England vs Australia 2nd Match Nehru Cup 1989 Article

Read the article of England vs Australia 2nd Match Nehru Cup 1989 - Nehru Cup one-day international tournament of the 2nd ODI match played between Australia and England at Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad, Deccan in 19th October 1989.

A magnificent century by Wayne Larkins and Graham Gooch's half-century sets up to England crushing seven-wicket victory over Australia, despite a captain Allan Border's blistering 44-ball 88* in the second match of a Nehru Cup.

Match Stats :
  • Wayne Larkins became the seventh England batsman to score a century against Australia in ODIs.
  • Wayne Larkins became the 12th England batsman to score a century in One-day internationals.
  • Wayne Larkins' 124 was the ninth highest score for England in One-day international and the second highest-score by an England batsman against Australia in ODIs after David Gower' 158 at Brisbane in 1983.

Australia scored 242-3 in 50 overs with top scorer by Allan Border blasted a unbeaten 84 off 44-balls including 8-fours and 5-sixes with strike rate of 190.90.

Geoff Marsh scored 54 off 131-balls including 4-fours, Dean Jones cracked a 50 off 90-balls included 6-fours and Peter Taylor hit a unbeaten 36 off 41-balls contained three-fours.

England best bowler by Angus Fraser and Gladstone Small both took one-wickets.

England chased 243-3 in 47.3 overs with top scorer by Wayne Larkins hit a career-best 124 off 126-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred.

Graham Gooch struck 56 off 89-balls including 6-fours, Robin Smith scored a unbeaten 24 off 35-balls included 3-fours And Allan Lamb hit 23 off 30-balls contained 4-fours.

Australia best bowler by Allan Border, Geoff Lawson and Tim May each took one-wickets.

Wayne Larkins named Player of the match for his match-winning magnificent batting performance to scored a career-best 124 off 126-balls including 18-fours and 2-sixes.



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