Result
1st Match, Kochi, Apr 1 1998, Pepsi Triangular Series
309/5
(45.5/49 ov, target 310)
268
India won by 41 runs
Player Of The Match
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Scorecard summary
India309/5(50 overs)
Australia268(45.5 overs)
Match details
Nehru Stadium, Kochi
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesPepsi Triangular Series 1998
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Match numberODI no. 1300
Season1997/98
Match days1 April 1998 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Ajit Agarkar
Umpires
Arani Jayaprakash
Shyam Bansal
TV Umpire
KN Raghavan
Match Referee
Peter van der Merwe
PointsIndia 2, Australia 0