Result
7th Match (D/N), VB Series at Sydney, Jan 22 2002
18.4/50 ov, target 107
107/2
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 188 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
HH Gibbs c †Gilchrist b McGrath021000.00
G Kirsten lbw b Warne44771285057.14
HH Dippenaar c Warne b McGrath069000.00
ND McKenzie  b Bichel1847582038.29
JN Rhodes c †Gilchrist b Bichel074000.00
MV Boucher lbw b Bichel11110009.09
SM Pollock (c)lbw b Bichel022000.00
L Klusener lbw b Gillespie023000.00
N Boje not out1336681036.11
S Elworthy c SR Waugh b McGrath1835273051.42
M Ntini c & b Bichel066000.00
Extras(lb 3, w 9)12
TOTAL(38.3 Ov, RR: 2.75)106
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Herschelle Gibbs, 0.2 ov), 2-5 (Boeta Dippenaar, 2.2 ov), 3-42 (Neil McKenzie, 16.5 ov), 4-44 (Jonty Rhodes, 18.2 ov), 5-49 (Mark Boucher, 20.4 ov), 6-49 (Shaun Pollock, 20.6 ov), 7-50 (Lance Klusener, 21.3 ov), 8-79 (Gary Kirsten, 29.3 ov), 9-103 (Steve Elworthy, 36.6 ov), 10-106 (Makhaya Ntini, 38.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1012932.90---30
JN Gillespie912713.00---10
A Symonds40701.75---10
AJ Bichel6.301952.92---10
SK Warne611312.16---30
ME Waugh30802.66---00
Australia Innings (target: 107 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
ME Waugh not out5562788088.70
AC Gilchrist  b Pollock813201061.53
RT Ponting  b Klusener3337543189.18
DR Martyn not out63210200.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 3, w 1)5
TOTAL(18.4 Ov, RR: 5.73)107/2
Did not bat: SR Waugh, MG Bevan, A Symonds, SK Warne, AJ Bichel, JN Gillespie, GD McGrath 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Adam Gilchrist, 4.6 ov), 2-101 (Ricky Ponting, 18.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock703615.14---11
M Ntini723605.14---01
L Klusener2.4028110.50---01
N Boje20603.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralian Tri Series (CB Series)
Player Of The Match
Andy Bichel
Match numberODI no. 1791
Season2001/02
Match days22 January 2002 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Darrell Hair
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Simon Taufel
Match Referee
Hanumant Singh
PointsAustralia 5, South Africa 0
MATCH NOTES
Hours of Play: 2.30pm - 6.00pm, 6.45pm - 10.15pm
  • Scorers: ME Gorham and R Kelleher
  • 12th Men: IJ Harvey (Aus) and JL Ontong (SA)
Rain interupted play from 2.53pm to 3.34pm, with South Africa 10/2 after 5 overs, no change was made to the length of the match, dinner postponed to 6.42pm but not shortened
  • South Africa 50 in 91 mins, off 21.1 overs
  • Kirsten 1x5 (single plus boundary overthrow)
  • South Africa 100 in 153 mins, off 36.5 overs
ME Waugh 1x5 (single plus boundary overthrow)
  • Dinner: Australia 34/1 (ME Waugh 22*, Ponting 2*, 8 overs)
  • Australia 50 in 44 mins, off 10.4 overs
  • ME Waugh/Ponting 2nd wicket partnership 50 in 40 mins, off 58 balls
  • ME Waugh 50 in 70 mins, off 54 balls, 8x4
  • Australia 100 in 73 mins, off 17.1 overs
  • Attendance: 39,213