World Cup: Classic Encounters

The World Cup over the years has seen many great clashes where teams and individuals have fought hard to take home the prized trophy.  

updated: February 14, 2011 17:28 IST
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1987 FINAL: England vs Australia
Australia won by 7 runs

David Boon had been scoring at will in the tournament and he did the same in the final scoring a fluent 75 to give Border's men a great start. Marsh and Dean Jones to contributed well for the Aussies.

But after a good start, Neil Foster and Eddie Hemmings kept it tight for England in the middle overs. Allan Border and Mike Veletta took the attack to the opposition scoring at a good pace in the final overs and the last six overs were the best adding 65 more to the total.

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