1987 World Cup: Scorecards and Results

The first World Cup outside India saw 7 test playing nations and Zimbabwe contest for the new winner. India could not repeat the West Indies feat and weak Australia finally became the winner, starting their domination of World Cricket.

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Statistics

    4 Consecutive half centuries in World Cup by Navjot Singh Sidhu.
    181 The highest score in World Cup scored by Viv Richards.
    Chetan Sharma took first hattrick of World Cup and ODI
    Gavaskar scored the fastest century (103* in 88 balls) of ODI
    9 bowlers used by England vs Sri Lanka. Only wicketkeeper Downton and Captain Gatting did not bowl.
    Highest Score: 360/4 West Indies vs Sri Lanka
    Lowest Score: Zimbabwe 135 vs India
    Narrowest Win: 1 run (Aus vs Ind), 1 wicket (Pak vs WI)
    In 11 Centuries, Geoff Marsh was the only batsman to score two centuries during the series.

Group A: India, Australia, New Zealand and Zimbabwe
Oct 9, Madras

    Aus def India by 1 run
    Scores: Aus 270/6, Ind 269, MOM: Geoff Marsh
    High Scores: Geoff Marsh 110, David Boon 49, Srikkanth 70, SIdhu 73
    Best Bowling: 4/56 McDermott
    100+ Partnerships: 110 1st Boon, Marsh

Oct 10, Hyderabad

    New Zealand def Zimbabwe by 3 runs
    Score: NZ 242/7, Zim 239, MOM: David Houghton
    High Scores: Martin Crowe 72, Snedden 64, Houghton 142, Butchart 54
    Best Bowling: 2/36 Watson
    100+ Partnerships: 117 8th Houghton, Butchart

Oct 13, Madras

    Aus def Zim by 96 runs
    Score: Aus 235/9, Zim 139, MOM: Steve Waugh
    High Scores: Geoff Marsh 62, Border 67
    Best Bowling: 4/39 Simon O’Donnell
    100+ Partnerships: 113 3rd Marsh, Border

Oct 14, Bangalore

    India def New Zealand by 16 runs
    Score: Ind: 252/7, NZ 236/8, MOM: Kapil Dev
    High Scores: Sidhu 75, Kapil 72*, Andrew Jones 64
    Best Bowling: 3/36 Deepak Patel
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 17, Bombay

    Ind def Zim by 8 wkts
    Score: Zim 135, Ind 136/2, MOM: Manoj Prabhakar
    High Scores: Pycroft 61
    Best Bowling: 4/19 Prabhakar, 3/21 Maninder Singh
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 18, Indore

    Aus def NZ by 3 runs (30 over match)
    Score: Aus 199/4 (30 overs), NZ 196/9, MOM: David Boon
    High Scores: Boon 87, Dean Jones 52, Martin Crowe 58
    Best Bowling: 2/36 Snedden, 2/36 Steve Waugh
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 22, Delhi

    Ind def Aus by 56 runs
    Score: Ind 289/6, Aus 233, MOM: Mohammad Azharuddin
    High Scores: Gavaskar 61, Sidhu 51, Vengsarkar 63, Azhar 54*, Boon 62
    Best Bowling: Azhar 3/19, 3/34 Maninder Singh
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 23, Calcutta

    NZ def Zim by 4 wkts
    Score: Zim 227/5, NZ 228/6, MOM: Jeff Crowe
    High Scores: Arnott 51, Pycroft 52 (Zim), Jeff Crowe 88*, Martin Crowe 58
    Best Bowling: 2/34 Omarshah
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 26, Ahmedabad

    Ind def Zim by 7 wkts
    Score: Zim 191/7, Ind 194/3, MOM: Kapil Dev
    High Scores: Arnott 60 (Zim), Gavaskar 50, Sidhu 55
    Best Bowling: 2/41 Chetan Sharma
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 27, Chandigarh

    Aus def NZ by 17 runs
    Score: Aus 251/8, NZ 234, MOM: Geoff Marsh
    Record: Marsh hit another century (126)
    High Scores: Geoff Marsh 126, Dean Jones 56, John Wright 61
    Best Bowling: 2/27 Border
    100+ Partnerships: 126 2nd Marsh, Jones

Oct 30, Calcutta

    Aus def Zim by 70 runs
    Score: Aus 266/5, Zim 196/6, MOM: David Boon
    High Scores: Boon 93, Dean Jones 58
    Best Bowling: 2/30 Tim May
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 31, Nagpur

    Ind def NZ by 9 wkts
    Score: NZ 221/9, Ind 224/1, MOM: Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Sharma
    High Scores: Gavaskar 103, Srikkanth 75
    Best Bowling: 3/51 Chetan Sharma
    100+ Partnerships: 136 1st Srikkanth, Gavaskar

Group B: Pakistan, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka
Oct 8, Hyderabad, Pakistan

