Result
1st Match (D/N), Carlton & United Series at Sydney, Dec 4 1997
38/50 ov, target 201
133
South Africa won by 67 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
G Kirsten c McGrath b ME Waugh44691093063.76
JH Kallis c Harvey b McGrath822380036.36
L Klusener  b McGrath36100050.00
DJ Cullinan run out (Bichel/†Gilchrist)3359663055.93
WJ Cronje (c)c & b Bichel2144600047.72
JN Rhodes  b Harvey1291010133.33
SM Pollock run out (Harvey)68100075.00
BM McMillan c Warne b Bichel1936460052.77
DJ Richardson lbw b Bichel021000.00
PL Symcox not out2732392084.37
AA Donald c †Gilchrist b McGrath1120260055.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.0)200
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jacques Kallis), 2-37 (Lance Klusener), 3-96 (Gary Kirsten), 4-98 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-113 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-124 (Shaun Pollock), 7-153 (Hansie Cronje), 8-153 (David Richardson), 9-160 (Brian McMillan), 10-200 (Allan Donald)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1014034.00---11
PR Reiffel832503.12---00
AJ Bichel904635.11---03
SK Warne1003303.30---00
ME Waugh301214.00---00
IJ Harvey1013313.30---00
Australia Innings (target: 201 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MJ Di Venuto c Rhodes b Pollock110110010.00
ME Waugh  b Symcox4560862075.00
GS Blewett c Rhodes b Donald1538590039.47
SR Waugh (c)lbw b Symcox1340033.33
MG Bevan st †Richardson b Symcox1631400051.61
AC Gilchrist c & b Cullinan410130040.00
IJ Harvey c Kallis b Symcox411120036.36
PR Reiffel c Kirsten b Klusener1731490054.83
SK Warne lbw b Cullinan1723281173.91
AJ Bichel run out (Cronje)312120025.00
GD McGrath not out00100-
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1, w 3)10
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 3.5)133
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Michael Di Venuto), 2-61 (Greg Blewett), 3-64 (Steve Waugh), 4-71 (Mark Waugh), 5-78 (Adam Gilchrist), 6-89 (Ian Harvey), 7-92 (Michael Bevan), 8-122 (Shane Warne), 9-133 (Andy Bichel), 10-133 (Paul Reiffel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock611212.00---20
L Klusener703414.85---00
WJ Cronje20904.50---10
AA Donald501312.60---00
PL Symcox1012842.80---00
DJ Cullinan803123.87---01
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Player Of The Match
Pat Symcox
Match numberODI no. 1254
Season1997/98
Match days4 December 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
debut
Ian Harvey
Umpires
Daryl Harper
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Darrell Hair
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
Scorers: EW Cosgrove (Australia) and MA Slarke (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: RT Ponting (Australia) and HH Gibbs (South Africa)
  • SG Randell created a new Australian record for most ODI umpired standing in his 84th match (previous record: AR Crafter 83 matches)
  • IJ Harvey took the wicket of JN Rhodes with his 2nd ball in One-day Internationals.
  • Attendance: 36,562