England vs New Zealand 14th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1983 Highlights

Watch the highlights of England vs New Zealand 14th Match Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 1983 - Benson & Hedges World Series Cup one-day international tournament of the 14th ODI match played between New Zealand and England at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth in 05th February 1983.

Three-wicket hauls from Richard Hadlee and Martin Snedden before An superb unbeaten 69-run stand for the fourth-wicket between Jeremy Coney and Goeff Howarth steers to New Zealand convincing seven-wicket victory over England and stormed into the WSC $50,000 best-of-three finals in a rain-curtailed 23-overs-per-a-side game of the Benson & Hedges World Series Cup.

New Zealand captain Geoff Howarth drove a ball from England captain Bob Willis into the covers for New Zealand to victory with 15 balls to remaining.

The victory kept alive Australia's hopes of qualifying for the best-of-three finals for Australia to make the finals, it must beat New Zealand in the last qualifying match at the WACA tomorrow.

Un-seasonal heavy rain marred play today, giving England little chance of victory. After a violent storm, the match was reduced from 50 to 23 overs per a side.

After being sent into bat on a lively pitch. England struggled to three for 45 from 17.3 overs when the first downpour stopped play after 68 minutes.

The rain continued for nearly two hours and then the flooded ground was made fit for play only after officials had called in a Channel 9 helicopter and a fire brigade.

After today's match New Zealand has 12 points and England and Australia eight each Nothing went right for England today and the rain was a cruel blow, Goeff Howarth won the toss and decided to bowling first.

When the game was reduced 50 to only 23 overs per a side, England did not have the opportunity to increase their run rate to give New Zealand a difficult task.

When the match resumed. England had only another 5.3 overs in which to bat, In a whirlwind of wild hitting, England managed to add another 43 runs to reach 88 for the loss of seven wickets after 23 overs.

England scored 88-7 in 23 overs with top scorer by David Gower scored a unbeaten 35 off 60-balls including 3-fours.

Ian Botham hit 19 off 21-balls including 2-fours & a six and Derek Randall scored a run-a-ball 12-runs included a boundary.

New Zealand best bowler by Richard Hadlee 3-15 and Martin Snedden took 3-wickets for 25-runs in 6-overs included a maiden.

New Zealand chased 89-3 in 20.3 overs with top scorer by Jeremy Coney scored a unbeaten 29 off 43-balls including 3-fours.

Geoff Howarth hit a unbeaten 26 off 29-balls including 2-fours and Jeff Crowe scored 18 off 29-balls included a boundary.

England best bowler by Bob Willis took 2-wickets for 28-runs in 8.3-overs including a maiden and Norman Cowans took one-wicket.

Richard Hadlee named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to picked up 3-wickets for 15-runs in 8-overs including two maidens.



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