South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AM Bacher c Warne b Bichel 64 184 161 9 0 39.75
G Kirsten c Warne b Kasprowicz 77 205 155 12 0 49.67
JH Kallis lbw b MacGill 15 32 24 3 0 62.50
WJ Cronje* b Warne 73 173 148 9 1 49.32
HH Gibbs c †Healy b Blewett 37 133 103 4 1 35.92
DJ Richardson c Taylor b Warne 15 77 56 2 0 26.78
JN Rhodes c Bichel b Kasprowicz 6 24 21 1 0 28.57
BM McMillan not out 87 223 165 12 1 52.72
SM Pollock c Blewett b Kasprowicz 40 81 66 7 0 60.60
L Klusener c Warne b MacGill 38 68 59 6 0 64.40
PL Symcox lbw b SR Waugh 54 47 42 6 0 128.57
Extras (lb 8, w 2, nb 1) 11
Total (all out; 166 overs) 517 (3.11 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-140 (Bacher, 49.5 ov), 2-148 (Kirsten, 54.5 ov), 3-160 (Kallis, 57.4 ov), 4-269 (Gibbs, 94.1 ov), 5-275 (Cronje, 101.6 ov), 6-286 (Rhodes, 106.4 ov), 7-305 (Richardson, 113.6 ov), 8-374 (Pollock, 136.4 ov), 9-443 (Klusener, 154.2 ov), 10-517 (Symcox, 165.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MS Kasprowicz 39 7 125 3 3.20 (3nb)
AJ Bichel 35 10 103 1 2.94 (1w)
SK Warne 33 6 95 2 2.87
SCG MacGill 29 7 112 2 3.86
ME Waugh 6 1 21 0 3.50 (1w)
GS Blewett 14 5 26 1 1.85
SR Waugh 10 3 27 1 2.70
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* not out 169 524 378 21 0 44.70
MTG Elliott c Kallis b Pollock 8 24 22 1 0 36.36
GS Blewett c Bacher b Pollock 31 56 44 5 0 70.45
ME Waugh c Gibbs b Pollock 63 171 127 9 0 49.60
SR Waugh c †Richardson b Pollock 6 10 8 1 0 75.00
RT Ponting b Klusener 26 97 72 4 0 36.11
IA Healy c & b Pollock 1 25 14 0 0 7.14
AJ Bichel c Symcox b Pollock 0 8 5 0 0 0.00
SK Warne c †Richardson b Pollock 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
MS Kasprowicz c Symcox b Kallis 17 42 26 4 0 65.38
SCG MacGill b Symcox 10 71 47 1 0 21.27
Extras (b 2, lb 12, nb 5) 19
Total (all out; 122.5 overs) 350 (2.84 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Elliott, 6.2 ov), 2-71 (Blewett, 22.4 ov), 3-197 (ME Waugh, 63.2 ov), 4-207 (SR Waugh, 65.4 ov), 5-263 (Ponting, 88.5 ov), 6-273 (Healy, 93.6 ov), 7-279 (Bichel, 95.6 ov), 8-279 (Warne, 96.1 ov), 9-317 (Kasprowicz, 105.5 ov), 10-350 (MacGill, 122.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SM Pollock 41 11 87 7 2.12 (3nb)
BM McMillan 23 5 60 0 2.60 (1nb)
JH Kallis 18 5 45 1 2.50
L Klusener 27 6 104 1 3.85 (2nb)
PL Symcox 13.5 3 40 1 2.89
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten not out 108 235 159 12 1 67.92
AM Bacher c MacGill b Warne 41 102 82 5 0 50.00
JH Kallis b Kasprowicz 15 54 43 3 0 34.88
WJ Cronje* c Warne b Kasprowicz 5 26 17 0 0 29.41
L Klusener b MacGill 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
PL Symcox c †Healy b MacGill 2 2 3 0 0 66.66
HH Gibbs st †Healy b MacGill 2 20 18 0 0 11.11
JN Rhodes not out 19 23 26 3 0 73.07
Extras (nb 1) 1
Total (6 wickets dec; 58 overs) 193 (3.32 runs per over)
Did not bat SM Pollock, BM McMillan, DJ Richardson
Fall of wickets 1-80 (Bacher, 26.3 ov), 2-133 (Kallis, 39.2 ov), 3-155 (Cronje, 45.5 ov), 4-155 (Klusener, 46.1 ov), 5-157 (Symcox, 46.4 ov), 6-165 (Gibbs, 52.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
MS Kasprowicz 18 5 55 2 3.05
