Result
2nd Final (D/N), Melbourne, Feb 9 2001, Carlton Series
338/6
(49.3/50 ov, target 339)
299
Australia won by 39 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist c Hinds b McLean514170035.71
ME Waugh c Lara b Samuels173148199163116.89
RT Ponting c Hinds b Nagamootoo63637680100.00
A Symonds c Nagamootoo b Cuffy710120070.00
MG Bevan c Williams b Samuels58517141113.72
IJ Harvey c McLean b Samuels2380066.66
SR Waugh (c)not out1081510125.00
DR Martyn not out43400133.33
Extras(b 2, lb 2, w 12)16
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.76)338/6
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Adam Gilchrist, 4.1 ov), 2-137 (Ricky Ponting, 24.3 ov), 3-155 (Andrew Symonds, 27.3 ov), 4-291 (Michael Bevan, 44.5 ov), 5-311 (Ian Harvey, 46.1 ov), 6-328 (Mark Waugh, 48.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NAM McLean1015815.80---00
CE Cuffy1005315.30---00
MV Nagamootoo1005415.40---10
LR Williams807209.00---30
MN Samuels1007137.10---30
JC Adams2026013.00---10
West Indies Innings (target: 339 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
WW Hinds c Ponting b Symonds60588391103.44
RL Powell lbw b Warne2124393087.50
BC Lara c Martyn b Warne064000.00
MN Samuels c Martyn b Warne635461100116.66
JC Adams (c)c & b Fleming1835520051.42
RD Jacobs c SR Waugh b McGrath5961823096.72
MV Nagamootoo  b Fleming5691083.33
NAM McLean c SR Waugh b Bevan169721177.77
D Ganga  b McGrath1819251094.73
LR Williams not out1021231047.61
CE Cuffy c Martyn b Warne69140066.66
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 5, w 8)23
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 6.04)299
Fall of wickets: 1-54 (Ricardo Powell, 9.1 ov), 2-56 (Brian Lara, 9.6 ov), 3-128 (Wavell Hinds, 19.1 ov), 4-159 (Marlon Samuels, 25.2 ov), 5-201 (Jimmy Adams, 33.2 ov), 6-218 (Mahendra Nagamootoo, 35.2 ov), 7-237 (Nixon McLean, 37.1 ov), 8-279 (Daren Ganga, 43.5 ov), 9-288 (Ridley Jacobs, 45.6 ov), 10-299 (Cameron Cuffy, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1014824.80---10
DW Fleming804926.12---32
SK Warne8.304845.64---12
IJ Harvey1005905.90---01
A Symonds805516.87---10
DR Martyn201005.00---00
MG Bevan302016.66---10
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossWest Indies , elected to field first
SeriesCarlton Series 2001
Player Of The Match
Mark Waugh
Player Of The Series
Brian Lara
Series resultAustralia won the best-of-3-finals 2-0
Match numberODI no. 1687
Season2000/01
Match days9 February 2001 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Darrell Hair
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Daryl Harper
Match Referee
Denis Lindsay
MATCH NOTES
Scorers: JKE Higgs and JA Howard
  • 12th Men: DS Lehmann (Australia) and SC Joseph (West Indies)
  • Rain delayed the start of play, putting back the start 30 minutes to 3.00pm
  • Australia 50 in 45 mins, off 11 overs
  • ME Waugh/Ponting 2nd wicket partnership 50 in 31 mins, off 46 balls
  • Australia 100 in 77 mins, off 18.1 overs
  • ME Waugh 50 in 77 mins, off 50 balls, 8x4
  • ME Waugh/Ponting 2nd wicket partnership 100 in 67 mins, off 102 balls
  • Ponting 50 in 68 mins, off 54 balls, 6x4
  • On 66, ME Waugh passed 8000 ODI runs
  • Australia 150 in 101 mins, off 26 overs
  • ME Waugh/Bevan 4th wicket partnership 50 in 38 mins, off 52 balls
  • ME Waugh 100 in 146 mins, off 104 balls, 11x4
  • Australia 250 in 168 mins, off 41.5 overs
  • ME Waugh/Bevan 4th wicket partnership 100 in 63 mins, off 89 balls
  • Bevan 50 in 70 mins, off 49 balls, 3x4
  • ME Waugh 150 in 182 mins, off 132 balls, 15x4, 2x6
  • A wide from Williams went for four (worth 5 wides)
  • Australia 300 in 185 mins, off 45.2 overs
  • ME Waugh 173, the highest ODI score by an Australian player (prev. AC Gilchrist 154 v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Carlton & United Series, 1998/99)
  • Australia 338/6, the highest ODI total in Australia (prev. Australia 337/7 v Pakistan at Sydney, Carlton & United Series 2nd Final, 1999/00)
  • West Indies 50 in 36 mins, off 8.5 overs
  • Hinds/Powell 1st wicket partnership 50 in 36 mins, off 54 balls
  • West Indies 100 in 67 mins, off 15.3 overs
  • Hinds/Samuels 3rd wicket partnership 50 in 25 mins, off 37 balls
  • Hinds 50 in 70 mins, off 50 balls, 7x4
  • Samuels 50 in 48 mins, off 41 balls, 8x4
  • West Indies 150 in 99 mins, off 23.4 overs
  • West Indies 200 in 133 mins, off 32.4 overs
  • West Indies 250 in 163 mins, off 39.1 overs
  • Jacobs 50 in 59 mins, off 47 balls, 3x4
  • Attendance: 31 915