Carlton & United Series, 2nd Final: Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Jan 26, 1998
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
26 January 1998 - day/night match (50-over match)
  South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
DJ Cullinan c Warne b ME Waugh 3 6 4 0 0 75.00
G Kirsten c †Gilchrist b Wilson 14 36 31 1 0 45.16
L Klusener c Harvey b Reiffel 31 79 54 3 0 57.40
JH Kallis c Ponting b Reiffel 10 22 27 0 0 37.03
WJ Cronje* c Bevan b Warne 73 105 77 4 1 94.80
JN Rhodes not out 82 113 98 4 0 83.67
SM Pollock lbw b Reiffel 3 11 5 0 0 60.00
PL Symcox not out 5 9 4 0 0 125.00
Extras (lb 4, w 3) 7
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs; 200 mins) 228 (4.56 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  P Wilson 10 0 39 1 3.90
  ME Waugh 5 0 17 1 3.40 (1w)
  PR Reiffel 10 1 32 3 3.20 (1w)
  TM Moody 8 0 28 0 3.50
  SK Warne 10 0 52 1 5.20 (1w)
  IJ Harvey 4 0 27 0 6.75
  DS Lehmann 3 0 29 0 9.66
  Australia innings (target: 229 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Gilchrist b McMillan 100 136 104 9 1 96.15
ME Waugh b Klusener 25 37 31 4 0 80.64
RT Ponting lbw b Klusener 47 107 72 3 0 65.27
IJ Harvey not out 27 36 27 3 0 100.00
DS Lehmann not out 17 29 19 2 0 89.47
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 5, nb 2) 13
  Total (3 wickets; 41.5 overs; 175 mins) 229 (5.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 8 0 39 0 4.87 (1w)
  L Klusener 10 0 57 2 5.70 (1nb, 3w)
  AA Donald 3 0 17 0 5.66 (1w)
  PL Symcox 9 0 39 0 4.33
  BM McMillan 8 0 45 1 5.62 (1nb)
  DJ Cullinan 2 0 17 0 8.50
  WJ Cronje 1.5 0 9 0 4.90

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - Best-of-3-finals level 1-1
Player of the match - AC Gilchrist (Australia)
Umpires - DB Hair and SG Randell
TV umpire - IS Thomas
Match referee - RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)

Match Notes


    • Match delayed from 25 January 1998 due to rain and a soaked ground
    • Scorers: ME Gorham (Australia) and MA Slarke (South Africa)
    • 12th Men: SG Law (Australia) and HH Gibbs (South Africa)
    • Attendance: 26,293
 
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