result
1st Match (D/N), Sydney, Dec 4 1997, Carlton & United Series
(38/50 ov, target 201)133
South Africa won by 67 runs
player of the match
Pat Symcox
South Africa
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten c McGrath b ME Waugh44691093063.76
Jacques Kallis c Harvey b McGrath822380036.36
Lance Klusener  b McGrath36100050.00
Daryll Cullinan run out (Bichel/†Gilchrist)3359663055.93
Hansie Cronje (c)c & b Bichel2144600047.72
Jonty Rhodes  b Harvey1291010133.33
Shaun Pollock run out (Harvey)68100075.00
Brian McMillan c Warne b Bichel1936460052.77
David Richardson lbw b Bichel021000.00
Pat Symcox not out 2732392084.37
Allan Donald c †Gilchrist b McGrath1120260055.00
Extras(lb 11, nb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.00, 212 Mts)200
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Jacques Kallis), 2-37 (Lance Klusener), 3-96 (Gary Kirsten), 4-98 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-113 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-124 (Shaun Pollock), 7-153 (Hansie Cronje), 8-153 (David Richardson), 9-160 (Brian McMillan), 10-200 (Allan Donald)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1014034.00---11
Paul Reiffel832503.12---00
Andy Bichel904635.11---03
Shane Warne1003303.30---00
Mark Waugh301214.00---00
Ian Harvey1013313.30---00
Australia INNINGS (target: 201 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Michael Di Venuto c Rhodes b Pollock110110010.00
Mark Waugh  b Symcox4560862075.00
Greg Blewett c Rhodes b Donald1538590039.47
Steve Waugh (c)lbw b Symcox1340033.33
Michael Bevan st †Richardson b Symcox1631400051.61
Adam Gilchrist c & b Cullinan410130040.00
Ian Harvey c Kallis b Symcox411120036.36
Paul Reiffel c Kirsten b Klusener1731490054.83
Shane Warne lbw b Cullinan1723281173.91
Andy Bichel run out (Cronje)312120025.00
Glenn McGrath not out 001000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 1, nb 1, w 3)10
TOTAL(38 Ov, RR: 3.50, 163 Mts)133
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Michael Di Venuto), 2-61 (Greg Blewett), 3-64 (Steve Waugh), 4-71 (Mark Waugh), 5-78 (Adam Gilchrist), 6-89 (Ian Harvey), 7-92 (Michael Bevan), 8-122 (Shane Warne), 9-133 (Andy Bichel), 10-133 (Paul Reiffel)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock611212.00---20
Lance Klusener703414.85---00
Hansie Cronje20904.50---10
Allan Donald501312.60---00
Pat Symcox1012842.80---00
Daryll Cullinan803123.87---01
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesCarlton & United SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Pat Symcox
Pat Symcox
Match numberODI no. 1254
Match daysdaynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Ian Harvey
Ian Harvey
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Darrell Hair
Match Referee
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Cammie Smith
PointsSouth Africa 2, Australia 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Scorers: EW Cosgrove (Australia) and MA Slarke (South Africa)
  • 12th Men: RT Ponting (Australia) and HH Gibbs (South Africa)
  • SG Randell created a new Australian record for most ODI umpired standing in his 84th match (previous record: AR Crafter 83 matches)
  • IJ Harvey took the wicket of JN Rhodes with his 2nd ball in One-day Internationals.
  • Attendance: 36,562