England vs Australia 1st ODI 1989 Article

Read the article of England vs Australia 1st ODI 1989 - Australia tour of England 3-match one-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between Australia and England at Old Trafford, Manchester in 25th May 1989.

Opener Graham Gooch's half-century before Neil Foster, John Emburey's three-wicket haul and A economical bowling figures by Phil DeFreitas helped to England massive 95-run victory over world champions Australia and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first ODI.

England scored 231-9 in 55 overs with top scorer by Graham Gooch struck 52 off 111-balls including 4-fours.

David Gower cracked a 36 off 33-balls including 5-fours & a six, Allan Lamb scored 35 off 59-balls without a boundary, Robin Smith hit 35 off 40-balls included 4-fours and Phil DeFreitas 17 not out.

Australia best bowler by Goeff Lawson picked up 3-wickets for 48-runs in 11-overs including a maiden, Carl Rackemann, Steve Waugh both took 2-wickets and one for Allan Border - Terry Alderman.

Australia bundled out for 136 in 47.1 overs with top scorer by Steve Waugh cracked a 35 off consuming 74-balls including two boundaries, Tom Moody scored 24 off 38-balls without a boundary, Geoff Marsh and Mike Veletta each scored 17-runs.

England best bowler by Neil Foster picked up 3-wickets for 29-runs in 10-overs including three maidens, John Emburey captured three-wickets for 31-runs in 11-overs, Phil DeFreitas took 2-wickets and one for Derek Pringle.

Phil DeFreitas named Player of the match for his superb economical bowling performance to took 2-wickets for 19-runs in 8-overs including a maiden with economy rate of 2.37.



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