India vs New Zealand 14th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 Article

Read the article of India vs New Zealand 8th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 8th ODI match played between New Zealand and India at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane in 18th January 1981.

Jeremy Coney's all-round display, Captain Geoff Howarth's valuable 45 and Martin Snedden's three-wickets helped to New Zealand crushing 22-run victory over India and qualify for the best-of-5-match finals in the 14th match of a Benson and Hedges World Series Cup.

New Zealand scored 242-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Jeremy Coney cracked a unbeaten 49 off 58-balls including 3-sixes & a four.

Geoff Howarth hit 45 off 55-balls including 5-fours, Bruce Edgar scored 34 off 52-balls included a boundary.

Richard Hadlee hammered a 32 off 24-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 133.33 and Mark Burgess 26.

India best bowler by Kapil Dev picked up 3-wickets for 37-runs in 10-overs including three maidens, Dilip Doshi, Karsan Ghavri both took 2-wickets and one for Kirti Azad.

India scored 220 for all-out in 48.5 overs with top scorer by Dilip Vengsarkar struck 66 off 77-balls including 6-fours.

Sandeep Patil 48 off 53-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century - including 3-fours & 2-sixes, Roger Binny scored 35 off 52-balls included 5-fours and Kirti Azad 19.

New Zealand best bowler by Jeremy Coney 3-28, Martin Snedden picked up 3-wickets and one for Richard Hadlee.

Jeremy Coney named Player of the match for his all-round performance to picked up 3-wickets for 28-runs in 10-overs including a maiden.



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