Coca-Cola Cup - Final

Australia v India

India won by 6 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Waugh c †Mongia b Agarkar 7 17 14 0 0 50.00
AC Gilchrist c †Mongia b Kanitkar 45 94 60 6 0 75.00
RT Ponting c †Mongia b Prasad 1 2 2 0 0 50.00
TM Moody c †Mongia b Agarkar 1 9 5 0 0 20.00
MG Bevan run out (Laxman/Kumble) 45 87 63 2 0 71.42
SR Waugh* c Agarkar b Kanitkar 70 83 71 4 1 98.59
DS Lehmann c Sanghvi b Kumble 70 79 59 5 1 118.64
DR Martyn run out (Jadeja/Prasad) 16 25 18 1 0 88.88
SK Warne not out 6 13 7 0 0 85.71
MS Kasprowicz c Kanitkar b Prasad 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
DW Fleming not out 1 4 2 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 2, nb 1) 10
Total (9 wickets; 50 overs) 272 (5.44 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-18 (ME Waugh, 3.5 ov), 2-19 (Ponting, 4.1 ov), 3-26 (Moody, 5.5 ov), 4-85 (Gilchrist, 20.1 ov), 5-121 (Bevan, 26.6 ov), 6-224 (SR Waugh, 42.6 ov), 7-255 (Lehmann, 47.2 ov), 8-263 (Martyn, 48.3 ov), 9-264 (Kasprowicz, 48.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
BKV Prasad 10 1 32 2 3.20
AB Agarkar 8 0 61 2 7.62 (2nb, 2w)
A Kumble 10 1 46 1 4.60
HH Kanitkar 10 0 58 2 5.80 (1nb)
RL Sanghvi 10 0 45 0 4.50
VVS Laxman 1 0 11 0 11.00
SR Tendulkar 1 0 12 0 12.00
India innings (target: 273 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
SC Ganguly c Moody b Fleming 23 36 42 2 0 54.76
SR Tendulkar lbw b Kasprowicz 134 195 131 12 3 102.29
NR Mongia c †Gilchrist b Fleming 28 69 41 3 0 68.29
M Azharuddin* c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz 58 101 64 5 0 90.62
A Jadeja not out 11 19 14 0 0 78.57
HH Kanitkar not out 6 6 2 1 0 300.00
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 5, nb 2) 15
Total (4 wickets; 48.3 overs) 275 (5.67 runs per over)
Did not bat VVS Laxman, AB Agarkar, A Kumble, BKV Prasad, RL Sanghvi
Fall of wickets 1-39 (Ganguly, 8.5 ov), 2-128 (Mongia, 24.2 ov), 3-248 (Tendulkar, 44.3 ov), 4-261 (Azharuddin, 46.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DW Fleming 10 1 47 2 4.70
MS Kasprowicz 10 0 48 2 4.80 (3w)
SK Warne 10 0 61 0 6.10 (1nb, 1w)
TM Moody 9.3 0 63 0 6.63
ME Waugh 3 0 20 0 6.66 (1w)
SR Waugh 6 0 28 0 4.66 (2nb)
Match details
Toss India, who chose to field
Series India won the 1997/98 Coca-Cola Cup
Player of the match SR Tendulkar (India)
Player of the series SR Tendulkar (India)
Bowler of the series DW Fleming (Australia)
Fielder of the series RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and Javed Akhtar (Pakistan)
TV umpire ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
Match referee Talat Ali (Pakistan)
Match notes
  • Other prizes:
  • Fastest 50 of the Tournament: SR Tendulkar (44 balls)
  • Most 6s in the Tournament: SR Tendulkar (9x6)
 
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Australia v New Zealand at Sharjah - Apr 21, 1998
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India v New Zealand at Sharjah - Apr 20, 1998
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Photos

Apr 24, 1998

Shane Warne greets Sachin Tendulkar after India's victory in the final, Australia v India, Sharjah, April 24, 1998

Shane Warne greets Sachin Tendulkar

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