Australia v New Zealand
Carlton and United Series 1997/98
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 21st January 1998 (50-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealand won by 4 wickets
PointsAustralia 0; New Zealand 2
UmpiresTA Prue, SG Randell
TV umpireWP Sheahan
RefereeRS Madugalle
Man of the MatchSP Fleming

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
TM Moodyc O'Connor b Harris1955632-34.55
ME Waughc Nash b Vettori3131454-100.00
RT Pontingc O'Connor b Cairns1001141406-87.72
DS Lehmannrun out (Fleming)465163--90.20
*SR Waughnot out4547612-95.74
IJ Harveynot out442--100.00
MG Bevandid not bat      
+AC Gilchristdid not bat      
PR Reiffeldid not bat      
SK Warnedid not bat      
P Wilsondid not bat      
Extras(6 w)6
Total(4 wickets, innings closed, 189 minutes, 50 overs)251
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (ME Waugh, 12.2 ov), 2-65 (Moody, 17.3 ov), 3-153 (Lehmann, 34.1 ov), 4-246 (Ponting, 49.1 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
O'Connor4   02302--5.75
Cairns10   2461-160.004.60
Vettori10   04113-60.004.10
Harris10   0501--60.005.00
Astle7   0350---5.00
Nash3   0240---8.00
McMillan6   032011-5.33

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
CM Spearmanc Gilchrist b Wilson1027281-37.04
NJ Astlec sub (SG Law) b Wilson132134--61.90
BA Youngc ME Waugh b Moody821281-38.10
*SP Flemingnot out1161221828-95.08
+AC Parorec and b Moody4677112--59.74
CD McMillanlbw b Warne26142121185.71
CL Cairnsc sub (SG Law) b Wilson456--80.00
CZ Harrisnot out1311172-118.18
DJ Nashdid not bat      
DL Vettoridid not bat      
SB O'Connordid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb, 9 w)17
Total(6 wickets, 217 minutes, 49.1 overs)253
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Spearman, 6.6 ov), 2-26 (Astle, 8.1 ov), 3-42 (Young, 13.2 ov), 4-178 (Parore, 41.4 ov), 5-219 (McMillan, 45.1 ov), 6-226 (Cairns, 46.2 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Wilson10   1393--20.003.90
Reiffel8   131012-3.88
Moody10   1522--30.005.20
Harvey8   042011-5.25
Bevan5   03301--6.60

--> RT Ponting 50 in 67 balls, 79 minutes with 5 fours
--> RT Ponting 100 in 113 balls, 137 minutes with 6 fours
--> RT Ponting passed 2500 runs in List A matches when he reached 84
--> SP Fleming 50 in 72 balls, 95 minutes with 4 fours
--> SP Fleming 100 in 113 balls, 153 minutes with 6 fours
--> SP Fleming passed his previous highest score of 106 in List A matches
--> SP Fleming passed his previous highest score of 106 in ODI matches
--> P Wilson equalled his best innings bowling analysis in ODI matches in the New Zealand innings

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