result
1st ODI (D/N), Melbourne (Docklands), Aug 16 2000, South Africa tour of Australia
(50 ov, target 296)201/7
Australia won by 94 runs
Player Of The Match
114* (103)
steve-waugh
21y
• John Polack

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Scorecard summary
Australia295/5(50 overs)
Steve Waugh*114 (103)
Michael Bevan106 (125)
South Africa201/7(50 overs)
Ian Harvey3/41(10)
Shane Warne2/38(10)
Match details
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2000
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 1620
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Darrell Hair
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Simon Taufel
TV Umpire
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Steve Davis
Match Referee
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Brian Hastings