New Zealand v South Africa
Carlton and United Series 1997/98
VenueBellerive Oval, Hobart on 11th December 1997 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 1 run
PointsNew Zealand 0; South Africa 2
UmpiresAJ McQuillan, SG Randell
TV umpireJH Smeaton
RefereeCW Smith
Man of the MatchL Klusener

South Africa inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
G Kirstenb O'Connor61311--46.15
HH Gibbsc Vettori b O'Connor122248--54.55
L Klusenerrun out (Fleming)3760761161.67
PL Symcoxc and b Harris1525371-60.00
*WJ Cronjerun out (McMillan)024--0.00
JH Kallisc and b Harris458283--54.88
JN Rhodesb Vettori1428331-50.00
SM Pollockc Larsen b Cairns3149691-63.27
BM McMillanb Cairns165--16.67
+DJ Richardsonnot out91312--69.23
AA Donalddid not bat      
Extras(4 w)4
Total(9 wickets, innings closed, 188 minutes, 50 overs)174
Fall of wickets:
1-14 (Kirsten), 2-41 (Gibbs), 3-71 (Symcox), 4-72 (Cronje), 5-73 (Klusener), 6-99 (Rhodes), 7-153 (Kallis), 8-155 (McMillan), 9-174 (Pollock)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor7   04222-21.006.00
Cairns10   22621-30.002.60
Harris10   0362--30.003.60
Larsen8   1230---2.88
Vettori6   1171--36.002.83
Astle9   0300-1-3.33

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MJ Hornelbw b Klusener365--50.00
NJ Astlec McMillan b Klusener149--25.00
CL Cairnsb Klusener2927365-107.41
*SP Flemingc Pollock b Symcox32751051-42.67
CD McMillanc Kirsten b Symcox185388--33.96
RG Twosec Kirsten b Pollock1134351-32.35
+AC Parorerun out (Kallis)611131-54.55
CZ Harrisnot out3750823-74.00
DL Vettorinot out254062--62.50
GR Larsendid not bat      
SB O'Connordid not bat      
Extras(8 lb, 3 w)11
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 228 minutes, 50 overs)173
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Horne), 2-6 (Astle), 3-45 (Cairns), 4-83 (Fleming), 5-89 (McMillan), 6-97 (Parore), 7-111 (Twose)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Pollock10   22411-60.002.40
Klusener10   0463--20.004.60
Donald10   23201--3.20
McMillan10   12801--2.80
Symcox10   1352--30.003.50

--> G Kirsten passed 5000 runs in List A matches when he reached 2
--> DL Vettori passed his previous highest score of 18 in ODI matches

12th Men: BA Young (NZ) and AM Bacher (SA)