- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Healy b Reiffel12161230100.00c †Healy b Fleming11060016.66c Fleming b McGrath89149969192.70c SR Waugh b McGrath818180044.44c Reiffel b Warne130162124134104.83b Bevan414120033.33c Reiffel b ME Waugh4690044.44lbw b Warne1116130084.61run out11131010110.00not out3340075.00Extras13 (lb 6, nb 4, w 3)TOTAL286/9 (50 Overs, RR: 5.72)Fall of wickets: 1-15 (NJ Astle, ), 2-16 (CM Spearman, ), 3-44 (SP Fleming, ), 4-212 (LK Germon, ), 5-227 (RG Twose, ), 6-240 (CL Cairns, ), 7-259 (AC Parore, ), 8-282 (CZ Harris, ), 9-286 (SA Thomson, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRc †Germon b Patel1023241041.66c Parore b Nash1101561126298.21c sub (RJ Kennedy) b Thomson3132434072.09lbw b Astle24401412171.42not out5999685086.76not out42473031140.00Extras13 (b 1, lb 6, nb 3, w 3)TOTAL289/4 (47.5 Overs, RR: 6.04)Fall of wickets: 1-19 (MA Taylor, ), 2-84 (RT Ponting, ), 3-127 (SK Warne, ), 4-213 (ME Waugh, )
Player of the match
- 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.
- 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.