result
3rd Test, Adelaide, Jan 30 - Feb 3 1998, South Africa tour of Australia
517 & 193/6d
(108.4 ov, target 361)350 & 227/7
Match drawn
player of the match
Shaun Pollock
South Africa
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Adam Bacher c Warne b Bichel641611849039.75
Gary Kirsten c Warne b Kasprowicz7715520512049.67
Jacques Kallis lbw b MacGill1524323062.50
Hansie Cronje (c) b Warne731481739149.32
Herschelle Gibbs c †Healy b Blewett371031334135.92
David Richardson c Taylor b Warne1556772026.78
Jonty Rhodes c Bichel b Kasprowicz621241028.57
Brian McMillan not out 8716522312152.72
Shaun Pollock c Blewett b Kasprowicz4066817060.60
Lance Klusener c Warne b MacGill3859686064.40
Pat Symcox lbw b SR Waugh54424760128.57
Extras(lb 8, nb 1, w 2)11
TOTAL(166 Ov, RR: 3.11)517
Fall of wickets: 1-140 (Adam Bacher, 49.5 ov), 2-148 (Gary Kirsten, 54.5 ov), 3-160 (Jacques Kallis, 57.4 ov), 4-269 (Herschelle Gibbs, 94.1 ov), 5-275 (Hansie Cronje, 101.6 ov), 6-286 (Jonty Rhodes, 106.4 ov), 7-305 (David Richardson, 113.6 ov), 8-374 (Shaun Pollock, 136.4 ov), 9-443 (Lance Klusener, 154.2 ov), 10-517 (Pat Symcox, 165.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Kasprowicz39712533.20---03
Andy Bichel351010312.94---10
Shane Warne3369522.87---00
Stuart MacGill29711223.86---00
Mark Waugh612103.50---10
Greg Blewett1452611.85---00
Steve Waugh1032712.70---00
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Mark Taylor (c)not out 16937852421044.70
Matthew Elliott c Kallis b Pollock822241036.36
Greg Blewett c Bacher b Pollock3144565070.45
Mark Waugh c Gibbs b Pollock631271719049.60
Steve Waugh c †Richardson b Pollock68101075.00
Ricky Ponting  b Klusener2672974036.11
Ian Healy c & b Pollock11425007.14
Andy Bichel c Symcox b Pollock058000.00
Shane Warne c †Richardson b Pollock011000.00
Michael Kasprowicz c Symcox b Kallis1726424065.38
Stuart MacGill  b Symcox1047711021.27
Extras(b 2, lb 12, nb 5)19
TOTAL(122.5 Ov, RR: 2.84)350
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Matthew Elliott, 6.2 ov), 2-71 (Greg Blewett, 22.4 ov), 3-197 (Mark Waugh, 63.2 ov), 4-207 (Steve Waugh, 65.4 ov), 5-263 (Ricky Ponting, 88.5 ov), 6-273 (Ian Healy, 93.6 ov), 7-279 (Andy Bichel, 95.6 ov), 8-279 (Shane Warne, 96.1 ov), 9-317 (Michael Kasprowicz, 105.5 ov), 10-350 (Stuart MacGill, 122.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock41118772.12---03
Brian McMillan2356002.60---01
Jacques Kallis1854512.50---00
Lance Klusener27610413.85---02
Pat Symcox13.534012.89---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten not out 10815923512167.92
Adam Bacher c MacGill b Warne41821025050.00
Jacques Kallis  b Kasprowicz1543543034.88
Hansie Cronje (c)c Warne b Kasprowicz517260029.41
Lance Klusener  b MacGill012000.00
Pat Symcox c †Healy b MacGill2320066.66
Herschelle Gibbs st †Healy b MacGill218200011.11
Jonty Rhodes not out 1926233073.07
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(58 Ov, RR: 3.32)193/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-80 (Adam Bacher, 26.3 ov), 2-133 (Jacques Kallis, 39.2 ov), 3-155 (Hansie Cronje, 45.5 ov), 4-155 (Lance Klusener, 46.1 ov), 5-157 (Pat Symcox, 46.4 ov), 6-165 (Herschelle Gibbs, 52.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Michael Kasprowicz1855523.05---00
Andy Bichel1425103.64---01
Steve Waugh411303.25---00
Shane Warne1525213.46---00
Stuart MacGill712233.14---00
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 361 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Matthew Elliott c †Richardson b Pollock416181025.00
Mark Taylor (c) b Klusener627390022.22
