Result
5th Match (D/N), Johannesburg, Jan 31 1997, Standard Bank International One-Day Series
256/8
(48.3/50 ov, target 257)
259/6
South Africa won by 4 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Match centre 
Scorecard summary
Zimbabwe256/8(50 overs)
South Africa259/6(48.3 overs)
Match details
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesStandard Bank International One-Day Series 1997
Player Of The Match
Hansie Cronje
Match numberODI no. 1171
Season1996/97
Match days31 January 1997 - day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires
Barry Lambson
Danzel Becker
TV Umpire
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
Barry Jarman
PointsSouth Africa 2, Zimbabwe 0