1st Match (D/N), Melbourne, Dec 6 1996, Carlton & United Series
(48.4/50 ov)173/5
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
player of the match
Greg Blewett
West Indies INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Sherwin Campbell c †Healy b Gillespie3157900054.38
Robert Samuels c Waugh b Gillespie715161046.66
Brian Lara c Warne b Moody521360023.80
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c †Healy b Blewett541001571054.00
Carl Hooper run out (Taylor)717121041.17
Jimmy Adams lbw b Moody515130033.33
Junior Murray c Blewett b Warne2432422075.00
Nixon McLean c & b Waugh720180035.00
Kenny Benjamin  b Warne813130061.53
Curtly Ambrose run out (Taylor)22400100.00
Courtney Walsh (c)not out 881210100.00
Extras(lb 10, nb 3, w 1)14
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 3.48, 211 Mts)172
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Robert Samuels), 2-38 (Brian Lara), 3-64 (Sherwin Campbell), 4-73 (Carl Hooper), 5-81 (Jimmy Adams), 6-120 (Junior Murray), 7-135 (Nixon McLean), 8-150 (Kenny Benjamin), 9-153 (Curtly Ambrose), 10-172 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul)
Paul Reiffel1022602.60---03
Jason Gillespie1003923.90---00
Tom Moody1012522.50---00
Greg Blewett6.202714.26---00
Shane Warne1003423.40---10
Mark Waugh301113.66---00
Australia INNINGS (target: 173 runs from 50 overs)
Mark Taylor (c) b McLean2967891043.28
Mark Waugh c †Murray b Benjamin2756722048.21
Ricky Ponting lbw b McLean527390018.51
Greg Blewett not out 57901293063.33
Michael Bevan st †Murray b Hooper316240018.75
Stuart Law  b Hooper2138660055.26
Tom Moody not out 39140033.33
Extras(lb 17, nb 8, w 3)28
TOTAL(48.4 Ov, RR: 3.55, 219 Mts)173/5
Fall of wickets: 1-59 (Mark Waugh), 2-70 (Mark Taylor), 3-78 (Ricky Ponting), 4-90 (Michael Bevan), 5-161 (Stuart Law)
Curtly Ambrose1031901.90---12
Courtney Walsh903403.77---05
Kenny Benjamin9.404314.44---12
Nixon McLean1013323.30---10
Carl Hooper1002722.70---01
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossWest Indies, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton & United SeriesWest Indies tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Greg Blewett
Greg Blewett
Match numberODI no. 1147
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Nixon McLean
Nixon McLean
Robert Samuels
Robert Samuels
Australia Image
Peter Parker
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
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Peter van der Merwe
PointsAustralia 2, West Indies 0
  • Play started 29 minutes late due to rain. Umpires extended the scheduling finishing time to 10:29pm with no reduction in overs
  • Rain interrupted play at 4:10pm local time. WI were 53/2 off 15 overs (Campbell 25*, Chanderpaul 10*). Play restarted at 4:50pm and the finishing time rescheduled to 10:59pm with a 20 minute tea break to be taken from 7:09pm to 7:29pm. There will be no reduction in overs
  • WI 100 off 32.3 overs
  • S Chanderpaul had a runner (RG Samuels) after 32.3 overs
  • Aus 100 off 34.4 overs
  • Crowd: 42,442 Compiled from the official scorecard