Greg Blewett  b Pollock16791042020.25
Mark Waugh not out 11530540416037.70
Steve Waugh c †Richardson b Klusener34931106036.55
Ricky Ponting c Symcox b Klusener23841183027.38
Ian Healy c †Richardson b Kallis1018242055.55
Andy Bichel lbw b Klusener726401026.92
Shane Warne not out 413230030.76
Extras(b 2, nb 6)8
TOTAL(108.4 Ov, RR: 2.08)227/7
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Matthew Elliott, 4.4 ov), 2-17 (Mark Taylor, 9.2 ov), 3-54 (Greg Blewett, 30.2 ov), 4-112 (Steve Waugh, 59.3 ov), 5-185 (Ricky Ponting, 89.5 ov), 6-202 (Ian Healy, 94.4 ov), 7-215 (Andy Bichel, 103.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock30.4126121.98---02
Lance Klusener30106742.23---05
Jacques Kallis16102011.25---00
Pat Symcox1824202.33---00
Brian McMillan1323302.53---02
Hansie Cronje10202.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Shaun Pollock
Shaun Pollock
Player Of The Series
Shane Warne
Shane Warne
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1397
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Stuart MacGill
Stuart MacGill
Umpires
New Zealand Image
Doug Cowie
Australia Image
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Steve Davis
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 30 Jan - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 269/4 (Hansie Cronje 70*, David Richardson 0*, 96 ov)
Sat, 31 Jan - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 71/1 (Mark Taylor 26*, Greg Blewett 31*, 22 ov)
Sun, 01 Feb - day 3 -Australia 1st innings 327/9 (Mark Taylor 157*, Stuart MacGill 2*, 112 ov)
Mon, 02 Feb - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 32/2 (Greg Blewett 9*, Mark Waugh 11*, 17 ov)
Tue, 03 Feb - day 5 -Australia 2nd innings 227/7 (108.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • IA Healy's 100th Test
  • SG Randell's 33rd Test, equals the Australian umpiring record (also: AR Crafter, 33)
  • PR Reiffel injured his little finger on his right hand in the 3rd ODI final
  • AA Donald's buttock strain from the 2nd final also kept him out
Day 1
  • The last time a century opening partnership was scored on the morning of the 1st day of a Test against Australia was by New Zealand at Wellington, 1992/93.
  • Lunch: South Africa 105/0 (Bacher 52*, Kirsten 51*, 32 overs)
  • Tea: South Africa 178/3 (Cronje 9*, Gibbs 10*, 64 overs)
  • Stumps: South Africa 4/269 (Cronje 70*, Richardson 0*; 96 overs)
  • Attendance: 17,357.
Day 2
  • Lunch: South Africa 7/353 (McMillan 24*, Pollock 35*; 128 overs)
  • Tea: South Africa 517 all out
  • Stumps: Australia 1/71 (Taylor 26*, Blewett 31*; 22 overs)
  • The Tea break was delayed for 30 minutes due to South Africa having lost 9 wickets at the scheduled time. Pat Symcox was dismissed with the last ball before the rescheduled tea would have taken place.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Australia 2/154 (Taylor 69*, ME Waugh 38*; 51 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 4/236 (Taylor 109*, Ponting 9*; 71 overs)
  • Stumps: Australia 9/327 (Taylor 157*, MacGill 2*; 112 overs)
Day 4
  • Rain interrupted play from 11:08 until 11:16am.
  • MA Taylor carries his bat, the first Australian to do so since DC Boon v New Zealand at Auckland, 1985/86.
  • Lunch: South Africa 43/0 (Kirsten 22*, Bacher 20*; 15 overs)
  • Tea: South Africa 144/2 (Kirsten 87*, Cronje 0*; 44 overs)
  • Stumps: Australia 32/2 (Blewett 9*, ME Waugh 11*; 17 overs)
Day 5
  • Lunch: Australia 90/3 (ME Waugh 41*, SR Waugh 21*; 48 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 162/4 (ME Waugh 78*, Ponting 18*; 79 overs)