result
6th Match (D/N), Sydney, Feb 26 1992, Benson & Hedges World Cup
(46.5/49 ov)171/1
South Africa won by 9 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
player of the match
Kepler Wessels
South Africa
Australia INNINGS (49 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Geoff Marsh c †Richardson b Kuiper2572891034.72
David Boon run out (Snell/Cronje)2732314084.37
Dean Jones c †Richardson b McMillan2451791047.05
Allan Border (c) b Kuiper011000.00
Tom Moody lbw b Donald1033470030.30
Steve Waugh c Cronje b McMillan2751581052.94
Ian Healy c McMillan b Donald1624342066.66
Peter Taylor  b Donald49180044.44
Craig McDermott run out (Rhodes/Snell)612200050.00
Mike Whitney not out 915191060.00
Bruce Reid not out 510130050.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 4, w 11)17
TOTAL(49 Ov, RR: 3.46, 215 Mts)170/9
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (David Boon), 2-76 (Geoff Marsh), 3-76 (Allan Border), 4-97 (Dean Jones), 5-108 (Tom Moody), 6-143 (Ian Healy), 7-146 (Steve Waugh), 8-156 (Peter Taylor), 9-161 (Craig McDermott)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1003433.40---50
Meyrick Pringle1005205.20---12
Richard Snell911501.66---00
Brian McMillan1003523.50---32
Adrian Kuiper501523.00---10
Hansie Cronje511703.40---10
South Africa INNINGS (target: 171 runs from 49 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Kepler Wessels (c)not out 811481739054.72
Andrew Hudson  b Taylor2852813053.84
Peter Kirsten not out 4988911055.68
Extras(lb 5, nb 2, w 6)13
TOTAL(46.5 Ov, RR: 3.65, 173 Mts)171/1
Fall of wickets: 1-74 (Andrew Hudson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott1012302.29---02
Bruce Reid8.504104.64---40
Mike Whitney602604.33---00
Steve Waugh411604.00---10
Peter Taylor1013213.20---10
Allan Border401303.25---00
Tom Moody401503.75---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World Cup
Season1991/92
Player Of The Match
Kepler Wessels
Kepler Wessels
Match numberODI no. 719
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Hansie Cronje
Hansie Cronje
Jonty Rhodes
Jonty Rhodes
Meyrick Pringle
Meyrick Pringle
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Brian Aldridge
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
  • World Cup Referee: Ted Wykes
  • Scorers: EW Cosgrove (Australia) and DJ Evans (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: ME Waugh (Australia) and MW Rushmere (South Africa)
  • IA Healy used a runner (DM Jones) after pulling a hamstring (118/5).
  • DC Boon kept wicket throughout the South African innings. ME Waugh fielded in place of IA Healy for the entire innigs.
  • Attendance: 39,789 ($610,426)