16 and Yashpal Sharma 6.

Australia best bowler by Greg Chappell 5-15, Rodney Hogg took 2-wickets and one for Dennis Lillee - Len Pascoe.

Australia chased 64-1 in 21 overs with top scorer by Greg Chappell 33 not out, John Dyson 13 not out and Graeme Wood 11.

India best bowler by Kapil Dev took one-wicket for 15-runs in 9-overs including five maidens.

Greg Chappell named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to scored a unbeaten 33 off 48-balls including 3-fours after claiming a career-best 5-wicket haul for 15-runs in 9.5-overs including five maidens with economy rate of 1.52.