- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Dale1536401041.66c †Healy b Gillespie3343552176.74run out (Blewett/†Healy)80811286298.76c ME Waugh b Warne89961188092.70st †Healy b Warne3660050.00run out (Bichel)10101900100.00c Dale b Bichel33233021143.47not out45140080.00not out011000.00Extras17 (lb 12, nb 1, w 4)TOTAL284/7 (50 Overs, RR: 5.68)Fall of wickets: 1-52 (AM Bacher), 2-77 (HH Gibbs), 3-226 (WJ Cronje), 4-232 (DJ Cullinan), 5-232 (JH Kallis), 6-261 (JN Rhodes), 7-283 (SM Pollock)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Rhodes b Pollock031000.00c Crookes b Pollock2130362070.00b Cronje3140594077.50lbw b Pollock891021866187.25lbw b Bryson1039514081108.42not out20184120111.11not out910201090.00Extras14 (lb 5, nb 2, w 7)TOTAL287/5 (49 Overs, RR: 5.85)Fall of wickets: 1-0 (ME Waugh), 2-36 (GS Blewett), 3-58 (SG Law), 4-247 (MG Bevan), 5-262 (SR Waugh)
South Africa , elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Australia led the 7-match series 4-2
10 April 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
- 12th Men: LJ Koen (South Africa) and BP Julian (Australia)
- Cronje and Cullinan 149-run partnership in 112 mins off 166 balls; new 3rd wicket partnership record for SA in ODI's; previous record was 145 held by Cullinan and Kirsten against the UAE, Rawalpindi, 1996.
- SA's total of 284 was their highest ODI score against Australia and their second highest total in SA (highest: 314/7 against NZ at Centurion, Dec 1994).
- S Waugh and Bevan put on 189 for the fourth wicket - record 4th-wicket partnership for Australia in ODI's; previous record was 173 by S Waugh and D Jones against Pakistan in Perth, 1986-87.
- Attendance: 15,735