Final, Kuala Lumpur, Sep 19 1998, Commonwealth Games
(46/50 ov)184/6
South Africa won by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Mark Waugh c †Boucher b Pollock24-0050.00
Adam Gilchrist c Rindel b Pollock1527-1055.55
Ricky Ponting c Dawson b Pollock27-0028.57
Michael Bevan run out (Hudson)1342-0030.95
Steve Waugh (c)not out 901091596282.56
Darren Lehmann c †Boucher b Pollock2656-0046.42
Tom Moody st †Boucher b Adams310-0030.00
Brad Young c Benkenstein b Adams218-0011.11
Gavin Robertson lbw b Boje211-0018.18
Michael Kasprowicz run out (Benkenstein/Pollock)1211-00109.09
Damien Fleming run out (Crookes)13-0033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 1, w 11)15
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 3.69)183
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Mark Waugh, 2.4 ov), 2-16 (Ricky Ponting, 4.5 ov), 3-28 (Adam Gilchrist, 8.5 ov), 4-58 (Michael Bevan, 17.5 ov), 5-121 (Darren Lehmann, 34.5 ov), 6-124 (Tom Moody, 37.1 ov), 7-142 (Brad Young, 41.5 ov), 8-157 (Gavin Robertson, 44.5 ov), 9-177 (Michael Kasprowicz, 48.2 ov), 10-183 (Damien Fleming, 49.3 ov)
Shaun Pollock921942.11---10
Jacques Kallis612103.50---20
Alan Dawson8.112703.30---31
Derek Crookes1004304.30---50
Nicky Boje803614.50---00
Paul Adams803324.12---00
Dale Benkenstein0.20103.00---00
South Africa INNINGS (target: 184 runs from 50 overs)
Andrew Hudson c Bevan b Robertson3639-5092.30
Mike Rindel c ME Waugh b Lehmann671061347063.20
Derek Crookes c Moody b Robertson35-0060.00
Jacques Kallis c †Gilchrist b Lehmann4496-3045.83
Herschelle Gibbs  b Fleming919-1047.36
Dale Benkenstein not out 212-0016.66
Shaun Pollock (c)c Young b Lehmann24-0050.00
Mark Boucher not out 00-00-
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 4, w 10)21
TOTAL(46 Ov, RR: 4.00)184/6
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Andrew Hudson, 12.1 ov), 2-86 (Derek Crookes, 14.4 ov), 3-158 (Mike Rindel, 37.3 ov), 4-172 (Herschelle Gibbs, 41.4 ov), 5-181 (Jacques Kallis, 45.1 ov), 6-183 (Shaun Pollock, 45.5 ov)
Damien Fleming1014414.40---22
Michael Kasprowicz503406.80---13
Brad Young1033103.10---20
Gavin Robertson1022822.80---00
Tom Moody401503.75---20
Michael Bevan301103.66---00
Darren Lehmann411433.50---00
Perbadanan Kemajuan Negari Selangor, Kuala Lumpur
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesCommonwealth Games
Series resultSouth Africa won the 1998/99 Commonwealth Games
Match daysday (50-over match)
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Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Javed Akhtar
Match Referee
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John Reid
  • M Ntini fielded for Kallis who left the field after bowling 6 overs in the beginning. He came back later on but did not bowl further because of groin strain.
  • In the 50th over of the innings, Dawson had cramps after bowling one ball. Benkenstein bowled the next two balls.
  • Moody injured his knees while taking the catch of Crookes. A Bichel substituted for him
  • Attendance: 7532. Highest recorded attendance for a cricket match in Malaysia.