    Pakistan def Sri Lanka by 15 runs
    Score: Pak 267/6, SL 252, MOM: Javed Miandad
    High Scores: Miandad 103, Rameez Raja 76, Mahanama 89
    Best Bowling: 2/30 Abdul Quadir
    100+ Partnerships: 113 3rd Rameez Raja, Miandad

Oct 9, Gujranwala, Pakistan

    Eng def West Indies by 2 wkts
    Score: WI 243/7, Eng 246/8, MOM: Allan Lamb
    High Scores: Richardson 53, Lamb 67
    Best Bowling: 3/53 Neil Foster, 3/42 Carl Hooper
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 12, Rawalpindi

    Pak def Eng by 18 runs
    Score: Pak 239/7, Eng 221, MOM: Abdul Qadir
    High Scores: Saleem Malik 65, Ijaz Ahmed 59
    Best Bowling: 4/31 Abdul Qadir
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 13, Karachi

    WI def SL b y 191 runs
    Score: WI 360/4, SL 169/4, MOM: Viv Richards
    Record: Richards scored century (181)
    High Scores: Haynes 105, Richards 181, Ranatunga 52*
    Best Bowling: 2/39 Carl Hooper
    100+ Partnerships: 182 3rd Haynes, Richards
    116 4th Richards, Logie

Oct 16, Lahore

    Pak def WI by 1 wicket
    Score: WI 216, Pak 217/9, MOM: Saleem Yousuf
    High Scores: Phil Simmons 50, Richards 51, Saleem Yousuf 56
    Best Bowling: 4/37 Imran Khan, 4/40 Walsh
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 17, Peshawar

    Eng def SL by 108 runs
    Score: Eng 296/4, SL 158/8, MOM: Allan Lamb
    High Scores: Gooch 84, Gatting 58, Lamb 76
    Best Bowling: 2/26 John Emburrey
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 20, Karachi

    Pak def Eng by 7 wkts
    Score: Eng 244/9, Pak 247/3, MOM: Imran Khan
    Record: Rameez Raja scored century (113)
    High Scores: Athey 86, Gatting 60, Rameez Raja 113, Saleem Malik 88
    Best Bowling: 4/37 Imran Khan
    100+ Partnerships: 135 3rd Athey, Gatting
    167 2nd Rameez Raja, Saleem Malik

Oct 21, Kanpur

    West Indies def SL by 25 runs
    Score: WI 236/8, SL 211/8, MOM: Phil Simmons
    High Scores: Phil Simmons 89, Logie 65*, Ranatunga 86
    Best Bowling: 3/31 Patterson
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 25, Faisalabad

    Pak def SL by 113 runs
    Score: Pak 297/7, SL 184/8, MOM: Saleem Malik
    High Scores: Saleem Malik 100, Ranatunga 50, Duleep Mendis 58
    Best Bowling: 3/40 Abdul Qadir
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 26, Jaipur

    Eng def WI by 34 runs
    Score: Eng 269/5, WI 235, MOM: Graham Gooch
    High Scores: Gooch 92, Richardson 93
    Best Bowling: 3/28 DeFreitas
    100+ Partnerships: None

Oct 30, Poona

    Eng def SL by 8 wkts
    Score: SL 218/7, Eng 219/2, MOM: Graham Gooch
    High Scores: Roy Dias 80, Gooch 61, Robinson 55
    Best Bowling: 2/45 Anurasiri, 2/46 DeFreitas
    100+ Partnerships: 123 1st Gooch, Robinson

Oct 30, Karachi

    WI def Pak by 28 runs
    Score: WI 258/7, Pak 230/9, MOM: Richie Richardson
    High Scores: Richie Richardson 110, Richards 67, Rameez Raja 70
    Best Bowling: 3/32 Patterson
    100+ Partnerships: 137 3rd Richardson, Richards

Semifinal 1
Nov 4, Lahore

    Australia def Pakistan by 18 runs
    Score: Aus267/6, Pak 249, MOM: Craig McDermott
    High Scores: Boon 65, Miandad 70, Imran Khan 58
    Best Bowling: Craig McDermott 5/44
    100+ Partnerships: 112 4th Miandad, Imran

Semifinal 2
Nov 5, Bombay

    England def India by 35 runs
    Score: Eng 254/6, Ind 219, MOM: Graham Gooch
    Record: Gooch scored century (115)
    High Scores: Gooch 115, Gatting 56, Azhar 64
    Best Bowling: 4/52 Hemmings
    100+ Partnerships: 117 3rd Gooch, Gatting

Final
Nov 8, Calcutta

    Australia def England by 7 runs
    Score: Aus 253/5, Eng 246/8, MOM: David Boon
    High Scores: Boon 75, Athey 58
    Best Bowling: 2/37 Steve Waugh, 2/38 Border
    100+ Partnerships: None
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