4th QF (D/N), Wills World Cup at Chennai, Mar 11 1996
47.5/50 ov, target 287
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
CM Spearman c †Healy b Reiffel12121630100.00
NJ Astle c †Healy b Fleming16100016.66
LK Germon (c) †c Fleming b McGrath89961499192.70
SP Fleming c SR Waugh b McGrath818180044.44
CZ Harris c Reiffel b Warne130124162134104.83
RG Twose  b Bevan412140033.33
CL Cairns c Reiffel b ME Waugh4960044.44
AC Parore lbw b Warne1113160084.61
SA Thomson run out11101310110.00
DN Patel not out3430075.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 4, w 3)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.72)286/9
Did not bat: DJ Nash 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Nathan Astle), 2-16 (Craig Spearman), 3-44 (Stephen Fleming), 4-212 (Lee Germon), 5-227 (Roger Twose), 6-240 (Chris Cairns), 7-259 (Adam Parore), 8-282 (Chris Harris), 9-286 (Shane Thomson)
PR Reiffel403819.50---13
DW Fleming512014.00---00
GD McGrath925025.55---01
ME Waugh804315.37---00
SK Warne1005225.20---10
MG Bevan1005215.20---11
SR Waugh402506.25---00
Australia Innings (target: 287 runs from 50 overs)
MA Taylor (c)c †Germon b Patel1024231041.66
ME Waugh c Parore b Nash1101121566298.21
RT Ponting c sub (RJ Kennedy) b Thomson3143324072.09
SK Warne lbw b Astle24144012171.42
SR Waugh not out5968995086.76
SG Law not out42304731140.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 3, w 3)13
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 6.04)289/4
Did not bat: MG Bevan, IA Healy, PR Reiffel, DW Fleming, GD McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Mark Taylor), 2-84 (Ricky Ponting), 3-127 (Shane Warne), 4-213 (Mark Waugh)
DJ Nash914414.88---10
DN Patel804515.62---00
CL Cairns6.505107.46---01
CZ Harris1004104.10---12
SA Thomson805717.12---10
NJ Astle302117.00---00
RG Twose302307.66---00
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Mark Waugh
Series resultAustralia advanced
Match numberODI no. 1080
Match days11 March 1996 - day/night match (50-over match)
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
Khizer Hayat
Match Referee
Nawab of Pataudi
LK Germon and CZ Harris 168 runs from 162 balls, equal 3rd highest 4th wicket partnership by any country in ODIs, highest 4th wicket partnership in World Cup history, 3rd highest score for any wicket for NZ, record score for the 4th wicket for NZ in ODIs, highest ever for any wicket for NZ in World Cups.
  • New Zealand 200 runs after 33 overs.
  • CZ Harris dropped by Ponting on 121.
  • CZ Harris 130 runs, 3rd highest score in all ODIs for NZ (highest since GM Turner 140 20/03/1983), highest score at Madras.
  • New Zealand 286 runs, highest score for NZ against AUS.
ME Waugh 3rd 100 in the 1996 World Cup, first player to hit 3 100s in a single World Cup, equal highest number of hundreds in all World Cups (also with 3: Ramiz Raja (PAK) and IVA Richards (WI).)
  • Australia 289 runs, highest ever for Australia in the 2nd innings of an ODI (previous: 280/4 (55 over match) v ENG 21/05/1993, previous best for a 50 over match: 263/6 v IND 07/10/1986), 5th highest score for any team batting 2nd.
  • 1st ever floodlit match at the Chidambaram Stadium.