Result
1st Match (D/N), Sharjah, Apr 17 1998, Coca-Cola Cup
220/9
(47.5/50 ov, target 221)
205
India won by 15 runs
Player Of The Match
India Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SR Tendulkar c Doull b Harris4041625197.56
SC Ganguly  b Nash1051402008175.00
M Azharuddin (c)run out (Harris)3154692057.40
NS Sidhu lbw b McMillan412110033.33
A Jadeja c Horne b Nash1729310058.62
HH Kanitkar c Doull b Nash1670016.66
AB Agarkar  b Cairns98510112.50
NR Mongia c Howell b Nash032000.00
A Kumble not out3480075.00
BKV Prasad run out (†Parore/Cairns)541000125.00
Harbhajan Singh not out00100-
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 2)5
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.4)220/9
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Sachin Tendulkar, 14.2 ov), 2-148 (Mohammad Azharuddin, 31.1 ov), 3-157 (Navjot Sidhu, 34.3 ov), 4-190 (Ajay Jadeja, 42.4 ov), 5-195 (Hrishikesh Kanitkar, 44.3 ov), 6-211 (Ajit Agarkar, 47.5 ov), 7-212 (Nayan Mongia, 48.3 ov), 8-212 (Sourav Ganguly, 48.4 ov), 9-219 (Venkatesh Prasad, 49.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SB Doull612504.16---00
CL Cairns1004714.70---00
DJ Nash1013843.80---00
CZ Harris1004514.50---01
MW Priest502905.80---10
CD McMillan903413.77---10
New Zealand Innings (target: 221 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
LG Howell c †Mongia b Agarkar053000.00
NJ Astle c †Mongia b Prasad2426334092.30
CL Cairns  b Prasad412231033.33
SP Fleming (c)c Kumble b Agarkar75971407077.31
MJ Horne st †Mongia b Harbhajan Singh1640591040.00
CD McMillan lbw b Agarkar4966884174.24
CZ Harris c †Mongia b Kumble413230030.76
AC Parore not out910300090.00
DJ Nash  b Agarkar2860025.00
MW Priest c Jadeja b Kumble025000.00
SB Doull  b Kumble1091110111.11
Extras(lb 5, nb 1, w 6)12
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 4.28)205
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Llorne Howell, 0.5 ov), 2-24 (Chris Cairns, 5.4 ov), 3-33 (Nathan Astle, 7.5 ov), 4-85 (Matt Horne, 21.3 ov), 5-170 (Stephen Fleming, 38.6 ov), 6-184 (Craig McMillan, 42.3 ov), 7-186 (Chris Harris, 43.3 ov), 8-189 (Dion Nash, 44.6 ov), 9-190 (Mark Priest, 45.3 ov), 10-205 (Simon Doull, 47.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AB Agarkar1023543.50---11
BKV Prasad804826.00---20
A Kumble9.503933.96---10
Harbhajan Singh1003213.20---20
SC Ganguly10404.00---00
HH Kanitkar702904.14---00
SR Tendulkar201306.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sharjah Cricket Stadium
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesCoca-Cola Cup 1998
Player Of The Match
Ajit Agarkar
Match numberODI no. 1319
Season1997/98
Match days17 April 1998 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Harbhajan Singh
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Javed Akhtar
TV Umpire
Ian Robinson
Match Referee
Talat Ali
PointsIndia 2, New Zealand 0