Australia v New Zealand
Reliance World Cup 1987/88 (Group A)
VenueNehru Stadium, Indore on 18th, 19th October 1987 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossNew Zealand won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 3 runs
PointsAustralia 4; New Zealand 0
UmpiresDM Archer, Khizer Hayat
Close of play day 1No play
Man of the MatchDC Boon

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
DC Boonc Wright b Snedden87961105290.62
GR Marshc JJ Crowe b Snedden5916--55.56
DM Jonesc Rutherford b Patel52486913108.33
*AR Borderc MD Crowe b Chatfield3428343-121.43
SR Waughnot out1381411162.50
TM Moodynot out033--0.00
SP O'Donnelldid not bat      
+GC Dyerdid not bat      
TBA Maydid not bat      
CJ McDermottdid not bat      
BA Reiddid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 w)8
Total(4 wickets, innings closed, 30 overs)199
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Marsh), 2-134 (Jones), 3-171 (Boon), 4-196 (Border)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Snedden6   0362--18.006.00
Chatfield6   0271--36.004.50
Watson6   0340---5.67
Patel6   0451--36.007.50
Bracewell6   0510---8.50

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
KR Rutherfordb O'Donnell3738602297.37
JG Wrightc Dyer b O'Donnell47445212106.82
MD Crowec Marsh b Waugh5848715-120.83
AH Jonesc Marsh b McDermott152328--65.22
*JJ Crowec and b Reid3108--30.00
DN Patelrun out139111-144.44
JG Bracewellc and b Reid6451-150.00
+IDS Smithb Waugh128--50.00
MC Sneddenrun out115--100.00
EJ Chatfieldnot out006--0.00
W Watsonnot out231--66.67
Extras(4 b, 5 lb, 4 w)13
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 30 overs)196
Fall of wickets:
1-83 (Wright), 2-94 (Rutherford), 3-133 (Jones), 4-140 (JJ Crowe), 5-165 (Patel), 6-183 (Bracewell), 7-193 (MD Crowe), 8-193 (Smith), 9-194 (Snedden)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
McDermott6   0301--36.005.00
Reid6   0382--18.006.33
May6   0390---6.50
O'Donnell6   0442--18.007.33
Waugh6   0362--18.006.00

--> The match was scheduled for one day but extended to two.
--> The match was reduced before play started to 30 overs per side
--> DC Boon passed his previous highest score of 49 in World Cup matches
--> DM Jones passed his previous highest score of 39 in World Cup matches
--> DM Jones passed 1500 runs in ODI matches when he reached 35
--> SR Waugh passed 1000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 8
--> SP O'Donnell reached 50 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed KR Rutherford, his 2nd wicket in the New Zealand innings

Match reduced to 30 overs per side after a delayed start on the reserve day