England vs Pakistan 9th Match Prudential World Cup 1983 Article

Read the article of England vs Pakistan 9th Match Prudential World Cup 1983 - Prudential World Cup 1983 tournament of the 9th ODI match played between Pakistan and England at Lord's, London in 13th June 1983.

A economical bowling spells from Bob Willis and Ian Botham before Top-order batsmen Graeme Fowler's unbeaten 78, Allan Lamb and David Gower's each 48 helped to England crushing eight-wicket victory over Pakistan, despite a Zaheer Abbas' brilliant 83* in the ninth match of a Prudential World Cup.

* England extended their winning sequence to three matches out of three when captain Bob Willis and his fellow pacemen set up a crushing eight wicket win over Pakistan. 

* Bob Willis, with 2-24 in his 12 overs, and Ian Botham, 2-36, helped to restrict Pakistan's powerful batting to 8-193 at Lord's.

* Zaheer Abbas alone rose to the occasion with an unbeaten 83, but the target caused England no real worries and opener Graeme Fowler guided them home with nearly 10 overs to spare by making 78 not out in 2-199.

Pakistan scored 193-8 in 60 overs with top scorer by Zaheer Abbas cracked a unbeaten 83 off 104-balls.

Mudassar Nazar scored 26 off consuming 98-balls including two boundaries and Wasim Bari 18 not out.

England best bowler by Bob Willis took 2-wickets for 24-runs in 12-overs including four maidens with economy rate of 2, Ian Botham took 2-wickets and one for Viv Marks - Paul Allott.

England chased 199-2 in 50.4 overs with top scorer by Graeme Fowler hit a unbeaten 78 off 151-balls including 5-fours.

Allan Lamb cracked a unbeaten 48 off 62-balls including 5-fours & a six and David Gower struck 48 off 72-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century - included 6-fours.

Pakistan best bowler by Rashid Khan and Mansoor Akhtar both took one-wickets.

Zaheer Abbas named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a unbeaten 83 off 104-balls including 7-fours & a six.



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