result
27th Match, Bulawayo, Feb 24 2003, ICC World Cup
(47.3/50 ov, target 247)248/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
player of the match
Zimbabwe INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Craig Wishart  b Gillespie1024301041.66
Guy Whittall c Hogg b Gillespie16130016.66
Andy Flower  b Hogg62911168068.13
Grant Flower run out (†Gilchrist)3758904063.79
Dion Ebrahim  b Hogg1530322050.00
Tatenda Taibu  b McGrath2344781052.27
Dougie Marillier c Ponting b Hogg011000.00
Andy Blignaut c & b Lee54282882192.85
Heath Streak (c)not out 28192821147.36
Brian Murphy  b McGrath1220050.00
Douglas Hondo not out 11100100.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 4, w 3)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.92, 214 Mts)246/9
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Guy Whittall, 3.1 ov), 2-28 (Craig Wishart, 7.2 ov), 3-112 (Grant Flower, 28.1 ov), 4-121 (Andy Flower, 30.1 ov), 5-142 (Dion Ebrahim, 36.5 ov), 6-142 (Dougie Marillier, 36.6 ov), 7-208 (Andy Blignaut, 44.3 ov), 8-242 (Tatenda Taibu, 49.1 ov), 9-244 (Brian Murphy, 49.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath922422.66361010
Jason Gillespie915025.55359010
Andrew Symonds1013503.50374000
Brett Lee1006316.30326113
Brad Hogg804635.75263201
Damien Martyn402105.25133000
Australia INNINGS (target: 247 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist c sub (SM Ervine) b Marillier6164968095.31
Matthew Hayden c GW Flower b Hondo3439675087.17
Ricky Ponting (c)c & b Murphy3863642060.31
Damien Martyn not out 50701022071.42
Darren Lehmann not out 56486660116.66
Extras(lb 1, w 8)9
TOTAL(47.3 Ov, RR: 5.22, 199 Mts)248/3
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Matthew Hayden, 14.1 ov), 2-113 (Adam Gilchrist, 21.4 ov), 3-156 (Ricky Ponting, 32.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak603806.33175010
Andy Blignaut1005405.40305040
Douglas Hondo904915.44235000
Guy Whittall3.302607.4294000
Dougie Marillier1013213.20320030
Brian Murphy904815.33224000
MATCH DETAILS
Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup
Season2002/03
Player Of The Match
Andy Blignaut
Andy Blignaut
Match numberODI no. 1966
Match daysday(50-over match)
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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David Orchard
TV Umpire
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Brian Jerling
Match Referee
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Gundappa Viswanath
PointsAustralia 4, Zimbabwe 0
MATCH NOTES
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: IL Howell (SA)
  • 12th Men: SM Ervine (Zimbabwe) and JP Maher (Australia)
  • When A Flower reached 24* he became the leading run scorer for Zimbabwe in World Cups (previous: DL Houghton 567 runs)
  • AM Blignaut's highest score against Australia in ODIs (previous: 27 at Bulawayo, 1999/00)
  • When HH Streak reached 15* he passed 2000 runs in ODIs
  • T Taibu and HH Streak's partnership of 34 runs set a new 8th wicket partnership for Zimbabwe v Australia in ODIs (previous: 32 HH Streak and ML Nkala at Melbourne, 2000/01)
  • GB Hogg's best bowling against Zimbabwe in ODIs (previous: 1/26 at Colombo, 1996/97)
  • DR Martyn and DS Lehmann's partnership set a new 4th wicket partnership record for Australia against Zimbabwe in ODIs (previous: 78 ME Waugh and SR Waugh at Harare, 1999/00)
  • Australia innings: 1x5 ball over (15th over)