5th ODI (D/N), East London, Apr 2 1994, Australia tour of South Africa
(40/50 ov, target 159)
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
AC Hudson c Warne b Reiffel1438492036.84
PN Kirsten c ME Waugh b Warne531051303150.47
WJ Cronje c Warne b May1036340027.77
JN Rhodes st †Healy b May1630281053.33
AP Kuiper run out (SR Waugh/Border)1221291057.14
KC Wessels (c)run out (Slater)1526360057.69
EO Simons st †Healy b Border618120033.33
BM McMillan  b SR Waugh1719191089.47
DJ Richardson not out78140087.50
CR Matthews c †Healy b Border012000.00
PS de Villiers st †Healy b Border011000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 3, w 1)8
TOTAL(49.5 Ov, RR: 3.17)158
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Andrew Hudson), 2-62 (Hansie Cronje), 3-87 (Jonty Rhodes), 4-109 (Peter Kirsten), 5-118 (Adrian Kuiper), 6-129 (Eric Simons), 7-139 (Kepler Wessels), 8-155 (Brian McMillan), 9-158 (Craig Matthews), 10-158 (Fanie de Villiers)
GD McGrath612003.33---00
PR Reiffel711311.85---03
SR Waugh912512.77---10
TBA May1003523.50---00
SK Warne1003413.40---00
AR Border7.502733.44---00
Australia Innings (target: 159 runs from 50 overs)
MJ Slater c Kirsten b Simons3156684055.35
DC Boon run out (Rhodes)3057833052.63
DM Jones lbw b Simons823220034.78
ME Waugh not out2145721046.66
SR Waugh not out676062110111.66
Extras(lb 2)2
TOTAL(40 Ov, RR: 3.97)159/3
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Michael Slater), 2-66 (David Boon), 3-71 (Dean Jones)
PS de Villiers803103.87---00
CR Matthews803404.25---00
EO Simons1023223.20---00
BM McMillan602103.50---00
WJ Cronje703204.57---00
AP Kuiper10707.00---00
Buffalo Park, East London
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Allan Border
Series resultSouth Africa led the 8-match series 3-2
Match numberODI no. 900
Match days2 April 1994 - day/night match (50-over match)
Karl Liebenberg
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
Wilf Diedricks
Match Referee
Donald Carr
12th Men: G Kirsten (South Africa) and MA Taylor (Australia)
  • How each batsman lost his wicket:
  • South Africa: Andrew Hidson (spooned to mid-on), Peter Kirsten (misjudged ball that held up, hit to cover), Hansie Cronje (skied to long on), Jonty Rhodes (down wicket, beaten by turn), Adrian Kuiper (sent back too late by Wessels), Kepler Wessels (attempted impossible single), Eric Simons (going down wicket, beaten by flight), Brian McMillan (bowled round legs), Craig Matthews (faint edge to keeper), Fanie de Villiers (down wicket, misjudged line).
  • Australia: Michael Slater (drove uppishly to cover), David Boon (sent back, stranded after Jones drove to cover), Dean Jones (playing across line, ball cut back).
  • Attendance: About 18,000