12th Match (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 21 1998, Carlton & United Series
(49.1/50 ov, target 252)253/6
New Zealand won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
player of the match
Stephen Fleming
New Zealand
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Tom Moody c O'Connor b Harris1955632034.54
Mark Waugh c Nash b Vettori31314540100.00
Ricky Ponting c O'Connor b Cairns1001141406087.71
Darren Lehmann run out (Fleming)4651630090.19
Steve Waugh (c)not out 4547612095.74
Ian Harvey not out 44200100.00
Extras(w 6)6
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.02, 189 Mts)251/4
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Mark Waugh, 12.2 ov), 2-65 (Tom Moody, 17.3 ov), 3-153 (Darren Lehmann, 34.1 ov), 4-246 (Ricky Ponting, 49.1 ov)
Shayne O'Connor402305.75---20
Chris Cairns1024614.59---01
Daniel Vettori1004114.09---30
Chris Harris1005015.00---00
Nathan Astle703505.00---00
Dion Nash302408.00---00
Craig McMillan603205.33---11
New Zealand INNINGS (target: 252 runs from 50 overs)
Craig Spearman c †Gilchrist b Wilson1027281037.03
Nathan Astle c sub (SG Law) b Wilson1321340061.90
Bryan Young c ME Waugh b Moody821281038.09
Stephen Fleming (c)not out 1161221828095.08
Adam Parore c & b Moody46771120059.74
Craig McMillan lbw b Warne26142121185.71
Chris Cairns c sub (SG Law) b Wilson4560080.00
Chris Harris not out 13111720118.18
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 2, w 9)17
TOTAL(49.1 Ov, RR: 5.14, 217 Mts)253/6
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Craig Spearman, 6.6 ov), 2-26 (Nathan Astle, 8.1 ov), 3-42 (Bryan Young, 13.2 ov), 4-178 (Adam Parore, 41.4 ov), 5-219 (Craig McMillan, 45.1 ov), 6-226 (Chris Cairns, 46.2 ov)
Paul Wilson1013933.90---00
Paul Reiffel813103.87---12
Tom Moody1015225.20---00
Ian Harvey804205.25---11
Shane Warne8.105016.12---20
Michael Bevan503306.60---10
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton & United SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Stephen Fleming
Stephen Fleming
Match numberODI no. 1281
Hours of play (local time)14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15
Match days21 January 1998 - daynight(50-over match)
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Steve Randell
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Terry Prue
TV Umpire
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Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
PointsNew Zealand 2, Australia 0
  • Attendance: 27,722.