Wills World Cup - 2nd semi final

Australia v West Indies

Australia won by 5 runs

Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Waugh lbw b Ambrose 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
MA Taylor* b Bishop 1 16 11 0 0 9.09
RT Ponting lbw b Ambrose 0 18 15 0 0 0.00
SR Waugh b Bishop 3 22 18 0 0 16.66
SG Law run out 72 152 105 5 0 68.57
MG Bevan c Richardson b Harper 69 146 110 4 1 62.72
IA Healy run out 31 36 28 2 0 110.71
PR Reiffel run out 7 10 11 0 0 63.63
SK Warne not out 6 10 6 0 0 100.00
Extras (lb 11, w 5, nb 2) 18
Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 207 (4.14 runs per over)
Did not bat DW Fleming, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-0 (ME Waugh), 2-7 (Taylor), 3-8 (Ponting), 4-15 (SR Waugh), 5-153 (Law), 6-171 (Bevan), 7-186 (Reiffel), 8-207 (Healy)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CEL Ambrose 10 1 26 2 2.60 (3w)
IR Bishop 10 1 35 2 3.50 (3nb, 1w)
CA Walsh 10 1 33 0 3.30 (1nb)
OD Gibson 2 0 13 0 6.50 (1nb)
RA Harper 9 0 47 1 5.22
JC Adams 9 0 42 0 4.66 (1w)
West Indies innings (target: 208 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
S Chanderpaul c Fleming b McGrath 80 172 126 7 0 63.49
CO Browne c & b Warne 10 26 18 0 0 55.55
BC Lara b SR Waugh 45 69 45 4 0 100.00
RB Richardson* not out 49 123 83 4 0 59.03
RA Harper lbw b McGrath 2 8 5 0 0 40.00
OD Gibson c †Healy b Warne 1 3 2 0 0 50.00
JC Adams lbw b Warne 2 10 11 0 0 18.18
KLT Arthurton c †Healy b Fleming 0 5 4 0 0 0.00
IR Bishop lbw b Warne 3 2 3 0 0 100.00
CEL Ambrose run out 2 4 2 0 0 100.00
CA Walsh b Fleming 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 4, w 2, nb 2) 8
Total (all out; 49.3 overs) 202 (4.08 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (Browne), 2-93 (Lara), 3-165 (Chanderpaul), 4-173 (Harper), 5-178 (Gibson), 6-183 (Adams), 7-187 (Arthurton), 8-194 (Bishop), 9-202 (Ambrose), 10-202 (Walsh)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 10 2 30 2 3.00 (1nb)
DW Fleming 8.3 0 48 2 5.64 (1w)
SK Warne 9 0 36 4 4.00 (1w)
ME Waugh 4 0 16 0 4.00
SR Waugh 7 0 30 1 4.28
PR Reiffel 5 0 13 0 2.60 (2nb)
MG Bevan 4 1 12 0 3.00
SG Law 2 0 13 0 6.50
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia advanced
Player of the match SK Warne (Australia)
Umpires BC Cooray (Sri Lanka) and S Venkataraghavan
TV umpire Khizer Hayat (Pakistan)
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Match notes
  • SG Law and MG Bevan, 138 for the 5th wicket, 2nd highest 5th wicket partnership for Australia in ODIs, 11th highest 5th wicket partnership for any country, 3rd highest 5th wicket partnership in the World Cup.
  • SK Warne took a wicket with his first ball (CO Browne).
  • RB Richardson struck umpire BC Coorey in the head with a sweep to square leg.
  • KLT Arthurton 2 runs from 5 dismissals in the 1996 World Cup.
  • West Indies lost their last 8 wickets for 37 runs.
  • 1st time West Indies have lost a World Cup semi final.
  • RB Richardson's last ODI
 
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