Wills World Cup, 4th QF: Australia v New Zealand at Chennai, Mar 11, 1996
Wills World Cup - 4th quarter final
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Madras (neutral venue)
11 March 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
  New Zealand innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
CM Spearman c †Healy b Reiffel 12 16 12 3 0 100.00
NJ Astle c †Healy b Fleming 1 10 6 0 0 16.66
LK Germon*† c Fleming b McGrath 89 149 96 9 1 92.70
SP Fleming c SR Waugh b McGrath 8 18 18 0 0 44.44
CZ Harris c Reiffel b Warne 130 162 124 13 4 104.83
RG Twose b Bevan 4 14 12 0 0 33.33
CL Cairns c Reiffel b ME Waugh 4 6 9 0 0 44.44
AC Parore lbw b Warne 11 16 13 0 0 84.61
SA Thomson run out 11 13 10 1 0 110.00
DN Patel not out 3 3 4 0 0 75.00
Extras (lb 6, w 3, nb 4) 13
  Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 286 (5.72 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  PR Reiffel 4 0 38 1 9.50 (3nb, 1w)
  DW Fleming 5 1 20 1 4.00
  GD McGrath 9 2 50 2 5.55 (1nb)
  ME Waugh 8 0 43 1 5.37
  SK Warne 10 0 52 2 5.20 (1w)
  MG Bevan 10 0 52 1 5.20 (1nb, 1w)
  SR Waugh 4 0 25 0 6.25
  Australia innings (target: 287 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Germon b Patel 10 23 24 1 0 41.66
ME Waugh c Parore b Nash 110 156 112 6 2 98.21
RT Ponting c sub (RJ Kennedy) b Thomson 31 32 43 4 0 72.09
SK Warne lbw b Astle 24 40 14 1 2 171.42
SR Waugh not out 59 99 68 5 0 86.76
SG Law not out 42 47 30 3 1 140.00
Extras (b 1, lb 6, w 3, nb 3) 13
  Total (4 wickets; 47.5 overs) 289 (6.04 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DJ Nash 9 1 44 1 4.88 (1w)
  DN Patel 8 0 45 1 5.62
  CL Cairns 6.5 0 51 0 7.46 (1nb)
  CZ Harris 10 0 41 0 4.10 (2nb, 1w)
  SA Thomson 8 0 57 1 7.12 (1w)
  NJ Astle 3 0 21 1 7.00
  RG Twose 3 0 23 0 7.66

Match details


Toss - New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series - Australia advanced
Player of the match - ME Waugh (Australia)
Umpires - CJ Mitchley (South Africa) and S Venkataraghavan
TV umpire - Khizer Hayat (Pakistan)
Match referee - MAK Pataudi

Match Notes


    • 1st ever floodlit match at the Chidambaram Stadium.
    • LK Germon and CZ Harris 168 runs from 162 balls, equal 3rd highest 4th wicket partnership by any country in ODIs, highest 4th wicket partnership in World Cup history, 3rd highest score for any wicket for NZ, record score for the 4th wicket for NZ in ODIs, highest ever for any wicket for NZ in World Cups.
    • New Zealand 200 runs after 33 overs.
    • CZ Harris dropped by Ponting on 121.
    • CZ Harris 130 runs, 3rd highest score in all ODIs for NZ (highest since GM Turner 140 20/03/1983), highest score at Madras.
    • New Zealand 286 runs, highest score for NZ against AUS.
    • ME Waugh 3rd 100 in the 1996 World Cup, first player to hit 3 100s in a single World Cup, equal highest number of hundreds in all World Cups (also with 3: Ramiz Raja (PAK) and IVA Richards (WI).)
    • Australia 289 runs, highest ever for Australia in the 2nd innings of an ODI (previous: 280/4 (55 over match) v ENG 21/05/1993, previous best for a 50 over match: 263/6 v IND 07/10/1986), 5th highest score for any team batting 2nd.
 
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