AJ Bichel 14 2 51 0 3.64 (1nb)
SR Waugh 4 1 13 0 3.25
SK Warne 15 2 52 1 3.46
SCG MacGill 7 1 22 3 3.14
Australia 2nd innings (target: 361 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MTG Elliott c †Richardson b Pollock 4 18 16 1 0 25.00
MA Taylor* b Klusener 6 39 27 0 0 22.22
GS Blewett b Pollock 16 104 79 2 0 20.25
ME Waugh not out 115 404 305 16 0 37.70
SR Waugh c †Richardson b Klusener 34 110 93 6 0 36.55
RT Ponting c Symcox b Klusener 23 118 84 3 0 27.38
IA Healy c †Richardson b Kallis 10 24 18 2 0 55.55
AJ Bichel lbw b Klusener 7 40 26 1 0 26.92
SK Warne not out 4 23 13 0 0 30.76
Extras (b 2, nb 6) 8
Total (7 wickets; 108.4 overs) 227 (2.08 runs per over)
Did not bat MS Kasprowicz, SCG MacGill
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Elliott, 4.4 ov), 2-17 (Taylor, 9.2 ov), 3-54 (Blewett, 30.2 ov), 4-112 (SR Waugh, 59.3 ov), 5-185 (Ponting, 89.5 ov), 6-202 (Healy, 94.4 ov), 7-215 (Bichel, 103.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SM Pollock 30.4 12 61 2 1.98 (2nb)
L Klusener 30 10 67 4 2.23 (5nb)
JH Kallis 16 10 20 1 1.25
PL Symcox 18 2 42 0 2.33
BM McMillan 13 2 33 0 2.53 (2nb)
WJ Cronje 1 0 2 0 2.00
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut SCG MacGill (Australia)
Player of the match SM Pollock (South Africa)
Player of the series SK Warne (Australia)
Umpires DB Cowie (New Zealand) and SG Randell
TV umpire SJ Davis
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Close of play
Fri, 30 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 269/4 (WJ Cronje 70*, DJ Richardson 0*, 96 ov)
Sat, 31 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 71/1 (MA Taylor 26*, GS Blewett 31*, 22 ov)
Sun, 1 Feb - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 327/9 (MA Taylor 157*, SCG MacGill 2*, 112 ov)
Mon, 2 Feb - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 32/2 (GS Blewett 9*, ME Waugh 11*, 17 ov)
Tue, 3 Feb - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 227/7 (108.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia 90/3 (ME Waugh 41*, SR Waugh 21*; 48 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 162/4 (ME Waugh 78*, Ponting 18*; 79 overs)
 
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Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 30-Feb 3, 1998
Match drawn
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 2-5, 1998
Australia won by an innings and 21 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1997
Match drawn
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Feb 3, 1998

Mark Waugh lifts his front foot and cuts to the boundary during his match saving century ..Australia v South Africa 3rd Test, Final Day at the Adelaide Oval, Tuesday February 3rd, 1998.

Mark Waugh cuts, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 1997/98

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Feb 3, 1998

Shaun Pollock bounces Mark Waugh ..Australia v South Africa 3rd Test, Final Day at the Adelaide Oval, Tuesday February 3rd, 1998.

Shaun Pollock bounces Mark Waugh, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 1997/98

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