1986–87 Sharjah Cup

The 1987 Sharjah Cup was held in Sharjah, UAE, between April 2–10, 1987. Four national teams took part: Australia, England, India and Pakistan,

1987 Sharjah Cup
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) United Arab Emirates
Champions England
Runners-up Pakistan
Participants4
Matches6
Player of the seriesAustralia DC Boon
Most runsAustralia DC Boon (206)
Most wicketsEngland JE Emburey (6)

The 1987 Sharjah Cup was a round-robin tournament where each team played the other once in a tournament where each team played the other once.

England won the tournament and UK£18,750 in prize money.[1][2]

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

[3][4]

Team P W L T NR RR Points
  England 3 2 1 0 0 4.46 4
  Pakistan 3 2 1 0 0 4.17 4
  India 3 2 1 0 0 4.07 4
  Australia 3 0 3 0 0 3.80 0
2 April 1987
Scorecard
England  
211/7 (50 overs)
v
  India
214/7 (48.5 overs)
BC Broad 57 (94)
RJ Shastri 3/47 (10 overs)
Kapil Dev 64 (54)
JE Emburey 3/38 (9.5 overs)
  India won by 3 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: Kapil Dev (IND)

3 April 1987
Scorecard
Australia  
176/9 (50 overs)
v
  Pakistan
180/4 (46.4 overs)
DC Boon 71 (132)
Mudassar Nazar 3/44 (10 overs)
Javed Miandad 74* (97)
SP Davis 1/26 (10 overs)
BA Reid 1/26 (8.4 overs)
  Pakistan won by 6 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: Mudassar Nazar (PAK)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • MRJ Veletta (AUS) made his ODI debut.

5 April 1987
Scorecard
Australia  
176/6 (50 overs)
v
  India
177/3 (42 overs)
DC Boon 62 (113)
Maninder Singh 2/26 (9 overs)
M Azharuddin 84 (129)
SR Waugh 1/33 (8 overs)
  India won by 7 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: M Azharuddin (IND)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.

7 April 1987
Scorecard
Pakistan  
217/9 (50 overs)
v
  England
220/5 (47.2 overs)
Javed Miandad 60 (101)
DJ Capel 3/38 (10 overs)
RT Robinson 83 (104)
Abdul Qadir 3/47 (10 overs)
  England won by 5 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: RT Robinson (ENG)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.

9 April 1987
Scorecard
England  
230/6 (50 overs)
v
  Australia
219/8 (50 overs)
GA Gooch 86 (119)
SP O'Donnell 1/27 (8 overs)
AR Border 84 (104)
JE Emburey 2/38 (10 overs)
  England won by 11 runs
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: GA Gooch (ENG)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

10 April 1987
Scorecard
India  
183/8 (50 overs)
v
  Pakistan
184/2 (41.4 overs)
DB Vengsarkar 95* (151)
Imran Khan 4/27 (10 overs)
Saleem Malik 61* (98)
Maninder Singh 1/28 (10 overs)
  Pakistan won by 8 wickets
Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE
Umpires: DP Buultjens (SL) and PW Vidanagamage (SL)
Player of the match: DB Vengsarkar (IND)
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to field.
  • Attendance: 18,000.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frindall 1997, p. 225.
  2. ^ a b Wright 1988, p. 1024.
  3. ^ "Sharjah Cup 1986/87 Table, Matches, win, loss, points for Sharjah Cup".
  4. ^ Wright 1988, p. 1028.