result
1st Match (D/N), Melbourne, Dec 9 1993, Benson & Hedges World Series
(48.4/50 ov)190/3
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
player of the match
Hansie Cronje
South Africa
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor  b Cronje3058911051.72
Michael Slater c & b Symcox73698581105.79
David Boon run out (Rhodes)11200100.00
Mark Waugh c Symcox b Cronje818180044.44
Steve Waugh run out (Rhodes)3354671061.11
Allan Border (c) b Snell1121300052.38
Ian Healy not out 2137540056.75
Shane Warne run out (Wessels)312190025.00
Paul Reiffel lbw b de Villiers012000.00
Craig McDermott c †Richardson b de Villiers5780071.42
Glenn McGrath  b de Villiers011000.00
Extras(lb 2, w 2)4
TOTAL(45.5 Ov, RR: 4.12, 193 Mts)189
Fall of wickets: 1-105 (Michael Slater), 2-106 (David Boon), 3-106 (Mark Taylor), 4-119 (Mark Waugh), 5-151 (Allan Border), 6-166 (Steve Waugh), 7-180 (Shane Warne), 8-181 (Paul Reiffel), 9-189 (Craig McDermott), 10-189 (Glenn McGrath)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1013203.20---00
Fanie de Villiers7.503033.82---00
Richard Snell804315.37---20
Hansie Cronje1004224.20---00
Pat Symcox1004014.00---00
South Africa INNINGS (target: 190 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson c Taylor b McDermott412110033.33
Kepler Wessels (c) b McDermott701181584059.32
Hansie Cronje not out 911471815061.90
Daryll Cullinan  b Warne045000.00
Jonty Rhodes not out 20162810125.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 2, w 1)5
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 3.90)190/3
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Andrew Hudson), 2-144 (Kepler Wessels), 3-149 (Daryll Cullinan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Craig McDermott1013123.10---01
Glenn McGrath8.412803.23---00
Paul Reiffel401904.75---00
Steve Waugh1003703.70---11
Allan Border301505.00---00
Shane Warne1004314.30---00
Mark Waugh301505.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesBenson & Hedges World SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season1993/94
Player Of The Match
Hansie Cronje
Hansie Cronje
Match numberODI no. 860
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Michael Slater
Michael Slater
Umpires
Australia Image
Bill Sheahan
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Terry Prue
TV Umpire
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Leonard King
Match Referee
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Scorers: MK Walsh (Australia) and CJ Reece (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: ML Hayden (Australia) and CR Matthews
  • Attendance: 58,030