England vs New Zealand 11th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1983 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs New Zealand 11th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1983 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 11th ODI match played between New Zealand and England at Adelaide Oval in 29th January 1983.

Jeff Crowe, Richard Hadlee's fifties, Jeremy Coney's unbeaten 47 and Lance Cairns' powerful 24-ball 49 steers to New Zealand chase the record-breaking target of 297 over England by 4-wickets, despite a record-breaking century from David Gower in the 11th match of a Benson & Hedges World Series Cup.

Match Stats : 
  • New Zealand chased the 297 was the highest successful run-chase in One-day international cricket history, surpassing the previous highest chase was 278 by India against Sri Lanka at Delhi in 1982.
  • David Gower became the second batsman to score a five centuries in One-day internationals after Zaheer Abbas' 6 hundreds.
  • David Gower became the first England batsman to score a five hundreds in One-day international cricket history. Beating Dennis Amiss' 4 centuries record, He took only 18-innings.

* New Zealand broke a World Series 
Cup record that was only hours old to score a stunning victory in its match against England at Adelaide Oval.

In reply to England's five for 296. the Kiwis scored six for 297 to win with seven balls to spare. Both scores beat the record for WSC matches set by Australia against New Zealand two years ago.

That record of 289 never looked in danger in this year's series until today, when both sides batted at a furious pace. With nearly 600 runs scored in the day, almost 13,000 + Adelaide cricket fans witnessed a marvellous exhibition of power-hitting batting performance.

England scored commanding total of 296-5 in 50 overs with top scorer by David Gower hammered a 109 off 85-balls - which was his 5th ODI hundred & his third century against New Zealand in ODIs - including 12-fours & a six with strike rate of 128.23.

Ian Botham blasted a 65 off 54-balls including 7-fours & 4-sixes with strike rate of 120.37, Trevor Jesty hammered a unbeaten 52 off 35-balls included 4-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 148.57.

Derek Randall struck 31 off 49-balls including 5-fours, Allan Lamb scored 19 off 23-balls included 3-fours and Chris Tavaré 16.

New Zealand best bowler by Ewen Chatfield took 2-wickets and one for Martin Snedden - Gary Troup.

New Zealand chased 297-6 in 48.5 overs with top scorer by Richard Hadlee struck 79 off 64-balls.

Jeff Crowe cracked a 50 off 66-balls including 4-fours & a six, Lance Cairns hammered a 49 off 24-balls - who fell one-run short of his half-century - including 4-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 204.16.

Jeremy Coney scored a unbeaten 47 off 51-balls including a boundary, John Wright hit 30 off 58-balls included 2-fours and Glenn Turner struck 23 off 22-balls including 4-fours.

England best bowler by Robin Jackman, Ian Botham took 2-wickets and one for Bob Willis.

Richard Hadlee named Player of the match for his match-winning superb 79-runs knocked off facing 64-balls including 5-fours & a six with strike rate of 123.43.



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