Australia v South Africa
Carlton and United Series 1997/98
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 9th December 1997 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 45 runs
PointsAustralia 0; South Africa 2
UmpiresDJ Harper, PD Parker
TV umpireWP Sheahan
RefereeCW Smith
ScorersKV O'Neill (South Africa), CJ Reece (Australia)
Man of the MatchL Klusener

South Africa inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
G Kirstenc Warne b Reiffel021--0.00
HH Gibbsrun out (Harvey)1530521-50.00
L Klusenerc Gilchrist b Moody1731402-54.84
*WJ Cronjerun out (Bevan->Gilchrist)21719--11.76
JH Kallisst Gilchrist b ME Waugh275876--46.55
JN Rhodesrun out (Bichel)4271861-59.15
SM Pollockc Moody b ME Waugh183638--50.00
BM McMillanrun out (Harvey->Bichel->Gilchrist)132435--54.17
+DJ Richardsonnot out182228--81.82
PL Symcoxnot out41111--36.36
AA Donalddid not bat      
Extras(5 lb, 1 nb, 8 w)14
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 197 minutes, 50 overs)170
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Kirsten), 2-36 (Klusener), 3-40 (Gibbs), 4-44 (Cronje), 5-105 (Kallis), 6-125 (Rhodes), 7-140 (Pollock), 8-161 (McMillan)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Reiffel10   11811160.001.80
Bichel5   02603--5.20
Moody8   3101--48.001.25
Harvey7   03601--5.14
Warne10   03603--3.60
ME Waugh10   0392--30.003.90

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MJ Di Venutoc Pollock b Klusener6471-150.00
ME Waughc Pollock b Symcox45761191159.21
*SR Waughc Richardson b Klusener076--0.00
RT Pontingc Kirsten b Klusener1522271-68.18
MG Bevanc Rhodes b McMillan193955--48.72
+AC Gilchristnot out2957762-50.88
TM Moodylbw b Symcox021--0.00
IJ Harveylbw b McMillan1610--16.67
PR Reiffelrun out (Kirsten->Symcox)127--50.00
SK Warnec Gibbs b Klusener52127--23.81
AJ Bichelc McMillan b Klusener026--0.00
Extras(3 lb, 1 nb)4
Total(all out, 175 minutes, 39.1 overs)125
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Di Venuto), 2-12 (SR Waugh), 3-38 (Ponting), 4-79 (Bevan), 5-97 (ME Waugh), 6-97 (Moody), 7-100 (Harvey), 8-104 (Reiffel), 9-123 (Warne), 10-125 (Bichel)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Pollock8   1250---3.12
Donald6   0260-1-4.33
McMillan8   0292--24.003.62
Symcox10   2182--30.001.80

--> AC Gilchrist passed 1000 runs in ListA matches when he reached 11

12th Men: GS Blewett (Australia) and AM Bacher (South Africa)
Attendance: 55,673.





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