Australia v New Zealand
Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1980/81
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 13th January 1981 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealand won by 1 run
PointsAustralia 0; New Zealand 2
UmpiresMW Johnson, DG Weser
Man of the MatchJG Wright

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
JG Wrightc TM Chappell b GS Chappell781351769-57.78
BA Edgarb Hogg047--0.00
*GP Howarthlbw b Pascoe2022362-90.91
JM Parkerc Pascoe b TM Chappell2345473-51.11
MG Burgessc Walters b Graf1418191-77.78
JV Coneyc Marsh b Pascoe1822332-81.82
RJ Hadleec Hogg b Graf91929--47.37
BL Cairnsb Pascoe7812--87.50
+IDS Smithnot out23192511121.05
MC Sneddennot out81516--53.33
EJ Chatfielddid not bat      
Extras(16 lb, 3 nb, 1 w)20
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)220
Fall of wickets:
1-2 (Edgar), 2-30 (Howarth), 3-75 (Parker), 4-105 (Burgess), 5-134 (Coney), 6-176 (Wright), 7-181 (Hadlee), 8-191 (Cairns)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Lillee10   2270---2.70
Hogg8   0401--48.005.00
Pascoe10   0373--20.003.70
GS Chappell9   2351--54.003.89
Graf10   0402--30.004.00
TM Chappell3   0211--18.007.00

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
AR Borderb Chatfield821201-38.10
GM Woodc Smith b Coney3767753-55.22
*GS Chappellc Coney b Cairns3044651-68.18
KJ Hughesc Smith b Snedden213537--60.00
KD Waltersnot out50721184-69.44
TM Chappellrun out054--0.00
+RW Marshc Smith b Hadlee4948644-102.08
SF Grafrun out71020--70.00
DK Lilleedid not bat      
RM Hoggdid not bat      
LS Pascoedid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 12 lb, 1 nb, 1 w)17
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)219
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Border), 2-74 (Wood), 3-90 (GS Chappell), 4-122 (Hughes), 5-123 (TM Chappell), 6-201 (Marsh), 7-219 (Graf)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Hadlee10   1461--60.004.60
Chatfield10   2261--60.002.60
Coney10   0411--60.004.10
Cairns10   1481--60.004.80
Snedden10   0411--60.004.10

--> JG Wright passed his previous highest score of 69 in ODI matches
--> JG Wright passed 500 runs in ODI matches when he reached 46