Result
4th Match (D/N), Carlton & United Series at Melbourne, Dec 9 1997
39.1/50 ov, target 171
125
South Africa won by 45 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
G Kirsten c Warne b Reiffel021000.00
HH Gibbs run out (Harvey)1530521050.00
L Klusener c †Gilchrist b Moody1731402054.83
WJ Cronje (c)run out (Bevan/†Gilchrist)217190011.76
JH Kallis st †Gilchrist b ME Waugh2758760046.55
JN Rhodes run out (Bichel)4271861059.15
SM Pollock c Moody b ME Waugh1836380050.00
BM McMillan run out (Harvey/Bichel/†Gilchrist)1324350054.16
DJ Richardson not out1822280081.81
PL Symcox not out411110036.36
Extras(lb 5, nb 1, w 8)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.4)170/8
Did not bat: AA Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Gary Kirsten), 2-36 (Lance Klusener), 3-40 (Herschelle Gibbs), 4-44 (Hansie Cronje), 5-105 (Jacques Kallis), 6-125 (Jonty Rhodes), 7-140 (Shaun Pollock), 8-161 (Brian McMillan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
PR Reiffel1011811.80---11
AJ Bichel502605.20---30
TM Moody831011.25---00
IJ Harvey703605.14---10
SK Warne1003603.60---30
ME Waugh1003923.90---00
Australia Innings (target: 171 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
MJ Di Venuto c Pollock b Klusener64710150.00
ME Waugh c Pollock b Symcox45761191159.21
SR Waugh (c)c †Richardson b Klusener076000.00
RT Ponting c Kirsten b Klusener1522271068.18
MG Bevan c Rhodes b McMillan1939550048.71
AC Gilchrist not out2957762050.87
TM Moody lbw b Symcox021000.00
IJ Harvey lbw b McMillan16100016.66
PR Reiffel run out (Kirsten/Symcox)1270050.00
SK Warne c Gibbs b Klusener521270023.80
AJ Bichel c McMillan b Klusener026000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 1)4
TOTAL(39.1 Ov, RR: 3.19)125
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Michael Di Venuto), 2-12 (Steve Waugh), 3-38 (Ricky Ponting), 4-79 (Michael Bevan), 5-97 (Mark Waugh), 6-97 (Tom Moody), 7-100 (Ian Harvey), 8-104 (Paul Reiffel), 9-123 (Shane Warne), 10-125 (Andy Bichel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock812503.12---00
L Klusener7.102453.34---00
AA Donald602604.33---01
BM McMillan802923.62---00
PL Symcox1021821.80---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Player Of The Match
Lance Klusener
Match numberODI no. 1257
Season1997/98
Match days9 December 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Peter Parker
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Cammie Smith
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
Scorers: KV O'Neill (South Africa) and CJ Reece (Australia)
  • 12th Men: GS Blewett (Australia) and AM Bacher (South Africa)
  • Attendance: 55,673.