Commonwealth Games, Final: Australia v South Africa at Kuala Lumpur, Sep 19, 1998
South Africa won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
19 September 1998 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Waugh c †Boucher b Pollock 2 4 0 0 50.00
AC Gilchrist c Rindel b Pollock 15 27 1 0 55.55
RT Ponting c Dawson b Pollock 2 7 0 0 28.57
MG Bevan run out (Hudson) 13 42 0 0 30.95
SR Waugh* not out 90 159 109 6 2 82.56
DS Lehmann c †Boucher b Pollock 26 56 0 0 46.42
TM Moody st †Boucher b Adams 3 10 0 0 30.00
BE Young c Benkenstein b Adams 2 18 0 0 11.11
GR Robertson lbw b Boje 2 11 0 0 18.18
MS Kasprowicz run out (Benkenstein/Pollock) 12 11 0 0 109.09
DW Fleming run out (Crookes) 1 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 11, nb 1) 15
  Total (all out; 49.3 overs) 183 (3.69 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 9 2 19 4 2.11 (1w)
  JH Kallis 6 1 21 0 3.50 (2w)
  AC Dawson 8.1 1 27 0 3.30 (1nb, 3w)
  DN Crookes 10 0 43 0 4.30 (5w)
  N Boje 8 0 36 1 4.50
  PR Adams 8 0 33 2 4.12
  DM Benkenstein 0.2 0 1 0 3.00
  South Africa innings (target: 184 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c Bevan b Robertson 36 39 5 0 92.30
MJR Rindel c ME Waugh b Lehmann 67 134 106 7 0 63.20
DN Crookes c Moody b Robertson 3 5 0 0 60.00
JH Kallis c †Gilchrist b Lehmann 44 96 3 0 45.83
HH Gibbs b Fleming 9 19 1 0 47.36
DM Benkenstein not out 2 12 0 0 16.66
SM Pollock* c Young b Lehmann 2 4 0 0 50.00
MV Boucher not out 0 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 6, lb 1, w 10, nb 4) 21
  Total (6 wickets; 46 overs) 184 (4.00 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DW Fleming 10 1 44 1 4.40 (2nb, 2w)
  MS Kasprowicz 5 0 34 0 6.80 (3nb, 1w)
  BE Young 10 3 31 0 3.10 (2w)
  GR Robertson 10 2 28 2 2.80
  TM Moody 4 0 15 0 3.75 (2w)
  MG Bevan 3 0 11 0 3.66
  DS Lehmann 4 1 14 3 3.50

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - South Africa won the 1998/99 Commonwealth Games
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and KT Francis (Sri Lanka)
TV umpire - Javed Akhtar (Pakistan)
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • M Ntini fielded for Kallis who left the field after bowling 6 overs in the beginning. He came back later on but did not bowl further because of groin strain.
    • In the 50th over of the innings, Dawson had cramps after bowling one ball. Benkenstein bowled the next two balls.
    • Moody injured his knees while taking the catch of Crookes. A Bichel substituted for him
    • Attendance: 7532. Highest recorded attendance for a cricket match in Malaysia.
 
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