result
Final, Kolkata, Dec 29 1997, Hero Honda Women's World Cup
AUS Women won by 5 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
player of the match
Debbie Hockley
New Zealand Women
New Zealand Women INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Debbie Hockley  b Fitzpatrick791211627165.28
Emily Drumm  b Calver617171035.29
Shelley Fruin c Clark b Calver830241026.66
Katrina Keenan c †Price b Mason510121050.00
Maia Lewis (c)lbw b Magno1033321030.30
Kathryn Ramel run out 19130011.11
Clare Nicholson lbw b Rolton216120012.50
Sarah McLauchlan st †Price b Rolton821160038.09
Rebecca Rolls c Calver b Mason1824301075.00
Catherine Campbell not out 312130025.00
Kelly Brown run out 1490025.00
Extras(lb 10, w 13)23
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 3.31, 176 Mts)164
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Emily Drumm), 2-36 (Shelley Fruin), 3-49 (Katrina Keenan), 4-87 (Maia Lewis), 5-99 (Kathryn Ramel), 6-104 (Clare Nicholson), 7-125 (Sarah McLauchlan), 8-155 (Debbie Hockley), 9-157 (Rebecca Rolls), 10-164 (Kelly Brown, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Cathryn Fitzpatrick1022212.20---20
Bronwyn Calver1012922.90---50
Charmaine Mason9.313223.36---10
Olivia Magno612814.66---30
Karen Rolton612524.16---10
Avril Fahey811802.25---10
Australia Women INNINGS (target: 165 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Belinda Clark (c)c & b Campbell52811106064.19
Joanne Broadbent c Lewis b Ramel1550372030.00
Michelle Goszko  b Withers3754565068.51
Karen Rolton c Brown b Ramel2451734047.05
Mel Jones  b Withers1737403045.94
Bronwyn Calver not out 714211050.00
Olivia Magno not out 003000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 1, w 3)13
TOTAL(47.4 Ov, RR: 3.46, 173 Mts)165/5
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Joanne Broadbent), 2-107 (Michelle Goszko), 3-117 (Belinda Clark), 4-153 (Mel Jones), 5-160 (Karen Rolton)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Katrina Keenan1022322.29---00
Clare Nicholson1032602.60---00
Kelly Brown1010010.00---01
Kathryn Ramel4.402324.92---30
Catherine Campbell1013613.60---00
Sarah McLauchlan902602.88---00
Debbie Hockley301204.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossNew Zealand Women, elected to bat first
SeriesHero Honda Women's World Cup
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Debbie Hockley
Debbie Hockley
Series resultAustralia Women won the 1997/98 Hero Honda Women's World Cup
Match numberODI no. 271
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Aloke Bhattacharjee
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Sekhar Choudhary