5th ODI (D/N), Cape Town, Feb 2 1999, West Indies tour of South Africa
(42.4/50 ov, target 222)
South Africa won by 89 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
G Kirsten c †Jacobs b McLean413180030.76
HH Gibbs  b McLean1733472051.51
JH Kallis lbw b Ambrose1632521050.00
SM Pollock c Chanderpaul b McLean813150061.53
WJ Cronje (c)c †Jacobs b Semple26120033.33
JN Rhodes c Arthurton b Semple925290036.00
DM Benkenstein run out (Chanderpaul)69901312076.66
MV Boucher c †Jacobs b Ambrose3453613064.15
L Klusener not out54364423150.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 3)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.42)221/8
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Gary Kirsten, 4.4 ov), 2-35 (Herschelle Gibbs, 10.5 ov), 3-50 (Shaun Pollock, 14.2 ov), 4-52 (Jacques Kallis, 15.6 ov), 5-52 (Hansie Cronje, 16.1 ov), 6-68 (Jonty Rhodes, 22.4 ov), 7-130 (Mark Boucher, 39.1 ov), 8-221 (Dale Benkenstein, 49.6 ov)
NAM McLean1004134.10---30
RD King913904.33---00
CEL Ambrose1003823.80---00
KF Semple1003523.50---01
KLT Arthurton603105.16---00
CL Hooper503306.60---00
West Indies Innings (target: 222 runs from 50 overs)
S Chanderpaul c Elworthy b Klusener40731045154.79
JR Murray c Elworthy b Pollock1520262075.00
KLT Arthurton c †Boucher b Kallis1538531039.47
CL Hooper (c)c †Boucher b Klusener1450025.00
RD Jacobs c Kallis b Boje830390026.66
KF Semple c Elworthy b Cronje1342521030.95
D Ganga c †Boucher b Cronje1118009.09
RN Lewis run out (Boje)721240033.33
NAM McLean c Pollock b Boje1191511122.22
CEL Ambrose  b Cronje128811150.00
RD King not out013000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 4, nb 1, w 3)9
TOTAL(42.4 Ov, RR: 3.09)132
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Junior Murray, 6.6 ov), 2-67 (Keith Arthurton, 19.4 ov), 3-71 (Carl Hooper, 20.5 ov), 4-82 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 24.6 ov), 5-90 (Ridley Jacobs, 30.3 ov), 6-92 (Daren Ganga, 33.4 ov), 7-107 (Keith Semple, 39.1 ov), 8-108 (Rawl Lewis, 39.4 ov), 9-122 (Sir Curtly Ambrose, 41.5 ov), 10-132 (Nixon McLean, 42.4 ov)
SM Pollock631312.16---00
S Elworthy622504.16---10
L Klusener821722.12---01
JH Kallis602514.16---10
WJ Cronje921031.11---00
N Boje7.413724.82---10
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Lance Klusener
Series resultSouth Africa led the 7-match series 3-1
Match numberODI no. 1399
Match days2 February 1999 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Daren Ganga
Rudi Koertzen
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Wilf Diedricks
Match Referee
Javed Burki
The South African 7th wicket partnership of 62 was a new record for ODI's vs West Indies, and a new record at Newlands.
  • The South African 8th wicket partnership of 91 was a new record for SA in ODI's (previous 88 by DJ Richardson and PL Symcox, vs India at Mumbai, 1996/97), and also a record at Newlands.
  • DM Benkenstein scored a maiden ODI 50.
  • NAM McLean and KF Semple recorded their best bowling in ODI's.
  • West Indies made their lowest total against South Africa in ODI's.
  • Accolades to L Klusener (batting), WJ Cronje (bowling) and S Elworthy (fielding).
  • Paid attendance 20500.
  • WJ Cronje appeared in his 150th ODI. It was also his 100th appearance as captain in an ODI, only the sixth player to achieve this milestone.