result
9th Match (D/N), Sydney, Jan 14 1998, Carlton & United Series
(33.1/50 ov, target 251)119
Australia won by 131 runs
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Jimmy Maher c Vettori b O'Connor817201047.05
Stuart Law c †Parore b Cairns1215241080.00
Ian Harvey c Nash b O'Connor1112192091.66
Ricky Ponting  b McMillan841021388182.35
Darren Lehmann c Young b McMillan52691071075.36
Michael Bevan c & b Harris2530371083.33
Adam Gilchrist c McMillan b O'Connor28284410100.00
Tom Moody c & b Harris022000.00
Paul Reiffel c Fleming b O'Connor17131610130.76
Shane Warne (c)not out 013000.00
Paul Wilson run out (O'Connor)001000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 5)13
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 5.22)250
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Jimmy Maher, 4.5 ov), 2-22 (Stuart Law, 5.3 ov), 3-36 (Ian Harvey, 8.6 ov), 4-168 (Darren Lehmann, 33.5 ov), 5-190 (Ricky Ponting, 37.3 ov), 6-217 (Michael Bevan, 43.3 ov), 7-217 (Tom Moody, 43.5 ov), 8-250 (Paul Reiffel, 47.3 ov), 9-250 (Adam Gilchrist, 47.4 ov), 10-250 (Paul Wilson, 47.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shayne O'Connor9.505145.18---01
Chris Cairns702914.14---30
Dion Nash1005605.60---11
Chris Harris1004224.20---10
Daniel Vettori603505.83---00
Craig McMillan503026.00---00
New Zealand INNINGS (target: 251 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Spearman run out (Ponting)611131054.54
Bryan Young  b Moody2240522055.00
Matt Horne c †Gilchrist b Wilson1425452056.00
Stephen Fleming (c)c Bevan b Harvey2853930052.83
Craig McMillan run out (Ponting)1015221066.66
Chris Cairns c Warne b Harvey522170022.72
Chris Harris run out (Maher/Warne)813141061.53
Adam Parore c Ponting b Harvey012000.00
Dion Nash  b Warne510100050.00
Daniel Vettori c Bevan b Warne413150030.76
Shayne O'Connor not out 033000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 4, w 9)17
TOTAL(33.1 Ov, RR: 3.58)119
Fall of wickets: 1-11 (Craig Spearman, 2.3 ov), 2-51 (Bryan Young, 11.2 ov), 3-53 (Matt Horne, 12.3 ov), 4-78 (Craig McMillan, 17.3 ov), 5-86 (Chris Cairns, 22.1 ov), 6-99 (Chris Harris, 25.5 ov), 7-101 (Adam Parore, 26.4 ov), 8-109 (Dion Nash, 29.1 ov), 9-118 (Stephen Fleming, 32.2 ov), 10-119 (Daniel Vettori, 33.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Paul Wilson802913.62---43
Paul Reiffel602804.66---20
Tom Moody612213.66---00
Ian Harvey711732.42---01
Shane Warne6.101923.08---30
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton & United SeriesNew Zealand tour of Australia
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Match numberODI no. 1275
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Jimmy Maher
Jimmy Maher
Umpires
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Peter Parker
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Darrell Hair
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
PointsAustralia 2, New Zealand 0