Result
5th ODI (D/N), Australia tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Apr 8 1997
50 ov, target 259
250/8
Australia won by 8 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GS Blewett c †Richardson b Cronje3659822161.01
MJ Di Venuto lbw b Donald8911413511078.07
SG Law c Crookes b Cronje1017140058.82
JN Gillespie c Gibbs b Donald2630472086.66
SR Waugh  b Bryson2023361086.95
MG Bevan c Cullinan b Donald3235503091.42
AC Gilchrist  b Pollock26172030152.94
IA Healy (c) †not out331000100.00
SK Warne not out66700100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 2, w 1)10
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.16)258/7
Did not bat: AJ Bichel, AC Dale 
Fall of wickets: 1-93 (Greg Blewett), 2-109 (Stuart Law), 3-160 (Michael Di Venuto), 4-167 (Jason Gillespie), 5-202 (Steve Waugh), 6-244 (Adam Gilchrist), 7-248 (Michael Bevan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1014814.80---01
RE Bryson904715.22---00
AA Donald1006736.70---02
JH Kallis1010010.00---01
DN Crookes1003703.70---10
WJ Cronje1014224.20---00
South Africa Innings (target: 259 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AM Bacher c Waugh b Bichel615231040.00
HH Gibbs lbw b Dale22181830122.22
DN Crookes run out (Gilchrist)048000.00
DJ Cullinan  b Blewett5374885071.62
JH Kallis c Waugh b Gillespie55671072382.08
JN Rhodes c Law b Gillespie1013141076.92
WJ Cronje (c)not out4049901181.63
SM Pollock c Law b Warne4046603086.95
DJ Richardson  b Bichel812130066.66
RE Bryson not out4570080.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2, w 4)12
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.0)250/8
Did not bat: AA Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-27 (Herschelle Gibbs), 2-31 (Adam Bacher), 3-31 (Derek Crookes), 4-132 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-149 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-154 (Jacques Kallis), 7-227 (Shaun Pollock), 8-240 (David Richardson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AC Dale1014014.00---31
AJ Bichel1005525.50---11
SK Warne1004514.50---00
JN Gillespie1004624.60---00
MG Bevan302207.33---01
GS Blewett703615.14---00
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa 1996/97
Player Of The Match
Michael Di Venuto
Series resultAustralia led the 7-match series 3-2
Match numberODI no. 1195
Season1996/97
Match days8 April 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Barry Lambson
Danzel Becker
TV Umpire
David Orchard
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
MATCH NOTES
Scorers: JS Boyacks (South Africa) and MK Walsh (Australia)
  • 12th Men: LJ Koen (South Africa) and BP Julian (Australia)
  • Attendance: 26,766