Carlton & United Series - 2nd final

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)

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)
Did not bat DJ Richardson, BM McMillan, AA Donald
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Cullinan, 1.2 ov), 2-35 (Kirsten, 10.2 ov), 3-55 (Kallis, 17.4 ov), 4-64 (Klusener, 21.1 ov), 5-198 (Cronje, 45.4 ov), 6-211 (Pollock, 47.6 ov)
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)
Did not bat SR Waugh*, MG Bevan, TM Moody, PR Reiffel, SK Warne, P Wilson
Fall of wickets 1-51 (ME Waugh, 9.6 ov), 2-177 (Gilchrist, 33.5 ov), 3-184 (Ponting, 34.6 ov)
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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Tournament Results
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 New Zealand at Melbourne - Jan 21, 1998
New Zealand won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Jan 18, 1998
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Photos

Jan 27, 1998

Hansie Cronje smashes a six out onto the roof of the Grandstand ... Australia v South Africa ODI 2nd Final at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Monday January 26th 1998.

Hansie Cronje smashes a six, Australia v South Africa, Sydney, 1997/98

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Jan 27, 1998

Tom Moody drops Hansie Cronje ... Australia v South Africa ODI 2nd Final at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Monday January 26th 1998.

Tom Moody drops Hansie Cronje, Australia v South Africa, Sydney, 1997/98

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