Happy Birthday David Boon World Cup 1987 Final: There have been many legendary cricketers in international cricket, whose performance is always remembered. Australia gave one such player to the world. We are talking about David Boon. This is the same Boon who spoiled the condition of the England bowlers in the final match of the 1987 World Cup. Boon remained in the final and played a brilliant innings of 75 runs. Australia won the final by 7 runs and returned home as champions. He is also the match referee of ICC. Today (December 29) is Boon’s birthday. Read the story of the 1987 final on his birthday…
Cricket world cup 1987 final match. Kolkata’s Eden Gardens Ground. Australia and England face to face. Australian captain Allan Border won the toss and elected to bat first. David Boon and Geoff Marsh came for the opening. During this, Marsh was dismissed after scoring 24 runs. But the boon stayed. He scored 75 runs in 125 balls with the help of 7 fours. His innings played a big role in Australia’s victory. Along with Boon, Border and Dean Johns played a good innings in this match and took the team to the score of 253 runs. Australia won this match by 7 runs.
13,386 international runs with 26 centuries
1987 Cricket World Cup Final Player of the Match
ICC Match Referee
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— ICC (@ICC) December 29, 2021
In the 1987 World Cup, Boon finished second in terms of scoring the most runs. He scored 447 runs in 8 matches. During this he had scored 5 half-centuries. If we talk about the overall record of this legendary player of Australia, then he has scored more than 13 thousand runs in international cricket. Boon has scored 7422 runs in 190 Test innings with the help of 21 centuries. During this, he has also hit 32 half-centuries. Has scored 5964 runs in ODIs with the help of 5 centuries. Boon has scored 37 half-centuries in ODIs. Apart from this, Boon has also performed brilliantly in domestic matches. He has scored 10236 runs in 313 List A matches and 23413 runs in 350 First Class matches.