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RESULT
1st Final (D/N), Melbourne, January 23, 1998, Carlton & United Series
(49.5/50 ov, T:242) 235

South Africa won by 6 runs

Player Of The Match
3/36
allan-donald
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Daryll Cullinan st †Gilchrist b Warne26223310118.18
Gary Kirsten st †Gilchrist b ME Waugh7087965080.45
Lance Klusener c Bevan b Moody0612000.00
Jacques Kallis c †Gilchrist b Wilson3344641075.00
Hansie Cronje (c)c Bevan b Lehmann2941631070.73
Jonty Rhodes c †Gilchrist b Lehmann2134450061.76
Shaun Pollock c Bevan b Warne36354221102.85
Pat Symcox  b ME Waugh1014130071.42
Brian McMillan lbw b Warne2860025.00
David Richardson not out 11101410110.00
Extras(nb 1, w 2)3
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 4.82, 193 Mts)241/9
Did not bat: Allan Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Daryll Cullinan, 7.5 ov), 2-62 (Lance Klusener, 10.5 ov), 3-126 (Gary Kirsten, 24.2 ov), 4-137 (Jacques Kallis, 28.3 ov), 5-178 (Hansie Cronje, 37.2 ov), 6-186 (Jonty Rhodes, 39.4 ov), 7-203 (Pat Symcox, 44.1 ov), 8-210 (Brian McMillan, 45.6 ov), 9-241 (Shaun Pollock, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Paul Wilson905215.77---00
Paul Reiffel301806.00---01
Shane Warne1015235.20---20
Tom Moody502414.80---00
Ian Harvey903904.33---00
Mark Waugh1004524.50---00
Darren Lehmann401122.75---00
Australia INNINGS (Target: 242 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Mark Waugh run out (Rhodes/Pollock/†Richardson)310160030.00
Adam Gilchrist c Symcox b Pollock2027342074.07
Ricky Ponting c †Richardson b Donald3342692078.57
Darren Lehmann run out (Cullinan)3149662063.26
Steve Waugh (c)c †Richardson b McMillan53731023072.60
Michael Bevan run out (Kirsten/McMillan)57681002083.82
Tom Moody run out (Kallis/†Richardson)1518331083.33
Ian Harvey  b Donald78121087.50
Paul Reiffel c †Richardson b Donald1340033.33
Shane Warne  b Pollock016000.00
Paul Wilson not out 1330033.33
Extras(lb 6, nb 3, w 5)14
TOTAL49.5 Ov (RR: 4.71, 227 Mts)235
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Mark Waugh, 4.1 ov), 2-37 (Adam Gilchrist, 8.2 ov), 3-95 (Ricky Ponting, 20.2 ov), 4-105 (Darren Lehmann, 23.4 ov), 5-206 (Steve Waugh, 43.4 ov), 6-221 (Michael Bevan, 45.5 ov), 7-231 (Ian Harvey, 48.2 ov), 8-233 (Paul Reiffel, 48.6 ov), 9-234 (Tom Moody, 49.1 ov), 10-235 (Shane Warne, 49.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock9.513923.96---13
Lance Klusener703605.14---00
Pat Symcox1015605.60---20
Allan Donald1003633.60---00
Brian McMillan913914.33---10
Jacques Kallis402305.75---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Series
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1283
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
Australia
Darrell Hair
Australia
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Australia
Bill Sheahan
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
  • Scorers: KV O'Neill (Australia) and CJ Reece (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: SG Law (Australia) and HH Gibbs (South Africa)
  • Attendance: 44,321
Australia Innings
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Carlton & United Series
TEAMMWLPTNRR
SA871140.619
AUS8356-0.105
NZ8264-0.514