4th QF (D/N), Chennai, Mar 11 1996, Wills World Cup
(47.5/50 ov, target 287)289/4
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
player of the match
Mark Waugh
New Zealand INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Craig Spearman c †Healy b Reiffel12121630100.00
Nathan Astle c †Healy b Fleming16100016.67
Lee Germon (c)†c Fleming b McGrath89961499192.71
Stephen Fleming c SR Waugh b McGrath818180044.44
Chris Harris c Reiffel b Warne130124162134104.84
Roger Twose  b Bevan412140033.33
Chris Cairns c Reiffel b ME Waugh4960044.44
Adam Parore lbw b Warne1113160084.62
Shane Thomson run out 11101310110.00
Dipak Patel not out 3430075.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 4, w 3)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.72)286/9
Did not bat: Dion Nash 
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Nathan Astle), 2-16 (Craig Spearman), 3-44 (Stephen Fleming), 4-212 (Lee Germon), 5-227 (Roger Twose), 6-240 (Chris Cairns), 7-259 (Adam Parore), 8-282 (Chris Harris), 9-286 (Shane Thomson)
Paul Reiffel403819.50---13
Damien Fleming512014.00---00
Glenn McGrath925025.56---01
Mark Waugh804315.38---00
Shane Warne1005225.20---10
Michael Bevan1005215.20---11
Steve Waugh402506.25---00
Australia INNINGS (target: 287 runs from 50 overs)
Mark Taylor (c)c †Germon b Patel1024231041.67
Mark Waugh c Parore b Nash1101121566298.21
Ricky Ponting c sub (RJ Kennedy) b Thomson3143324072.09
Shane Warne lbw b Astle24144012171.43
Steve Waugh not out 5968995086.76
Stuart Law not out 42304731140.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 3, w 3)13
TOTAL(47.5 Ov, RR: 6.04)289/4
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Mark Taylor), 2-84 (Ricky Ponting), 3-127 (Shane Warne), 4-213 (Mark Waugh)
Dion Nash914414.89---10
Dipak Patel804515.63---00
Chris Cairns6.505107.46---01
Chris Harris1004104.10---12
Shane Thomson805717.13---10
Nathan Astle302117.00---00
Roger Twose302307.67---00
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
TossNew Zealand, elected to bat first
SeriesWills World CupNew Zealand tour of India
Player Of The Match
Mark Waugh
Mark Waugh
Series resultAustralia advanced
Match numberODI no. 1080
Match days - daynight match (50-over match)
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Cyril Mitchley
India Image
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Pakistan Image
Khizer Hayat
Match Referee
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Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
  • 1st ever floodlit match at the Chidambaram Stadium.
  • LK Germon and CZ Harris 168 runs from 162 balls, equal 3rd highest 4th wicket partnership by any country in ODIs, highest 4th wicket partnership in World Cup history, 3rd highest score for any wicket for NZ, record score for the 4th wicket for NZ in ODIs, highest ever for any wicket for NZ in World Cups.
  • New Zealand 200 runs after 33 overs.
  • CZ Harris dropped by Ponting on 121.
  • CZ Harris 130 runs, 3rd highest score in all ODIs for NZ (highest since GM Turner 140 20/03/1983), highest score at Madras.
  • New Zealand 286 runs, highest score for NZ against AUS.
  • ME Waugh 3rd 100 in the 1996 World Cup, first player to hit 3 100s in a single World Cup, equal highest number of hundreds in all World Cups (also with 3: Ramiz Raja (PAK) and IVA Richards (WI).)
  • Australia 289 runs, highest ever for Australia in the 2nd innings of an ODI (previous: 280/4 (55 over match) v ENG 21/05/1993, previous best for a 50 over match: 263/6 v IND 07/10/1986), 5th highest score for any team batting 2nd.