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Australia vs New Zealand 2nd Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81

Watch the highlights of Australia vs New Zealand 2nd Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 2nd ODI match played between New Zealand and Australia at Adelaide Oval in 25th November 1980.


Captain Greg Chappell's blistering assault of unbeaten 138 and John Dyson's half-century before Len Pascoe's maiden five-wicket helped to Australia's record 94-run victory over New Zealand in a one-sided game of the second match of a Indian Premier League.

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  • Australia's 94-run win was their largest victory by terms of runs in One-day international, previous biggest win by 73-runs against Pakistan at Leeds in the inaugural 1975 World Cup.
  • Greg Chappell became the first Australian batsman to score a hundred against New Zealand in One-day international cricket history.
  • Greg Chappell became the first Australian batsman to score a two centuries in One-day internationals.
  • Greg Chappell's unbeaten 138 was the highest score by an Australian batsman in One-day international, surpassing the his own record of unbeaten 125 against England at The Oval in 1977.
  • Australia's 289 was their second highest score in One-day international and It is their highest total against New Zealand in ODIs, previous highest was 265 at Christchurch in 1974.

Australia scored 289-3in 50 overs with top scorer by Greg Chappell hammered a unbeaten 138 off 109-balls - which was his 2nd ODI hundred & his first century against New Zealand in ODIs.

John Dyson cracked a 79 off 126-balls including eight boundaries, Doug Walters scored a run-a-ball unbeaten 26-runs included a boundary and Kim Hughes 19.

New Zealand best bowler by Paul McEwan, Ewen Chatfield and Richard Hadlee each took one-wickets.

New Zealand scored 195 for all-out in 42.5 overs with top scorer by Geoff Howarth hit 46 off 76-balls including a boundary.

Bruce Edgar scored 34 off 52-balls including 4-fours, Mark Burgess cracked a 29 off 35-balls included 2-fours, Paul McEwan 23 and Lance Cairns 16.

Australia best bowler by Len Pascoe claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 30-runs in 7.5-overs, Shaun Graf takes 2-wickets, Dennis Lillee, Greg Chappell and Geoff Lawson each took one-wickets.

Greg Chappell named Player of the match for his blistering assault smashed a career-best unbeaten 138 off 109-balls including 10-fours & a six with strike rate of 126.60.