South Africa tour of Australia 1997/98

January 2006

Two tribes go to Waugh

The rivalry that crackles between these southern hemisphere siblings was abundantly fuelled on the 1997-98 tour

Australia 1 South Africa 0

The South Africans In Australia, 1997-98

The South Africans arrived with high hopes of recording their first Test series victory over Australia in four attempts since returning to the international fold

Third Test Match

Australia v South Africa

Toss: South Africa


Carlton & United Series, 1997/98 (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa in Australia ODIs)

South Africa in Australia Test Series, 1997/98

South Africa tour of Australia, Nov 1997 - Feb 1998

Test matches

One-Day Internationals

Controversy between Mark Waugh and Hansie Cronje
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Controversy. A bouncer from Shaun Pollock caused Mark Waugh to clip the stumps, dislodging the bails, but was given not-out
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Adam Bacher drops Mark Waugh off Pat Symcox's bowling
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Jacques Kallis is bowled to give Shane Warne his 300th Test wicket
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Jacques Kallis pulls
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Jacques Kallis reaches his maiden Test hundred
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Tour Results
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 30-Feb 3, 1998
Match drawn
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 27, 1998
Australia won by 14 runs
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 26, 1998
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Jan 23, 1998
South Africa won by 6 runs
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Jan 18, 1998
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 130 balls remaining)
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