Result
6th Match (D/N), Sydney, Feb 26 1992, Benson & Hedges World Cup
(49/49 ov)
170/9
(46.5/49 ov, target 171)
171/1
South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Australia Innings (49 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GR Marsh c †Richardson b Kuiper2572891034.72
DC Boon run out (Snell/Cronje)2732314084.37
DM Jones c †Richardson b McMillan2451791047.05
AR Border (c) b Kuiper011000.00
TM Moody lbw b Donald1033470030.30
SR Waugh c Cronje b McMillan2751581052.94
IA Healy c McMillan b Donald1624342066.66
PL Taylor  b Donald49180044.44
CJ McDermott run out (Rhodes/Snell)612200050.00
MR Whitney not out915191060.00
BA Reid not out510130050.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 4, w 11)17
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 3.46)170/9
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (David Boon), 2-76 (Geoff Marsh), 3-76 (Allan Border), 4-97 (Dean Jones), 5-108 (Tom Moody), 6-143 (Ian Healy), 7-146 (Steve Waugh), 8-156 (Peter Taylor), 9-161 (Craig McDermott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald1003433.40---50
MW Pringle1005205.20---12
RP Snell911501.66---00
BM McMillan1003523.50---32
AP Kuiper501523.00---10
WJ Cronje511703.40---10
South Africa Innings (target: 171 runs from 49 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
KC Wessels (c)not out811481739054.72
AC Hudson  b Taylor2852813053.84
PN Kirsten not out4988911055.68
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 6)13
TOTAL(46.5 Ov, RR: 3.65)171/1
Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Andrew Hudson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
CJ McDermott1012302.30---02
BA Reid8.504104.64---40
MR Whitney602604.33---00
SR Waugh411604.00---10
PL Taylor1013213.20---10
AR Border401303.25---00
TM Moody401503.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Cup 1992
Player Of The Match
Kepler Wessels
Match numberODI no. 719
Season1991/92
Match days26 February 1992 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Hansie Cronje
Jonty Rhodes
Meyrick Pringle
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Brian Aldridge
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
World Cup Referee: Ted Wykes
  • Scorers: EW Cosgrove (Australia) and DJ Evans (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: ME Waugh (Australia) and MW Rushmere (South Africa)
IA Healy used a runner (DM Jones) after pulling a hamstring (118/5).
  • DC Boon kept wicket throughout the South African innings. ME Waugh fielded in place of IA Healy for the entire innigs.
  • Attendance: 39,789 ($610,426)